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New students

Hello newest Warriors! The Office of Residence Life is thrilled to welcome you to the Merrimack community, and has prepared some important information about living on campus. Please review the information below, and know our staff is here for all your housing questions. Please contact us by e-mail at or by phone at 978-837-5507 if we can help in any way.

Housing Deposits

In order to secure a space in on-campus housing, new students submit a $500.00 enrollment deposit and a $200.00 housing deposit by Monday, May 1, 2017. See the Admission website or contact the Office of Undergraduate Admission for deposit instructions. The Office of Residence Life will continue to house students whose deposits are received after May 1, 2017 as spaces become available.

Living on Campus

New first year students typically live in Deegan HallAsh Centre, and Monican Centre.

New transfer students are typically placed in upperclassmen areas on a space-available basis. A full listing of the room and board pricing can be found on the Bursar’s Office website.

New international students will arrive on August 28, 2017 and new domestic students will arrive on September 1, 2017! Merrimack has a tradition of welcoming first-year students with a move-in crew to help unload vehicles and deliver belongings to rooms. To ensure that you will have assistance moving in, we have set up separate arrival times for each residence hall listed below.

Deegan East and West 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Ash Centre 10:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Monican Centr​e 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

To ensure your move-in crew delivers your possessions to the correct place, please make sure that you have clearly labeled each item with your name, building, and room number.

New students will proceed from move-in to fall orientation. For information about New Student Orientation, click here.


Medical Housing Accommodations

New students are able to request housing accommodations based on diagnosed medical need. Requests for non-academic accommodations and accompanying documentation is due to the Accessibility Services Office on June 1, 2017. Requests received after this date will be reviewed, however please note that space is limited. More information can be found on the Accessibility Services website.