MyHousing allows you to take care of all your room arrangements arrangements— application, deposit, contract, room assignment, roommate selection, and more— all online. Take control of your living arrangements, and do it when it works for you.


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  • Application Information

    • The MyHousing system works with most browsers - but older versions may not be supported.
    • To complete your application, you’ll need your BlazerID and a credit/debit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover) to pay the application fee and prepayment. All first-time freshmen must pay the Freshman Enrollment Deposit prior to applying for housing.
    • Students who may require special accommodations should register with UAB Disability Support Services at (205) 934-4205.


    $25 non-refundable application fee due at time of application
    $250 prepayment due at time of application


    The MyHousing system lets you do the following online:

    • Apply for on-campus housing
    • Submit your housing prepayment
    • Request a roommate
    • Sign your housing contract
    • Find the perfect roommate with automated preference matching (for freshmen with no specific roommate in mind)
  • First-Time Freshmen | 2020

    Friday, November 1

    All admitted freshmen who have confirmed enrollment by paying the Freshman Enrollment Deposit may apply for housing beginning at noon. To apply for housing, students will submit the $25 housing application fee and $250 housing prepayment, then electronically sign a housing contract.

    All first-time freshmen who graduated high school the same year as, or the year prior to their first semester at UAB are required to live on campus for the entire academic year. Read more about the policy here.

    Monday, February 3

    Freshmen who apply by 11:59 CST on this date will be allowed to select their own room in June.

    Tuesday, February 4

    All freshmen who apply on or after this date will be assigned by the UAB Assignments Team.

    Monday, February 10

    Freshmen who have applied for housing may begin requesting roommates by forming roommate groups in myHousing. Freshmen can request one freshman roommate.

    Friday, May 15

    All roommate requests are due in MyHousing. No roommate requests will be accepted after this deadline, and assignments will be made using roommate matching questions on housing application for those without a roommate request.

    Monday, June 1 - Friday, June 5

    Freshmen who applied by February 3 may select their rooms. Instructions will be sent out by email the week prior. Students who do not select by stated deadline will be assigned by the UAB Assignments Team.

    Monday, June 1

    Deadline to cancel Fall 2020 housing contract and receive a full refund of the $250 prepayment – all cancellations should be submitted through link in MyHousing. Cancellations received after June 1, 2020 will be accepted but $250 prepayment will be forfeited.

    Monday, June 15

    First round of assignments sent out for students who applied February 4 or later.

    Monday, July 13

    Second round of assignments sent out for students who applied February 4 or later.

    Friday, July 31

    Deadline to request a room change or roommate swap. Requests processed based on space availability.

    Saturday, August 22

    Freshmen Move-In occurs.

  • Returning Housing Residents | 2020

    Information coming soon!

  • Summer Housing

    Information coming soon!