Renew Your Housing

The residential experience is an essential part of your education at McKendree University.

All full-time undergraduate students are required to live in University housing.

Some exemptions apply.


Renew & select your housing for the 2020-2021 academic year!

Choose your room, meal plan, and roommates through the McKendree Housing Portal.
The selection process for this year will begin Tuesday, March 16th.

McKendree Housing Portol


Students can view the Selection Process Help Guide for more information regarding the McKendree Housing Portal & the selection process.

Timeline for the Spring 2020 Housing Selection Process
Website is open 9:00am-11:59pm each day

Monday, March 16th   Accommodation & Staff Housing Placements
Tuesday, March 17th   Rising Senior Selections (90+ Credit Hours)
Wednesday, March 18th   Rising Junior Selections (60+ Credit Hours)
Thursday, March 19th       Rising Sophomore Selections (30+ Credit Hours)
Friday, March 20th   Freshman Selections (1+ Credit Hours)
March 21st-27th   Website Remains Open Until March 27th @ 11:59PM

Thinking about living off campus?

Don't forget about all the "pros" of living on!

  • It's convenient to be near other campus facilities - sleep in later!
  • No need to worry about utilities - it's included in the cost!
  • There's more opportunity to be involved in campus life
  • Studies show that students who live on campus get better grades
  • It's generally more safe and secure
  • Living on campus helps to develop interpersonal and leadership skills!
  • Your room comes furnished
  • There are more opportunities to meet people!
  • Living on campus exposes you to a wide range of interests, ideas, cultures, and perspectives

Still wanting to live off? Make sure to complete the Residency Requirement Waiver.