Apply Now! Summer 2019
Apply for Housing
Students who live on campus are more likely to graduate on time, have a higher GPA, and be more satisfied with their college experience than students who live off campus.
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Students attending summer school have the option of living on campus. The only housing option available for Summer 2019 is Miner Heights.
If you are currently living at Miner Village or Miner Canyon, and you requesting to continue living with us during the summer months or wish to come back for Summer school sessions, you will be relocated to Miner Heights for the summer. At the end of the summer, you will be relocated to your Fall 2019 – Spring 2020 room assignment.
Log into the Resident Portal and complete your housing application. There is no deadline to submit a housing application. There is no deadline to submit a housing application. We accept applications year round. However, applications received by April 1 2019 will have priority. The sooner you submit your application, the greater chance you have at getting the room you want.
Pay Your $200 Deposit:
A property deposit of $200 is due and payable by Student at the time you submit your housing application for Student Housing.
You can pay your deposit at the Housing and Residence Life Central office. We accept checks, money orders, and cash payments. If you wish to pay using a credit card, please follow this link:
Apply for Parking:
All three properties provide some parking spaces specific to residents. Parking and Transportation Services do constant rounds on all of our properties to ensure that unauthorized vehicles are not parked in our spaces. Therefore, all residents with a vehicle must have a parking permit/decal to prevent citations from the University.
For questions regarding Parking – please visit:
To apply for a parking permit/decal, download and fill the file below. The filled-out form should be delivered in hand by the student in Boquillas Hall where a temporary parking permit will be provided while the decal arrives. Alternatively the filled form can be scanned and sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
There is no deadline to submit a housing application. We accept applications year round.
Applications received by April 1, 2019 will be guaranteed housing, and any applications received after August 1, 2019 will receive a room assignment after the first day of classes.
The sooner you submit your application, the greater chance you have at getting the room style you want.
No. Your preferences cannot be edited after submission, so please be careful when making your selections and be sure to review your application before it is submitted.
Yes. Completing your housing application is a binding agreement. So please understand the obligations, penalties and cancellation policies stated in the Housing and Residence Life contract before you submit your application.
Yes. You have the option of choosing your own roommate. You must select them on your application, and they must select you on their application. Once you all select each other as roommates double check that it is listed as confirmed on your application prior to submitting it. If it is listed as pending the request will not be granted.
At the time you request an application, we will also send you a Roommate Selection Form. The answers that you give will help us find a roommate similar in age and interests. Once all residents/roommates are checked-in, you will be asked to create a Roommate Agreement with your roommate over the rules of the room.
Room assignments are primarily based on the date the application is submitted and the availability of rooms. It is crucial that you choose more than one room-style option on your housing application. In the event that your first choice is not available, the automated room assigning system will follow your list of preferences until it finds an available space within your room choices.
If you only choose one room-style and it is not available at the time you submit your application, the system will assign you to the next available room and it may not be your second choice.
If you selected a specific roommate on your application, you will be assigned to the room-style listed on the first application submitted. Please confirm on that your roommate selection is confirmed on the resident portal. If the roommate selection is not confirmed, the system will not know to assign you together.
If you did not select a specific roommate, you will be assigned to a roommate based on the way you answered the lifestyle questions on your application.
The deposit is a $200 one-time fee. You can pay your deposit at the Housing and Residence Life Central office. We accept checks, money orders, and cash payments. If you wish to pay using a credit card, please follow this link:
All students must complete the Housing Contract Cancellation form available in the Resident Portal available on website. Once you submit you Housing Application, you are bound to all Contract Cancellation policies listed on the Housing Contract.
If you received your room assignment and it is not what you were expecting, you can submit a room change request via the resident portal. Request will only be available from June 1st to August 1st. Although we do our best to honor all request that are submitted it is not always possible. If your request is not approved before August 1st we ask that you move into your assigned space. UTEP does not allow any room changes for the first two weeks of classes. After that time the room change request form will be available again to request a change.
Maymester - Move in weekend: May 18 and May 19, 2019
Summer I - Move in weekend: June 8 and June 9, 2019
Summer II - Move in weekend: July 6 and July 7, 2019
*Request for early arrivals must be submitted via the on-line Early Arrival Request application by no later than August 15 2019. If your request is approved, you will receive an e-mail confirmation from our office. Reminder, all requests, must be submitted on-line.