Residence Life

Apply For Housing

We would like to introduce you to our new housing platform, Residence by Symplicity! Residence is designed to facilitate the process of signing up to live on campus! You must log in with your SPU email to gain access and will be able to review the housing agreement and housing rates within the portal. Please note that you must also submit a $250 nonrefundable housing deposit to Enrollment Services if you do not still have a housing deposit on file from previously living on campus.

You will utilize Symplicity to complete the following items:

  • Submit your housing application
  • Submit your housing and meal plan agreement
  • Search for potential Roommates
  • Request a new assignment

How to Access the Residence App

Go to

If you are prompted to do so, sign in with your Saint Peter’s Email Address.

Google Sign In

On your Dashboard, search for the Residence tile to launch the application.


Residence Life Dashboard  Residence Life Dashboard

If you are already logged into your SPU Email, you can also access the Residence tile using the “Waffle” icon.

  • At the upper right corner of the Gmail page, next to the peacock mail icon, you will see a “Waffle” icon with 9 dots.
  • Click the “Waffle” and a drop-down menu will appear.
  • Scroll until you see the Residence icon and click on the Residence App


Residence App

After clicking the Residence tile, you will automatically be logged into the Residence app and get the following screen:


Residence app screen

Submit Your Application

Please see the chart below to determine the appropriate application you should be submitting. If the application that pertains to you isn’t showing up, let us know so we can grant you access!!

Applicant Correct Application
Current High School Student Incoming First Year Student Housing Application
High School graduate never attended college full time Incoming First Year Student Housing Application
Current Resident living on campus at Saint Peter’s Returning Resident Housing Application
Current Commuter never residing on campus at Saint Peter’s New Resident Housing Application
Current Commuter previously living on campus at Saint Peter’s Returning Resident Housing Application
New incoming transfer student New Resident Housing Application
Graduate, Doctoral, or student with a Bachelor degree earned Graduate/Doctorate Student Housing Application

If you’d like to learn more about our residence halls, please see our web page:

If you have any questions while navigating the system, let us know!