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How to Apply & Requirements

AY 2018-19

Applications for the 2018-19 academic year have been accepted and admitted students have been notified. Please see the waitlist information below for more information on how to get on the list in the event a spot becomes open. Please email with any questions about the application process.


Please email or fill out the waitlist survey to place yourself on the waitlist for an opening.

Transfer Students

Transfer students will receive instructions on how to acces their online Housing application when the enrollment deposit has been paid or has been officially waived by the Admissions Office. Transfer students interested in being a Max Kade resident can email to see if there are any openings. 

Requirements of Max Kade Residents

  • Sophomore, junior, or senior academic standing by the beginning of the term for year for which you are applying
  • Complete the equivalent of German 102/103 upon entry into the Max Kade House
  • Enrollment in German 310 in the fall term and German 312 in the winter term
  • Active participation in at least three Max Kade House activities each month (Kaffeestunde, Deutschtisch, Filmabend, etc.)
Students interested in the Max Kade House are welcome to come to a Kaffeestunde or Deutschtisch:

Kaffeestunde is a weekly event in the East Loft on the 3rd floor of North Quad. This is located in the residential portion of North Quad, which is only open to residents. You can knock on the door of the residential area and tell a residence staff member that you are there for the Max Kade House event, and they will direct you. Please check the events calendar for the current Kaffeestunde schedule.

Deutschtisch is a weekly event in the North Quad dining hall. You will need a meal plan or Entrée Plus to enter, or you can purchase a meal at the door. The group has yellow signs with "Max Kade Deutschtisch" to identify where they are sitting. Please check the events calendar for the current Deutschtisch schedule.