Fall Housing Sign Up and Renewal

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We're excited that you're interested in living on campus in the fall! The residence halls and Northern View Community apartments are great places to find your niche on campus. Life on campus is full of opportunities to get engaged!


Get Started

Will you be a new student or are you a current resident looking to renew your housing?

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    Select your room

    As a current resident, you get the opportunity to select housing ahead of incoming freshmen and transfer students. Your prepayment is waived, so there's no upfront cost to sign up for housing.

    Renew Your Housing

    Renew your current room
    Nov. 27, 10 a.m. to Dec. 3, 10 a.m.
    You'll be able to secure your current room on campus for the 2019-2020 year.
    Select a different room on your current floor or cluster
    Dec. 3, 10 a.m. to Dec. 10, 10 a.m.
    You'll be able to select a different room on your current floor or cluster for the 2019-2020 year.
    Campuswide room selection lottery begins for current residents
    Jan. 23 to Jan. 28

    During the lottery, current residents can sign up for a different building, floor or Living-Learning or Special Interest Community on campus.

    Students that have lived on campus longer will be able to select a room sooner during the lottery.

    Lottery schedule to be announced.
    Lottery ends and campuswide room selection opens to all current residents
    Jan. 28 to March 5
    All students currently living on campus can select a room ahead of incoming freshmen and transfer students until March 5.
    Offline/In-Person Sign Up Only for Current Residents
    Mar. 5, 9 a.m. to Mar. 8, 5 p.m.
    Freshmen and incoming transfer students select rooms during this time. If you haven't selected a room yet, visit the Housing Office in-person to choose a room.
    Sign Up Open to All Students
    Mar. 8, 5 p.m. to Sept. 3 at 9 a.m.
    Room selection is open to all students, including current residents, freshmen and transfer students.
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    Look up your roommate contact information before move-in day

    Log into MyHousing and select Roommates to get your roommate's contact information.

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    Move-In Day

    Friday, August 23, 2019

    Learn more about what to expect on move in day.


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