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Coronavirus Update

All classes have moved to a virtual environment and UCM has moved to a "work remote" status effective 6 p.m. March 29 through May 1.
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University Housing and Dining Services

** Remote Office Alert **

In an effort to safeguard the health and well-being of students and employees, starting 3/30/2020 University Housing office staff are working from home. Please email University Housing at, or call 660-543-4515 for assistance.


University Housing COVID-19 Update - Resident Return Information

UPDATE: We will notify students when we are able to continue the process for check-outs after May 1, 2020.  For those students in apartments or residence hall students currently residing with us:  If you wish to check out after March 29, please see email sent on March 29, 2020 from UCM University Housing.


Package Distribution Starting March 30, 2020

Mailing and Packages

Package Distribution Starting March 30, 2020


Mail for students residing on campus will be placed in mailboxes as we get mail from our warehouse.   There is a delay in processing due to COVID-19 safety measures.

Package notifications will be emailed to students as soon as we are able to distribute and you will be given a time frame.  We have  very limited time frames for distribution.


Distribution Times:

Tuesday/Thursday, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

  • Pick up will be at the front of South Ellis. The ramp entry which is closest to the overpass.
  • Only one door will be unlocked for you to enter the vestibule area.
  • Social distancing needs to be followed so if someone is in the vestibule area please wait outside.(on rainy days we will have something to assist with where you wait)
  • If you personally cannot come you MAY send someone else to get your package. We just need something in writing from you who is getting your package. (can be email to or a written note they hand us when getting your package)
  • We cannot handle other individual pick up times. The only exception is for extreme emergencies (medication, perishable food) These extreme requests need to be sent via email ( You will receive an email about how to handle these arrangements)

If you have left campus or are not here the options are:

A) If your package was received by US Postal Mail: we can forward it to the address you provided on your Forwarding address card or sent us by email.
B) If your package was sent by UPS or FedEx we cannot forward your package. We can only Return it to the Sender.
C) You package will remain here until you can get it. (not an option for perishable items)




About University Housing

University Housing provides residential experiences that empower students to become confident, successful, lifelong learners who are dedicated to service.

Living on campus is a great choice and an integral part of the complete college experience. With a broad spectrum of opportunities designed to complement your academic endeavors, you'll be part of a community where you can grow and experience life independently, yet have support to help you excel on campus. Plus, there's always something happening!

In support of UCM's Learning to a Greater Degree, UCM requires first-year and sophomore students under the age of 21 to reside on campus as part of a two-year residency requirement. Freshmen and sophomores are also required to have specified meal plans.

Discover Your Life on Campus



Housing-Sign up/Re-application

All information and details on applying to live in residence halls or apartments.

Find More Information Here

You can also sign up for housing via MyCentral


Spring 2020 Move In

Students returning to housing for spring 2020 may come back starting at 12 pm on Sunday, January 12, 2020.  Apartment residents may come and go as they wish per contracts.

Students who are NEW to living on campus for spring 2020 may start moving in at their building starting at 8 am on Sunday, January 12, 2020.

View Important Dates for Housing


Gender Inclusive Housing (GIH)/Safe and Inclusive Living SHIP

UCM Housing provides gender inclusive/Safe and Inclusive Living Special Housing Interest Program to have an environment that is welcoming and embracing of all gender identities as well as those students serving as allies to the LGBTQIA Community.  

Find Application Details Here

Find other information on our Special Housing Interest Programs (SHIPS) here!



Follow Us on Social Media!

Stay engaged and informed with Housing deadlines as well as involvement opportunities.  Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter


Housing Viewbook

Feel free to check out our Residence Hall Living and Apartment Living pages as well as our full Housing Viewbook as you see the snapshot of your life on campus!

View Our Housing Viewbook!


 For more information, contact us at 660-543-4515 or   


Important Dates Fall 2019


  • 15: Freshmen signed up for UCM Experience Kickoff move in 9am - 1pm
  • 16:  University Apartments open, 10am
  • 18:  Freshmen not signed up for UCM Experience Kickoff and upperclass students move in 10am - 2pm
  • 19:  Classes begin 
  • 23:  Last day to change your meal plan 
  • September 3-4, Room Change Request Period (requires sign off from new roommate)
  • September 5-18, Room Change Request (does not require sign off from new roommate)
  • 15:  Deadline to cancel for Spring semester and get housing deposit refunded.  *This is only for those eligible to cancel without penalty:  those graduating, student teaching, studying abroad, departing UCM. 
  • 22:  Residence halls close at 6pm
  • 23-December 1:  Fall Break, CLASSES DISMISSED
  • 1:  Residence Halls open, Noon
  • 2:  2020-2021 apartment application goes live at 8am for students to get on waitlist
  • 2-3:  Room changes for Spring semester
  • 5:  Loft returns, UCC & Todd Halls, 2:30pm - 4pm
  • 13:  Residence halls closed at 6 pm for semester break

Important Dates Spring 2020


  • 12:  Residence halls reopen:  8am for new students, Noon for returning students
  • 21–22:  Room Change Request Period (requires sign off from roommate)
  • 23-31:  Room Change Request (does not require sign off from new roommate)


  • 13:  Last day to submit your housing agreement to be eligible for the first round of online room sign-up/selection
  • 19-23:  Room retention sign-up (if you want to keep your current room) for those that will be on a designated upper-class floor next year
  • 27:  Online open sign-up/selection begins for those who submitted agreements by February 13 (Open selection to live in any residence hall)


  • 05:  Online open sign-up selection continues on a  first-come, first-serve basis for those who submit agreements after February 13
  • 13:  Spring Break begins, halls close at 6pm
  • 22:  Residence halls reopen at Noon


  • 10:  Last day to pick your room online


  • 01:  Loft Returns,  east and west campus, 1pm - 4pm
  • 8: Residence halls close for the year at 6pm


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