Fall Pre-Semester Housing

Prior to the start of fall semester, students may request to move into their assigned building and room before the official move-in dates as availability permits. For the most part, pre-semester arrangements are approved for students to move-in to their permanent room assignments as assigned for the academic year. However, due to various summer and construction activities on campus, there is an occasional need to place students into temporary housing assignments until their permanent rooms become available. Any such need for a temporary placement is communicated directly with any student affected.

Sign Up for Fall Pre-Semester Housing

To stay on campus prior to the start of the fall semester, students should log in to MyCard and click on the Pre-Semester Break Housing section any time prior to the official move-in day. Students can begin signing up on August 1. The earliest a student can request to return to campus is August 18. Students associated with a group (ex. Marching Band, MADE, Athletic Teams) are permitted to arrive earlier, those requests are coordinated through the group contact.

Cost of Fall Pre-Semester Housing

Students who pre-register for pre-semester housing are charged a daily rate based on their tuition promise cohort. A listing of daily rates is available below. Students who do not register for housing and use their card to enter their room are charged $55 per day. All pre-semester housing charges are billed to the student's bursar account.

Pre-Semester Housing Rates
Tuition Promise Cohort Daily Rate
2016-2017 $37.00
2017-2018 $37.00
2018-2019 $38.00
2019-2020 $39.00
Non-Cohort $39.00

Check-In Procedure for Fall Pre-Semester Arrival

There is not an official check-in station provided during pre-semester housing. After a student registers for pre-semester housing, room access is assigned to their ID card. When students arrive on campus, they should go directly to their assigned room with their ID card to begin moving in. Students who arrive prior to the official move-in day are still expected to visit the registration table in the lobby of their hall on the official move-in day to register and receive important building information. If a student doesn't have an ID card, they come to the Campus Services Center (34 Campus Avenue Building) before going to their assigned residence hall.

Urgent Safety Concerns During Fall Pre-Semester Arrival

Residents staying on campus prior to the start of the semester who need urgent assistance should call either the Miami University Police at 513-529-2222 or the Residence Life staff member on duty at 513-330-2005.