First-Year Students

2021-22 Housing Application

First-Year Housing Application timeline

The first step of the Housing Application for First-Year students opened on December 1, 2020, at 10:00 AM. Please note that you must be accepted to the University before you are able to apply to live on campus. To complete this step, you must pay the $200 nonrefundable Application Initiation Fee. 

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The second step, Roommate Selection, opens on March 22, 2021. This is an optional step when students can select one preferred roommate after their time ticket opens. The Roommate Selection process closes on Friday, April 9, 2021.

The final step of the Housing Application, Room Selection, opens on April 19, 2021. During this step, students will select a room once their time ticket opens. Time tickets are based on when students signed their License Agreement in Step 1 of the application. To complete this step, you must pay the nonrefundable $75 Room Booking Fee. 

In order to begin your Housing Application, you must set up Duo Two-Factor Authentication. Read more about Duo here.

Housing Options

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Explore our 2021-22 housing options for first-year students.

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Living-Learning Villages

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A Living-Learning Village (LLV) is a community of students who live together on campus with similar academic, or lifestyle interests.

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Marietta Live-On Requirement

Living on campus in your first year improves your likelihood for success in college and beyond. Living on campus makes it easier to meet people, helps you transition from high school to college, and can help you achieve academic success and graduate on time.

Housing and Residence Life at Kennesaw State University is committed to supporting first-year students in their academic pursuits. The Marietta Campus has a first-year live-on requirement for students pursuing majors based on the Marietta campus. Kennesaw State University believes it is in the best interest of these students to live in close proximity to their peers and primary course instruction for the first year of college. For specific information on majors based in Marietta, please visit the enrollment services page

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have questions about Housing and Residence Life at Kennesaw State University, visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for answers to some of the questions we're asked most often.