Future BGSU Students

We are looking forward to having you be a part of our community next year. As you navigate this process, use this page as your launching point to plan your home away from home. If you ever need to talk to a member of our staff, please give us a call at 419-372-2011 or email us at reslife@bgsu.edu.

Housing Comparison

There are many housing options available to students. Make sure to check out our various residence halls ;to determine where you would like to live.

Apply for Housing

Housing sign-up for New Students is available online. Use the guide to help you through the process.


Living with a roommate can be one of the best parts of your college life experience. As part of the room selection process, you can choose to request a roommate or be assigned one.

Learning Communities

If BGSU was a city, a Learning Community would be your neighborhood and your next-door neighbors would be your new best friends down the hall.

Student Advice


Curious about what it's like to live on campus? Have you reviewed the packing list but still have questions about what to pack? Maybe you just want to hear what it's like to live in your future home away from home from someone who ACTUALLY lived there this year. If so, check out the blog written by students who were just in your shoes. 

Student Blog

Updated: 04/18/2023 03:54PM