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Frequently Asked Questions About Summer Housing

Interested in living in Summer Housing? Submit an application here!

*Single housing options are not provided for any of the Summer sessions. All assignments are in a double occupancy*

Living on campus during the summer is an amazing experience!  Summer Housing is different from the Fall and Spring semesters, so below are the most frequently asked questions and answers about Summer Housing at Monmouth University.

  1. What type of housing is available?
    • There are two building types offered for Summer School!
      • Suite Style Residence Hall – $284/per week
        • 2 students per room
        • Kitchen on the First Floor
      • On-campus Apartments – $354/per week
        • 2 students per room
        • Kitchen in each apartment
        • Apartments are designated for students who have earned 60 or more credits
  1. Can I choose my building for the summer?
    • The Office of Residential Life will make every attempt to accommodate students’ requests but room assignments will be made based on availability. 
  1. How am I assigned a roommate? Can I choose my roommate?
    • Students must complete a Summer Housing Application.  Once complete, the Office of Residential Life will create a room assignment based on room availability
    • If a student has a friend that they want to live with instead of being randomly assigned, they may indicate their preferred roommate’s name on their application.  Both students must indicate the other student’s name on their application or they will not be paired up as roommates. 
    • Applications are received on an ongoing basis.  The Office of Residential Life will make every attempt to accommodate roommate requests based on space availability.
  1. Are the residence halls air-conditioned?
    • All summer residence halls and apartments are air-conditioned!
  1. Can we bring our own refrigerator? Microwave? Coffeemaker?
    • Students in the Residence Halls are permitted to bring a refrigerator no more than 1.6 amps or 3.2 cubic feet in size.
    • Keurigs and other single-serve K-cup-style coffee makers are permitted.
    • Microwaves and all other appliances are not permitted in the residence halls.  There is a microwave located in the lobby/lounges of each residence hall for students to use. 
  1. Who is available to assist me when I’m on campus?
    • The Office of Residential Life hires and trains undergraduate students to serve as Resident Assistants (RAs) in the halls.  This staff member is available to assist students in their transition to living on campus and helps ensure the safety of all residents.  There is a staff member available 24 hours a day/7 days a week/365 days a year.
  1. Can I bring a car to campus?
    • Yes! You are permitted to park on the Residential side of campus from the beginning of May through mid-August.  Some lots on the academic main campus will still be restricted, but the residential parking lots near the residence halls will be waived.
    • You will need to provide your car information on your housing contract.
  1. What dining locations are open? Is there a meal plan?
    • Gourmet Dining will have various locations open during the week while the University is open.
    • Gourmet Dining will send out information on summer operational hours and availability.
  1. When will I find out where I am living? When is the move-in day?
    • Housing requests can be accessed via the e-trieve form:
    • Any housing requests will be assigned based on availability.
    • The housing assignment will include the name and email of your roommate.
      • Session A
        • Opening – May 13th, 2024
        • Closing – June 10th, 2024
      • Session B
        • Opening – May 20th, 2024
        • Closing – July 1st, 2024
      • Session C
        • Opening – May 16th, 2024
        • Closing – August 12th, 2024
      • Session D
        • Opening – June 13th, 2024
        • Closing – July 11th, 2024
      • Session E
        • Opening – July 8th, 2024
        • Closing – August 15th, 2024

If you have any other questions, please let us know.  We can be reached at 732-571-3465 or via email at or Additional information can also be found on our website here.