Apply for Housing
All Incoming First-Year and New Students
New students to Fairleigh Dickinson University receive housing information upon their admission to the University with their Admissions Acceptance Package from the Office of Admissions (Undergraduate Admissions, Graduate Admissions, or International Admissions). A Residence Hall Deposit of $350 is required of all new resident students. Applications and Residence Hall Deposits for new students are due May 1 for Fall applicants and December 1 for Spring applicants.
Returner Student Housing at Florham
All resident students are required to pay the $350 Residence Hall deposit at Make a Payment. Applications and deposits for returning resident students are due April 1 in order to be eligible for Housing Selection.
All students must apply for housing using our online application via MyHousing.
Applying for housing is simple. Please follow the 2 step process below:
Create Your FDU NetID
In order for first-year and new students to access the online application and apply for on-campus housing on the Florham Campus, you will need to have an FDU NetID. If you are a New Student, you can create your FDU NetID at WebMail. Under “Webmail Account”, select “Request New NetID”.
IMPORTANT: After you create your FDU NetID, please wait 24 business hours before attempting to log-in to MyHousing to apply for housing. Your FDU NetID information must be pulled into the MyHousing system before you are able to access the site.
If you are having trouble creating a new FDU NetID, contact UTAC (University Technical Assistance Center) at (973) 443-8822 or FDUTAC@fdu.edu.
Submit Your Housing Deposit
All new and returning students must pay a nonrefundable $350 Residence Hall Deposit for each academic school year.
Pay Deposits Online at Payment Options
- Select “Use TouchNet” under Deposit Payments Only
- Select “Residence Hall Deposit Only”
- Submit Payment
Students Under the Age of 18
FDU students under the age of 18 must have a parent or legal guardian accept the Terms and Conditions of the Housing Contract on their behalf. In order to process an application, the following must be completed.
- During the application process, at the Emergency Contact section, students under the age of 18 must provide the name of the parent or legal guardian that will be signing the Housing Contract on their behalf.
- Upon completion of the Housing Application, the person indicated as the Emergency Contact will receive an email, at the email address provided by the student, with a link, prompting them to provide their electronic signature, on the Housing Contract, on behalf of the student.
- The Housing Application will not be processed until a parent or legal guardian provides their electronic signature on the Housing Contract.
FDU students 18 years or older will accept the Terms and Conditions of their contract by providing their electronic signature during the application process.
For Inquiries and Assistance With Online Application: please email FDUHousing@fdu.edu
Housing is assigned without regard to national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, creed, or sexual orientation.
We will do our best to accommodate housing selections, requests, and preferences; however, FDU retains final decision-making authority with respect to all housing accommodations. FDU may make changes or cancellations to help safeguard the health and safety of our community, including to accord with recommendations or requirements of governmental and public health authorities and other sources of best practices.
Off-site housing may be provided when on-campus spaces are filled. Students assigned to off-site housing are held to all Fairleigh Dickinson University policies unless otherwise noted in writing.
Office of Campus Life: Housing Office
285 Madison Avenue M-SCO-02
Madison, NJ 07940