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Housing Selection and Requirements

Living on campus can be one of the best experiences of a college student's life. The focus of our student living program is to complement one's formal classroom education by offering students the "total college experience" for personal growth and development.

All incoming first-year students are required to live in College residence halls for their first two years, unless residing at home with their legal parent or guardian who live within a 30 mile radius. All transfer students are required to have lived on a campus for 4 semesters. This means incoming second year transfers are required to reside on campus unless residing at home with their legal parent or guardian.

Welcome to Utica College!  You are now about to become a member of our residential community. It is our hope that your experience within the residence halls is more than just a place to lay your head after classes. We hope that you will involve yourself as an active member of this community in order to help us maintain a positive, safe, and worthwhile residential experience.

Housing Selection Process for Fall 2021

Due June 1, 2021 at 5 p.m.

  • Step 1: Fill out the Housing Agreement
  • Step 2: Fill out your Housing Preference Form 
  • Step 3: Create a MooseMatch Profile to browse for other students who are looking for a roommate and/or to submit a roommate request(s).  Please note: these requests cannot be guaranteed depending on space availability but the Assistant Director for Student Living will work to try and accommodate as many new student roommate requests as possible.
  • Step 4 (if necessary): Any student requesting a medical accommodation should contact the Office of Learning Services prior to June 1, 2021.

Students will be able to view their room assignment beginning on Thursday, July 1, 2021.

Important Documents & Links

New Student Housing Information

Housing Agreement

Housing Preference Form

Room Assignment

New International Students are placed in housing assignments by the Interim Director for Student Living and are assigned to the Global Village based on availability. International Students only need to fill out the Housing Agreement

Welcome Back to Utica College!  Below is information that will help you as a residential student returning to campus.

Housing Selection Process for Fall 2021

  • Beginning on February 1, 2021: 
    • Step 1: Pay the $200 Housing Deposit.  
      • Housing Deposits can be paid via cash, check, or by credit card in the Center for Student Success or on your BannerWeb account.
      • If you wish to ask for an extension beyond the deposit deadline, you must contact or meet with Marissa Finch, Interim Director of Student Living, via email at mmfinch@utica.edu, by April 1, 2021.  If an extension is granted, you will have until May 1st to provide the full deposit payment.
    • Step 2: Fill out the Housing Agreement 
  • Between March 1, 2021 and April 9, 2021 at 5:00 PM complete the following steps:
    • Step 3: Fill out the Housing Application
      • This form should be completed by 1 person for the whole group.
      • If you do not have a group please reach out to Marissa Finch via email to discuss options.
    • Step 4 (if necessary): Any student requesting a medical accommodation should contact the Office of Learning Services prior to April 1, 2021.
  • Marissa Finch will email all individuals in your group on April 15, 2021.  
    • This email will include:
      • Your Selection Time
      • The type of housing that your group is eligible to select for based on the total points of all individuals in your group. 
      • Information on how to select housing assignments.
  • April 19, 2021- April 20, 2021
    • Students will select their housing assignments for Fall 2021.

Important Documents and Links

Returning Student Housing Selection Process

Finding the Right Housing Option

Returning Student Housing Selection FAQ

Housing Agreement

Housing Application

Room Assignment

Special Interest Housing Application

Graduate students are allowed to apply for on-campus housing.  To apply, please fill out the housing agreement located under the Housing Assignment Timeline.  Graduate students are placed in housing assignments by the Assistant Director for Student Living.  Graduate Students may place your name on the single room waiting list. To do so, please refer to the Residential Waiting List section of the Policies, Processes, and Forms section at the bottom of this this page.

Important Documents & Links

Housing Agreement

Room Assignment

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