Housing & Residence Life



Tips for a Successful Application

1. If you are a freshman or transfer student, make sure your Admission Enrollment deposit is paid at least 3-5 days prior to applying for on-campus housing.
2. Read the agreement and Campus Living Handbook.
3. Do NOT type @uncw.edu in the EMAIL ID – only type in the first part of the Email (i.e. abc1234).
4. Make sure all affirmation boxes are checked off.
5. CLICK I AGREE before clicking NEXT.
6. If you are 17 - Make sure your co-signature email is a valid email and that you have notified that person to expect an email. They MUST respond in order for your application to be completed.
7. Turn off your pop-up blockers.
8. Does not work on Chromebook in Chrome or Apple’s Safari app due to privacy/security settings – Use Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. (Or Chrome but NOT on a Chromebook)
9. If you are having an issue, switch browsers and start again.
10. If the Payment doesn't go through, try a different credit/debit card.
11. Always click the SUBMIT button before exiting the page. If you do not click SUBMIT, the application will not be completed!



Click here to determine your date and time to apply


Be ready to supply your personal information & pay a fee online.

1. Access the housing application via mySeaport
2. Click on the Student Services tab
3. On the bottom Left, click "Apply for On-Campus Housing"
4. Click "Apply"
5. Read the Housing Agreement
6. Check the Affirmation Boxes
7. Sign the agreement using your EMAIL ID without @uncw.edu
8. Click “I AGREE
9. Pay your $105 housing application fee
10. CLICK "SUBMIT" at the bottom of the screen

The $105 Housing Application Fee is non-refundable regardless of enrollment status.



1. Authentication Failed Email ID should not have @uncw.edu

Solution: Delete all text in the EMAIL ID box and retype just the 1st part


2. Agreement Is Required – You’re either on a Chromebook or your Chrome Browser has extensions/privacy settings preventing the contract from registering on your screen

Solution: Switch to Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer and start from the beginning


3. Problem Accepting the Agreement, Contact Housing – 1 of 2 Possible Issues 

1) Your work/school firewall is blocking the website from completing its process

2) Your browser extensions/privacy settings are preventing the website from completing the process (to include Apple’s Safari app)

Potential Solutions:

1) Use a personal computer/cell phone that is not connected to the same network/wi-fi as the work/school

2) Switch to Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer and start from the beginning


For all other errors or for help with your application, please call 910-962-3241 or email housing@uncw.edu