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Building Configurations

Methodist Hall: 1st Floor, 2nd Floor, 3rd Floor, 4th Floor

Cokesbury Court: Complex

Housing Draft FAQs

Where can I find the housing application?

You can find the Housing Contract at the link HERE.

When does the housing application open and close?

The housing application for the 2022-2023 school year opens on February 7th and closes on February 14th to take part in the room retention and February 24th for the self-selection process. After those processes have completed the application will remain open until fall semester classes starts.

Can I complete Retention or Self-Selection without requesting or approving roommates?

You can retain your room or go through Self-Selection if you choose to live in a single, otherwise, you will need to request and/or approve roommate requests in order to reach 100% occupancy in all available spaces. Please note that roommate requests should be completed before you turn your application in, even if it is for Self-Selection. We may also place a resident in your room if your roommate chooses to no longer live in on-campus housing.

Should I fill out an application if I am going through the Self-Selection process?

Yes! Yes! Yes! The application is what we use to generate your specific Self-Selection times for February 28th to March 4th, which will allow you to choose a room based on available inventory.

What happens if I do not fill out an application by February 24th at 12:00 PM?

Failure to fill out an application by February 24th by 11:59 PM will result in Housing and Residence Life manually assigning you in a room after retention and Self-Selection is over.

Does my preference mean that I am guaranteed a space?

Your preference does not guarantee you a specific space.

I am searching for my roommate(s), but I am unable to find them?

Please make sure that you use a Screen Name on the Web Profile of the application that is easy to remember and find. We suggest that all students simply use their first and last names. It is also imperative that students select the box that allows other people to search for them in the Housing portal.

Are there any important things that I should pay particular attention to during the application?

Yes, there have been several changes made to the Housing Contract. It is important that you understand what you are signing.

For additional information about applying for Housing, you may contact Residence Life at