Residential Living - Apply for Housing
Apply for Housing 
Bacterial MeningitisNote: The housing agreement is valid for one academic year (fall and spring), unless a student begins in the spring semester. The agreement cannot be canceled mid-year while a student is enrolled.

New Students || Fall 2019-Spring 2020
You must be admitted to the University before you can apply for housing.

Application Start Dates:

  • Spring ONLY 2019:  Monday, November 19 at 9 a.m.
  • Academic Year 2019-2020:  Monday, November 19 at 9 a.m.

Before you begin, you will need:

  • User name and password
    If you have not activated your new student account, go to wtamu.edu/activate. Your user name and password will be generated there. 
  • Credit or debit card for $150 housing deposit

To apply for housing:

  • Login to the myBuff portal using your username and password. 
  • Click the myHousing icon, located in the top right corner.
  • Click "Application" at the top of the screen.
  • Select the term for which you are applying (i.e. Academic Year 2019-2020).
  • Pay the $150 housing deposit and follow the instructions to complete the application. 

For information on when new students are able to select their rooms, visit our FAQ page
 

Returning Students || Fall 2019-Spring 2020
Returning students must complete the reapplication process by May 1 or risk losing hall/room assignment, lose priority room selection as a returning student, and may have to pay an additional deposit and reapply for housing.

  • March 20-24: Reapply for the SAME room (or lose it) - visit myHousing in the myBuff portal
  • March 25-27: Displaced students (students will receive an email if they are affected),
                               reapply for a NEW room or hall - visit myHousing in the myBuff portal
  • March 28-April 3: Reapply for a NEW room or hall - visit myHousing in the myBuff portal
  • March 20-May 1*:  Moving off campus, graduating or leaving WTAMU - visit the Office of Residential Living

*Keep in mind that if you fall under the University housing requirement, you may not qualify to move-off campus unless you are graduating or withdrawing.  There are housing exemptions available for students who qualify; exemptions are considered but rarely granted.  It is recommended that you sign-up for an on-campus room even though you apply for an exemption; if you are not approved for the exemption, you will at least have an on-campus room you WANT to be in.  For more information regarding the housing requirement and exemptions, visit the Requirements page.


Summer 2019 Housing

Summer and Intersession housing applications typically open mid- to late- April. Students will receive notification in their WTAMU email when the application officially opens.  While strongly encouraged, summer enrollment in courses is not required to live in on-campus housing. 

  • May Intersession: May 10-31 (at 12pm)
    • Centennial Hall  |  $275  |  To sign up, login to the MyBuff portal then click the myHousing icon
  • Summer I: June 2-July 9 (at 12pm)
    • Centennial Hall  |  $550  |  To sign up, login to the MyBuff portal then click the myHousing icon
  • Summer II: July 9-August 15 (at 5pm)
    • Centennial Hall  |  $550  |  To sign up, login to the MyBuff portal then click the myHousing icon

Summer 2018 Meal Plan Options (new rates for 2019 not yet determined)

  • 60 Meals - $495
  • 102 Meals - $645