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Housing Overview

The Office of Residence Life is proud of the many housing options available for our new and returning students! Living on campus is a great way to take advantage of all that JMU has to offer!

Housing Information

Why Live on Campus?
Living on campus has benefits that off campus housing just can't rival such as location, convenience, safety, amenities and engagement!

Info for First Year Students
First year students who begin in the fall semester are guaranteed housing for the academic year. Explore housing options that are available for first year students. First year students that join JMU in the spring will be housed only for the spring semester.

Info for Transfer Students
We are pleased to offer housing for incoming spring transfer students! Learn about residential housing options for transfer students.

Info for Upperclass Students
It's already time to think about where to live for next year, and ORL has space for students who want to live on campus!

Housing Contracts
Learn about housing contracts.

Online Room Selection
Returning students with a housing contract for the upcoming academic year have the opportunity to select their room. Find out how.

Room Changes
How to request a room change.

Special Requests
How to request a contract release or housing accommodations for a medical issue or disability.

Residential Learning Communities
Participating in a Residential Learning Community provides students with the unique opportunity to live and take classes with a small group of students who share similar interests.

Summer Housing
How to request residential housing during summer session.