Stephen F. Austin State University

How to Apply

New Students

Reminder: University policy requires all students under 21 years of age and who have earned less than 60 hours to live on campus.

  1. Apply online, pay online - The most efficient and preferred way to apply to live on campus is through your mySFA account at Simply log in and click the link for Residence Life Services located under myServices. With your online application and contract you will submit your one-time $100 residence hall deposit.
  2. Receive an assignment - You will be eligible for an assignment after all of the following have been completed:
    • You have been admitted to SFA
    • You have completed the residence hall application and contract
    • You have submitted your $100 residence hall deposit
    • You have submitted your meningitis shot records to the Admissions Department (fax 936-468-3149)
    • Your priority assignment date will be based upon the date the last of the above documents are received
    • Assignments are made April 1st for fall and January 3rd for spring
    • Cancellation deadlines are June 1st for fall, December 20th for spring, and May 1st for summer

If you will not be attending, you can cancel your residence hall application online through Residence Life Services within mySFA. If you do not plan to live on campus, you must be eligible to live off campus and apply for an off-campus permit.

Off Campus Permits / Special Accommodations

Steps to getting off-campus

Special Accommodations