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First Year Apply

To learn more about the new student housing application process for incoming students, refer to the video above.

University Housing is accepting applications for students wishing to live on the Statesboro Campus.  First-year students are assigned utilizing their application complete date which is the date the $150 non-refundable application fee and online housing application are submitted. The first priority date for the Statesboro Campus is March 1 and for the Armstrong Campus is April 1. University Housing cannot guarantee that you will be assigned to your preferred room styles.

All first-year students are required to live on campus for their first year of enrollment.  Students who begin in the summer or fall are required to live on campus for the Fall and Spring terms, students who begin in the spring are only required to live on-campus for the Spring Semester.  First-Year students can apply for housing approximately two days after they have been admitted (applications are live on November 1) and the first priority deadline is March 1st (Statesboro) and April 1st (Armstrong). 

Students will apply for housing by using the portal. If you have never logged into the portal you will need to click on the First Time Users link on that page in order to establish your account.

Application Process

Once logged into you will need to look for the Campus Life tile and then the On-Campus Housing Portal link. You will click “Fall – Statesboro Application” or “Fall – Armstrong Application” at the top of the page and follow the steps below:

StepStep NameDescription
1Start ApplicationApply online in the on-campus housing portal.
2Application FeePay the $150 non-refundable application fee.
3Room PreferencesSelect your room style and roommate preference and complete roommate matching questionnaire. Please note that first-year students will not be allowed to select spaces in Freedom's Landing.
4Create or Join a Roommate GroupEstablish a roommate group through the housing application portal. View a short video on how to form a roommate group here.
5Sign Housing ContractLook out for your contract invitation in e-mail. Sign the housing contract in the on-campus Housing Portal.
6Roommate SelectionView the roommate matching e-mail and introduce yourself to your roommates.
7Schedule a Move-In TimeIn mid-to-late July, book a move-in timeslot appointment.
8Prepare for Move-InMove into the Residence Halls in August.

Important Application Information

If you are an incoming freshman, please view these pages to understand what is required in order to live on campus.

Last updated: 10/27/2022