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
    • Use the credentials you received on your acceptance letter to sign in to the portal.
  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 2020 Housing Deadlines
Residence Life Applications Due:
(Applications may be submitted after this date, but availability will be limited)
May 31, 2020
Room and Roommate Selection (self-selection):  May 15-June 1, 2020
Room Assignments (for those who did not self-select): Beginning June 1, 2020
Deadline to Be Registered for Fall Classes:
(for residence life students only)
July 15, 2020
Housing Fees Due:  July 15, 2020
Fall Tuition and Fees Due:  August 1, 2020
Cancellation Deadline:  August 15, 2020 by 8 a.m.
Ferris Student Fall Move-in:  TBA
Fall Move-in:  August 30, 2020 12-5 p.m.
Classes Begin:  September 8, 2020
Fall Move-out: 
(for students who didn't request Winter Break housing)
December 19, 2020 by 1 p.m.
Spring 2021 Housing Deadlines
Task Deadline
Deadline to Be Registered for Spring Classes:
(for residence life students only) 
December 1, 2020
Spring Housing and Tuition and Fees Due:  December 1, 2020
Cancellation Deadline: December 1, 2020 by 8 a.m.
Residence Life Applications Due (New Students):
(Applications may be submitted after this date, but availability will be limited) 
January 1, 2021
Spring Move-in: January 7, 2021
Spring Move-out:  May 1, 2021