Welcome to Midwestern State University
Incoming Students

Once accepted to the University, new students can apply for housing and complete the Housing Reservation Questionnaire. Upon completion, you will be directed to the TouchNet system to submit your $250 advance payment. All students who were not enrolled in housing during the previous semester will be required to submit an advanced payment. Learn more about the application process below under "Future Mustangs."

Current Students

Current students will receive detailed information in early February about the returning student room selection process. Students are encouraged to attend floor meetings and to watch their email carefully for instructions about applying for housing for the following Fall semester. Learn more about the Returning Mustangs Room Intention and Selection process.

Transfer Students

Students transferring to Midwestern State University from another university or are returning to campus after taking a semester off will follow the Future Mustangs application process. Transfer students are also encouraged to apply early and check out the Transfer Student Living Learning Program.

Future Mustangs

Future Mustangs

Once accepted to the University, new students can apply for Fall 2022 Housing beginning on October 30, 2021, and Spring 2022 housing will be available on November 1, 2021. 

New Students applying for housing should log in to the housing portal and complete the Housing Reservation Questionnaire.

  • If you do not remember your password, click on the "Forgot Your Password?" link. You will enter your university email address. If the email address does not match our system, you will receive an error. Please contact our office (940) 397-4217 for further assistance.
  • University email address for Jane Elizabeth Doe born on April 3: jedoe0403@my.msutexas.edu
Step Two: Complete the New Resident Application 

Once you log onto the Housing Portal, select the housing application for the term in which you will be starting at MSU Texas. For example, if your first day of class will be in August, you will need to select the Fall application.

If you wish to join a Living Learning Program and are a new student, this is where you will indicate which program you wish to join. 

Learn more about Living Learning Programs

Upon completing your housing application, you will be directed to the TouchNet system to submit your $250 advance payment.

Please note, you only have to pay the advanced payment once when you entered housing for the first time. However, if you leave for a semester or longer, then you have to re-apply and pay the advanced payment again. The advance payment will be refunded/applied to your student account within the first 3 weeks of the semester.

Important Dates for applying:

On Wednesday, June 1, 2022, room selections for new/transfer students will become available:

  • Students who designate a Living Learning Program (LLP) on their housing application will be automatically assigned to their room starting on April 11, 2022, You can check your room status on the Housing Portal.
  • Students who have applied and paid the advanced payment on or before May 1, 2022, can select rooms beginning at noon CST on June 1, 2022
    • Room selections for all students will end on June 14, 2021
  • Students who have applied and paid the advanced payment between May 2 - June 1, 2022, can select rooms beginning at noon CST on June 1, 2022
    • Room selections for all students will end on June 14, 2022
  • Students completing their application and advanced payment after June 1 will be automatically assigned on a weekly basis by our office beginning on June 15.
Ready to select a room and roommate? Guide to selecting a room and roommate 
Need help navigating the process? Future Mustangs Guide to Housing

Meningitis Information

Meningitis Information

Per Texas Senate Bill 1107 (effective January 1, 2012), all new students under the age of 30 must receive a bacterial meningitis immunization at least 10 days before moving on campus. MSU has contracted with Magnus Health to collect, review, and securely store all student records pertaining to the meningitis vaccine. Additional information can be found at the health care center Click here for the bacterial meningitis information. A copy of Senate Bill 1107 can be found at the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Students may access the Magnus Health portal and upload necessary documentation via this link. For more information about the Meningitis Immunization requirement and other health-related questions, please visit the Vinson Health Center webpage.

Summer Housing

Summer Housing

All students residing on campus for the summer will be assigned to an apartment in Sunwatcher Village or Sundance Court.

Unless graduating after completing the Summer I or Summer II session, summer residents are required to have a course schedule for the subsequent Fall semester. Enrollment in summer courses is not a prerequisite to living in campus housing.

Information about Summer I & II housing and Summer Break Housing will be available at the end of March. For any questions, please talk to your Resident Assistant (RA) or contact the Housing Office at Housing@MSUTexas.edu

Once the Summer Application becomes available, you can apply by completing the Summer housing agreement located in the Housing Portal. Students will automatically be placed in a housing assignment based on availability.