For the Spring 2015 semester: We will assign students to their rooms in December. Notifications will begin shortly after rooms have been assigned.
For the 2015-2016 academic year: We will assign students to their rooms in June. Notifications will begin shortly after rooms have been assigned. More information about loft rentals, micro-fridge rentals etc. will be sent via email.
Bills are sent to the students during the second week of classes. Please visit Student Accounts for billing and due date information. You can pay your bill online via MyBLUE or in person at the Finance Office.
A $50 non-refundable processing fee must be sent to the Office of Residence Life with the housing contract. When you arrive to campus and check-in to your residence hall, you will pay a $30 Social Fund fee. Please see the UNK Student Handbook for a complete explanation of hall fees.
Roommate information is mailed in early to mid-summer for the upcoming academic year. *Please note: changes to room and roommate assignments cannot be made until after the first week of the fall semester.
The Board of Regents and the University of Nebraska at Kearney require all full-time students under the age of nineteen on the first day of fall semester to live on campus for one academic year; unless you qualify for an exemption. Click here to view/print the Housing Contract exemption and Appeal Form.
Students who break their housing contract during the academic year pay a $500 cancellation fee. Click here for current housing contract terms and conditions.
No room or roommate changes can be made during the first two week of each semester; after that these changes can be made by working with your hall director. NOTE: By federal law and University policy, room assignments and room changes cannot be made on the basis of race, color, religion, handicap, national or ethnic origin, or sexual orientation.
A specific roommate can be requested using the housing contract located on MyBLUE.
There are a limited number of designated private rooms on campus. Private rooms are not guaranteed and extremely unlikely to be available to new students at the beginning of the fall semester. We will do our best to accommodate your needs, but nothing can be guaranteed.
Guests may visit your room at any time. A resident may have an overnight guest of the same gender, provided the roommate approves and both the resident and guest adhere to the regulations that can be found in the Residence Life Policies.
On campus guest housing is not available for family/friends.
Yes, all students that live on campus are required to have a meal plan.
Meal plans can only be changed during the first week of classes. Please visit UNK Dining to change your meal plan.
No. Your personal property should be covered by your parents' insurance policy; if not, we strongly recommend that you take out your own personal property insurance.
Contact your Resident Assistant or Hall Director, who may be able to loan you a temporary replacement key(s) and fob. A lost key and/or fob charge may apply.
Room sizes vary, but most are approximately 16'x11'. More specific information can be found on each Hall Options Page.
Antelope/Nester Complex, Centennial Towers East (CTE), Centennial Towers West (CTW), Mantor, Men's, Randall, URN and URS.
Two twin beds, two desks with chairs, a dresser or closet space, window coverings, computer Ethernet ports and one cable TV outlet.
All beds are extra-long twin, 39" x 80", except for beds in Mantor Hall. These beds can be either regular twin, 39" x 75". We do have a limited number of extra-long twin beds for students that are not living in a room where they are provided. Please call the Office of Residence Life at 308-865-8519 for bed sizes or to be placed on the first-come, first-serve request list.
Yes, HD cable TV service is provided in your room.
Cable TV: HD cable TV is provided in your room for you. For maintenance on outlets, please contact your Hall Director to fill out a Work Request Form. For channel reception, contact the Information Technology Service Helpdesk 865-8363 or complete the Helpdesk Online Request Form.
Internet: If you have trouble connecting to the Internet or any other UNK online application (EASI, Blackboard), please contact the Information Technology help desk at 865-8363.
Information Technology Services sets guidelines for minimum machine requirements. Please see their website for more information.
Yes. Every student is provided with a UNK e-mail account through the UNK server. You will learn your e-mail address, and how to log on, during registration. Most University staff and faculty require that you use this provided e-mail service in order to get in contact with all students should the necessity arise. It is encouraged that you check your LoperMail once per day to make sure that you have up-to-date class, school closing, and residence hall information.
If you suspect you have bedbugs, please contact your Resident Assistant or Hall Director for assistance.