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Housing Application

Welcome to the 2019-2020 Housing Selection Process! You can now complete your housing assignment through the online RESIDENCE system by Simplicity. To learn more about completing the application, please review the instructions below based on the application type. If you are an incoming freshman or transfer student and you have any questions, please contact the Office of Residential Life at (870) 575-7256 or (870) 575-8079.


New Students

If you are a new student at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, there are a few things to know before logging into RESIDENCE for the first time. To access your new RESIDENCE online account you will need to follow the instructions below. Once you have logged into RESIDENCE it will ask you to change your password. Please make sure that your passwords are strong (at least 8 to 10 characters and include number(s)/symbols). Please note that newly admitted students will have to wait a minimum of 48 hours from the time of their housing deposit before they can access the RESIDENCE system. To request a specific roommate, please review the housing guides below for instructions on how to access the roommate code. Approvals will be made on an on-going basis, usually within 48 hours. Please note that applications will not be approved and processed until they have been completed and the deposit has been paid.

How to login

You will need to know your Login ID and password to log in. Your Login ID is as follows: You will use the 1st six (6) characters of your last name unless your last name is less than 6 characters, and then use your full last name followed by the 1st character of your first name and the last four digits of your Student Id number. Here are some examples:

  • Your name is William Smith and your ID number is 0009999 then your login id would be smithw9999@uapb.edu.
  • Your name is Jane Stevenson and your ID number is 0654321 then your username would be stevenj4321@uapb.edu.
Your initial password is the 1st character of your first name in uppercase and 1st character of your last name in lowercase followed by month, date and year of your birth date (mm/dd/yy). Here are some examples:
  • Your name is William Smith and birth date is March 3, 1991 then your initial password would be Ws030391
  • Jane Stevenson and birth date is December 25, 1981 then your initial password would be Js122581.

Ready to fill out the application? APPLY NOW or download the Incoming Freshman Housing Guide


Transfer Students

The 2019-2020 Transfer Student Online Housing Application is available for students with 30 credit hours or more. Transfer students will be placed into available space as housing applications are approved. More information on how to complete the transfer housing application and housing options can be found in the Transfer Student Housing Guide.

How to login

You will need to know your Login ID and password to log in. Your Login ID is as follows: You will use the 1st six (6) characters of your last name unless your last name is less than 6 characters, and then use your full last name followed by the 1st character of your first name and the last four digits of your Student Id number. Here are some examples:

  • Your name is William Smith and your ID number is 0009999 then your login id would be smithw9999@uapb.edu.
  • Your name is Jane Stevenson and your ID number is 0654321 then your username would be stevenj4321@uapb.edu.
Your initial password is the 1st character of your first name in uppercase and 1st character of your last name in lowercase followed by month, date and year of your birth date (mm/dd/yy). Here are some examples:
  • Your name is William Smith and birth date is March 3, 1991 then your initial password would be Ws030391
  • Jane Stevenson and birth date is December 25, 1981 then your initial password would be Js122581.

Ready to fill out the application? APPLY NOW or download the Transfer Student Housing Guide


Returning students

For the 2019-2020 Housing Selection Process, returning residents can access their RESIDENCE online. Returning residents will use their online RESIDENCE accounts to complete the housing application and select their rooms. Current freshman students that are requesting to live at the Johnny B. Johnson Housing Complex will have to wait until grades post to register for housing because students are required to have 30 credit hours and at least a 2.5-grade point average. Please review the information below: 

  • 2019-2020 Returning Students Online Housing Applications will be available beginning April 1, 2019, at 8 AM.
  • The Returning Students Housing application submission deadline (to participate in 2019-2020 housing selection) is April 16, 2019.
  • You will need to know your Login ID and password to log in. 
Your Login ID is as follows: You will use the 1st six (6) characters of your last name unless your last name is less than 6 characters, and then use your full last name followed by the 1st character of your first name and the last four digits of your Student Id number. 
  • Examples: your name is William Smith and your ID number is 0009999 then your login id would be smithw9999@uapb.edu. 
  • Your name is Jane Stevenson and your ID number is 0654321 then your username would be stevenj4321@uapb.edu. 
Your initial password is the 1st character of your first name in uppercase and 1st character of your last name in lowercase followed by month, date and year of your birth date (mm/dd/yy).
  • Examples: William Smith and birth date is March 3, 1991 then your initial password would be Ws030391 
  • Jane Stevenson and birth date is December 25, 1981 then your initial password would be Js122581.
Ready to fill out the application? APPLY NOW or download the Returning Student Housing Guide

If you don’t remember your password, please visit https://passwordrecover.uapb.edu/react/ to reset it. 

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Residential Life at (870) 575-7256 or (870) 575-8079.