First-Year Students


WELCOME NEW JAGS! We are so excited to have you attend USA and it is here you will find all information first-year students will need to LIVE ON campus along with hundreds of potential new best friends just steps away from your classes and all of the fun activities on campus! 

First-Year Residence Halls

Azalea Hall
Camellia Hall



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First-Year Student Assignments

Living in the first year residence halls is a great choice. Learn more about the assignment process here.
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Apply Now!

Apply to live in the residence halls designed specifically for first year students.


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Living with a roommate is an extremely important part of the college experience. We encourage students to live with a roommate. Click below to learn more about the benefits of having a roommate.
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Room Swap & Room Changes

Students can change their room assignment before or after move in. Click below to learn more.