If you are an undergraduate applicant and wish to live in special interest housing, please indicate the program and corresponding building for which you would like to be considered when listing your housing preferences. A list of the communities and their respective buildings and four-letter application codes is available on the Special Interest Communities page and the buildings and codes for our residential colleges can be found on the Residential Colleges page.

To receive full consideration for your special interest preferences, your application and $55 application processing fee must be received by May 1.

Note: Some programs require supplemental applications
. For more information on supplemental applications please see here.

Application and Assignments Timeline 2020 - 2021
Late JanuaryFirst Housing Applications Mailed Out with Admission Letters
May 1Application Deadline for: Guaranteed Freshman Housing, Freshman Roommate-Matching Eligibility and Special Interest Communities
Mid - MayE-mail notification of First Round of Freshman Assignments
June 1Reassignment List Begins
Early JuneNotification by E-mail of 2nd Round of Freshman Assignments
June 5Last Day for New Students to Cancel with $800 Refund
July 1Spring 2021 Application Opens
July 17Reassignment List Ends
Early AugustMove-in Information Mailed
August 10Move-In Day (Graduate housing)
August 17Move-In Day (McCarthy Honors College and Terrace Law Program)
August 19Move-In Day (Undergraduate housing)
September 9Over the Counter Reassignment Begins
Early NovemberReassignment Ends for Fall Semester
Late NovemberNotification by E-mail of New Spring Assignments
December 16Fall Move-out Date for Residence Halls and Suites
January 7Spring Move-In Day
January 13Over the Counter Reassignment Begins
May 12Check-Out Day for Academic Year (9 month) contracts
July 31Check-Out Day for Graduate Full Year (12 month) contracts