How to Apply for Housing

  1. Apply to Baylor University.
  2. Submit the University Enrollment Deposit through GoBaylor once you have been accepted.
  3. Set up your DUO Two-Factor Authentication in order to access the Housing Application.
  4. Submit your Housing Application on GoBAYLOR. You can return to the application to make changes using GoBAYLOR or the My Housing link in the main menu above.
    Note: Completing your Housing Application by May 1, allows you to access Roommate Matching and Choose Your Own Room. Students who complete the Housing Application after May 1 are guaranteed housing and will receive their assignment the second week of June.
  5. The Housing Application requires you to select your top four preferences of communities in which you would like to live. These include the three Residential Colleges, the eight Living-Learning Centers, and the First-Year Communities.
    Note: When selecting your preferences, you will not be able to select a specific First Year Community (e.g. Collins, Kokernot, Penland, Martin, etc). If these halls are in your top four preferences, please select First-Year Community as a category.
  6. Complete the short-answer questions in 2-3 sentences telling us why you would like to live in each of the communities you selected. Responses will be evaluated by the Program Director of the community you selected. If approved, you will continue to Step 7.
    Note: Approvals will be distributed the first week of May.
  7. Participate in Roommate Matching in May 2019.
  8. Participate in Choose Your Own Room the first week of June. You will be notified of your assigned date and time slot for Online Room Self-Selection in May.
  9. Check the status of your application, community approval, or roommate matches anytime through the My Housing link at
  10. Students who do not participate in Choose Your Own Room will be assigned to an available room by the Campus Living & Learning staff. Students will be notified of their housing assignment the second week of June.