Congratulations on your acceptance to Carthage!

Now it’s time to find out where you will live and who will be your roommate.

All incoming students will receive a letter from the Office of Admissions directing them to complete an online housing application. Students who have completed the online housing application will receive notification during the summer from the Office of Residential Life ( This information will include your roommate, residence hall, and room number.

All housing information is sent to incoming students’ Carthage email addresses.

When will you receive your housing assignment? This depends on when you submit your housing application.

  • Students who submit a housing applications before May 31 will receive their housing assignments June 22-26.
  • Students who submit a housing application May 31-June 30 will receive their housing assignment July 15-20.
  • Students who submit a housing application after June 30 will be given a housing assignment on a rolling basis.


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