Housing Selection Information


Current campus residents may complete their online License Agreements beginning Monday, February 2, 2015.Payment location has changed. You can now find the housing Deposit link by clicking the “MyHeliotrope” in large Purple letters on the portal page. From there click--> Student--> Housing and Dining option-->Housing Deposit/RLA


Information on the room selection process is available in our online Housing Brochure 2015. PLEASE take the time to read this!!!

Step-by-step instructions are available at Room selection how to. and also a FAQ's section.

Click here for a printable version of the Room Selection Calendar Spring 2015


New applications for both Cultural Immersion and Gender-Neutral housing, and reapplications for current gender neutral housing residents, will open on Monday, February 16, 2015. Your application must be submitted via the survey by Friday, February 20, 2015 at 5 pm. Notifications will be made by 11:59 PM, Wednesday, February 25, 2015.

Significant Changes:

  • No squatting (the process where students return to the same apartment the following academic year) All student will go through housing selection to choose a room.
  • All students within a group must meet credit minimum to choose a space.
  • Students who do not have a group may choose a space on their own.
  • All areas are open to all students at the start of selection process.
  • Shorter timeframe for selection (moving from one month of various selection days to six days)


Full Group Preference = Morning selection time 8:30am-Noon

Groups who can fill Apartments/Rooms will get “Full Group Preference” and receive a morning time ranging from 9am to noon. This time will be based on average credit of group (as long as all members meet the minimum criteria for the day).  


Incomplete/Individual group = Afternoon Selection time 1:30pm-6:00pm

Singles and incomplete groups will get an afternoon time ranging from 1pm to 6pm.  This time will be based on credit of individual or group average.


Credit Days: All students Full, Incomplete and Individuals must meet minimum credit requirement to choose a space on that day.


90+ Credit Selection Day, 3/9/2015

75+ Credit Selection Day, 3/11/2015

60+ Credit Selection Day, 3/13/2015

45+ Credit Selection Day, 3/16/2015

30+ Credit Selection Day, 3/18/2015

15+ Credit Selection Day, 3/19/2015

0+ Credit Selection Day, 3/20/2015

After each selection day an update email will be sent to all remaining residential students noting how many open beds are still available in each Building Complex. Thee emails will give student the most up to date information to help plan for when their selection time arrives.

Current residents that want to be guaranteed a space for the Fall 2015 semester must pay a deposit and complete their online license agreement by March 31, 2015.  You also must register for at least 8 credits by June 15, 2015.  You must be enrolled as a full-time student (12 or more credits) by the start of the semester to maintain your eligibility to live on campus.