Living on-campus is an essential part of the UAF experience.
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Our First-Year Experience program is based on student-centered learning with live-in staff to help provide new students with support to help cultivate their development and transition to college.Learn More
Graduate students have a wide array of housing options. If you are a graduate student with family check out Employee, Family and Graduate Housing (EFG). If you are single, you are welcome to any of the Residence Halls at UAF (except Moore and Skarland Halls) including EFG Housing.Explore Halls
No Monthly Bills
No keeping track of when the bills are due. One payment takes care of everything. Check out our Housing Rates to find the hall that best suits your needs.
No Grocery Shopping
Chartwells’ offers a variety of dining options including three entrées at every meal and at various locations. Plus, Residence Hall kitchens are available if you want to be your own gourmet.
You have the University’s high speed connection, Wi-Fi in many areas on campus and in the comfort of your own room.
Residence Halls have clean and FREE laundry facilities in your residential community.
Study groups and academic peer mentors dedicated to students in the First-Year Halls, Skarland Hall and Moore Hall.
Living With Your Friends
An entire hall filled with students to make into new friends, plus intramural sports, mud volleyball, bonfires, floor parties, and more.
Student Recreation Center
Student Recreation Center (SRC) boasts three multi-purpose courts, weight room, fitness studio, indoor climbing wall, running track, and cardiovascular equipment are all housed inside. Plus there's the Patty Center with an ice arena, basketball courts, racquetball courts, and a pool.
Log on to the Housing Portal
Room Assignment Process
Hall preferences will be reviewed in the order listed on a student's application. Assignments will be made based on room availability. Assignment letters with check-in instructions will be emailed to your preferred email address as designated on UAOnline. Housing assignments and roommate contact information can be found on my MyHousing home page. Room floor plans can be found on the hall pages.
Once you have applied for housing, additional campus forms and information are available through Admissions.
After you submit a housing application, you will be able to match yourself to a preferred roommate. Ensure your requested roommate has submitted a housing application.
Follow the path of logging into your Housing Portal and click on Room Selection > Roommate/Suitemate and request your intended roommate (they will be sent an email that they have been requested as a roommate). Your intended roommate will confirm your request. You are now matched.
- Incoming first year students can only be matched with incoming first year students.
- Only matched requests will be considered.
- Roommate preferences are not guaranteed and are subject to room availability.
- Please contact the Residence Life Central Office for roommate requests or charges after you receive an assignment letter.
Housing Payment Options
Residents can explore Housing Rates and options to find what residence hall fits their needs.
For monthly rent or semester room charges, check-out charges, residents can pay in person, online through UAOnline account, wire transfer or their UA College Savings Plan. For more information visit the Bursar's Office in the first floor or Signers' Hall.
Meal Plans and Dining Services
UAF Dining Services offers a variety of delicious food with the convenience of five locations campus wide.
No matter where you are on campus, there's always a restaurant, coffee shop, snack bar or convenience store nearby. All UAF residence halls, require residents to purchase a meal plan. If a student does not apply for a dining plan, they will automatically be assigned the default meal plan.
Graduate students, regardless of their hall assignment, are not required to purchase a meal plan. Please, contact Dining Services at 907-474-6661, for dining application availability.