On-Campus Housing

Signing Up for Housing

On-Campus Housing

We are so excited in your interest in making the MICA Residential Community your next move! 

Sign Up For Housing

In order to sign up for housing at MICA, each student must make the appropriate deposits and submit a housing application.  If you have questions about your deposit, please contact Student Accounts at studentaccounts@mica.edu.

For the 2024-2025 Academic Year, the housing application for new students will open on March 11th on the Housing Portal.

ON CAMPUS HOUSING REQUIREMENT: First-time, first-year students and transfer students are required to reside in an on campus residence and sign an agreement stating that as a second-year returning student they are required to reside on-campus as well. Please see housing exemption information here

Housing Portal Login Notice

When registering for the Housing Portal, please use an email address you have access to; we prefer this be your MICA Email Address. Once your MICA email and credentials are active, you will then be able to log in using your MICA credentials. After submitting your information, all subsequent emails will be sent to your MICA Student Email.

New Student Housing Sign Up Timeline

Fall 2024 *UPDATED*

  • June 30, 2024: Housing Application Deadline (Closes)
  • Week of July 8, 2024: Housing Assignment Information (Assignments, Roommates) Emailed and Posted to the Housing Portal 
  • July 15, 2024: Exemption Form due
  • August 1, 2024: Move In Appointments Open
  • August 14, 2024: Final Date of Housing Agreement Changes

Move-In & Orientation Dates to be published soon!

Spring 2025

  • December 16, 2024: Housing Application Deadline (Closes)
  • Week of December 16, 2024: Housing Assignment Information (Assignments, Roommates) Emailed and Posted to the Housing Portal 
  • TBD: New & Returning Student Move in

Orientation Dates to be communicated by the respective office

Room-type preferences are considered on a first come first served basis. Please complete your housing application to be considered.

Roommates are matched per the profile questions answered; please answer all questions for the the best possible pairings. Being honest helps create great living arrangements! 

If you have questions, please contact the Office of Residence Life and Off-Campus Housing at residencelife@mica.edu or 410-225-2398.

Resource Links


MICA Move-In: What to Bring