Residence Hall Sign-Up


Go to GoWMU and under the My Self Service section on the left choose the link "Residence Life Housing."

New residents

Student moving into a hall

New students and students currently living off campus. 

  • Spring 2017: Oct. 15, 2016
  • Fall 2017: Sign up begins at 10 a.m. EST Feb. 1, 2017. 
    Contract priority is date, not time, stamped. Students who sign up at 10 a.m. have the same priority as students who sign up at 11 p.m. the same day.

How to sign up

Returning residents

Students returning to the residence halls for another year sign up starting in January. When you sign up depends on what type of room and where you want to live. 

Housing contract

The housing contract is for a full academic year, meaning fall and spring semesters. Summer housing options are also available. Click here for a copy of the 2017-18 housing contract

Please be aware that you are entering into a legally binding contract with the University. Upon signing this contract, you (and your parent(s) or guardian if you are under the legal age of 18) become responsible for all the terms and financial obligations of your contract until the end of the spring semester. Please contact the Residence Life office at (269) 387-4735 or with questions.

Students who do not return spring semester due to graduation, student teaching, studying abroad or leaving the university are not financially responsible for spring semester.  


Room assignments are sent to your WMU email account in early June. Roommate information is emailed in late July. You may view your contract and assignment status at any time via the “Residence Life Housing” link in My Self Service on GoWMU.


Students requesting disability related accommodations should contact:

Disability Services for Students
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5326

Phone: (269) 387-2116
TTY: (269) 387-2120
Fax: (269) 387-0633


Submit a cancellation request via the "Residence Life Housing" link under the My Self Service section on GoWMU . Your request will be reviewed, and you will receive an email reply regarding your contract status. A cancellation fee may apply depending on when you cancel your contract and whether or not you are still attending Western Michigan University.


If you have any questions, please email us at or call us at (269) 387-4735. We’ll be happy to go over your housing options with you, or to recommend a hall that fits best with your interests.