Returning Students

2014 Housing Selection 

Dates and Deadlines for Continuing Students

February 3 

Housing Portal Opens  at

February 7 

Residency Waiver Deadline

February 7

Deposit Waiver Request Deadline

February 12

Waiver Approvals Sent via email

February 17

Deposit Deadline

February 17

Medical Housing Request Deadline

February 21

Medical Housing Assignments sent via email

February 24 

Online Housing Timeslot Request Due

February 28

Timeslots Sent via Email

March 1

Bed Renewal (Squatting) Selection - for all Rising Juniors, Rising  Seniors/5th years, and Returning Graduate students.

March 8

Room Selection(Grads/Seniors/Juniors) - for all Rising Juniors,  Rising Seniors/5th years, and Returning Graduate students.

March 15

Room  Selection – for all Rising Sophomores

Online Room Selection Process
 Full Instructions and Special Request Forms for 2014-2015 Room Selection can be found in the Additional Info and Forms section on this page. 


 I. Pay the housing deposit to Student Accounts by Mon., Feb. 17.  

Receipt of your payment will give you access to the housing portal to request a timeslot.  

 II. Request a timeslot in the Housing Portal by Feb. 24

All time slots will be emailed to students on Friday, Feb. 28  

To request a time slot, log onto the housing portal at You will need to select the term for which you are applying for housing. Make sure you are signing up for the academic year 2014-2015. Once you have selected the term you are signing up for housing, fill   out your profile information, and begin looking at the available rooms for room selection. (If you do not request a timeslot by Monday, February 24thyou will not be able to participate in online room selection). 

III. On-Line Room  Selection Dates  

 March 1- Bed Renewal (Squatting) for rising Junior, Senior, 5thYear and Grad students who wish to book their current room for the 2014-2015 academic year. 

 March 8 -  Room selection for rising Junior, Senior, 5th Year and Graduate students who wish to select a different room for next year. 

 March 15 - Room selection for all rising Sophomores                                                                                                                                                       

Re-Admit and Deferral

Housing selection for students returning from leave or deferred enrollment will take place in April. Information will appear on this page as details become available. Students will also be notified via email.



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