Apply for Housing

Apply for Housing



A completed application to live on campus includes:

  1. A completed Housing Contract (complete online, instructions below)
  2. $300 prepayment & deposit (can be completed online, by mailing a check or making a cash payment).
  3. Meningitis Form

Informational letters regarding housing placement will be mailed on July 1st, 2015.

While there is no deadline to submit a housing contract, students will be assigned to rooms based on a "first come, first served" basis. Students residing in university housing are required to be on a board (meal) plan.

Instructions for filling out on-line contract: 

To sign up for Housing at Washburn University you must submit a housing application to Residential Living and pay a $300 deposit.  To do this please follow the steps below:

To fill-out contract:

  1.  Log on to your My Washburn account at
  2. Click on the Student Life Tab
  3. Look for the box on the screen that says Residential Living and click the Submit Housing Application link
  4. Fill out the application, click Submit Application
  5. If 17 years of age or under, click View Contract, print it out, Sign and date the contract and send to Residential Living.

To pay deposit:

  1. Return to your My Washburn Account, still on the Students tab looking in the Residential Living box, click on the Pay Housing Deposit link
  2. On the new screen the click WU-View button
  3. Click on the Deposits tab
  4. Use the scroll down menu to select the term you will be paying the deposit for and click Select
  5. Use the scroll down menu to select Housing/Damage Deposit and click Select
  6. Click Make Deposit Payment
  7. Select your payment method and click Continue
  8. Fill out the information and click Continue
  9. Look over the information and click Submit Payment

If you must make a change to your Residential Living Contract, please e-mail, with those changes before June 1st. 
If you'd like to cancel your contract and receive your full $300 deposit, please e-mail before June 1st.