Fall Online Room Selection

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Every student planning to live on campus must complete the following steps in SPIRE under Main Menu > Housing:

  1. Sign the latest version of the Residence Hall Contract
  2. Submit the Housing Profile
  3. Request an appointment* under Room Selection Home

*Students who are accepted into an application based community will be given an appointment. All other students MUST request their own appointment. 

Students can only select an assignment as part of one process.  Once a student has selected an assignment for fall, they will not be eligible for processes through the Multi-Year Room Selection process.  The next opportunity to select will be as part of the Late Fall Room Selection Process.

The Multi-Year Room Selection process is the last opportunity to secure on-campus housing for fall 2017.  The deadline to request an appointment is March 20th!

Application and Eligibility Processes

Defined Residential Communities
Application Due: February 19, 2017
Appointments Post: March 3, 2017 by 3:00pm
Room Selection: March 6-March 9, 2017 at 11:59pm

Defined Residential Communities create supportive environments that encourage personal growth and academic achievement.  Each community is focused on common interests, ethnicity, or identity and welcome interested allies.  Students can learn more about each community and apply here.

SophoMORE Experience
Application Due: February 19, 2017
Appointments Post: March 3, 2017 by 3:00pm
Room Selection: March 6-March 9, 2017 at 11:59pm

The SophoMORE Experience assists students with academic success, second year transitions and personal growth.  Each community is focused on a topic, such as Creative Expressions (Butterfield), Innovation & Entrepreneurship (MacKimmie), and Technical Solutions (Hamlin).  Students can learn more about each community and apply here.

Thatcher Language and Culture House
Application Due: February 19, 2017
Appointments Post: March 3, 2017 by 3:00pm
Room Selection: March 6-March 9, 2017 at 11:59pm

The Thatcher Language and Culture House is an immersive living and learning community with both academic and social components.  Being part of this diverse and vibrant community helps students increase their cultural and language competency while building strong and meaningful connections with their peers and instructors.  Students can participate in the Thatcher Language and Culture House as a member of one of the  language based programs (Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese and Spanish) or as a member of the Global Culture Program.  Students can learn more about this community and apply here

Honors and Living And Learning Community
Appointment Request: February 20 - March 2, 2017
Appointments Post: March 3, 2017 by 3:00pm
Room Selection: March 6-March 9, 2017 at 11:59pm

All Commonwealth Honors College students in good academic standing are eligible to participate in the Honors LLC Room Selection process.  Rising sophomore students will receive two appointments and will receive priority consideration for Suite spaces.  Rising Junior and Senior students will receive one appointment and will receive priority consideration for apartment spaces in CHCRC and North Apartments.

Processes Open to all On-Campus Students

Multi-Year Room Selection Process
Appointment Request: March 3 - March 20, 2017
Appointments Post: March 21, 2016 by 3:00pm
Room Selection: March 22 - March 31, 2017 at 4:00pm

Students interested in traditional-style residence hall spaces, North Apartment Spaces and Sylvan suites can select from standard single and shared rooms across campus.

Late Fall Room Selection Process
Appointment Request:March 21 - March 31, 2017
Appointments Post: April 3, 2017 by 3pm
Room Selection: April 4 - April 14, 2017

Students who either missed the Multi-Year Room Selection deadline or students who secured an assignment using the Multi-Year Process and are interested in living with a student who has missed the Multi-Year Room Selection Deadline.

Summer Swap Process
Application Available: May 8th – May 19th

Students who have secured an assignment and would like to complete a person for person swap among like spaces (i.e Shared to Shared, CHCRC Suite to CHCRC Suite, North to North).  The application will be available here.

Summer Change Process
Appointment Request: April 3 - June 4, 2017
Appointments Post: June 5, 2017 by 3:00pm
Room Selection: June 6 - July 20, 2017

Students with a current assignment are able to participate in this process to attempt to change or search for newly cancelled assignments.

Processes Open to Off-Campus Students

Unassigned Fall Room Selection Process
Appointment Request: March 3 - March 31, 2017
Appointments Post: April 3, 2017
Room Selection: April 4 - April 14

Students who currently live off campus are eligible to request an appointed for the Unassigned Fall Room Selection process. Any open spaces after the Multi-Year Room Selection process will available to select in this process. 

Room Selection Resources

Fall 2017 Room Selection Guide
Find detailed information on how to select an on campus housing assignment.

Video Tutorials
View step-by-step tutorials of the room selection process, from signing the residence hall contract and submitting the profile to selecting a housing assignment!

Room Selection Priority
Understand how your priority determines your appointment time.

Floor Plans and 360° Room Tours
See inside every type of assignment and view room dimensions and bathroom locations for every residence hall by selecting a residential area. 

Gender-Inclusive Housing
View options for gender-inclusive housing and a list of gender-inclusive bathrooms in residence halls.