Living on Campus

Incoming Freshmen — Read about our Learning Communities, then complete the Learning Community Preference form.

New to Mount Mercy? Complete a housing application. 

Students are expected to live in campus housing during their first four semesters of full-time attendance.

Living in the residence halls immerses you in campus activities and eases your transition to college.

Campus Communities

Since this may be your first time away from home, we want to surround you with people who share your same interests. Learning Communities allow our residents to live with others who share their interests, in a smaller and theme focused residential environment. Our communities promote engaged and reflective learning in and out of the classroom.

Not only will you enage with your fellow community members, but you may take classes together, do service projects together, and have a group of friends to explore everything else campus life has to offer:

Moving to campus?

Our Move-in Guide has everything you need to prepare for life on the Hill, including:

If you have questions about where you'll live, how we can help, or anything else, don’t hesitate to contact the Residential Life staff by email at or 319-368-6469.