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New Graduate Students

Residential Life Student Services no longer has graduate spaces available for fall 2014. We encourage you to research off-campus options using www.umocss.org.


pdfResidential Life: Residence Education Policies and Procedures

Fall 2014 Graduate On-Campus Housing

For more information about what you will need for your room, please click here.

Graduate Housing Rates

Occupancy Cost per Semester
Fall 2014 - Spring 2015 per semester Rate

$3,958.50 2-Bedroom Apartment
$4,269.50 Private Studio Apartment
$4,946.50 Private 1-Bedroom Apartment

Graduate Residence Hall Contract
In addition to the application and payment, graduate students who live on campus are required to sign a Graduate Residence Hall Contract. This contract outlines the residential living obligations of both you and the University. The Contract is a specific and legally binding document. Make sure you read the Contract thoroughly. If there are parts of the Contract that you do not understand, please call Residential Life Student Services at (413) 545-2100 and ask for clarification. No graduate student will be permitted to select a room assignment until the Contract has been signed.

For more information, please contact Residential Life Student Services
Phone: 413-545-2100
Office hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 am- 5 pm, 235 Whitmore Administration Building

To search for off-campus accommodations, or to submit a Renter Profile, please visit the Off Campus Housing website www.umocss.org

Fall 2014 Application Process for New Graduate Students

Currently all graduate spaces have filled. 

Selecting a Room Assignment
In most instances, when a completed application and prepayment is received an email will be sent to graduate students' OIT email address instructing them to log on to SPIRE, sign the Graduate Residence Hall Contract, submit a Housing Profile. This email will also include instructions for using Online Room Selection in SPIRE to select a fall 2014 assignment. All graduate students who submit complete applications prior to May 18, 2014 will see their appointment posted by 12:00pm on May 19th. Room Selection will be available from May 20, 2014 - July 14, 2014.

Lincoln Apartment Parking
Students living in the Lincoln apartments are eligible to purchase a parking permit from Parking Services. Spaces are limited and permits will be sold on a first come, first served basis. Student Services must notify Parking Services that you are eligible for a parking permit before you may purchase a permit, therefore you may not request a permit until after you have selected a space on campus.

One week after you have secured a housing assignment, you may contact Parking Services to inquire about available lot spaces.

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