Photo of New Residence Hall Fireplace Lounge

The Office of Residence Life

The Office of Residence Life plays a vital role in supporting the academic mission of McKendree University by creating an atmosphere that encourages holistic development.  We are committed to providing a safe and well-maintained residential community while promoting student success. We value an environment that fosters mutual respect, responsible citizenship, and supportive educational opportunities to supplement our residents' overall experience.


Play Residence Life Video


Housing Assignments are Live

McKendree housing assignment will be available beginning Thursday, June 17 at 8:00 am! The system will refresh daily at midnight with any changes that are made from the previous day.  

Instructions for accessing:

  1. Visit  You will need your McK student ID and password to access the site. If you do not know what those are, you can look them up at or contact for assistance.
  2. Click on the “Housing” tile.   This information is at the bottom, so make sure to scroll down.  You will be able to see your housing assignment, meal plan, and roommates’ email address. 

Having issue or have some questions, please contact us at or (618) 537-6855.


What is the university doing in response to COVID-19?

The University is following all requirements of the Restore Illinois plan and will continue to do so to keep our students, staff, faculty, and guests safe. All students, faculty, staff, and guests on campus are required to wear face coverings and follow social distancing guidelines as suggested by the Restore Illinois plan and CDC.

The university is not requiring vaccinations at this time; however, we are encouraging vaccination for COVID-19.  Students who are vaccinated are requested to send a copy of their CDC Vaccination Card to Lesa Auten in Health Services. 


Fax: 618-537-6538  

Mail: Health Services

701 College Rd.

Lebanon, IL 62254


For more information in connection with COVID-19, please see the Campus Updates.


Important Dates


June 16:  Student Fall 2021 housing placement verifications are emailed to students McKendree Email address.

August 18:  First-year students move-in day.

August 20-22: Upperclassmen move-in days.


Looking for information about hosting a camp or conference on campus?  Click Here


Office Information

Monday - Friday; 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Clark Hall, 109 & 111
Telephone: (618) 537-6855
Fax: (618) 537-6538


Follow Us on Instagram!   Residence Life Instagram