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Application Requirements

To be eligible for on-campus housing:

  • New students must be accepted by the Office of Admissions and Student Financial Assistance at the University of Hartford.
  • Returning students must be in good academic standing in order to choose their room during the room selection period. 
  • Students must maintain full-time status, carrying at least 12 credit hours per semester.
  • Students must be compliant with State of Connecticut meningococcal meningitis regulations prior to moving into their housing assignment.

Assignments Process

  • Housing accommodations are assigned for the full academic year (September to May), excluding vacation periods and periods extending beyond 24 hours after an individual's last final examination of the semester.
  • Housing deposits from new students or room-reservation deposits from returning students must be received prior to initiating housing applications.
  • All assignments are completed on a first-come, first-served basis.

New Students:

  • Your housing deposit reserves a space in University housing.
  • If you decide to withdraw your housing application, you must notify the Admission Office by May 1. After the May 1 cancellation deadline, deposits will not be refunded.
  • Applicants who submit deposits after University housing is filled to capacity will be placed on a wait list in the order deposits are received.
  • If residence halls are filled, we reserve the right to place students temporarily in overflow accommodations until regular space is available.

Returning Students:

  • If you decide to withdraw from your housing agreement and want a refund of your security deposit, you must notify the Office of Residential Life in writing by July 1. After the July 1 deadline, deposits will not be refunded.
  • The room selection fee is nonrefundable.
  • Students must be registered for classes by the last day of the prior semester to retain their housing assignment.