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Housing Selection 2016

All students must resolve their business office accounts by Feb. 26 in order to register for a lottery number and be eligible to participate in housing selection.

Watch the Registration Instruction video

Watch the Housing Selection video

Watch the Roommate Selection Video

Specialty Housing and LLC Housing Applications:
Single Room: Closed 
Triple Room: Closed
Block Housing: Closed
Premium Double Room:  Closed
LLC and Theme Housing: Closed

View Housing Selection Information 2016 for detailed information and instructions.

Check out the ILU and Specialty Housing Options


All current residential students are able to select their housing for the upcoming year through an online lottery system. Students are given lottery numbers based on their total number of credits. Students log onto JayWeb at their designated time and select from the list of housing available at that time. Students must also select a roommate in order to choose housing.

A certain number of rooms within each residence hall floor community are dedicated solely to new students. Returning students may select any available room by following the room selection procedures. These procedures are reviewed and revised annually, and traditionally involve selection based on a random lottery system. All room assignments are made without regard to race, color, creed, or national origin.

Rising Junior and Senior students wishing to live in the Apartments or Quads need to register through JayWeb for ILU Selection and select three roommates. Preference for apartments and quads is given based on the class standing of each member of the group, and on the best lottery number for that group. Only Juniors and Seniors are eligible to live in the Apartments or Quads. Groups of less than four students or groups containing ineligible students will not be considered.

For more information on the LLCs available to upperclassmen for the 2016-2017 year, please visit the Living Learning Community page. Follow the above link to complete a housing request for an LLC.

Students wishing to live off campus for any reason must apply and be approved through the Office of Residence Life prior to Housing Selection. Please submit the Off-Campus Housing and Commuter Application to the Office of Residence Life by November 20, 2015 by 4:30 pm.  All applications materials are to be submitted in hard copy form.  Please refer to the Student Handbook for additional information.

Housing Selection Timeline

  • Feb 1 - SDLC applications available on Residence Life website
  • Feb 15 - Fall Housing Intention Survey available on JayWeb
  • Feb 26 - Business Office accounts must be resolved in order to register
  • Feb 26 - Registration for lottery numbers begins through JayWeb
  • Feb. 26 - Students can begin adding roommate requests to JayWeb (required)
  • Feb 26 - SDLC applications DUE to by 5:00 p.m.
  • Mar 7 - ILU (Apartments, Quads, and Brinser Suites) applications available on JayWeb
  • Mar 7 - LLC and specialty housing applications available on the Residence Life Website
  • Mar 21 - ILU, LLC, and specialty housing applications DUE by noon
  • Mar 21 - SDLC applicants notified
  • Mar 31 - ILU, LLC, and specialty housing applicants notified of status
  • Apr 1 - Housing selection timeslots posted 
  • Apr 4 - ILU online housing selection, 3 to 10 p.m.
  • Apr 5 - LLC online housing selection, 3 to 10 p.m.
  • Apr 6 - Rising Seniors traditional room selection, 3 to 10 p.m.
  • Apr 7 - Rising Juniors traditional room selection, 3 to 10 p.m.
  • Apr 8 - Rising Sophomores traditional room selection, 3 to 10 p.m.
  • Apr 12 - Specialty housing applicants notified of housing assignments
  • Apr 29 - 3 p.m. Deadline for all students in housing to be registered for 12+ Credits in order to maintain selected housing


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