How to Apply

Spring is a great time to explore the University of Iowa campus and Iowa City area. We're glad you've chosen to live with us for the spring semester. Students are eligible for spring housing if you fit the requirements listed below. 


  • You are a University of Iowa student, who is registered for a minimum of seven spring academic credits.
  • Be at least 16 by January 1, 2020.

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  • October 11, 2019: The housing application opens.
  • December 15, 2019: Room type preferences due.
  • December 15, 2019: Priority deadline for ADA/medical accommodations requests.
  • Late December 2019 – early January 2020: Housing assignments and contract notices emailed to students.
  • January 11, 2020: Early arrival for $35 per day.
  • January 18, 2020: Housing contract begins.
  • May 16, 2020: Housing contract ends at 12:00 p.m. (noon).