Marymount has six on-campus residence halls. Residence rooms come with a connection to the University phone system, two wired data ports, wi-fi access, cable television, as well as air conditioning and heat in appropriate seasons. In addition, there are 24 hour help desks and professional staff on call to assist when necessary.
New Student Housing Process
Housing applications for new students are collected through our online “StarRez” system. Please follow the below instructions to access the housing application.
Step 1 – Confirm Your Enrollment
Confirm your enrollment by submitting your Enrollment Notification Form
and your enrollment deposit.
Step 2 – Apply for Housing by June 15th!
Beginning May 5, you may log into the Marymount portal to submit your housing application. Please follow the below steps. Housing requests received after June 15 will be accommodated as space allows.
The online housing application is accessed through the Marymount (MU) student portal. To log in to the student portal, you must have your student email and password. You can generate both here.
Once you’ve created your student email and password, go to my.marymount.edu (this is the MU portal). Login with your username and password. Your login name is the first part of your MU email address (do not include the @marymount.edu). The password is the password you selected when you activated your MU email account. If you have problems, please contact MU Information Technology Services at (703) 526-6990.
After logging into the portal, a series of links will appear in the top left corner of the section titled “QuickLaunch Navigation.” Select the StarRez logo.
You are now in the housing application. For step by step instructions on each application page, please review online instructions available here.
Step 3 – Room Assignment Notification on July 1st (for those who apply by June 15th )
Students will receive an email to their Marymount email address that contains their room assignment and information regarding their roommates.
Step 4– Move in!
New student move-in is August 20, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
If you have any questions, please contact us!
Office of Campus and Residential Services
2807 N. Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22207
Information about our Residential Facilities
Gerard Phelan Hall
This residence hall is located in the same building as the Main Dining Hall and it is connected to The Lodge, which is home to the Office of Campus Programs & Leadership Development and Campus Ministry. Residents live in double rooms on single-sex floors where floor residents share a common bathroom. All rooms in Gerard have built-in furniture, which provides ample storage but minimal ability to rearrange beds. Lounges with kitchens are located on each floor.
This 100 bed, four-winged residence hall is located adjacent to Gerard Phelan Hall. Here, students live in double occupancy rooms with an option for an extended room for additional storage or study space. Shares on each floor are community bathrooms as well as a common kitchen and lounge. Lounges include features like a pool tables and couches.
Home to more than 250 students, this hall is located on the north side of campus, with views of the National Cathedral and other famous Washington, DC, landmarks. Rooms in Rowley have moveable furniture and offer community bathrooms. Lounges and kitchens are provided on each floor. Residents live in double rooms with an option for an extended room which contains an additional storage or study space.
Butler and St. Joseph halls
These adjoining buildings are home to approximately 140 students who reside in one- or two-person suites with a shared bathroom. Most floors have common lounges and kitchen facilities. These buildings are located on the north side of campus closest to Rowley Hall and the Main House.
Lee Ostapenko Hall
Our newest residence hall, Lee Ostapenko Hall houses 230 students in apartment-style spaces, accommodating between two and five residents in private and semi-private bedrooms. The residences include a kitchen, living room, and one or two bathrooms. Lee Ostapenko Hall also features a fitness center on its lowest floor. This building is for returning and transfer students only.
Residence Hall Assignment Priority
On-campus room assignment priority is given to full-time, degree-seeking students 23 years of age or younger. Other students should consult with the Campus and Residential Services staff concerning the application process.
Students age 21 or younger and in their first four semesters of college are required to live on campus unless living with a parent or guardian within commuting distance of the campus. Commuting distance is defined as 26 miles from campus.
Resident students are required to carry a minimum of 12 credits per semester with the exception of the summer term. Students risk losing housing should they drop below 12 credits. Contact your residence hall professional staff for more information.