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Housing Sign-Up for First-Year and Transfer Students

Find out more about housing selection and important dates to bookmark so you don't miss out on #LifeAtCentral.

2024-2025 academic year housing selection

After being admitted and paying your enrollment reservation deposit, you'll be sent an email to your CMICH account beginning in January 2024 containing our Residential Community Living Guide that contains important housing information.

You're three easy steps away from your new home at CMU! Please read the following steps carefully to understand the online housing sign-up process.

The housing application will open in January 2024. Check your CMICH email beginning in January 2024 for our Residential Community Living Guide with important housing information.

Log into with your CMU global ID and password. If you do not remember your global ID or password, contact the CMU Help Desk at 989-774-3662.

In the housing application, you'll select your meal plan, fill out a lifestyle profile and create roommate groups. All steps can be revisited in the application.

To defer/postpone, please email with your name and student ID number.

To pay by electronic check or credit card, log into using your global ID and password and select View/Pay my Bill.

Please allow 48 hours from the date of application for the first housing charge to appear on your account.

You'll receive an email to your CMICH account in May with detailed instructions about how to select your housing assignment in your online housing application.