MyHousing is your way to take care of your room 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.

MYHOUSING LOGIN

MyHousing Login

HOUSING RATES

Housing Rates

RESIDENCE HALLS

Residence Halls

HOUSING ASSIGNMENTS

Housing Assignments

  • 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.

    Fees

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

    MyHousing

    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 | 2019


    Monday, January 7

    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, unless the student lives in Jefferson or Shelby Counties, Alabama. Read more about the policy here.


    Friday, March 15

    Freshmen who apply by this date will be allowed to select their own room in May.


    Saturday, March 16

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


    Friday, May 10

    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.


    Monday, May 13 - Friday, May 17

    Freshmen who applied by March 15 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.


    Saturday, June 1

    Deadline to cancel Fall 2019 housing contract and receive a full refund of the $250 prepayment – all cancellations must be received in writing (email to studenthousing@uab.edu is accepted). Cancellations received after June 1, 2019 will be accepted but $250 prepayment will be forfeited and there may be an additional cancellation penalty (see table below).

      Cancellation Deadline Dates     250.00  
       Prepayment  
      Cancellation Penalty  
      Assessed to Student Account  
    On or before
    June 1, 2019
      Refunded to Student   None
    June 2 - 30, 2019 Retained by UAB None
    July 1 - 31, 2019 Retained by UAB 250.00
    August 1 or later
    (before check-in)
    Retained by UAB 500.00

    Friday, June 14

    First round of assignments sent out for students who applied March 16 or later.


    Friday, July 2

    Second round of assignments sent out for students who applied March 16 or later.


    Wednesday, July 31

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


    Saturday, August 24

    Freshmen Move In occurs.

  • Returning Housing Residents | 2019


    January 28 – February 1

    Freshmen housing residents who completed the Fall 2019 interest survey can apply for Fall 2019 in myHousing. A 250.00 prepayment is due at time of application.


    February 4 – February 8

    Current housing residents who completed the Fall 2019 interest survey can apply for Fall 2019 in myHousing. A 250.00 prepayment is due at time of application.


    Monday, February 11

    If space is still available, current housing residents who did not complete the Fall 2019 interest survey can apply for Fall 2019 in myHousing. A 250.00 prepayment is due at time of application. Application will be closed when the anticipated maximum number of applications has been accepted (but no later than February 25, 2019).


    March 1 – March 18

    Current housing residents who submitted a Fall 2019 housing application will form roommate groups. All members of roommate groups must have a completed Fall 2019 application. No changes will be accepted after March 18.


    Friday, April 5

    First round of current housing resident assignments sent out by email.


    Saturday, June 1

    Deadline to cancel Fall 2019 housing contract and receive a full refund of the $250 prepayment – all cancellations must be received in writing (email to studenthousing@uab.edu is accepted). Cancellations received after June 1, 2019 will be accepted but $250 prepayment will be forfeited and there may be an additional cancellation penalty (see table below).

      Cancellation Deadline Dates     250.00  
       Prepayment  
      Cancellation Penalty  
      Assessed to Student Account  
    On or before
    June 1, 2019
      Refunded to Student   None
    June 2 - 30, 2019 Retained by UAB None
    July 1 - 31, 2019 Retained by UAB 250.00
    August 1 or later
    (before check-in)
    Retained by UAB 500.00

    Friday, June 14

    Second round of current housing resident assignments sent out by email.


    Friday, July 12

    Third round of current housing resident assignments sent out by email.


    August

    Upperclassmen move in:

    • Wednesday, August 21, 4pm until 8pm
    • Thursday, August 22, 4pm until 8pm
    • Sunday, August 25, 8am until 5pm
  • Summer Housing


    The summer housing application will be available in late March. Summer term housing is in Rast Hall. Summer term costs will be available at a later date. Select your term carefully. After you submit your housing application, you will not be able to shorten the length of your contract.

      Summer Term     Dates (2019)     Rate     Cancellation Deadline  
    14 Week May 5 - August 10 TBA TBA
    May Term May 5 - June 1 TBA TBA
    10 Week June 2 - August 10 TBA TBA
    Summer A May 5 - June 22 TBA TBA
    Summer B   June 23 - August 10   TBA TBA

    This application is for Summer 2019 ONLY. Due to the high demand for on-campus housing, living on campus during the summer term does not guarantee housing for any future terms. A separate application is required for Fall 2019/Spring 2020 housing.