Welcome to Residence Services! Your college campus is the heart of your education. It’s where you come together with your peers, professors, mentors and friends. It’s where community is formed. Whether you’re a future student, parent or student leader, we have the housing and residential information you need to make yourself at home. Explore our resources and find out how to apply for on-campus housing.
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Spring Break Information

The residence halls will close for spring break at 7pm on March 24 and reopen at 9am on April 2. Students needing to stay on campus during spring break will need to submit a spring break housing application by March 20.

Win a fall 2017 residence hall room scholarship

We want to hear from students about their residence hall experience! Students who complete the Quality of Life survey, will be eligible for prizes! The prizes include $25 gift cards for use at the University Bookstore AND the opportunity to be entered into a drawing for a Fall 2017 residence hall room scholarship worth approximately $3,380! Click here to learn more

Summer School Housing

The Summer School Housing  application is now available. Summer housing begins on Saturday, May 13, 2017 and will end on Saturday, August 19, 2017.


Residence Services is now accepting applications for the following positions: Senior Summer Conference Assistant, Summer Conference Assistant, Summer School Resident Assistant, Destination Kent State Resident Assistant, Summer Student Desk Receptionist, and Residential Facilities Student Assistant. Please go to Flash-at-Work to apply. The application deadline is Wednesday, March 22, 2017.

Fall 2017/Spring 2018 Incoming Student Housing Application

The fall 2017/spring 2018 Incoming Student Housing Application will be available beginning February 1st at 8:00am. Please visit here to apply.

Fall 2017/Spring 2018 online contract renewal

The fall 2017/spring 2018 Contract Renewal Re-Application for current residence hall students will be available February 1st at 8:00am. Please visit here to re-apply for the upcoming year

Room change and room buyout information

Beginning Monday, January 30th at 1:00pm, the room freeze period will be lifted for the spring semester for students interested in changing rooms. Additionally, if not every bed is assigned in your room, you have the option of contracting for a "buyout", securing the room only for yourself by paying an additional prorated cost.  A room buyout is the creation of revised room occupancy (based on availability) and is in effect for the remainder of the spring semester only. For more information about either process, or to initiate either a room change or room buyout, please speak with your Residence Hall Director.


The Spring 2017 housing application will be available starting Oct.15. Current residents do not need to reapply.