Living on Campus

Living on campus enhances your college experience and makes it more memorable, more enjoyable, and more successful. Housing & Residential Life provides a welcoming atmosphere that is student-focused and supportive. Residents enjoy the convenience of being close to classes, food options, and downtown cultural events. The amenities make our residence halls the perfect “home-away-from-home,” and we look forward to welcoming you to campus!


First Street Residence Hall

First Street Residence Hall is currently closed until further notice.

First Street Residence Hall is home to all of our first-year students. First Street also has a variety of learning and theme communities. Students living in First Street and/or first time in college are required to have a meal plan. The First Street Residence Hall boasts apartment-style suites for two to four students, complete with kitchens, laundry facilities, wireless internet, and other amenities.

Suite Layouts & Dimensions

Single Suites

  • 4 Bedroom or 2 Bedroom (Limited number)*
  • Bedrooms: 8′ x 11′
  • Common living area: 10.5′ x 11.5′

*Single Suite two-bedroom not shown, but dimensions of the bedrooms and living area are the same.

Double Suites

  • 2 Bedrooms (1-2 people in each bedroom)
  • Bedroom: 13′ x 11′
  • Common living area: 10.5′ x 11.5′

Riverfront Residence Hall

Riverfront Residence Hall is home to upper class and graduate students. First time in college students living at Riverfront have a mandatory meal plan. Students living in Riverfront have an option of having a meal plan.

Riverfront features apartment-style suites for up to five people. The facility has a 40+seat movie theatre with surround sound, 24-hour fitness center, lounge with TVs and gaming stations, main floor common area with pool tables, seating, and kitchen, vending machines, computer lab with print station, quiet study room, free parking, secure building access, front desk staffed 24-hours and great views of downtown Flint.

Floor Plans

Double Room Average Rate

4-Person Double: 865 sq. ft.

Single Room Average Rate

5-Person Single: 1200 sq. ft.

4-Person Single: 1000 sq. ft.

3-Person Single Standard: 715 sq. ft.

2-Person Single Standard: 715 sq. ft.

Premium Room Average Rate

2-Person Premium

1-Person Studio: 375 sq. ft.


Room Rates

Room rates vary by building and room type and are established annually by the Board of Regents in July, immediately prior to the Fall semester. Housing contracts are for the Fall and Winter terms. For planning purposes, the average room rates are listed below by room type.

Average Room Rate
Double Rooms – $3,148 per semester
Single Rooms – $4,021 per semester
Premium & Studio Rooms – $4,449 per semester

Students living in First Street Residence Hall are required to purchase a meal plan. Additional information regarding residential meal plans is available from Food Services