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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HOUSING ASSIGNMENTS

Housing Assignments

  • Due to recent developments regarding COVID-19, Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 housing assignment timelines have been delayed. As soon as an updated timeline has been determined, more information will be shared here.

    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 starting in a fall term 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)
  • Due to recent developments regarding COVID-19, Fall 2020 housing assignment timelines have been delayed. As soon as an updated timeline has been determined, more information will be shared here.

    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.

  • Due to recent developments regarding COVID-19, Fall 2020 housing assignment timelines have been delayed. As soon as an updated timeline has been determined, more information will be shared here.

    Returning Housing Residents | 2020


    Monday, January 27 – Friday, January 31

    Freshmen priority application week for current freshmen residents that submitted a Fall 2020 Housing Interest Survey in December 2019. The application opens at noon on Monday and closes at 5pm on Friday. There is a $250 prepayment required to submit the application.


    Monday, February 3 – Friday, February 7

    Upperclassmen priority application week for current upperclassmen residents that submitted a Fall 2020 Housing Interest Survey in December 2019. The application opens at noon on Monday and closes at 5pm on Friday. There is a $250 prepayment required to submit the application.


    Monday, February 10 – Monday, February 24

    Application week for all current residents. The application opens at noon on Monday the 10th and closes at 5pm on Monday the 24th. There is a $250 prepayment required to submit the application.


    Friday, April 10

    First round of building assignments sent out.


    Monday, May 11

    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 will be subjected to additional cancellation penalties. Penalty amounts are based on date of cancellation, and outlined below.

    Reapplication Cancellation
    Deadline Dates
    $250.00 Prepayment Cancellation Penalty Assessed
    to Student Account
    On or before May 11, 2020 Refunded to student None
    May 12 – June 30, 2020 Retained by UAB None
    July 1 – July 31, 2020 Retained by UAB 250.00
    August 1 or later (prior to check-in) Retained by UAB 500.00

    Monday, June 15

    Second round of building assignments sent out.


    Monday, June 22 - Friday, June 26 (optional)

    Optional room selection. 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.


    Tuesday, June 30

    Deadline to cancel Fall 2020 housing contract and not be charged any additional penalties – all cancellations should be submitted through link in MyHousing.


    Monday, July 13

    Third round of assignments sent out.


    Friday, July 31

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

    Third cancellation deadline for the Fall 2020 housing contract – all cancellations should be submitted through link in MyHousing.


    Tuesday, August 18

    Upperclassmen move-in 4-8pm.


    Thursday, August 20

    Upperclassmen move-in 4-8pm.


    Sunday, August 23

    Upperclassmen move-in 8am-5pm.

  • Due to recent developments regarding COVID-19, Fall 2020 housing assignment timelines have been delayed. As soon as an updated timeline has been determined, more information will be shared here.

    Transfer Students | 2020


    Monday, January 6

    All admitted transfer students for Fall 2020 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.


    Monday, March 2

    Transfers who apply by 11:59 CST on this date will be allowed to participate in roommate group selection.


    Wednesday, March 4 – Friday, March 13

    Roommate group selection. This process opens Wednesday at noon and closes Friday at 11:59pm CST. Requests that are not accepted by the March 13th deadline will be treated as declined requests. 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.


    Friday, April 10

    First round of building assignments sent out.


    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 will be subjected to additional cancellation penalties. Penalty amounts are based on date of cancellation, and outlined below.

    Reapplication Cancellation
    Deadline Dates
    $250.00 Prepayment Cancellation Penalty Assessed
    to Student Account
    On or before June 1, 2020 Refunded to student None
    June 1 – June 30, 2020 Retained by UAB None
    July 1 – July 31, 2020 Retained by UAB 250.00
    August 1 or later (prior to check-in) Retained by UAB 500.00

    Monday, June 15

    Second round of building assignments sent out.


    Monday, June 22 - Friday, June 26 (optional)

    Optional room selection. 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.


    Tuesday, June 30

    Deadline to cancel Fall 2020 housing contract and not be charged any additional penalties – all cancellations should be submitted through link in MyHousing.


    Monday, July 13

    Third round of assignments sent out.


    Friday, July 31

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

    Third cancellation deadline for the Fall 2020 housing contract – all cancellations should be submitted through link in MyHousing.


    Tuesday, August 18

    Upperclassmen move-in 4-8pm.


    Thursday, August 20

    Upperclassmen move-in 4-8pm.


    Sunday, August 23

    Upperclassmen move-in 8am-5pm.

  • Due to recent developments regarding COVID-19, Summer 2020 housing assignment timelines have been delayed. As soon as an updated timeline has been determined, more information will be shared here.

    Summer Housing


    The Summer 2020 housing application opening has been delayed. More information will be shared when available.