The Housing Selection Process allows current students the opportunity to request their room and roommate for the upcoming academic year. All students must qualify to participate in the room selection process by completing the following steps:
- Register for classes with your Academic Advisor by the end of pre-registration on Wednesday, April 10, 2013.
- Complete and Submit your Room Selection Application by Thursday, April 11, 2013.
- Confirm that your Room Selection Application has been submitted. The list of submitted applications will be posted outside of Office 209, 2nd floor - Campus Center on Monday, April 15, 2013 at noon.
- All students who complete required steps for Room Selection Process will be assigned a Lottery Number. Lottery numbers will be posted outside of Office 209, 2nd Floor - Campus Center on Thursday, April 18, 2013. It is your responsibility to check this list and know your lottery number.
- Confirm your financial eligibility before Friday, April 19, 2013. You must have filed your FAFSA and confirm that your PMC account is below $1,000 (zero balance for single room).
- Participate in the Room Selection Process - Friday, April 19, 2013. For details about the Room Selection Process, click here for the Room Selection Timeline.
*Any student who feels that he/she may need an accommodation to their housing arrangement would need to fill out the Housing Accommodation Request Form by Friday, April 12, 2013. The form should be returned to the Campus Nurse, 2nd Floor - Campus Center.
If you do not complete these steps by the deadlines listed you will NOT be assigned a lottery number. Students who were not assigned lottery numbers but are qualified to be entered into housing will be given the opportunity to select a room during the Open Selection block. There will be a sign-up for participating in Open Selection next to the podium on the day of Room Selection where students will be required to sign up. In order to be fair to all students Open Selection will go in order based on this sign up sheet.
If you are unable to attend Room Selection you must complete a Proxy Form by Thursday, April 18, 2013. Forms can be submitted to Lisa Rodrigues, Director of Residence Life - 2nd Floor, Campus Center. If you are using a proxy please note that it is your responsibility to sign a Housing Contract with Jeanne Rintell by Thursday, April 25, 2013 no later than 5pm. IF YOU DO NOT SIGN A HOUSING CONTRACT, YOUR HOUSING REQUEST WILL NOT BE PROCESSED.
ROOM SELECTION DAY WILL BE ON FRIDAY, APRIL 19, 2013 - Meditation Room, Campus Center
- Rising Seniors Lottery Selection - 1:00 - 2:00pm
- Rising Juniors Lottery Selection - 2:00 - 3:00pm
- Rising Sophomores Lottery Selection - 3:00 - 4:00pm
- Open Selection for those without Lottery Numbers - 4:00 - 5:00pm
Double rooms are designed for two people. Selection of double rooms will be done in lottery number order. Students selecting a double room must come to room selection with their roommate or a proxy form and request their room. Two students requesting a double room will choose at the lower of the two lottery numbers. Students wishing to live in a double room who do not have a roommate should refer to the instructions in the No Roommate section.
Single rooms are designed for one person and are available in limited numbers. Request for single rooms will be done in lottery number order. If there are no singles available, students will need to request a double room at the time of Room Selection and/or request to be placed on the waiting list. ***Please note that there is an additional fee for a Single Room. After the Room Selection Process, the Bursar's Office will approve students who requested a single rooms; students who are not approved will be contacted to make arrangements to choose a double room.***
Medical Housing Accommodation
Any student who feels that they need special medical housing accommodations should complete a Housing Accommodation Request Form which can be found here. This form must be completed by a physician/medical practitioner and returned to the Campus Nurse - 2nd Floor, Campus Center by Friday April 12, 2013.
NEW FOR FALL 2013! - LIVING LEARNING COMMUNITIES
New for 2013 – 2014! Living Learning Communities (LLC) give students a unique, inclusive residential learning experience that creates a co-curricular dynamic within their living space. Students enjoy all of the usual advantages of living on campus with the added benefit of living among a group that shares the same goals and interests.
Multicultural Leadership Community
Fostering diversity is an important part of the University's educational mission. The Multicultural Leadership Community is open to students of all ethnic and racial backgrounds and provides residents the opportunity to be introduced to and learn about various cultures.
Students will work to further define and promote diversity with the hall and throughout the college through programmatic methods. Students are required to plan and participate in two multicultural theme programs each semester that address the issues of our society.
Pop Culture Community
The Pop Culture Community is for students interested in learning about and sharing their appreciation of the visual and performing arts, all forms of media, social networking, and campus and community-based arts. Students in this community are required to plan and participate in two performances/shows each semester.
Reach Out! Community
The Reach Out! Community is for students interested in living, learning, and engaging in community service opportunities and civic education. Students assigned to this community will be required to do two community service projects each semester.
Any student who wishes to live in a double room but does not have a roommate may participate in room selection based on their lottery number. There are two possible outcomes for students without a roommate; 1)You will be placed in a double room with another student, or 2) You will be placed in an empty double room and either a returning student or a new student (first year or transfer) will be assigned to the other bed in your room.
*Confirmations for final housing assignments for all returning students will be emailed by late July.