How To Apply For Housing


How to apply for 2016-2017 Housing

Important: 2016-2017 Housing Application and Contract is for a full academic year

Step 1: Apply

Students should login to the myUK Portal using their Link Blue credentials and select the Undergraduate Housing link on the Student Services - > myInfo tab. There is a non-refundable $50 application fee.

Step 2: Contract

The contract requires an electronic signature. A $150 housing prepayment deposit is used to hold a bed and will be applied towards the student’s housing charges. The prepayment deposit is due on May 1.

Please click here to view the 2016-2017 Housing Contract and Cancellation Policy.

Step 3: Living Learning and Meal Plan

After signing the housing contract, students will complete the Living Learning Program (LLP) Application and have the option to fill out a Meal Plan Application.

  • If you are invited to join an LLP, you will receive the invitation via email to your UK email address. Please follow the directions in this email for how to accept or decline the invitation. You must accept the invitation online (via myUK) to join a community.
  • Students may accept invitations on a first-come, first served basis. If a community fills up, a student might no longer be able to accept. Therefore, we recommend accepting as soon as possible. Students will not be able to accept an invitation after May 1.

Step 4: Assignment

  • Students who apply for housing by February 15 will receive a building assignment by April 15.
  • Students who apply for housing by April 1 will receive a building assignment by June 1.
  • Students receive final housing assignment with room and roommate on June 30 if they applied by April 1.
  • Students who apply for housing after April 1 will receive an assignment on a rolling basis after June 30, subject to space availability.

2016-2017 Important Dates

Early Action Track August 1 - Application available for undergraduate admission Regular Decision Track
December 1 Apply for Admission Deadline February 15
December 1 Competitive Academic Scholarship Deadline Early Action Only
December 1 Competitive Diversity Scholarship Deadline Early Action Only
December 1 Honors Program Application Deadline Early Action Only
February 15 Housing & Living Learning Program Application Deadline April 1
February 15 FAFSA Submission Deadline February 15
May 1 Housing & Enrollment Deposit, ‘see Blue.’ U Orientation Fee Deadline May 1


Apply for Spring 2016 Housing

The Spring 2016 Housing Application will be available soon. Please check back!

Housing contracts are for the full academic year, fall and spring semesters. If you are transferring to the University or attending for only one semester as an undergraduate and require housing, please follow the same path to apply. Upon logging into the Housing Portal, you will select "Spring 2016".