First-Year Housing Options

As a new student at IUPUI, you probably have several questions about on-campus living, how to apply for housing, what to bring, when to move in, and MORE! Between the Explore and the Preparing to Live On-Campus tab, you should be able to find information to our most frequently commonly asked questions and concerns. In addition, the links to the left will guide you to discovering more about our facilities, rates, etc. If you have further questions contact us at or call 317-274-7200.

How to Apply for Housing
Incoming first-year students can apply for housing through our online housing application

Choosing Your Living Option
First-year students have the option to live in all of our on-campus housing options. These options include traditional residence halls (Ball Residence HallUniversity Tower and North Hall) as well as apartment-style communities (Townhomes and Riverwalk Apartments). As you complete your housing application, you will be asked to indicate your housing preferences including your preferred housing facility, roomtype, roommate(s) and RBLC (if applicable); these preferences will allow our staff to best understand your housing needs, as availability permits.

Major Based and Themed Based Communities
Residential Based Learning Communities are housed in Ball Residence Hall, University Tower, North Hall and in the Riverwalk Apartments. Each community has something unique to offer its residents, so learn more about how you can be a part of one of these amazing communities today!