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New Student Housing

Welcome to on-campus living at the Mount! New students have several options available when applying for housing, including several Themed Housing Communities. The Residence Life staff makes all efforts to accommodate housing requests from incoming students, but we are unable to guarantee new students will receive a housing assignment in any particular housing community.

Housing Options for First-Year Students

*Students may only apply for one of the following options

Apply for Housing

All new students interested in living on campus for the 2018 fall semester will need to apply for housing through the Mount's Symplicity Residence Housing System. The housing applications for freshmen and transfer students will be available online starting May 30, 2018.

To apply, use your Mount email and password to login into the Symplicity Residence Housing System. All incoming new students will receive their Mount email and password in their personal email after they have paid their deposit with the university.

→ Get instructions on how to complete the housing application
→ Get instructions on requesting a specific roommate or finding a roommate match
→ Get information regarding Special Accommodations Housing

Important Dates for New Student Housing Applications

May 30, 2018-Mount St. Mary's University Symplicity Residence System opens for registration
June 30, 2018-New Student Housing Application and Roommate Preferences due by 11:55 p.m.
June 30, 2018-Special Accommodations Housing Forms Due for New Students

Housing Assignments

Students' official housing assignments and roommate information will be sent to their Mount email account in August 2018.

If you log into Portal and see your placement as "Basil Hall 999," please note that this is only a place holder and NOT your actual assignment for the fall semester. This information will be changed when your housing assignment has been finalized in August.

New Student Housing Options

General Housing

General Housing will be in Sheridan Hall, Pangborn Hall, Bradley Hall and areas of the Terrace Complex. Students who choose this option will be assigned randomly to one of these buildings. These areas are home to mainly freshman students. Transfer students are assigned housing based on their class year.

Honors Housing

The Honors Living-Learning Community offers the opportunity for members of the Honors program to continue their collaborative learning experiences in a relaxed residential setting. Students are able to pursue a range of academic and social activities with like-minded colleagues. At the same time, they will develop strong friendships through common goals, classes, conversation and fun. Freshman students residing in Honors Housing will be placed in Sheridan Hall.

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Summit Living is primarily a holistic wellness community in which all aspects of one's mental, physical and spiritual health are managed. Summit Living is a drug and alcohol free community composed of a supportive group of like-minded individuals with a drive to succeed. This living area is meant to be more than just a place where students live, but also a place where educates students can grow in whatever way they choose. Summit residents are mature individuals who are challenged to take an active role in their on-campus life, and in an effort to assist residents along their path to leadership and responsibility. They will be deeply encouraged to invent independent programs that enrich their community, and not to rely on others to shape their social activities. In this way Summit Living is a close-knit community and offers many exciting hall activities, contests and interesting volunteer opportunities. Freshman students residing in Summit Living will be notified of their building placement when they receive their assignment in August. The location for freshmen Summit Living will likely be Sheridan Hall, however this may change based on the number of students interested in this housing option.

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