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Timelines: Returners, and new residents

Upcoming KU Student Housing timelines for returning residents and new incoming Jayhawks. Instructions for signing a contract are here.

1. Next year’s housing for current residents: Current freshman, upperclass, or transfer students who need housing for the academic year 2021-22. The KU Student Housing contract for next year for current residents is available. You will not have a $50 application fee – just go online to the myKU portal to sign the contract. You will select your room the next day.

The great news for you is that returning residents choose space before the incoming class so if you and your roommates have a particular space in mind – you’re first in line to choose it!

Are you ready to select your room?2. August 2021 incoming Jayhawks: Residents who will enter KU for the academic year 2021-22. Apply and pay your application fee. The contract is available now. Apply after you're admitted to KU. The earlier you apply, the earlier your room selection date in the spring. Pay the $50 non-refundable application fee unless you received a fee waiver from KU Admissions. Optional steps include a scholarship hall application or complete a questionnaire for roommate matching.

Select your space (April 2021).
Your group number determines your room selection date, which begins in April 2021. Find your group number in the myKU housing portal. Use your group number to find your selection time

Make your top room and dining plan choices using this worksheet.

If you wish, you may also complete a questionnaire regarding potential roommates or go potluck to find roommate friends in the Jayhawk flock. If you find your roommate after selecting a room, don’t worry. Look at the "roommate" tab for instructions on how to add them to your room.

Living on campus offers the best and easiest transition to college life. We can’t wait to welcome you.

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More than $200,000 in annual scholarships to returning residents
Academic success: More than 94 percent of first-time, full-time freshmen in student housing enroll for the next semester
5,100 residents choose student housing each year
Residence hall rates are almost $2,000 less per year than the national average for public schools
— College Board
$4 million alumni gift funded Krehbiel Scholarship Hall
Options include suites, private bedroom with shared bath, two-person rooms, scholarship halls, and apartments
Oswald and Self residence halls opened in 2015
One bill covers all costs: room, food, utilities, and wireless Internet
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities