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Interested in returning to the residence halls next year?  You’ll first have  to register for Returning Student Housing January 13-19 to participate in this process. You’ll be able to browse from available rooms with no obligation to sign a contract. Spaces are limited, and housing for returning students is not guaranteed.


Any undergraduate student who currently resides within Michigan Housing and will be enrolled in classes for Fall 2022-Winter 2023.  Students who currently reside off-campus are welcome to participate in the Late Room Selection process occurring after Spring Break.


Spaces are limited, mostly with a mix of  single rooms and suites. No apartment spaces will be offered this year. Double rooms with a preferred roommate are limited.


  • STEP 1: Register online via the M Housing business portal

  • STEP 2: Follow the process for the type of room you want

  • STEP 3: Submit your contract


Date Process
Jan 5 (Wed) Classes begin
Jan 6 (Thu) 5-8 person suite forms available
Theme Housing Applications available
Jan 13 (Thu) Registration opens for Returning Resident Housing Via the Housing Portal
By Jan 17 (Mon) 5-8 person suite forms due to the Housing Information Office. See directions on form for more information.
Theme Housing Applications due
Jan 19 (Wed) Registration for Returning Resident Housing Via the Housing Portal closes.
Jan 24-26, 2022 (Mon-Wed) Contracts issued for MLCs, Theme Communities and other assignments
Jan 27-28, 2022 (Thu-Fri) Honors/RC self selection
Jan 28 (Fri) MLCs, Theme and other assignments contracts due by 11:59 PM
Feb 2-4, 2022 (Wed-Fri) General Housing Self-Selection Process (singles, doubles)
Feb 4, 2022 (Fri) General Housing Self-Selection Process contracts due by 11:59 PM
Feb 7-9, 2022 (Mon-Wed) Waitlist process for students who have submitted contracts
Thursday, Feb 17, 12-3pm Beyond the Diag off-campus housing fair
Feb 26-Mar 7, 2022 Spring Break
Mar 10, 2022 (Thurs) Late Room Selection (residents who missed regular process and off-campus students wanting to move on campus for fall)


The returning resident process begins in January. When registration opens, you’ll find a registration link on this page to the Housing Student Business Portal. Fill out and submit the registration form. That is how you let us know that you’d like to live on campus and that you’d like a selection time to choose a room. 

After registration closes, you will receive an email with your randomly generated selection time. (Your selection time is the time when you can log in and choose from the available rooms.) 

On the day of your selection time, log in and select from the available rooms. In order to choose from the widest selection, log in as close as possible to your appointed selection time.

There is no guarantee of room availability.


The Roommate Finder is open during registration. If you find a roommate via Roommate Finder, or you already have a roommate in mind, both you and your proposed roommate need to request each other on the registration form—by name and UMID number. You will be issued the same selection time. At your selection time, go online to look at options, agree upon the open room you both want, and both of you select it. Don’t forget: each student must select a space in the room.


Whether you select a room or we assign your room, your contract will be due within 24 hours of selection/notification. Each student needs to submit their individual contract on time, even if they are sharing a room or suite.


We have a limited number of singles, doubles, triples and suites available for returning students. You’ll find specific information for each option below.  Some information will not be available until early January.

If you live in a Theme Community or Michigan Learning Community, would like to live in Martha Cook or Henderson House, or have a medical or chronic health accommodation need, please see the “Specific Housing Options” section below for additional information.

Single or Double Rooms

More information about availability will be provided in January.  We anticipate the majority of single and double rooms will be available in Stockwell and North Quad. There will be some rooms available in Betsy Barbour, Helen Newberry, Martha Cook and Bursley Hall.

Triple Rooms

A limited number of triples are available and are assigned by housing staff. When filling out your registration form, you and your proposed roommates should indicate that you’d like to live in a triple. You should request each other as roommates on the form.


If you would like to apply for a suite, be sure to register by the date indicated in General Overview above. Then work with your intended roommates to complete the suite request form below. We can only consider forms that are filled out completely  (including signatures) and turned in to the Housing Office by noon on January 17


Gender Inclusive Housing

If you are interested in being placed in a gender inclusive housing space, please complete the Gender Inclusive Housing at Michigan form . For questions please contact

Henderson House

Prospective residents interested in living in Henderson House must attend one informational session hosted in the house. More information regarding information sessions will be posted in early January.

International Impact

Honors Program

There are a limited number of rooms reserved for returning Honors students in Honors Housing. You will receive an email with a selection time slot prior to January 27. This time slot is the only opportunity you will have to select your own room in Honors Housing.

Martha Cook

Are you interested in being part of an outstanding community of undergraduate and graduate women in residence at the Martha Cook Building? You are invited to attend an information session on Tuesday, January 11, 7:00-8:00 p.m. Please RSVP/Register here. If you are not able to attend and would like to learn more about Martha Cook or have questions please email

Returning Martha Cook residents: talk with the Martha Cook staff about the registration process.

Medical or Health Conditions

We wish for every student to secure housing that allows them to be successful at the University of Michigan.

Some students may have received medical, health, or disability-related accommodations within the residence halls as part of their transition to campus. Please note this does not guarantee the availability of on-campus housing for additional years at the University of Michigan. Options in the second-year and beyond are limited for all students.

Returning residents may self-select a room of their choosing based on availability. 

If you have an eligible disability that you have not previously reported that you believe requires a housing accommodation, please report this to

All residents, including those requesting placement based on medical need, must register between January 13 – January 19.  More information about the health and disability accommodation process can be found here: Additional Living Options

Michigan Learning Communities (MLCs)

If you are in an MLC, speak to your program staff about available space in the community and follow the returning resident process indicated by your community. Students interested in the Global Scholars Program should review the information available here.

Residential College (RC)

If you are returning to the RC, second-year students are required to live on campus. You will receive an email with a selection time prior to January 27. This time slot is the only opportunity you will have to select your own room. If you are a returning second-year RC student and you do not select a room, you will be assigned a room.

Second-Year Experience (SYE)

More information will be coming in January. Learn more about Theme programming, expectations and the Second-Year Experience by visiting the Second Year Experience page.