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Student Housing
The University of Mississippi

2022-23 Freshman Application

The University of Mississippi has a freshman residency requirement. All of our incoming freshmen must complete the student housing application or have an approved application for exemption from the freshman residency requirement.

This application requires a $75 non-refundable application fee, payable with Mastercard or Visa.

Accessing the Application

Student Housing Portal

Application Timeline

All times are Central.

9:00am, 9/1           Application access available to all admitted 2022-23 freshmen 

4:00pm, 9/30         Deadline to pay application fee in order to have a room selection access time in round one in April 

4:00pm, 4/8           Deadline to pay application fee in order to have access to room selection in round two in April

4:00pm, 4/13         Deadline to request and confirm a roommate

4:00pm, 4/14        Room selection access times sent via Ole Miss Gmail to those who paid the application

                              fee by 4/8 at 4pm CT

9:00am, 5/2           Round three room selection access available to all 2021-2022 freshmen who paid the application fee

Application Process

Our application process consists of two parts. Students who begin the application process after 9:00am on May 3 will complete both parts at once.

Student Housing Application Part 1

Step 1: Electronically sign the student housing contract.

Step 2: Pay the $75 non-refundable application fee with Visa or Mastercard. Room selection priority is determined by the date and time that the application fee is paid.

Step 3: Acknowledge policies related to roommates and room selection.

Step 4: Complete your profile.

Optional: Request or confirm a roommate. The deadline to complete the roommate request and confirm process is 4:00pm on April 15.

Roommate Request & Confirm

You can request a roommate within your student housing application. Your requested roommate must confirm the request prior to 4:00pm on April 15 in order for the two of you to be connected for room selection.  One of you will choose spaces for both of you during room selection. 

If you’re planning to participate in a living-learning community (Early Entry Pharmacy LLC, FASTrack LLC, Honors College LLC, MOST LLC) living group (Provost Scholars LG), or residential college (Luckyday RC, RC South), your roommate must be eligible for the same community.   

If you do not have a confirmed roommate, you will receive an access time to select a space in a room in one of the buildings in which you are eligible to live. 

Looking for a roommate? There are four easy ways to find one!

    1. Search within the student housing application by webID, student ID #, or specific profile questions (available until 4:00pm on April 15).
    2. Search within the student housing application for students whose profile information best matches yours (available until 4:00pm on April 15).
    3. Join the Ole Miss Student Housing Roommate Connections group on Facebook.
    4. Once room selection opens to you, view profiles of room occupants. 

Student Housing Application Part 2 (Room Selection)

Prepare for room selection by researching building and community options. You’ll want to determine your student housing preferences prior to room selection. Be sure to review your options with your roommate, if applicable. Keep in mind that members of our living-learning communities (Early Entry Pharmacy LLC, FASTrack LLC, Honors College LLC, MOST LLC) living group (Provost Scholars LG), and residential colleges (Luckyday RC, RC South) must have roommates who are also eligible to be members of those communities.

Your room selection access time is determined by the date and time that you pay the non-refundable $75 application fee. 

Once you receive access to room selection, you will be able to view and choose from the rooms in the buildings in which you are eligible to live. If you have confirmed roommate, one of you will choose spaces for both of you during room selection. 

Room Changes

Once you have chosen a room, the room change section will replace room selection in your student housing application. In the room change section, you can view available spaces and change rooms, if desired, as many times as you wish prior to 4:00pm on July 14, which is the last opportunity to change rooms prior to move in. The next available opportunity for room changes will be during the fall semester. As students participate in room selection, availability of buildings and rooms changes frequently. You keep your current room while looking at your options in the room change section; you must choose a bed in another room and confirm your selection in order to leave your current room. Using room change disconnects confirmed roommates.

Room Consolidation

Consolidation occurs during room selection and after each semester begins as residence hall vacancies are evaluated. Once the semester begins, residents who live in double rooms without roommates will have three options: find a roommate, have a roommate assigned, or pay the increased rate for a private room (if available). Privatization options will be based entirely on space availability. This option is not available in contemporary halls or residential colleges during fall semester.  If we have residents living in temporary housing, making the room private will not be an option.


If you decide not to attend the University of Mississippi or decide not to live in student housing prior to the cancellation deadline, you must complete the cancellation process in the student housing portal. If you are enrolled at the university and do not cancel your application by the deadline and prior to moving in, you will be responsible for all financial and other commitments.

Deadline for fall semester: 5:00pm on July 1 (After July 1, you will be financially responsible for BOTH fall and spring semesters if you are enrolled at the university.)