As a parent, you know the importance and long-term value of your child’s education. The University of Missouri-St. Louis is committed to providing each student with an exceptional education at an incomparable value, enhanced by our award-winning faculty and nationally-ranked programs. The Office of Residential Life and Housing at UMSL firmly believes that living on campus significantly contributes to the educational and developmental growth of students. We believe that we create a safe, clean and comfortable environment that is a student's home away from home while fostering their collegiate development. 

Below you will find all the information you need in order for you and your student to have a successful transition to campus living.

Frequently Asked Questions


Tours and Orientations


Office of Student Life's Guidebook: Your Passport to St. Louis

For those students at UMSL who are parents, and need access to a lactation room on South Campus, Residential Life and Housing has a private and comfortable room just for you.
Visit this link for more details on this room for your breastfeeding needs.