The 2019/2020 Housing Agreement is found online via you MyFIU ( account.  It is your responsibility to review your housing needs and financial resources before signing this agreement. Please be sure to review the Terms and Conditions of the Housing Agreement.

Priority Housing Assignment deadlines for NSE students are as follows:

Fall 2019 only: June 1, 2019
Fall Year exch (Fall & Spring): June 1, 2019
Spring 2020 only: October 1, 2019

Pay close attention to the housing agreement and cancellation policies. Please note that the housing agreement is for both Fall and Spring semesters (one year). If you apply for on-campus housing but change your mind, you must cancel the agreement by the indicated deadlines of the cancellation policy (July 1st) or you will be assessed all fees for the entire term. This also applies if you are only attending for Fall, and you need to cancel the Spring part of the contract (since all contracts are for one year). Please pay attention to deadlines!

Applying for On-Campus Housing

  • Log into your MyFIU account (
  • In the ‘Campus Resource’ Section, click on ‘Student Housing’
  • Click on ‘Fall 2019 Housing Agreement’
    • Note: the housing contract is an annual long contract (including both Fall 2019 & Spring 2020 terms). If you are exchanging for Fall-term only, you will have the option to cancel the Spring-portion of the housing contract during the Fall-term at FIU
  • Please be sure to select at least 4 options for room-type preferences under the tab titled, ‘Assignment Preferences’
    • Note: only Freshmen students are required to purchase a meal plan. Meal plans are optional for NSE students.
  • You must agree to the Housing terms and conditions by clicking “I agree”
  • You will be required to pay online for the $100 Agreement Processing Fee (nonrefundable)

Fall 2019 Housing assignments will be processed by end-of-July. Please monitor your FIU email (Panthermail) as the Housing office will email your housing assignment details, payment options and deadlines!

Housing Deferment for Financial Aid recipients

Housing Deferment for Financial Aid recipients for full or partial payment of Fall-term Housing fees may be requested by submitting the following:

  • a copy of your official notification of financial aid award, include your name, Panther ID, and identify yourself as “National Student Exchange”
  • include the number of credit hours you are expecting to take during Fall-term at FIU and
  • the tuition rate that you will be paying to either your Home School (Plan-B) or FIU (Plan-A)
  • Submit all housing deferral requests to Ms. Susy Sanchez via email: or mail: FIU, Housing Office, 121 Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Everglades Hall #124, Miami, Florida 33199

Payment Plan Installments

  • Payment Plans are available to allow those students who would like to make installment payments towards their housing balance any time after the housing charges have posted on their MyFIU ( account. The payment plan breaks down the total housing charge amount into three (3) installments. There is a $50.00 fee assessed for this service.
  • Students who want to use the payment plan option must submit their personalized Payment Plan Form to the Housing Office as soon as they receive their Housing invoice. Please contact the Housing Office to obtain your personalized Payment Plan Form. The payment plan must be approved by Housing for it to be in effect. Once approved, the student will be given a copy with the three installment amounts and the respective due dates.
  • Always identify yourself as ‘National Student Exchange’ and include your Panther ID number.
  • Note: the first payment installment will be due on the University’s payment deadline.

Please be reminded that on-campus housing assignments at FIU are never guaranteed. If the room-type preferences you have requested was not available, they will assign you an alternative space. Please refer to the Undergraduate Housing Agreement terms and Conditions as it refers to assignments…they do not guarantee a room type or building. Due to high student-demands, on-campus housing at FIU is VERY limited. You should feel privileged if you have been offered a space. Not everyone gets one!

You may contact the Housing & Residential Life office directly at (305) 348-4190 or or Always identify yourself as “NSE” and provide your Panther ID number.

Early Housing Check-In Procedures

Please refer to the NSE academic calendar for housing check-in dates. Early housing check-in is available for those students arriving before the NSE Orientation. Early check-in registration will be available after housing assignments are processed (late-July). Students will have access to register for early check-in via their MyFIU accounts.

Residential Parking

Students living on-campus, will have access to park a vehicle in the university housing complexes. Please be sure to register your vehicle with FIU's Parking & Transportation office:

Off-Campus Housing

For off-campus housing please refer to the Commuter Student Services Forum web-site at

Meal Plans

Only Freshmen students at Modesto A. Maidique campus are required to purchase a meal plans. Meal plans are available for resident and non-resident students. Meal plans may be viewed and purchased at