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Apply for Freshman Housing 

For the fall semester, priority in assignments is given to new freshmen that apply for housing by May 15th.  Before applying for housing, new freshmen must first be admitted to the University of West Alabama and must pay their $200 Enrollment Confirmation Fee (ECF)  The ECF is managed by the UWA Admissions Office and may be paid online here.  Freshmen may still apply for housing after May 15th, but space will be limited. New freshmen that will begin their UWA experience during the spring semester are encouraged to apply for housing by November 15th. New freshmen beginning summer semester should apply for housing by May 1st.

Housing applications are available on the UWA Housing portal (  The application for Fall 2022 is available now.  The application for Spring 2023 will be available on October 15th.

Special Accommodations Request

Students with disabilities that may need special housing accommodations must contact  Will Atkinson, Director of Student Advocacy and Parent Support,  via email at While not required, it is recommended that students with special accommodation needs apply for housing no later than March 1st for the Fall semester, November 1st for the Spring semester and April 1st for the Summer semester.

Have a question? Check out the FAQ page HERE or please call 205-652-3686.




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