Living on campus is the key to a great start at The University of Alabama. Residential living puts you at the heart of campus life, where you will interact with a diverse community of people.

With more than 9,000 residents on campus in 34 residence halls, we are dedicated to propelling residents to a successful transition to life on campus with the aid of our 248 resident advisors as well as our 21 graduate community directors.

It is our mission to support students’ development, learning, and engagement through intentionally designed environments, programs, and services.

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Access myHousing Portal

View/edit your housing application, view your roommate info, and more!
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Submit a Work Order

Having facility related issues? Learn about the next steps to submit a work order and have our facilities staff address your issue.
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Freshman 2024-25 Application

The 2024-2025 housing application for incoming freshmen opened Monday, October 2, 2023, at 9 a.m. In order to apply for housing as an incoming freshman, a student must be admitted to the University and pay the freshman enrollment deposit.
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Living-Learning Communities

Living-Learning Communities create a sense of community and support academic and social success. Find out about different communities.

Winter Break Closing

Winter Break closing is right around the corner! Most halls close at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 16. Find out more about winter break info.
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Call the Area Desk!

After business hours, the desk can get you connected to an RA on call as needed. You should start with your 24-hour area desk if you are locked out, have a facilities emergency, or need help with other housing-related situations.