International Student and Scholar Services

Housing Options at UMSL

 

Housing Guide

Click here to download the Housing Guide for International Students. The Housing Guide informs you about move-in dates and other considerations. Please read the Housing Guide before making housing arrangements. 

There are many housing options available to students at UMSL. The following links provide more information about each option.

On-Campus Housing (residence halls & apartments)
University-run, on-campus housing in either residence halls (dormitories) or apartments is offered through:

Office of Residential Life.


Campus-Affiliated Housing (apartments)
Independently-run, on-campus housing in apartments is also offered by:

University Meadows.

 

Temporary Housing

Temporary housing is necessary for students who plan to search for off-campus housing after their arrival, or for students who are not able to move directly into their Residential Life or University Meadows room. 

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Off-Campus Housing

All UMSL students may live off-campus if they choose. Off-campus housing may be less or more expensive than on-campus housing, depending on the area. It is often further from campus, which can be difficult for students without cars. Off-campus housing also has additional costs, such as utilities. If you choose to live off-campus, be sure to visit the apartment before signing a lease.