UMR student reading in her dorm room

Applying for Housing

"I have thoroughly enjoyed my experience living at 318 Commons. I love how close the classrooms are and how the tutoring centers are right below where I am living. I also love the privacy, while also appreciating the strong sense of community and warmth here.” — Erika, UMR Junior

We are excited that you are applying and cannot wait to meet you when you arrive.

Applying for Housing is a 3 Step Process

Step 1: Complete the Housing Application

Step 2: Pay the Non-Refundable Application Fee Through the Housing Application

Step 3: Sign and Submit a Housing Contract

Deadline: The housing application for the 2022-2023 school year closed on June 1, 2022. Please contact with any questions. 

Housing Assignments: Students will receive their housing assignment by July 15, 2022 via their UMR email address.

Fall 2022 Move-In* Dates:
LLC New Students - Saturday August 20, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Non-LLC New Students - Saturday August 27 and Sunday August 28, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Returning Students - Saturday September 3, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

*Note: All students will be required to schedule a move-in time

Housing Contract and Terms

Late/Incomplete Applications: Individuals that apply for housing after June 1, 2022 or fail to complete a step by June 1,2022 will be placed on a waitlist and will receive their housing assignment later than those who apply by the deadline. 

Campus Residency Requirement: All incoming first-year students are required to live in UMR approved on-campus housing unless you meet one of the criteria outlined in the Campus Residency Requirement Compliance/Exemption Form. Beginning in the fall of 2023, second year students will also be required to live in on-campus housing, pending housing availability. 

Deadline: Students seeking an exemption from campus residency requirement should complete and submit the form to by June 1, 2022.

Housing Cancellations & Contract Releases: Students should email Residential Life at to initiate the cancellation process. 

  • Cancellations prior to June 1, 2022: loss of non-refundable application fee
  • Cancellations between June 1, 2022 & the start of the contract period: loss of non-refundable application fee + a $250 cancellation fee 
  • Cancellations once the contract period begins: students must complete the UMR Housing Contract Release Request Form
    • Approved Requests: loss of non-refundable application fee, $350 cancellation fee, and a pro-rated amount for the number of days resided in housing. 

Housing Accommodations: students in need of a housing accommodation should schedule an intake appointment with the UMR Disability Coordinator, Jeff Baier, by emailing

Deadline: the complete housing accommodation process should be completed by June 1, 2022. Housing accommodation requests made after this deadline will depend on space availability.

Summer Housing

2022 Summer Housing Application for UMR Students

Deadline: April 25, 2022


2022 Summer Housing Rates for UMR Students

318 Commons Summer 2022 UMR Student Rate


Room Type 

summer 2022 weekly rate

Studio Apartment, shared bedroom/bathroom


Double Bedroom, twinXL bed, shared bathroom


Single Bedroom, twinXL bed, shared bath


Single Bedroom, twinXL bed, private bath


Single Bedroom, full bed, shared bath


Single Bedroom, full bed, private bath


Private apartment, twinXL murphy-style bed