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Priority Numbers

Students receive a random, computer-generated priority number. Your specific number is available on BannerStudent under the Housing StarPortal. For students enrolled for the fall term who are participating in Room Draw, this number determines their time-slot if they participate in Room Draw. These priority numbers will also determine the order in which housing assignments are made for summer term 2015, fall term 2015, winter term 2016 and spring term 2016.

Rising Seniors: 801-2300
Rising Juniors: 2301-3500
Rising Sophomores: 3501-4700

Not every priority number is used during Fall Selection, so having number 901 doesn’t make you the 100th person to select a room.

PRIORITY NUMBERS ARE NONTRANSFERABLE – you cannot give your number to a friend if you don’t plan to use yours for the fall.

Manipulation of the priority number system does not hurt the Housing Office but instead cheats your fellow students and is considered a serious infraction. Examples of priority number manipulation include, but are not limited to:

• One student with a "good" number picks a room with a friend and then cancels their housing so the friend can pull someone else with a "bad" number into the room.

• Two students with "bad" numbers want to be roommates so they find two students with "good" numbers who want to live together to instead room with them - the intention being that once fall term begins they will try to do a room swap.

Students who are determined to have manipulated the priority number system face penalties including removal from housing and/or other disciplinary action.


Last Updated: 3/9/15