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New Student Information

Congratulations, and welcome to Alabama Agricultural & Mechanical University (AAMU) for the 2024-2025 academic year!

Fall Semester

For the 2024-2025 academic year, Mamie L. Foster Living/Learning Complex and Ernest L. Knight Living and Learning Complex will offer a non-traditional option for its freshman male and female students.  Traditional housing options for freshman male and female residents will include the following:


  • Females: Councill Hall | Terry Hall | Thigpen Hall | Palmer Hall | Hopkins Hall
  • Males: Morris and Stephens Hall will be closed for renovations for the 24/25 academic year.


Applications for the 2024-2025 academic year will open at 9:00 am on May 14, 2024 and will close on July 31, 2024, at 11:59 pm (CST), for First-Year Students or until we reach capacity. For new students to apply for housing, they must meet the following criteria.

  1. You must be accepted to Alabama A&M University before applying for
  2. You need a 2024-2025 FAFSA on file with Financial Aid before applying for housing.
  3. You need to pay the Enrollment Fee of $115 before applying for housing.
  4. A $150.00 housing fee is required to complete the application process.
  5. Go to myAAMU, and click on the Single Sign-On (SSO) Account Log-In. Look for the Student tab and click the link. Under the Student tab look for the Housing Application link, click on it, and Apply.

To assist with setting up your new room, we have compiled a list of suggested items to bring with you to the Residence Hall. For a complete list, please refer to the Guide to Campus Living.

Also, to assist with residential room essentials, check out our partner company Dormify.

“Living the Bulldog Life” is about being comfortable in your new space away from home, and embarking upon new endeavors. During your stay at Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University, enjoy your residential life experience and take full advantage of this educational opportunity. Again, welcome to "The Hill!" For additional information regarding our fall housing registration process, please visit our website at If you have questions; please contact the Housing office at 256.372.5797 or e-mail us at

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