Apply for Housing
October 1 — Housing application opens.
- October — Room selection begins.
- Pay the academic deposit.
- Wait 48 hours and log on to the WVU Portal to complete the online housing application, submit the $225 housing deposit and select your top three residence hall choices.
An assigned date will be sent to your WVU MIX email address (keep checking!) and is made based on when we receive your housing deposit. On your assigned date, access the online housing system to make your selection.
- Wait 48 hours after paying your academic deposit to complete the online housing
application. This gives our system time to update and record the receipt of your
- While there are some exceptions to the policy, most first-year students are expected to live in University housing.
- Transfer students with fewer than 29 credit hours are required to live on campus.
Transfer students with more than 29 credit hours can live in
off-campus housing or in
- To find out more about each residence hall, please refer to the list of halls and take our virtual tour.
- When you apply for housing, you can select a living and learning community formed around a theme or field of study.
- We send housing information to your WVU email address. Check your account regularly so you don't miss important deadlines.
Please contact the Housing Assignments Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 304-293-2811.