Frequently Asked Questions: Housing Application
For a step by step guide on how to complete the housing application, please see our Prezi How to Apply for Housing.
Q: I am not sure sure what section I am assigned to.
A: Your section assignment is listed on the Home page of this student portal or you can contact the Office of Admissions at 1-800-955-4464 ext. 7865 or refer to your Kettering Acceptance Letter/Email.
Q: I am having trouble logging into MyHousing.
A: Refer to your Kettering Acceptance Letter/Email for your Username & Password or contact the IT Help Desk at (810) 237-8324
Q: Do I have to pay a deposit for housing?
A: No. The $300 Enrollment Deposit holds a space for you in housing. No additional deposit is required.
Q: I didn't include a roommate name in my housing application. How can I request a roommate if I find one later?
A: Email firstname.lastname@example.org with the name of the person you want to room with. That person will also need to email email@example.com with your name if they did not request you on their application.
Q: How do I update my living preferences?
A: Email firstname.lastname@example.org to update your living preferences.
Q: Under Living Preferences, you ask me if I want to live in a specific
unit. What's a unit and how do I know where it is?
A. The living preferences are used if you are requesting a specific unit in
Thompson Hall. Units are a section of the floor that students live in. Each
unit has a Resident Assistant and some units are specific living
environments (ie. Unit 21 is all male and 24 hour quiet. Unit 24 is all
The Units are on the following floors:
Unit 13, 14 First Floor
Unit 21, 22, 23, & 24 Second Floor
Unit 31, 32, 33 & 34 Third Floor
Unit 41, 42, 43, 44, & 45 Fourth Floor
If you have no preference, you may skip the question and click continue.
Q: How do I update my personal preferences?
A: Please email email@example.com to update your personal preferences.
Q: What are my meal plan options?
A: All new/transfer students are required to carry a Plan A Meal Plan. You have the choice on your housing application between Option 1 (19 meals per week + $75 in BJ Bucks) or Option 2 (14 meals per week + $150 in BJ Bucks).
Q: How to I change my meal plan?
A: Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to change your meal plan. This can only be done until the first Friday of the term.
Q: What is a BJ Buck?
A: BJ Bucks work just like cash, are tax free and can be used in any of the retail dining areas to purchase items.
Q: What is the price of room and board?
A: Information on rates for room and board as well as Tuition and Fees can be found on the Business Office Tuition and Fee Schedule page.
Q: What do I need to bring?
A: See our list of What to Bring with you. Additional questions about Thompson Hall can be found in our Guide to Residence Life.
Q: What do the rooms look like/include?
A: You can see a set up of a room by taking a tour of the hall via Admissions or visiting the About Thompson Hall page.
Q: When is Move-In/Move Out?
A: See our calendar of Move In and Move Out Dates for each term.
If your question is not answered here, please email us at email@example.com or give us a call at (810) 762-9537. Thanks!