Ellsworth Hall living room

Two simple steps

Apply after you're admitted and select space in the spring.

Application Opens Nov. 4

Apply through the myKU portal.
Includes a nonrefundable $50 fee, unless you received an Admissions fee waiver.
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Next steps after you apply

two students conversing over coffee in a scholarship hall

Apply for a "schol" hall after you've signed your contract.

Additional materials are required if you're interested in applying for a scholarship hall. A scholarship hall application is optional, and should be submitted after you've signed your Student Housing contract.
Three students in Downs Hall talking and laughing

Know your group number and room selection time.

Room selection occurs each spring. You will receive an email with your group number after you've paid the $50 application fee. The group number corresponds to a window of time that you can select your room.
student employee helping a new resident on move-in day

Be prepared for room selection.

Collect the information that you'll need during the room selection process in advance. Be prepared for room selection when your time comes.
roommates hanging out in two-person room

Learn how roommate matching works.

You do not have to choose a roommate. However, if you want to preselect a roommate, read the roommate matching page for helpful instructions and video tutorials.

Application Timeline

Application timeline coming soon.

Housing application opens November 4.

Apply in the myKU portal.

  • Your application is submitted through the myKU portal, not the KU Student Housing website. If you have not established your KU online ID, first visit the MyIdentity Account Setup link below.

KU Online ID Setup

myKU portal login

  1. Select the myKU login.
  2. Log in with your KU online ID and password.
  3. Select "Services."
  4. Log in to housing.

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