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New Student Room Selection

Room selection is done online on the Housing Portal during your assigned time slot.

Room Selection Calendar
Prepare, prepare, prepare!

Review the online selection process carefully to learn what you can do ahead of time to ensure your best possible outcome during your time slot. This includes reviewing the New Student Time Slot and Guide Information as well as our Residence Hall information pages. Fall Semester on-campus Freshmen residents are housed in Freshmen residence Halls only.

Don't have a roommate?
For students who prefer to be assigned with a random roommate instead of being a part of a roommate group, they will disregard their time slot TIME and instead select into an available bed spaces between 3:30 p.m. through 7:00 p.m. on their time slot DAY. Please know that you will be assigned a roommate at random and that roommate questionnaire responses would not be considered at time of assignment.
What happens if there are more new student housing applicants than available bed spaces?

While we are unable to anticipate if this will occur in any given year, we want students and families to know how decisions are made in the event the yield of the incoming class is higher than expected.

Residence Life will pull students from the new student self-selection process based upon the most recent admission deposits paid/waived date and send them an email notification on June 16, 2022 to inform them that they are on hold for a housing assignment.

Required to Live On

  • New students who ARE required to live on campus as part of the 2 Year Live On RequirementWILL have a room assignment before they arrive on campus in August.
  • Any student on hold from the self-selection process will be administratively assigned a room by Residence Life over the summer as spaces open.
  • Typically the number of newly admitted students adjusts over the summer to make room for all new students who are required to live on campus.

Not Required To Live On

  • New students who are NOT required to live on campus but wish to do so will be added to the room selection process only if there are spaces available after required new students are processed.
  • If there are not spaces available for new students who are not required to live on campus, they will notified on June 16, 2022 that they can choose to remain on the transfer student housing wait list (no guarantee of on campus housing) or cancel without a fee through August 1, 2022.
Room Selection Timeline
           New Student Room Selection 2022 Timeline
DATE
EVENT
Monday, May 2, 2022

2022-2023 Academic Year Housing Application & Contract goes live at NOON

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Deadline to complete a 2022-2023 Housing Application & Contract by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, 2022

  • New students who have an approved Medical Housing Accommodation on file AND who have submitted their 2022-23 Housing Application by the 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 deadline will be assigned an Early Selection time slot guaranteeing their accommodations for the 2022-23 Academic Year
  • New Freshmen and New Transfer students who are required to live on campus who submit their 2022-2023 Housing Application and Contract by the 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 deadline will be the first New Student group eligible to participate in the New Student Room Selection process.
  • New Freshmen and New Transfer students who are NOT required to live on campus who wish to request on campus housing must submit their 2022-2023 Housing Application and Contract by the 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 deadline to request to participate in the New Student Room Selection process.
  • Students who submit their 2022-2023 Housing Application and Contract AFTER the 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 deadline will be contact by Residence Life with information regarding next steps.
Wednesday, June 1, 2022 Deadline to submit Medical Housing Accommodation requests and documentation to the Student Accessibility Services office.
Thursday, June 16, 2022 Students will be emailed their New Student Room Selection time slot this afternoon
Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Early Room Selection - 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • Students with approved medical housing accommodations through the Student Accessibility Services office
  • Monroe Scholars selecting into Monroe Scholar housing in Monroe & Willis Halls (OPTIONAL)
  • Sharpe Scholars selecting into Spotswood Hall (REQUIRED)
Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Traditional Selection - 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Roommate Groups and students seeking a single (if available) – Must fill all bed spaces to select the room or suite
  • 3:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Students without a roommate can select into a bed space
  • 7:00 p.m. Room selection ends for the day
Thursday, June 23, 2022

Traditional Selection - 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Roommate Groups and students seeking a single (if available) – Must fill all bed spaces to select the room or suite
  • 3:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Students without a roommate can select into a bed space
  • 7:00 p.m. Room selection ends for the day
After On-Line Room Selection

Residence Life will reach out to housing applicants who did not self-select into a space regarding next steps.