Let us help you
find your home
Now's the time to reserve your on-campus living space for the 2020-2021 academic year. Current residents who participate in the
Choose Your Experience process
will be able to select a space before new, incoming students can choose theirs.
Check out the
Explore Your Options worksheet
to see what living spaces are available to you — there's one for everyone! Residence halls, apartments, hybrid apartments, Honors House, Smurthwaite Leadership/Scholarship House ... all with helpful staff, great amenities, security, convenient location, peers to study and hang out with, and all the other benefits that make on-campus living a great value. Use the worksheet to browse and compare, then save your preferences. You'll know what your top choices are when it's your turn to choose your space in the
Complete your residence hall contract or apartments application by the priority date of Feb. 1 in order to secure your current spot or have a shot at the new space of your choice. If you're considering a residence hall spot but you're not 100% sure that's what you want to do, we recommend you complete the contract now just in case — you can cancel for a full refund of the initial payment until June 1.
New This Year
Please note that Boyd Hall in the Strong Community will be closed during the 2020-2021 academic year to allow for renovations. Rooms in Strong's Putnam and Van Zile halls will still be available.
Also, a third meal plan option has been added to the All-Access and Any 14 plans. The Flex 12 offers 12 swipes into the dining center and/or On-the-Go meals per week, plus $150 for use at select HDS retail locations and 2 guest meals per semester.
General Room Selection Timeline
Your specific selection time can be found in the Resident Portal. It's based on the type of space you want and the number of semesters you've lived in HDS communities.