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Room Rate Discount for Returning Students

Save $1,500 off your room rate

Come back to the SMSU Residence Halls and save $1,500 off the annual room rate! Discount applies off room rates for students returning to the Residence Halls in Fall 2024.

Each year you return to the Residence Halls, you will get $1,500 off the annual cost of your room.

(Foundation Residence Apartments are not included in the discount.)

Wondering why it's better to #LiveLifeOn again?

We have 10 Great Reasons to Live On-Campus!

  1. Living on campus makes it much easier to meet people and get involved.
  2. No monthly rent or utility payments.
  3. Built-in support staff including RAs, tutoring, counseling, and student success.
  4. More sleep! No drive time, shoveling, or warming cars.
  5. No cooking or mowing! Our maintenance staff handles any repairs! With a meal plan, Chartwells cooks for you.
  6. Easy access to clubs, activities, events, and study groups! Students can enjoy intramurals, speakers, library access, athletic events, concerts, plays, movies and so much more! Walk through the connected buildings to everything the campus has to offer!
  7. Fitness facilities are close by and easy to access with a student ID.
  8. Living and Learning Communities are available to enhance learning outside the classroom!*
  9. Students who live on campus have higher GPAs and are more involved leading to a more positive experience.
  10. Residence Life and Public Safety staff make our campus a safe place to live and learn! SMSU was named the safest campus in the state. Helping you focus on learning.

*Current living and learning communities: Access Opportunity Success House, Fine Arts House, Agriculture House, Culinology House, and Exercise Science House.

Interested in living with others who share common interests or involvement? Contact Residence Life, we’ll work with you, your team, your club, your academic area, or your major!

Registration for Fall is now open – sign up soon to get your top choice!


To reclaim your room: 

  1. Go to E-Services
  2. Log in with your StarID and password
  3. On the left hand side click on Housing and Dining
  4. Log in again with your StarID and password
  5. Complete housing application, make deposit, select meal plan, and reclaim your room. 

2024 Housing Reclaim Dates: 

  • February 20-22: reclaim your room
  • February 26: Seniors claim your room
  • February 27: Juniors claim your room
  • February 28: Sophomores claim your room
  • February 29: First-Years claim your room

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