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Housing Application/Contract

Welcome to RU's Residence Life program! If you have reached this Residence Life Application & Contract page, you are ready to apply for housing.  Read the following first before submitting your application. 

  1. The housing application is a combined application and contract that you are signing.  Read through the Contractual Terms and Conditions completely prior to submission because this is a contract.  

  2. Students who are looking for Fall only housing are eligible to apply if they meet the following criteria to cancel their contract: December graduation candidate, student teaching in spring semester, spring study abroad, or successful participation in the 2 1/2 year pre-pharmacy program. All students must complete an academic year contract.  

  3. When you apply for housing, you will be able to select your building and room preferences as well as search for roommates.Requests for roommates, room types, buildings, and lifestyle preferences are not guaranteed. We will do our best to accommodate these requests.

  4. If you are a new student to Roosevelt you will need to submit a $500 housing deposit within 15 business days of submitting your Application & Contract  Your Application and Contract will be cancelled if the $500 housing deposit is not received in full. If you are a continuing student you do not need to pay an additional $500 housing deposit.

You are ready to apply for housing. To complete the housing application log into RU Access. You will find the Housing Application & Contract and be able to submit your housing deposit.  PRINT OUT your Application & Contract for your records. 


In RU Access your will be asked for your user ID and PIN.  Your User ID is your nine-digit Roosevelt ID number and your  initial password includes the letters RU, your birth date in a six digit format (month-month-day-day-year-year) and an exclamation point (!). Example: if your birth date is April 1, 1990, then RU040190! is your password. You will choose a new password after you log in for the first time.

Housing Contract Availability

  • Fall 2015 contract is now live