How to Apply for Housing

What Makes a Completed Application?

A completed application includes:

  1. Signed housing license agreement
  2. $350 prepayment
  3. Original Signed and Notarized Financial Guarantor Form (For applicants under the age of 18)
  4. Proof of Meningitis Vaccination on or after the sixteenth birthday and within the last five
    years (if first time living on campus at MTSU)

Please note: The housing prepayment is only fully refundable if the student is denied admission from MTSU. Please see housing cancellation policy for more information.

Apply Online

The Fall 2020-Spring 2021 Application and Spring 2020 Only Application are now open!

For your convenience, you can sign your license agreement and pay your prepayment online through the MT Housing Portal.

MT Housing Portal

Apply Using the Paper Application

If you wish to apply using the paper application, or are pending acceptance to MTSU, you may apply using the application link below and return it with the required Prepayment, Financial Guarantor Addendum and Proof of Meningitis to:

MTSU Housing and Residential Life
Middle Tennessee State University
Post Office Box 6
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

For summer housing, complete the application and license agreement (see links below) and return it with the required $175 prepayment fee to MTSU Housing and Residential Life, Middle Tennessee State University, Post Office Box 6, Murfreesboro, TN 37132.

Summer Application

To view current rates, click here.

While there is no “deadline” for housing applications, housing assignment priorities are based on the resident type (new or continuing) and the date of the completed application. Due to the demand for on-campus housing and limited amount of space available, the University is unable to guarantee housing for all students. Early applications are strongly encouraged. A submitted application indicates acceptance of the terms and conditions outlined in the Housing License Agreement. Please be aware that the agreement is for the full academic year, including both fall and spring semesters and that assignment to a specific building and type of room cannot be guaranteed. Student agrees to accept accommodations assigned, including overflow housing for single students or to cancel and accept prepayment forfeiture as outlined in the license agreement.

Meningococcal Vaccination Required

Effective July 1, 2013, the Tennessee General Assembly required ALL NEW students, at any public institution of higher learning in the State of Tennessee, who live in "ON-CAMPUS" student housing, to provide proof of adequate immunization against Meningococcal disease after their 16th birthday and within the last 5 years, before moving into any on-campus housing. Some exemptions exist for students who provide the appropriate medical or religious exemption form to Student Health Services. This requirement does not currently apply to students already living in on-campus housing or who have previously lived in MTSU's student housing. This requirement does not replace the Hepatitis B/Meningitis Waiver Form required by Health Services of all MTSU students living on or off campus. New incoming students living in on-campus housing will not have the option of refusing this immunization without providing Student Health Services with appropriately executed medical or religious exemptions. To ensure compliance, students are eligible for housing assignment contingent on proof of adequate immunization against Meningococcal disease. This means your application will be accepted but cannot be assigned until vaccination against the Meningococcal disease is confirmed by MTSU Student Health Services. All forfeitures apply as outlined in the Housing License Agreement.


Virtual Tour

Housing assignment information comes to MTSU email accounts, so check often.

  • Meningococcal vaccination required for room assignment.

    Click here for more information. Fax documentation to 615-898-5459 or email
  • Housing maintenance request call 615-898-4116 or Click here