Apply for Housing

  • All students are required to pay a non-refundable $350.00 Residence Hall Deposit.
  • The Fall Housing Application will be available by February 15.
  • The Spring Housing Application will be available by October 15.

All First-Year and New Students

Applications for housing for first year & new students are due May 1 (Fall applicants) and December 1 (Spring applicants). Visit How To Apply for Housing for instructions on how to begin the Housing Application process.

Returning Resident Students

For Fall Housing, current resident students who plan to return to housing for the following academic year have the opportunity to select their room and roommate during the Room Selection Process. Only residents that pay their residence hall deposit by the established deadline will be able to participate in Keep My Room Day or Priority Room Selection Day.

Late depositing residents will only be able to participate in the General Room SelectionAfter General Room Selection ends (June 1), residents may still apply for housing, however, based on availability, a room and roommate is selected for you.

Commuter & Study Abroad Students

For Fall Housing, current FDU commuter & study abroad students who are interested in on-campus housing for the academic year are able to participate in the Room Selection Process, only if they are being pulled into a room, as a roommate, with a current resident. All applicants must meet the Housing Application and Deposit deadline in order to participate in either Keep My Room Day or Priority Room Selection Day. Otherwise, both (or all three students, if the room is a triple) students are only able to select a room during the General Room Selection period.

Current FDU commuter & study abroad students who are not eligible to participate in Keep My Room Day or Priority Room Selection, will have the opportunity to select their room and roommate during the General Room Selection.

For Spring Housing, current FDU commuter & study abroad students who are interested in on-campus housing apply for housing via MyHousing.

Housing Modification Requests

Students with disabilities that require a specific type of housing assignment to ensure equal access to the housing program may request a housing modification by submitting a Housing Modification Request Form for Students with Disabilities.

Ready, Set, Apply !!!

Before You Apply, click Before You Apply For Housing.

How to Apply for Housing, click How To Apply For Housing.

Requesting a Roommate

How to Request a Roommate, click Requesting a Roommate.

For Inquiries & Assistance With Online Application

Please email metrohousing@fdu.edu

Assignment of, and requests for, roommates shall be in accordance with the University’s Policy on Prohibited Discrimination, Harassment and Related Misconduct. Therefore, the University will not accept roommate requests, or make roommate assignments, based on, for example, national origin, race ethnicity, religion, age, disability, or sexual orientation. However, the University reserves the right to use age, sex or gender in making room assignments, as permitted by law.

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.

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.  

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.