"How-To" Application Videos

Check out these "how-to" videos of the Fall 2020 Housing Application (and more!) on our new YouTube Channel:

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Introduction to the Fall 2020 Housing Application

Step 1: Access the Application.

Step 2: Create a Housing Profile and Submit GDPR/FERPA Consent.

Step 3: Apply from the Housing Portal Landing Page.

Step 4: Update "About You" and Contact Information.

Step 5: Building Preference, Roommate Group, Roommate Matching, Retention.

Step 6: Additional Information About Living-Learning and Themed Communities.

Step 7: Review Campus Housing Policies and Sign License Agreement.

Step 8A: Complete the Housing Application by Submitting Payment.

Step 8B: Apply for a Reduced Application Payment.

Housing Application FAQ:


May I log out of my housing application and resume my work at a later time?

  • The housing application does not save any work-in-progress. This means that if you begin the application component and decide to log out, you will lose any work and need to begin the application anew. There are two exceptions to this: you may log out after submitting the GDPR/FERPA consent form (see Step 2) and again after submitting the Housing License Agreement (see Step 7).

I accidentally provided inaccurate information OR I need to update my information. How may I make changes/updates after my application has been submitted?

  • If you have submitted an application with inaccurate information and need to update this information, you will need to contact Campus Housing from your UofL email account via email housing@louisville.edu and provide your full name and student ID so that we may assist you. You will not be able to access the application again once it has been submitted.

How may I re-enter the Housing Portal to access my application?

  • If you decide to exit the Housing Application, then you will need to log back into the Housing Portal by selecting either the “Apply for Housing” or “Housing Portal” button on the UofL Campus Housing main page. Both will take you back to the log-screen you need to access your application.Log back into the housing application or Housing Portal using your seven-digit student ID number and the password you created when first accessing the housing application. If you have forgotten your password, follow the prompts to re-set your password. A temporary password will be sent to the email that you have previously specified as your preferred email on the application. This may or may not be your UofL email account.

How may I re-set my Housing Portal password?

  • Select either the “Apply for Housing” or “Housing Portal” button on the UofL Campus Housing main page. Both will take you back to the log-screen you need to access your application. Insert your seven-digit student ID number. Leave the password field “blank” and select “Forgot Password.” A temporary password will be sent to the default email that you have previously provided on the application. This may or may not be your UofL email account. Follow the prompts to re-set your password.