Apply for Housing

Congratulations on choosing on-campus housing at the University of Nevada, Reno!  To apply for housing, you must complete these items first:

  • Apply to the University to receive your NSHE student identification number (or NSHE ID).  Please allow 24-48 hours to receive your NSHE ID. Make sure you log into MyNevada regularly and complete all items on the "To Do List"
  • Keep your NSHE ID for your records. You will need it to complete your application
  • Review our Housing and Dining Options

Complete your Housing Application in 8 Simple Steps:

  1. Review Our License Agreement
  2. Review Your Student Personal Data Information
  3. Select Your Roommate & Assignment Preferences
  4. Select Your Building Preferences & Dining Options: Choose a Meal Plan and your top three (3) Building Preferences
  5. Read and Agree to the Terms & Conditions
  6. Read the Info Before Payment section
  7. Submit Your Initial Payment: A $325 initial payment is required to submit the application
  8. Review & Submit: Does each section look correct? If yes, submit your application to complete the process.  If a section needs to be revised, please do so by returning to that step to make your changes.  SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION and you're done!


    **Eligible students may also use this link to access the Meal Plan Only Application.

Room Assignments

By JUNE 15, you must do the following:

  • Submit a Guarantor Form (any student under 18 at the time of application submission, must submit this form)
  • Make sure you log into MyNevada regularly and complete all items on the "To Do List"
  • Provide verification of CURRENT Meningococcal vaccination. For more information regarding immunization requirements, please visit the Academic Central FAQ webpage. 
  • Make a second payment of $175
  • Enroll in 12 credits (the University recommends 15 credits per semester to graduate in four years)

Important Information & Dates

  • The License Agreement encompasses the entire academic year or remainder, thereof
  • For the best chance of being assigned to the hall of your choice or with a requested roommate you need to apply by February 1
  • Applications received after February 1 will be assigned to halls on a space available basis. Note: a Wait List may be started any date after February 1st due to high demand for on-campus living.
  • Assignments are made for new students in the order in which their applications and initial payment are received.
  • If you are interested in living in a Living Learning Community, you must also complete a Living Learning Community Application
  • Visit the Important Dates webpage for more information