Application & Reservation Timeline

Application & Reservation Timeline


We have broken down the timeline by Agreement period. Some communities have additional applications and priority dates to be aware of.

Fall 2020 Housing Notice: The health and safety of our residential community is our top priority. In response to the U. of U's Reimagined Return to Campus plan, Housing & Residential Education has made adjustments to fall housing. Please visit our Fall 2020 Updates page for more detailed information and answers to frequently asked questions. Should additional changes become necessary, HRE will be in direct contact with residents as soon as possible.

Fall 2020 Updates - HRE

(Updated 6/1/2020)

2021 spring ONLY

November 1
  • Spring 2021 Housing Application opens.

2021-2022 Academic Year

All Students: Housing Application for the 2021-2022 Academic Year is open as of February 10, 2021.

To apply for housing:

  1. Log into CIS
  2. Under the "Student" section, select "Student Homepage"
  3. Click on the "Student Housing" tile
  4. Select "Housing & Residential Education" from the left-hand menu, then click "Housing U"
  5. Click on the Apply Tab
  6. Select the 2021-2022 Academic Year Application
  7. Apply!

For more information on the move-in process, check out our Move-In page.

"Student Housing" text under gray house icon from CIS portal

Student Housing tile in CIS

Note: If you receive an error page when trying to access "Housing U" through your CIS account, please contact our office and we can solve this issue for you. Send an email to info@housing.utah.edu with your name and UID indicating that you are unable to access the application because of the error page. 

Important Dates for First Year Prospective residents, current residents & U students, and transfer students:

February 10
  • 2021-22 Housing Application Opens.
March 10
  • Living Learning Community Priority Deadline *earlier deadlines may apply for some LLC/TC options
March 15
Late March/Early April
  • LLC Room Reservations
April 1
  • Priority Housing Application Deadline
Early/Mid April
  • First-Year, Current, Returning & Transfer General Housing Room Reservations: Login on your reservation time to select a room and pay the reservation fee.
    • For students who submitted an application by April 1.
Late April
  • Open sign up begins for room reservations
June 1 
  • Last day to cancel housing contract without penalty. $200 reservation is refunded to students who cancel by this date
August 19
  • Fall Move-In Day

Living Learning and Theme Community Timeline 

2020-2021 Academic Year Timeline for LLC/TCs

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, 2021.

 

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
  • Admissions Application Due (for prospective/new or transfer students). Apply by this date to be automatically considered for merit scholarships.
  • Honors Priority Deadline for newly Admitted First-Year Students (Apply by this date to be eligible for honors housing, through the Honors College.
January 15
  • Lassonde Studios Priority Deadline for all students.Application available here.
  • University Admissions Decisions Available.
January 26
February 10
  • HRE Housing Application for 2021-2022 Academic Year Opens!
  • HRE Housing Application for 2021 Summer Semester Opens!
March 10
  •  LLC and TC priority application date.
    • You must apply through Housing U for all communities, including Lassonde Studios & Honors.
End of March
  • Notifications of LLC/TC Acceptance Decisions.
Early April
  • 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).
Early/Mid April
  • Current, Returning & Transfer General Housing Room Reservations: Login on your reservation time to select a room and pay the reservation fee.
    • For students who submitted an application by April 1.
Late April
  • First-Year General Housing Room Reservations: Login on your reservation time to select a room and pay the reservation fee.
    • For students who submitted an application by April 1.
August 19
  • Fall Move-In Day

 

2020 Summer

Summer 2020 Timeline

To be eligible to live on campus over the summer semester, 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 10
  • Summer Housing Application Available!
April 1
  • May Break Housing Application Available.
April 24
  • May Break Housing Application and payment due.
May 2
  • Spring Closing. Must move-out of spaces by 2:00 PM if not participating in May Break Housing.
May 2-8
  • May Break. No Meal Service.
May 7
May 8
  • Summer Move-In Day! Begins at 9:00 AM.
July 1
  • August Break Housing Application Available.
July 19
  • August Break Housing Application and payment due.
August 1
  • Residence Halls and Apartments Close. Residents must move out by 2:00 PM if not participating in Break Housing.
August 1-19
  • August Break. No Meal Service.
August 14
  • Early Arrival for Fall 2020 for students with approved University-sponsored activities or requirements.
August 20
  • Fall 2020 Move-In Day