Frequently Asked Questions


Rooms

Room Assignments

The first round of Fall Semester room assignments are made in June. The second round of assignments will be made mid-July (or on a rolling basis as new applications come in). If a student still has not received a room assignment by August, please contact our offices for further instruction.

Spring Semester assignments are made after students have left for Winter Break, mid to late December. If a student has not received a room assignment by the week before Spring Semester, please contact the main residential life office.

 

Room Information

Room layouts, photos, and tours can be found in our residence hall pages.

 

Bed Sizes

All halls, excluding Miner Village, are provided with extra-long twin size beds. Miner Village rooms are supplied with full size beds. Students will need to provide their own bedding according to their hall.

 

Cancelling Housing

Students that wish to join Fraternities, Sororities, Christian Campus Housing: Once we receive confirmation from the house and the student we will cancel any housing assignment the student has. cancellation fees apply per the cancellation deadline schedule.

If a student fails to inform Residential Life of a move to Greek/CCH, the charges for the room and board will not be removed and will be continuously billed to their student account until notice.

Students canceling housing can email reslife@mst.edu. If a student is not required to live on campus they can cancel before the start of the fall semester (cancellation fees apply). If a student is leaving the university they can cancel at any time (cancellation fees apply).

 

Roommates

Students are given the opportunity to request a roommate while filling out their Housing Interest Form or during returning student reapplication. If a student opts out of requesting a roommate, one will be assigned. 

 

Room Changes

Students may change rooms at any point during the semester by emailing reslife@mst.edu

Refrigerators

All rooms are furnished with a refrigerator. Although the University's refrigerators may not be removed, students may bring their own provided they do not exceed 3.0 cubic feet.

 

Cooking in the Room

Students may operate microwave ovens with a capacity of no more than 0.8 cubic feet. Hot pots, popcorn poppers, and coffee pots may also be used, provided they operate with an enclosed heating element. Students room are not equipped to accommodate the electrical and sanitary demands of other forms of cooking.


Move-In

For full details on first year student #MinerMove-in, please visit our Move-In page. Returning students will move in starting the Saturday before the first day of classes.  


Parking

While freshmen are not prohibited from bringing cars to campus, there is limited parking available. Parking permits can be purchased from the Parking Operations Deparment. Parking permits have a specific parking designation. Students may only park in their assigned area. Violators are subject to ticket and towing by Missouri S&T police department.


Meal Plans

Meal Plan Changes

Students will be given an opportunity the first two weeks into both Fall and Spring Semester to change their meal plan. Students will need to visit the housing portal in order to change their meal plan. Once the two week time frame has passed, meal plans are locked in and cannot be changed until the beginning of the next semester.


Mail

Mail Service

Each room is issued a mailbox adjacent to the complex's reception area. Mail is distributed each day and is normally out by 2:00PM.

 

Packages

Packages are held at the reception area of each complex. For Rolla Suites, packages are held at the University Commons front desk. Students will receive an email when a package is waiting for them. Those who receive a package are asked to show a picture ID in order to claim their package.

 

Addressing Mail/Packages

Please reference our Mailing Address page for specific addresses for Residence Halls.


Extended Campus

Prior to the start of the academic year students may be assigned to Extended Campus housing during times when the demand for campus housing is high. This is a place holder so that a bill can be added to the student account. Throughout the summer we will move students from extended campus to a permanent assignment.