Apply for Housing

New Deposit Policy

First-time students must pay non-refundable $250 Housing Reservation Fee (room deposit) to secure housing for the 2024-25 academic year.

The housing application for the 2024-25 academic year is open!


  • Students must be enrolled in 12+ credit hours.
  • Returning students must also have a minimum 2.0 GPA at the time of move-in.
  • Incoming students must also have an admissions acceptance letter from Bowie State University to apply for housing.
  • Housing is not guaranteed at any property.

Housing Options

Apply for Traditional Housing for Fall 2024

How to Apply

  1. Login with your BSU student ID 
  2. Click ‘Applications and Forms’
  3. Complete the application for the appropriate semester​
  4. Parents of students under the age of 17 (at the time of application) must complete Parental Verification form. The form will be sent via email.
  5. First-time students must pay a refundable $250 Housing Reservation Fee (room deposit).

To pay your housing reservation fee (room deposit) for Traditional Halls & Off-Campus Housing, login to Bulldog Connection and follow this path:

Financial Account > View Account Details or Make a Payment > Deposits > Select Room Deposit on the Drop-Down Menu > Click Select > Select payment method