Residence Hall Assignments
Students who have finished at least one semester in a residence hall who are returning to residence hall living in the fall have the opportunity to reserve a residence hall room before they check out of their hall in the spring. The space that is created as students move into off-campus housing or transfer to other colleges and universities is used to provide housing for incoming students. Every effort is made to accommodate the roommate, residence hall, and personal preferences that new students state on their application. Assignments, of course, are restricted by the available space. Priority is placed on roommate preference (note that both students need to complete the application process and request each other as a roommate), hall preference, and personal preferences when making assignments. You may apply for a residence hall room by completing a residence hall room application, paying your $50 Room Reservation Fee, and making your $200 advance payment.
Continuing students are assigned to their reserved rooms first and then new students are assigned to available space. Room selection for new students occurs in mid-May.
Residence hall students who are continuing from the fall semester to the winter semester have the opportunity to stay in their room or move to another room on campus before the end of the semester. As a result of these moves and the fact that some students do not return for the winter semester, students new to residence halls are assigned the spaces that become available. As with students who have applied for a residence hall room for the fall semester, every effort is made to accommodate the preferences the new students stated on their application, however, assignments alternatives are more restricted by the fact that space is more limited.
On-Campus Apartment Assignments
Eligible single students, students with families, and faculty and staff members can apply for on-campus apartment housing at any time. Assignments are made on an on-going basis as apartments become available. New assignments will be based on the move-in month indicated on the application (earlier move-in months will be assigned first), and then the date the application is received in the Office of Housing and Residence Life (first-come, first-served). An applicant's position on the pre-assignment list may change as assignments are made, applications are received, and applicants remove themselves from the list. Unless a specific roommate is requested, the Housing and Residence Life Office will consider: 1) move-in month, 2) date of application, 3) lifestyle preferences from the application, and 4) class standing when making single student roommate assignments.