Residence Life

Welcome to residence life at the University of the Cumberlands! With a variety of housing options available to undergraduate students, we strongly believe living on campus can help you make the most of your UC experience. From late night study sessions to late night hang out sessions, campus housing offers some amazing opportunities. Below you can apply for on campus housing and also learn more about our residence halls. Welcome home!


New Students

Step 1: Create Your University Account
  • Go to

  • Click "How do I get an email account?”

  • Complete all information fields

  • Note: Your University Account will be active in 5 minutes for Webmail and MyUC. It will NOT be active for Housing Portal for 24 hours.

Step 2: Complete Housing Application
Step 3: Receive Housing Assignment
  • Student Services will contact you with more information.

  • Housing assignments are announced mid-June.


Returning Students

Step 1: Complete Housing Application
Step 2: Select a Roommate
  • Go to the Housing Portal

  • Click "Room and Roommate Selection Tab"

  • Click "Roommates/Suitemates"

  • Select your term

  • Basic Search (Search by name if you know who you want)

  • Advanced Search (Search by preferences from Returning Roommate Info Form)

Step 3: Select a Room
  • Go to Housing Portal

  • Student Services will contact you with more information.

  • Click "Room and Roommate Selection Tab"

  • Click "Select a Room or Suite"

  • After filling in your preferences click "Find Available Rooms"

  • Review available rooms

  • Select your room by clicking "I agree-Submit My Room Selection"


Contact Student Services

Do you have questions about residence life at UC?  We are here to help! Please contact us at or by calling 606.539.4230.