Follow the links below to explore housing options for University of Maryland students.

Residence Hall Housing

New freshmen entering the University in the Fall are guaranteed residence hall housing, as long as requests are made by the May 1 priority deadline. To request residence hall housing, visit the UMD ResLife website and complete the Housing and Dining Agreement form. With questions, email or call 301.314.2100.

Transfer Students

On-campus housing is available to transfer students on a space-available basis. For additional details, visit UMD ResLife.

Off-Campus Housing

UMD's Off-Campus Housing Services (OCH) provides personalized resources for off-campus living, including a database of available local rental properties and a "roommate finder" feature. OCH can be reached at or 301.314.3645.

Meals and Snacks

UMD Dining Services offers plans to suit every appetite and schedule. Meal plans are available for all students, including those who live off-campus. Contact Dining Services at