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About Housing Application
Ready to become a Resident Lobo? Check out the information below to get started!
In order to qualify to live in our residence halls, you must be:
- Admitted to UNM-Albuquerque main campus
- Enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours during fall and spring semesters*
- Show reasonable progress toward the pursuit of a degree
- A $50 non-refundable registration fee will be charged to your student account at the time of registration.
- There is no deadline for registering, however it is recommended that you register as early as possible to obtain your preferred hall or roommate.
- You will need your UNM Net ID and password in order to log into the residency dashboard.
- Registering for 2019-2020 (Incoming Freshmen Fall 2019) or Requesting an Exception for the Freshman Residency Requirement: Enter the Residence Dashboard to get started. Visit our Freshman Residency Requirement page for more information on exceptions.
Housing Application Frequently Asked Questions
Yes. Completing your registration process for housing is a binding agreement. So please understand the obligations, penalties and cancellation policies before you sign. Your terms and conditions, cancellations policies and costs will be provided during your registration process.
Yes. There is a $50 non-refundable application fee.
Your registration fee will be conveniently billed directly to your student account. It is not necessary to pay it at the time of application.
We will contact you at a later date when your room selection period begins. Room selection is first-come, first-served. Please be sure to check your UNM email and your Residency Dashboard for those important dates!
Of Residence Life & Student Housing's total spaces, we have less than 200 single rooms available in our traditional halls and suites. These rooms are typically reserved for returning residents as well as ADA accessibility needs. Therefore, a very limited number of singles are available for freshmen. We encourage you to register as early as possible to select your room of choice. Our apartments in RVA and SRC are a great option, with the privacy of a single room and shared communal kitchen and living area.
Yes. You will be able to select your roommate at a later date after you register. We will provide you with information on when and how to select your roommate. Don't have a roommate? You will be able to identify one through the roommate selection process or we will place you with the best match indicated through a series of questions asked in your registration process.
No. Your preferences cannot be edited after submission, so please be careful when making your selections and be sure to review your registration before it is submitted. For specific questions or requests, please firstname.lastname@example.org. Not sure where you want to live yet? Explore our halls here or schedule a tour!
Yes. You can save your registration as a draft and return to it later. But don't forget to finish your registration!
If you are applying for multiple locations (such as Lobo Rainforest and Main Campus) please contact our assignments division directly at email@example.com.
Visit our Freshman Residency Requirement page for more information on requirements and exceptions.
Some information in our Residency Dashboard (such as name, address, etc.) is received via the Registrar's Office. Visit the Demographic Self Service (DSS) Website to make changes to your information.
Students Under 18
Students registering for housing under 18 years of age are required to provide a parent or guardian's signature. If you are under 18, please download a Parent Guarantor Form. After printing, submit the signed form by fax (505-277-4712), email or in person at the SRC Commons 24/7 Help Desk.
Meal Plan Options
First year residents living in the on-campus residence halls are required to choose a meal plan. Meal plans for returning residents are optional. To view the meal plan options or change an already selected meal plan, go to the Lobo Card website or visit their office in the Student Union Building.
Residence Life and Student Housing offers many options to meet your housing needs. From traditional rooms to apartments, our living styles are available to all students, including first year students. You may select up to three options on your housing registration. Learn more about our seven halls here or take a tour!