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Spring Only Housing Application

We're glad you're looking to join the AU residential community for the spring 2022 semester! On this page you'll learn about the process to request housing for the spring semester.

  • The spring housing application is available between October 13, 2021 and January 14, 2022 on your AU Housing Portal.
  • Students who complete a housing application after December 1 may not receive a housing assignment until the University re-opens from winter break on January 3, 2022.
  • All communication regarding spring housing will be sent to your AU e-mail address.
  • All students applying for spring housing are subject to the housing cancellation fee schedule as listed in the 2021-2022 Housing License Agreement.
  • Academic year housing costs are available on our Academic Year Rates page.
Application & Assignment Dates
If you apply by: You will receive your assignment by:

November 1, 2021

November 17, 2021

December 1, 2021

December 15, 2021

December 2, 2021 or later Assignments shared on a rolling basis and based on availability

New Students Joining American University in Spring 2022

  • New first-year students and transfer students must first complete a housing deposit with the Office of Admissions to recieve access to the housing application.
  • New first-year and transfer students are guaranteed housing for the spring semester, provided that all application deadlines are met.
  • The priority deadline to submit the housing application is Wednesday, December 1, 2021.

Returning Students: Studying Abroad or on a Leave of Absence for the Fall 2021 Semester

  • Students who participated in study abroad in fall 2021 are guaranteed housing for the spring semester, provided that all application deadlines are met.
  • Students returning from a leave of absence during the fall 2021 semester are not guaranteed housing but are encouraged to apply if interested in living on-campus.
  • Students commuting to campus for the fall 2021 semester are not guaranteed housing but are encouraged to apply if interested in living on-campus.
  • The priority deadline to submit the housing application is Monday, November 1, 2021.

Can I request a roommate who is living on-campus for the fall semester?

  • Yes, you will have an opportunity to request to live with a fall resident if a vacancy exists in their room for the spring semester.

Key Dates

Applications open: October 13, 2021

Returning Student Priority Applications Due: November 1, 2021*

New Student Priority Applications Due: December 1, 2021*

Application closes: January 14, 2022

*Also the priority deadline to apply for ASAC and CDI accomodations. Full details on the housing application.