Residence Life

Welcome!

Congratulations on your decision to attend Colorado Mesa University. Our on-campus experience offers students a unique opportunity to make connections within the college community. As students move away from home, they find another home on campus. Our size and proximity quickly give students a sense of belonging, no matter if you are living on the south end of campus or on the north end of campus. The residence halls offer the convenience of hassle free living.

There are no separate bills to pay, no dishes or grocery shopping (when on a meal plan) and no hunting for parking — you’re already here! The on-campus experience is vital to your college success. National studies show that students living on campus are more likely to complete college, get involved, have positive faculty relations and student friendships and feel better about their overall college experience.

We are glad you chose Colorado Mesa University. Let us know if we can answer any questions.

Our Vision

CMU Residence Life serves the students, residents, and community through support, collaboration, and educational mentorship at every step of our process. We aim to foster innovative, wholistic student growth through a positive, inclusive environment.

Residency Policy

Colorado Mesa University is committed to the success of our students. Knowing that students who live on campus and engage in activities have a greater success rate for graduation, CMU has a two-year on campus living requirement. All first and second year students under 21 years of age and not residing with their parents/guardians in Mesa County are required to live on campus, unless approved for an exemption.

We encourage our residents to purchase personal property insurance!

College Plus is the premier personal property insurance plan specifically designed for College Students. Make sure you have the best coverage available to protect your valuable personal items this semester. NSSI offers comprehensive coverage options to fit any budget!

Hot Topics from Res Life

Leadership Opportunity! Apply to be a Resident Assistant for 2018-2019!

Now accepting Residence Hall Desk Attendant Applications for Fall 2018

Residence Life Community Guidelines and Conduct Process Learn more about the expectations for our community and the conduct process.

Adulting Guide: I'm on my own, now what?

Eligible students who apply for housing will automatically receive the Mesa County Housing Scholarship. No need to fill out a separate scholarship application!

Important Dates:

February 26-March 1st Current Residents Room Selection Application and Request Roommates

March 5th to March 8th begin Room Selection and choose rooms for Fall 2018

Fall 2018 Housing Exemption Requests are available on MyHousing

March 6, 2018 Room Change Fair 4pm-6pm UC 213

March 12-16 Spring Break - No Classes

May 7 - 10 Finals Week & Check Out within 24 Hours of your Last Final Exam

May 11, 2018 Residence Halls Close at 5pm

May 18, 2018 Check Into Summer Assignments

August 1, 2018 Last day for Housing Deposit Refunds

August 12, 2018 Freshmen Check in for FYI

August 17, 2018 Check into Fall Assignments

Our Mission

Through our dedication to relationships and continued ethic of care, Residence Life will:

  • Model our passion for student development through commitment, inclusivity and compassion.
  • Invite students to actively take responsibility for creating their identity and community.
  • Challenge our students to achieve academic and personal excellence.

 

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