How does fall housing work?
Fall Housing Selection is a series of processes leading up to the General Room Draw.
- East Wheelock: Application due date was Friday, April 5, acceptance decisions are made by Friday, April 12 and East Wheelock Room Draw is Wednesday, May 1
- Affinities: Application due date was Friday, April 5, acceptance decisions and room assignments will be confirmed by Friday, April 12
- GLOS: Final roster due date was Wednesday, April 10
- Housing for Medical/Disability Needs: Applications and documentation due date is Thursday, April 18, decisions and, where applicable, assignments will be made by Wednesday, April 24th.
- Suites & Sex-tet: Suites and Sex-tet notifications sent Tuesday, April 30
- Apartments/Quads/Sub-Free: Apartments/Quads/Sub-Free Room Draw Thursday, May 2
- Juniors/Seniors: Junior/Senior Room Draw Saturday, May 4
- Sophomores: Sophomore Room Draw Sunday, May 5 and Monday, May 6
- Waitlist: Application due June 1st, assignments made in late July.
All students who will be participating in Room Draw must register by Monday, April 29. (Click here to view a power point that goes through all the steps!)
All students who register and who meet the following criteria will be sent their selection time-slot the day prior to their selection date.
- CRITERIA: Enrolled for Fall 2013 & Not already housed for the fall
- Student who are registered but don’t meet the criteria will be notified they are not eligible.
Room Draw uses the BannerStudent, Housing Application: StarPortal site. Registration and Selection are all part of the same application, but sections become available based on date. The Waitlist application will be available Tuesday, May 7.
Time-slots are issued to groups of 10 registered students for an “exclusive” period of time, at which point the next 10 students are given access.
Important Facts About Room Draw
The only students who will be able to select a room through Room Draw are those who register by the deadline, are not already housed through a previous process, and have an “R” for their fall d-plan.
- Floor plans can be viewed on the Residence Halls & Communities section of our website.
- If a student misses his/her time-slot, they can still log-in and select. Once a time-slot has opened a student can log in and select their room at any point once their time-slot begins until the portal closes on Monday, May 6th.
- The Portal will be open 24 hours a day, however new time-slots open only during our set hours each evening.
- The Housing Office will be open and fully staffed during Room Draw until at least 30 minutes after the last time-slot for that night. Students can call or come in person for assistance.
- Students who register for Room Draw are not bound to participate. If you decide to live off-campus, you can just ignore your time slot – there is no cancellation fee.
Students who cannot log-in during their time slot can request the Housing Office select a room on his/her behalf (for singles, or doubles/triples if all roommates are unavailable).
To request another student log in and chose during your time slot, the proxy must come to the Housing Office at least 15 minutes before the time-slot begins with a copy of an e-mail from the student, with their Dartmouth ID number, stating this students has permission to choose on their behalf. Housing Office Staff will work with the proxy to get logged-in on a computer in the Housing Office and select the room.