In order to apply for housing, you will need your myBama username and password.

Apply for Housing

Incoming Residents

The 2018-2019 housing application for incoming freshman opens October 2, 2017 at 12 p.m. CST. In order to apply for housing as a new incoming freshman, students must be admitted to the University and paid the freshman enrollment deposit. To apply for housing for the 2018-2019 academic year, click on the “Apply for Housing” link above, log in using your myBama credentials, and select “Academic Year 2018-2019”. For more information about the housing application, please review our Application Guide (PDF).

All incoming freshmen are required to participate in the Freshmen Residency Program, unless they meet at least one criterion for exemption.

Transfer and graduate student housing is available for 2018-2019 in the Bryce Lawn apartments. Apply now through the housing portal.

Current Residents

Space is available on campus for returning students for the 2018-2019 academic year. To increase your chances of living on campus for the 2018-2019 academic year, make sure to meet all deadlines. For the remainder of the semester, HRC will send out updated recontracting information as it becomes available each month. Mark your calendars with the following important dates:

  • December 4 at 9 a.m. CST – Initial housing application for current residents opens online. This is an application only and no prepayment or deposit is required.
  • January 10 at 5 p.m. CST – Priority deadline to submit initial housing application.
  • January 17 – All current residents that apply by the Jan. 10 priority deadline will be notified if they can pay the $300 deposit or if they need to look for off-campus housing.
  • February 5 at 5 p.m. CST – Deposits due for those that were notified they can continue the recontracting process.
  • Early March – Returner room selection for those who have completed the recontracting process.

Undergraduate Students

Housing for undergraduate students, including transfer students, is available now. Admitted students may apply online now through the housing portal.


The application for Summer 2018 will be available in March 2018.

Once the summer application is available, to apply for summer housing, click on the “Apply for Housing” link above, log in using your myBama credentials, and select the 2018 Summer term. Students who will move to campus for summer and will live on campus for the following fall and spring semesters must apply for summer and the following academic year separately.