Campus Housing Fall 2019 First-Year Freshman Application Information

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Find Your #MyUofL Home With Us!

Congratulations on being admitted to the University of Louisville! We are excited that you will be joining the UofL community. Now is the best time to begin discussions with your family and friends about what living option will optimize your college success. The selection of your future campus home is an important part of your transition to life in college. We suggest reviewing our housing options, policies and varying financial obligations based on the building and room type in which you are interested.

Please be aware that UofL has a first-year live-on requirement. Therefore, you are required to live either in Campus Housing or with your parents/guardians for your first year. If you live with your parents/guardians for the 2019 – 2020 academic year, please review the First-Year Live-On Policy and complete the First-Year Live-On Exemption Request and associated steps.

The housing application opens at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 1, 2018. All applications received prior to the priority deadline of April 1, 2019 at 11:59 p.m., will be guaranteed either:

  • One of your building preferences OR
  • One roommate preference

How to Apply for Housing/The Application Process

Here is what you will need before you being the housing application:

  • Seven (7) digit Student ID number
  • UofL email address (email ending in “”)
  • Preferred roommate’s full name and student ID number
  • Credit/Debit card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, or pre-paid card) to pay the $100 application fee
    • This fee has been reduced from $175 to $100!
  • Computer with IE v9.0+ or Firefox installed
  • Our application is not compatible with handheld devices
  • Parent or legal guardian (if you are younger than 18 at the time of filling out the application)
  • Parent or legal guardian email address 

We also offer a wide variety of Living Learning (LLC)/Themed Community (TC) options! If you are interested in participating in any of these unique opportunities, we encourage you to fill out the LLC & TC Interest Form after you have completed your housing application.



Forgot or Need to Pay Your Application Fee?

To pay your application fee:

  • Go to the Housing Portal located on the front page of the Main Campus Housing website (Please ensure that you are using Internet Explorer or Firefox)
  • Click “Log In”
  • Enter your 7 digit Student ID number and leave the password field blank
  • Click “Continue” and this will re-enter you into the application and you will be able to complete the payment process

If you have any issues with the payment process, please respond to this email or contact us on our service account at with your full name and student ID number.

Have Questions? Reach Out to Us!

We could not be more excited for you to find your #MyUofLHome with us. If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to reach out to us: 


Phone: 502.852.6636

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