Student Housing

Student housing is about more than just selecting a room.

Learn more about the variety of student housing options, programs and amenities offered by UNM Residence Life & Student Housing, and our on-campus private partner housing, American Campus Communities (ACC).

Steps to Apply for Student Housing

  1. Review the various student housing options (below).
  2. Consider what kind of experience you want.
  3. Take a tour on campus or virtually. 
  4. Choose the hall you want to apply for. 
  5. Based on your selection, register for housing on the corresponding website:

Fall 2021 Move-In

We’re excited to welcome you to your new home on campus!  Time to start planning and get ready to move-in.  

The move-in process will vary depending on the housing option you have selected (UNM Housing or alternative, non-UNM, Private Partner Housing offered through ACC).  

UNM Residence Life & Student Housing (RLSH)

In late July, complete move-In information will be posted and updated on, including specifics on the move-in process, locations, and times. Remember to also check your UNM email frequently so you don’t miss important details or updates!

Move-In Day 2021-RLSH!

  • Early move-in: Aug 13-15 – There is a flat charge of $120 for the early move-in option
  • Move-in: Aug. 19-22

If you have already received a room assignment, the application to choose your move-in date is located on your housing dashboard, please make sure to complete and submit the form. 

Have questions? Contact UNM Housing at (505) 277-2606 or 

American Campus Communities (ACC)

Move-in information will be sent directly to Casas del Rio and Lobo Village residents via email. As we get closer to the Fall semester, be sure to frequently check the email account you provided when you signed your lease for move-in options and information.  

Move-In Day 2021-ACC!

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UNM Residence Life & Student Housing offers students a variety of types of buildings to live in, and each building has something different to offer. All eight of our main campus resident halls are approved options under the freshmen residency requirement. 

Lobo Rainforest is located in the Innovation District in Downtown ABQ. With documented participation in a Living Learning Community, freshmen may request an exception to live at Lobo Rainforest.  

See what living on campus is all about. Take a virtual tour or sign-up for an in-person tour to find the right hall for you!

Connect with other residents by joining one of our designated Living Learning Communities.

Have Questions?

Contact UNM Housing
24/7 Help Desk: 505.277.2606

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American Campus Communities (ACC), UNM’s private housing partner, owns and manages two additional housing options for UNM students:

Casas del Rio is located on main campus and is an option that satisfies the freshmen residency requirement.

Lobo Village is located off campus. However if eligible, freshmen may request an exception to live in Lobo Village. 

For more information, including floor plans, rates, applications, and amenities, please visit our Private Partner Housing webpage.

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Contact Casas del Rio
Phone: 505.277.1619

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Contact Lobo Village
Phone: 505.925.5575