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Returning Students: Live On-Campus

Select a room in a residence hall - students under 21

Applications will open on January 1, 2023 for the 2023-34 academic year. 

If you are a returning student who wants to live on campus for the 2023-24 year, you should complete your room selection online in March of 2023.

  • For more information and assistance, download the Room Selection Directions and click here for more information on residence hall options for returning students.
  • If you have questions or concerns, contact Residential and Commuter Life at housing@marian.edu or (317) 955-6318.

Step One: Complete your application(s)

  • If you want to return to campus housing and live in a residence hall, complete the online application on eRezLife. We recommend you complete your application as soon as possible and then select a room at a later date.
  • Complete the application(s) and view/select rooms here.

Step Two: Select your room

Room selection is based on and prioritized by your academic standing. The breakdown by class standing is:

  • Seniors: Started Fall 2019
  • Juniors: Started Fall 2020
  • Sophomores: Started Fall 2021
  • Freshmen: Started Fall 2022

Room selection is available at these times (9 a.m. on specific date):

  • Current seniors: TBA
  • Current juniors: TBA
  • Current sophomores: TBA
  • Current freshmen: TBA

Step Three (optional): Create a roommate group

  1. After you complete your application, on the left side of the screen, click Roommate Groups.
  2. Click the link to create a new roommate group. Give the group a name, and add roommates using their email addresses. You must have the exact email address that is listed in their eRezLife application, they must have completed an application for 2023-2024, and they must be the same gender.
  3. Click save.
  4. Once the roommate group is created, all group members must select the specific group as “my choice” to pull one another into a room or suite during room selection
  5. If you do not create a roommate group or choose a group to be "my choice" you will be matched with a roommate after room selection ends. 

On Campus Apartment and House Applications - Students 21+

The application process for the on campus apartments and houses happens separately from the room selection process. 

  • Students must fill out the general on campus housing application.
  • There is an additional application students complete for the apartments and houses. Applications for campus houses and apartments are due February 24, 2023. Offers will be extended on March 6 and students have until March 10 to accept or decline their assignment by having one person in roommate group email housing@marian.edu.
  • Students who are not assigned to a house or apartment, or decline their assignment, are able to take place in the general room selection process and choose a room in a residence hall. 
  • Complete the applications here.
  • The applications will open on January 1, 2023. 
  • Students must create a roommate group of 2 or more people to be considered for a house or apartment assignment. All students in the roommate group must meet the following qualifications for the group to be eligible for a house or apartment:
    • be 21 by August 31, 2023
    • have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5
    • be in good academic and social standing on campus



Students who apply to live on campus before May 15—and who subsequently decide (and are approved) to live off-campus AFTER May 15—are subject to cancellation fees. The fee structure is as follows:

  • Cancellations after May 15: $500
  • Cancellations after August 3: $750
  • Cancellations after September 7: $1,000

Off-campus housing for returning students

If you currently live on campus but want to apply to live off campus for next year, you MUST complete an off-campus application by May 1, 2023

Students who apply to live on campus before May 15—and who subsequently decide (and are approved) to live off-campus AFTER May 15—are subject to cancellation fees. The fee structure is as follows:

  • Cancellations after May 15: $500
  • Cancellations after August 3: $750
  • Cancellations after September 7: $1,000

Single room applications

Single rooms are available as a disability or medical accommodation. Medical singles may be requested by contacting the Personalized Learning Center at PLC@marian.edu. You will not be able to select these rooms during the room selection process. Be sure to sign up for a double room while your single request is being processed.

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