Housing Timeline & Important Dates


To apply for housing:

2021-2022 (Spring 2022 contract will be available in October.)
  1. Be fully admitted to UNK
  2. Application opens on Wednesday January 20th for new student.  The application for current students opens February 1st. 
  3. Log into your MyBLUE account
  4. Click on "Tools"
  5. Select "Campus Housing"
  6. Select the Residence Hall Contract.
  7. Complete Profile and Roommate Questions
  8. Select your preferred community.  See details at unk.edu/communities
  9. Select your housing preference 
  10. Select meal plan
  11. Contract complete! Roommate matching and community placement confirmed in April-May.

For more information on roommate and room selection please refer to the timeline below. 

Loper Checklist - Roommate Selection April 2021

View tips and step by step instructions to search and select a roommate.



New Student Dates - Academic Year 2021-2022

January 20, 2021

New Student Housing Application opens in MyBlue

Select dining plan, indicate room style and LLC preferences, and sign the contract. 

April 2021

Confirm Community Preference

April 26, 2021

Roommate Selection Opens

May 16, 2021

Roommate Selection Closes

June 2021

Room Assignment confirmation by email

May 17, 2021

Loft Rentals Open: Early Bird Loft Rental May 17-June 30> $140.00. After July 31, rental orders are not guaranteed if limited supply and may not be installed prior to move-in.   

Current Resident Housing Sign-Up Dates - Academic Year 2021-2022

February 1 2021

Returning Student Housing Application opens in MyBlue

March, 2021

Room Assignment confirmation by email

May 16, 2021

Roommate Selection Closes

Housing Sign-Up Dates  For all Students - Academic Year 2021-2022

May 31, 2021

Deadline to cancel without fees and partial room and board assessed

Contract cancellations must be sent via email by the student to housing@unk.edu by 11:59 PM CDT.