Apply for Housing

Washington University in St. Louis seeks to provide an environment that encourages learning and personal growth in an inclusive community that empowers and challenges our residents. The Office of Residential Life strives to meet the needs of our students and guests and reflect the high standards of WashU.

Important Dates

  • February 15: Res College Group Formation Closes
  • February 22: General Selection Group Formation Closes

First Year Students

Following admission, students will receive their housing application from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions which will give students the opportunity to rank their preferred rooming options, describe their living habits and select a meal plan.

Explore First Year Housing Options

How to Apply

Continuing Students

Continuing Students will be able to participate in the 2019-2020 Housing Selection process starting February 1, 2019.

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Contact the Office of Residential Life at 314-935-5050 or by email.

Online Contact Form