How do I apply for housing?

The UCA Housing application is now online!

To apply:
1. Log into myUCA. (
2. Click the tab at the top labeled “MyUCA.”
3. Click the button that says “myHousing.”
4. Click on the Fall 2019 Freshmen tab.
5. This will log you into the UCA Housing Portal, you must log in via the page.
6. Click on the Application Tab and select “Start Here” from the drop-down menu.
7. Follow the application instructions presented to you on the website.
8. Pay the $100 deposit.


For Fall 2019 housing if you apply before

Freshmen Applying for Fall 2018
Students wishing to room together MUST choose the same residence hall in preferences.
October 15th, 2018 – February 14th, 2019
You will be able to go online and pick your own assignment on March 1st through March 8th.
February 15th, 2019 and after, you will be assigned on the 15th of the following month based on your preferences if available.


For students with roommate requests to be matched together, they must apply and be accepted into the same halls.  For Bear Hall, Baridon Hall, Short/Denney Hall, Arkansas Hall, and Hughes Hall all roommate matches must apply and be accepted into the same Residential College program. These Halls are reserved for the Living Learning Communities associated with each hall.  Please see the admissions criteria for each hall listed on their respective page.


All roommate requests received after February 14th cannot be guaranteed.
All roommate requests made in different priority periods cannot be guaranteed.

You will not be able to search for your roommate until they have completed their housing application.

Your roommate requests must accept your request in MyHousing before you are considered “matched”. Unmatched roommate groups will not be assigned together.


Residential College program acceptance takes priority. Specific roommate requests must be accepted into the same Residential College program to receive assignments together.


Roommate requests will be honored whenever possible.