Apply For Housing: First-Year Students

All first-year students are required to live on campus unless they are commuting from their primary guardian's permanent address within a 50-mile radius of campus. 

First-year students are eligible for double rooms only. No single rooms are available for first-year students, unless the student has an accommodation for a single through the Disability Resource Center

The application fully closed in preparation for fall opening on Friday, August 11, at 5 p.m. 

If you are interested in applying for housing, you must not have a hold on your account. Students must also be registered for fall 2023 classes in order to be eligible to apply. Undergraduate students must be registered for at least 7 credit hours and graduate student must be registered for a minimum or 6 credit hours. If you meet these conditions and are interested in applying, please contact us at: [email protected]

A $150 non-refunable prepayment is required to start the application. Please take this into consideration prior to starting your application.

Applicants will be placed into open bed spaces in partially double filled suites across campus, pending availability. 


Please see the 2023-2024 Rates page for housing and dining pricing.

Application Access

  • Please log-into our online application portal using your emich user name and password. You will also have to dual-authenticate with DUO in order to enter the application.
  • Students cannot access the housing application if they have a hold on their student account. Once holds are removed from a student's account, they take one business day to update in our system.
  • Students must use Firefox, Chrome or Safari; Internet Explorer is not compatible with our system.
  • Make sure to clear your cache prior to logging into the application. You should do this each time to log in to ensure proper performance.

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