First-time freshmen

Knowing where you want to live is easy, so why should applying be any different? Whether you're moving in during the fall or spring, we've made it easy to select your home away from home.

How to apply for housing and dining

  1. Fill out your Housing Application and Agreement Form.
    • A link will be provided to complete this form online with your PRO registration. If you are planning on moving into any of our University-approved housing, you still need to complete this form.
    • If you are under 18 when you apply, your parent must sign as well. In your confirmation email after submitting your application you will receive a copy of the terms and conditions. Your parent will need to sign and return this to the residential life office by mail, email, or fax.
  2. Watch for information about Housing Interest Form
    • If you've filled out your Housing Application before January, you will receive information in late January about the next steps you need to take on completing your housing registration. If you fill out the application after January, you will receive information within 2-4 weeks of applying with your next steps. The next steps will include information on your Housing Interest Form. Continue to step 3 for more information. 
  3. Complete the Housing Interest Form.
    • This for guides us in matching roommates, personal preferences, and dining plan selections. Click here for step-by-step instructions and a link to fill out the Housing Interest Form online when it becomes available in late January.
  4. Receive Housing Assignment
    • If you filled out your Housing Interest Form by the May 15th deadline, you will receive your housing assignment for the fall semester in mid to late June. If you failed to fill our your Housing Interest Form by the deadline (or if your housing application was submitted after May 15th), you will receive your housing assignment in mid-July. 
  5. Send In Your Meningococcal Vaccination Records
    • Complete your meningitis requirement per Missouri State Law754 section 174.335 - In order to live in university-approved housing, including fraternities, sororities, and Christian Campus House, a student must have received a meningococcal vaccine. If you have questions about this requirement, please visit the student health pagePlease note: Students will NOT be able to move into the residence hall until proof of the meningitis vaccination has been received and evaluated by Student Health OR a request for a waiver has been submitted and approved by Student Health.

**Roommate requests are not guaranteed.

  1. Fill out your Housing Application and Agreement Form.
    • The Housing Application and Agreement Form will guide us in matching roommates, personal preferences, and dining plan selections. You will need to include a $40 application fee as well as $160 initial payment. Once you submit the application you will receive an email prompting you how to make this payment.
  2. Receive Housing Assignment
    •  Once you've filled out your Housing Application, you will receive your Spring semester housing assignment in mid-late December.
  3. Send In Your Meningococcal Vaccination Records
    • Complete your meningitis requirement per Missouri State Law754 section 174.335 - In order to live in university-approved housing, including fraternities, sororities, and Christian Campus House, a student must have received a meningococcal vaccine. Students who have a medical or religious issue and wish to seek an exemption of the requirement will need to apply for a waiver and have that application approved by Student Health Services. In order for a waiver to be granted, documentation must be submitted supporting the need for a waiver. For more information about Meningococcal Meningitis policy and infections, please refer to Student Health. You may contact Student Health Services with any questions at msths@mst.edu or 573-341-4284. Please note: Students will NOT be able to move into the residence hall until proof of the meningitis vaccination has been received and evaluated by Student Health OR a request for a waiver has been submitted and approved by Student Health. 

**Roommate requests are not guaranteed.

Housing and Dining Requirements

Undergraduates attending Missouri S&T who have not yet achieved junior status (60 credit hours), or who have not completed the equivalent of four full semester of academic work, are required to reside in university approved housing.

Waivers: If you wish to apply to waive out of the above policy you will need to submit a Residency Policy Request for Waiver form. This form must be turned into the Residential Life office, and can be found on our Forms and Publications page.

Who needs a meal plan?

  • Anyone living in Thomas Jefferson, Residential Commons, or Farrar ground floor traditional rooms is required to have a meal plan.
  • Anyone not a junior (60 credit hours) or above, or under 21 is also required to have a meal plan.  

Who doesn't need a meal plan?

  • Anyone living in Miner Village, University Commons, Farrar Co-Ops, Buehler, Sally, or Rolla Suites who is a Junior or older than 21 can choose to not have a meal plan.

Who can get a meal plan?

  • Anyone living in Miner Village, University Commons, Farrar Co-Ops, Buehler, Sally, or Rolla Suites.
  • Anyone who is a Junior or older than 21 (no matter where they will be living) is eligible to pick meal plan 5  a partial meal plan.

 

Please Note: Students will NOT be able to move into the residence hall until proof of the meningitis vaccination has be received and evaluated by Student Health OR a request for a waiver has been submited and approved by Student Health.

Complete your meningitis requirement per Missouri State Law 754 section 174.335 - In order to live in university-approved housing, including fraternities, sororities, and Christian Campus House, a student must have received a meningococcal vaccine. Students who have a medical or religious issue and wish to seek an exemption of the requirement will need to apply for a waiver and have that application approved by Student Health Services. In order for a waiver to be granted, documentation must be submitted supporting the need for a waiver. For more information about the Meningococcal Meningitis policy and infections, please refer to Student Health. You may contact Student Health Services with any questions at msths@mst.edu or 573-341-4284.

Deadlines and fees

Date of application 

Fee

Before June 1st
$0
June 1 - July 15 $200
July 16 - Opening Day (Fall) $400
After Opening Day $600 + pro-rated room and board charges             

Date of application 

Fee

Before December 1st
$0
December 1 - 31 $200
January 1 - Opening Day (Spring) $400
After Opening Day $600 + pro-rated room and board charges                         

Have questions?

Department of Residential Life

205 W. 12th St
Phone: (573) 341-4218
Email: reslife@mst.edu

Operating Hours

Monday:8am - 5pm
Tuesday:8am - 5pm
Wednesday:8am - 5pm
Thursday:8am - 5pm
Friday:8am - 5pm
Saturday:Closed
Sunday:Closed