A: The housing selection process is the formal procedure to choose your housing assignment for the following academic year. At Stevenson University we allow our returning students to choose which building, floor, suite / apartment, and bedroom they would like to live in (based on space availability and completion of requirements).
Q: What is housing selection?
Q: Who participates in housing selection?A: Any student, resident or commuter, who is returning to Stevenson University for the following academic year and looking to live on campus is eligible to participate in housing selection.
Q: I’ve never been through housing selection. What do I need to know?A: The housing selection process will begin on February 1st and end in late April. Information regarding housing selection will become available in early January. It is important to complete all requirements by the designated deadlines in the Returning Student Housing Selection Process book. All students are encouraged to attend one of the information sessions to learn the specifics of housing selection. Most importantly, if you have a question about the process or the requirements ask your Resident Assistant, Resident Director or stop by Residence Life & Housing in Ratcliffe.
Q: How many credits do I need to take to keep my spot in housing?A: All students are required to be registered full-time (12 credit hours per semester) with Stevenson University.
Q: Is housing selection for the entire following academic year?A: Yes. Students participating in housing selection are expected to live on-campus for the entire academic year unless graduating in December, studying abroad during a future semester, or no longer attending Stevenson University.
Q: What if I am graduating in December?A: Students expecting to graduate in December may go through the housing selection process and live on campus for the fall semester. During the fall semester the resident is expected to inform Residence Life & Housing of their intention to graduate by filling out the Request to Be Released from Housing form. Residence Life & Housing will confirm the graduation with
Q: If I am returning from a leave / hiatus where do I fall in the housing selection process?A: Once readmitted to the university, please contact Residence Life & Housing.
Q: Do I go through housing selection if I am applying to be a Resident Assistant?A: Yes. All returning Resident Assistants and those applying to be a Resident Assistant are required to fill out the intent to return form and update their emergency contact. Resident Assistant employment decision letters should be available prior to the deadline for roommate cards. If you are not selected to be a Resident Assistant you will have time to submit your housing deposit and roommate card.
Q: What if I can’t fill an entire suite / apartment?A: Residence Life & Housing provides different opportunities to form complete roommate groups. If you are unable to fill an entire suite / apartment our office will assign your group a suite / apartment based on space availability and randomly assign a student to fill the vacancy.
Q: If I am going through housing selection as single and random, or incomplete when will I receive my housing assignment?A: Groups not choosing their housing assignment will be notified of their placement in late April after all selection nights have occurred.
Q: What if I do not go through selection and then need housing?A: Please contact Residence Life & Housing immediately. We want to ensure your Financial Aid and Student Accounts bill is correct. Students requesting housing after housing selection will be placed in vacancies based on space availability only.