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Residence Hall Living

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Be at the center of all the University of Central Missouri has to offer.


The University of Central Missouri requires all first-year and second-year students to live on campus; living in a residence hall makes it easy to maximize your student experience.  You’ll be able to sleep in because you’re just a short walk to your classes—and to dining halls and on-campus restaurants. As a first-year student you’ll live with a roommate on a floor with other first-year students so you’ll be surrounded and supported by others who are adjusting to university life. Whether you choose east campus housing or west campus housing, each hall has its own unique advantages. Choose the hall that fits you best!  


Discover Your Life on Campus!


The Suite Life

Suite Style Living



Suite-style Living

All of our residence halls are suite-style. UCM is one of the few schools in Missouri to offer the suite style arrangement to nearly every student.  Suites are two rooms joined by a full bath, so you get privacy and convenience.  The suite-style room is also great for developing a community on your hall floor. 

All residence halls are open during fall, winter/semester, and spring break.  Additional fees are applied to stay for these breaks based on student request.  Request forms are generally live mid-fall semester for fall/semester break and late February for spring break.  Forms will be located at


Live in Learning Communities!

Want to live and learn with students who share your passion for your area of study? Then sign up for our Learning Communities! By choosing to live with students who are also in your same major or area of interest, you’re more likely to do well academically, have a better student experience, and graduate on time. Learn more by clicking here.


Interested in Gender Inclusive Housing? 

UCM offers gender inclusive housing and is one of the first to begin such a program in our state that provides a hall community that is intentional for members of the LGBTQ+ community and their allies.   UCM is committed to providing a more inclusive environment in our residential system.  If you are interested, please indicate this preference on your residence hall agreement.  Students must also submit the SAIL (Safe and Inclusive Living) application available at


It's Moving Time

We have all the information you’ll need to move in to your new home, including packing lists, important dates, and services.  Be sure to visit at the end of the year to see check-out information! UCM is committed to provide a more inclusive environment in the residence hall system.  Should you be interested, indicate your interest on your residence all agreement.  Students are also required to fill in the SAIL (safe and inclusive living) application at

Learn more about on-campus living and move-in:

Residence Halls          Apartments


Packing Lists & Room Amenities

Click to view our packing list for residence hall move-in as well as our room amenities & dimensions info sheet!


Residence Hall Options

Click on each image to view each hall's page!






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