Sending and Receiving Messages

Roommates.com makes it easy and safe to communicate with other potential roommates. 

Sending a Message

Sending messages is always free regardless of your membership level! To send an initial message to a match you are interested in, please follow these steps:

  1. Click on the profile of the match you are interested in communicating with. 
  2. Locate and click on the "Message Me" button on the right-hand side of their profile. 
  3. Compose your message to the user in the text field. 
  4. Click on the "Send Message" button. 

Receiving a Message

If you've upgraded to any of our VIP membership options then you'll have unlimited access to all received messages! When you receive a new message, you will be notified (this will happen whether you're upgraded or not). To read your messages, please follow these steps:

  1. Choose on the "Messages" option. 
  2. Choose the conversation you wish to review.
  3. Here, you can read messages that they've sent to you and respond.  

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