Office of Residence Life Newsletter



Deposit Collection Begins March 3 until March 21

All students must pay a $300 non-refundable housing deposit in order to participate in the room selection process for the 2014-15 academic year.

While you don't need to submit your deposit on the first day, we hope that you don't wait until the last minute.

Payment during the weeks of deposit collection (March 3–21) ensures activation of your pre-assigned assignment time. Deposits made after March 21 may result in a delay in your ability to sign-up during the online process. To pay your deposit, submit $300 to the Office of Residence Life in Carpenter Tower 203 by 4 p.m. on March 21, 2014.

The deposit is by check or money order and should be made payable to Marquette University. It must be dropped off in person (do not mail). We are unable to accept credit cards or MarquetteCASH for deposit payments.

You may view your assignment time within 3 business days after your housing deposit has been processed.

Complete information about Housing Selection is available online




Am I required to live in a university residence hall?
All unmarried first and second year students, regardless of their academic classification, are required to live in the residence halls.

Will paying the deposit early guarantee a better sign-up time?
No. All students are given a random assignment time with current first year students having the earliest assignment times followed by all other returning students.

What are the methods to pay for the deposit and what is the amount?
Each student must submit a $300 housing deposit by check or money order. The deposit should be made payable to Marquette University and must be dropped off in person (do not mail). We are unable to accept credit cards or MarquetteCASH.

Can we pay for the deposit online or through Marquette Central?
In order to activate your randomly assigned assignment time, your housing deposit must be submitted directly to the Office of Residence Life. Any payments made through Marquette Central would be applied to your overall balance and would not activate your assignment time.

We are currently working with IT Services, the Bursar’s Office and our system vendors to pursue an option for online deposit payment, however this option is not available for the 2014-15 selection process.

Is a refund possible if I decide to leave Marquette?
The housing deposit is non-refundable, however deposit refund requests may be considered for students who notify the university of their intent to withdrawal by June 1, 2014.


Marquette University
Office of Residence Life
Carpenter Tower, 203

Phone 414-288-7208

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