On-Campus Undergraduate Housing
Online Applications for FALL 2018 - SPRING 2019 Available Now!
Housing at UAF is in high demand, so apply early! Students who wish to live in undergraduate housing should apply at least one month prior to the move-in date. Applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis; there is no guarantee that space will be available. To apply for housing, students must be enrolled in at least six (6) semester credits. UAF encourages all students to apply for admission before applying for housing.
Step by step instructions for incoming first year students.
Step by step instructions for incoming student who are not first year students.
Make sure you know your acasemic dates and deadlines.
The cost of housing varys depending on the type of room and building you choose to live in.
Information About Applying for Housing
Read all the instructions before applying. Log onto UAOnline using your student username and password. After logging into UAOnline Follow the path > Student Services & Account Information > Campus Housing, Dining and Post Office Link > UAF Link > Applications and Forms > Select the Housing Application (based on your incoming status non first year or first year) and Submit.
1) Sign Housing and Dining Agreement
2) Answer Housing Questions
3) Hall/Room Type Preferences
4) Pay $355.00 Housing Deposit and Application Fee
5) Next Steps and Receipt
If you are under 18 or cannot pay your housing deposit/application fee with a credit card, you cannot use our online application system, please call 907-474-7247 to get access to our paper housing application. Have the credit card ready you plan to pay your housing deposit ($315.00, refundable) and application fee ($40.00, non-refundable) with. Please note: If you fulfill your housing agreement and do not have any outstanding fees on your UA account when you move out, this credit card will have the deposit credited back to it.
Do you have a preferred roommate? After you submit a housing application, you will be able to match yourself to a preferred roommate. Ensure your requested roommate has submitted a housing application. Follow the path of logging into UAOnline > Student Services & Account Information > Campus Housing, Dining, and Post Office Link > UAF Link > Room Selection > Roommate/Suitemate and request your intended roommate (they will be sent an email that they have been requested as a roommate). Your intended roommate will confirm your request. You are now matched.
- Incoming first year students can only be matched with incoming first year students.
- Only matched requests will be considered
- Roommate preferences are not guaranteed and are subject to room availability.
- Roommates need to be matched by July 2, 2018 to be considered.
Assignments are made based upon the student’s application complete date (earliest first). If you are matched with a roommate, assignments will be based on application complete date and hall preferences of the group creator. Hall preferences will be reviewed in the order listed on a student's application. Assignments will be made based on room availability. Assignment letters with check-in instructions will be emailed to your preferred email address as designated on UAOnline. Housing assignments and roommate contact information can be found on my MyHousing home page. Room floor plans can be found on the hall pages.
Monthly Rent or Semester Room Charges, Check-out Charges, ect.:
The Cashier’s Windows of the Office of the Bursar on the 1st floor of Signers’ Hall, Monday-Friday, 8 am-4:30 pm, or Wednesdays, 10 am-4:30 pm. (please specify that your payment is for Housing).
UAF Office of the Bursar
PO Box 757640
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7640
Note: A $30 charge and a hold will be placed on your account for returned checks. This will prevent you from registering, viewing grades, receiving transcripts and from graduation activity.
Students can make payments 24 hours a day, seven days a week, on-line. Log onto UAOnline to pay with all major credit cards or a checking account. Please note that a 2.75% ($3 minimum) transaction fee will be applied to all credit and debit card transactions. If you are paying with a debit card or have a daily limit on your credit card, contact your bank to tell them you are paying university tuition and fees to ensure your card won’t be declined.
Contact the Bursar’s Office for UAF banking information at 907-474-7384. Ensure the financial institution references the student name and ID number so we can apply the payment to the right person. Please allow at least two weeks for the wire transfers to post to your student account.
While we encourage all students to apply for admission to UAF, acceptance to UAF is not required to apply for housing. Once you have applied for housing, additional campus forms and information are available through Admissions.
EXPLORE YOUR HOUSING OPTIONS
All UAF residence halls, with the exemption of the Sustainable Village, require residents to purchase a meal plan. Please contact Dining Services at 907-474-6661, for dining application availability. If a student does not apply for a dining plan, they will automatically be assigned the default meal plan. Graduate students, regardless of their hall assignment, are not required to purchase a meal plan.
UPDATING APPLICATIONS, HALL/ROOM PREFERENCES, ROOMMATES OR HOUSING CANCELLATIONS
You may update your preferences (application questions, Hall/Room or roommate) at any time until July 2, 2018. This will NOT change your application complete date. Do not wait for friends to apply together, go ahead and submit your application as soon as you are admitted to the university.
If you would like to cancel you housing application, please submit a housing cancellation form found here. You may forfeit your deposit and may be subject to room fees. Please see your housing agreement for details.
Advantages to living on campus
|Off-Campus Apartment||Residence Hall|
|Monthly utility bills to pay.||No keeping track of when the bills are due. One payment takes care of everything.|
|Ramen Noodles and pizza are good, but not for 16 weeks in a row. Grocery shopping.||Chartwells’ dining options offer you three entrees at every meal and a variety of locations and cuisine with no grocery shopping. Plus, Residence Hall kitchenettes are available if you want to be your own gourmet.|
|Buy a washer and dryer or … visiting the Laundromat and save all your quarters.||Residence Hall's have clean and FREE laundry facilities right in your residence hall.|
|Struggling to study?||Study groups and academic tutors dedicated to students in the EDGE Halls, Skarland Hall and Moore Hall.|
|Boredom and detached from campus life.||An entire hall filled with students to make into new friends, plus intramural sports, mud volleyball, bonfires, floor parties, and more.|
|Pay for Internet service.||You have the University’s high speed connection, Wi-Fi in many areas on campus and in the comfort of your own room.|
|Can’t afford a fancy gym memberships.||Student Recreation Center (SRC) boasts three multi-purpose courts, weight room, fitness studio, indoor climbing wall, running track, and cardiovascular equipment are all housed inside. Plus there's the Patty Center with an ice arena, basketball courts, racquetball courts, and a pool.|