Housing Application Information

How to Apply for Housing

  1. Apply and Gain Admission to SMC
  2. Log In to the Housing Portal to Begin the Application
  3. Sign the Residence Life Agreement
  4. Fill Out the Application
    • Detailed application instructions may be found here: Housing Application Instructions
    • You do not have to complete the application in one setting. You may leave the application at any point and complete it later. Your work will be saved.
  5. Pay the Non-refundable, $75 Application Fee
  6. Submit Your Application
  7. After Receiving Confirmation of Your Application, Log Back In to the Portal to Complete Your Profile 
    • Complete your roommate profile and update your emergency contact information. 
    • You may also log back in to select a roommate and a room during the Roommate Selection phase (see important dates). View instructions for how to select a room here; view instructions for how to select a roommate here.

Apply for Campus Housing

Important Dates

Fall Housing Deadlines
Task Date
Residence Life Applications Due:
(Applications may be submitted after this date, but availability will be limited)
May 15
Room and Roommate Selection (self-selection):  May 15-June 15
Room Assignments (for those who did not self-select): Beginning June 15
Deadline to Be Registered for Fall Classes:
(for residence life students only)
July 15
Housing Fees Due:  July 15
Fall Tuition and Fees Due:  July 15
Cancellation Deadline:  August 15 by 8 a.m.
Fall Move-in:  August 25, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Classes Begin:  September 3
Fall Move-out: 
(for students who didn't request Winter Break housing)
December 14 by 1 p.m.
Spring Housing Deadlines
Task  Deadline
Deadline to Be Registered for Spring Classes:
(for residence life students only) 
December 1
Spring Housing and Tuition and Fees Due:  December 1
Cancellation Deadline: December 1 by 8 a.m.
Residence Life Applications Due (New Students):
(Applications may be submitted after this date, but availability will be limited) 
January 1
Spring Move-in: January 12
Spring Move-out:  May 4