Application & Reservation Timeline

We have broken down the timeline by Agreement period and between new students and current students.

The 2020-2021 academic year Housing application will open on February 10, 2020. More info coming soon.

2019-20 Academic Year

Click Here for the 2019-2020 Housing Application Timeline 

All Students: Housing Applications for the 2019-2020 Academic Year will open on February 9, 2019

To apply for housing:

  1. Log-in to Housing U via CIS
  2. Click on the Application Tab
  3. Select the 2019-2020 Academic Year Application
  4. Apply!
Important Dates for First Year Prospective residents, current residents & U students, and transfer students:
  • February 9: 2019-20 Housing Application Opens
  • March 10: Living Learning Community Priority Deadline *earlier deadlines may apply for some LLC/TC options
  • March: Deadline to submit a medical/disability accommodation request for both current and newly admitted students (see:
  • End of March: LLC Room Reservations
  • April 1: Priority Housing Application Deadline
  • April: Room Reservations
  • April 25* : General Housing wait list begins as necessary (Tentative) *could begin earlier
  • August 15: Fall Move In Day

Living Learning and Theme Community Timeline 

Some of our LLCs require an additional application; for more information, visit our Living Learning and Theme Community page to learn more about these communities and what special application information is required (as applicable). Please be aware that some Living Learning Community and Theme Communities (Marriott Honors Community, Officers Circle Honors House, and Lassonde Studios) begin accepting applications as early as October and are due earlier. For all other Living Learning and Theme Communities, the deadline is March 10, 2019.

Please be aware that some Living Learning Communities and Theme Communities (including Honors and Lassonde) run a wait list that is separate from the General Housing wait list.

October 1
November 1
  • Honors Priority Deadline for newly Admitted First Year Students (Apply by this date to be eligible for honors housing, through the Honors College).
December 1
  • Admissions Application Due (for prospective/new or transfer students). Apply by this date to be automatically considered for merit scholarships.
January 15
  • Lassonde Studios Priority Deadline for all students.Application available here.
  • Honors Housing Applications Due for Current and Returning U of U students. *Not an HRE Application, click here for the application.
  • University Admissions Decisions Available
February 9
  • HRE Housing Application for 2019-2020 Academic Year Opens!
  • HRE Housing Application for 2019 Summer Semester Opens!
March 10
  •  LLC and TC priority application date.
  • You must apply through Housing U for all communities, including Lassonde Studios & Honors.
Mid March
  • Notifications of LLC/TC Acceptance Decisions.
End of March
  • LLC/TC Room Reservations. Login on your reservation time to select a room and pay the reservation fee.
  • If students are accepted into an LLC/TC and they do not reserve their LLC/TC space (during this reservation period), they will be placed into the General Housing Reservation Process (see below).
April 1
  • April 1: Priority Housing Application Deadline for all students (including Non-LLC/TC spaces).
  • General Housing Room Reservations: Login on your reservation time to select a room and pay the reservation fee.
August 15
  • Fall Move In Day

 2019 Spring Only

November 1, 2018: The application process for Spring 2019 will open November 1 at 8AM. There are a variety of spaces available, so please call our office if you have any questions about the application process.


2019 Summer

On-campus housing will be available for Summer 2019. To be eligible to live on campus over Summer 2019, you must be taking at least one (1) credit hour or be able to demonstrate that you are affiliated with a University of Utah Internship or Research Project.


February 9
  • Summer Housing Application Available!
April 2
  • May Stayover Application Available.
April 20
  • May Stayover Application and payment due.
May 4
  • Spring Closing. Must move-out of spaces by 2:00 PM if not participating in Stayover.
May 4-9
  • May Stayover. No Meal Service.
May 9
May 10
  • Summer Move-In Day! Begins at 9:00 AM.
July 2
  • August Stayover Application Available.
July 20
  • August Stayover Application and payment due.
August 3
  • Residence Halls and Apartments Close. Residents must move out by 2:00 PM if not participating in Stayover.
August 3-14
  • August Stayover. No Meal Service.
August 9
  • Early Arrival for Fall 2019 for students with approved University-sponsored activities or requirements.
August 15
  • Fall Move-In Day