Housing Selection and Placement Process (returning students)
This process takes place each Spring to secure your housing for the following Fall. Please visit myRedlands to participate in the process.
Timeline & Important Dates for 2016-2017 Housing
January 27-February 6:
Residence Life and Housing staff will discuss this Housing Selection and Placement Process at floor/hall meetings to answer questions and help you through the process. (See your staff for the date and time of the meeting nearest you.)
Monday, February 15 - Thursday, February 18:
Off Campus Interest Workshops
All students interested in petitioning to live off campus (except for those meeting the automatic approval criteria listed below) MUST attend one Off Campus Interest Workshop AND receive an 80% or higher on the quiz administered at the end. If a student does not attend the Workshop or fails to achieve an 80%, that student's petition for off campus will not be considered. There will be no exceptions.
Thursday, February 18:
Accommodation Requests due in hard copy to Academic Success and Disability Services by 5 p.m.
Off Campus Petition Request due by 5 p.m. Applications must be submitted via the Student Life portal in myRedlands and should only be submitted by students who attended one of the above Off Campus Interest Workshops.
Students who are over 23 years of age, live at home with immediate relatives within 30 miles of campus, or are married or in registered domestic partnerships may be approved off campus, but MUST still submit petitions based on this timeline. (In order to petition for off campus outside of the Housing Selection and Placement Process timeline, students meeting these criteria must submit their petitions at least 45 days prior to their intended move-off date.)
Thursday, February 25:
Apartment Applications for Brockton and Grove are due via the Student Life portal in myRedlands by 5pm.
Saturday, February 27 - Sunday, March :
Tuesday, March 8 from 9 to 10 p.m.:
Experience the atmosphere of the different communities and learn what makes each one of them unique. Ask your CA for more information.
Thursday, March 17:
Themed Community Applications are due via the Student Life portal on myRedlands by 5 p.m. The Themed Community Application encompasses the following:
Tuesday, March 29:
Johnston Housing Lottery at 4 p.m. at Holt Hall. If you are not a Johnston community member currently, please email Adam Ghovayzi of your intention to attend.
Tuesday, March 29:
Room Draw for Rising Seniors via the Student Life portal on myRedlands
Wednesday, March 30:
Room Draw for Rising Juniors via the Student Life portal on myRedlands
Thursday, March 31:
Room Draw for Rising Sophomores via the Student Life portal on myRedlands
You will receive a lottery number and detailed information at your Redlands email account two days prior to Room Draw. If you wish to live in the following communities, you will select them on the Housing Director on the date and time listed in your email.
Housing Intention Forms due via the Student Life portal on myRedlands by 5 p.m. for student studying abroad for Fall.
April 1 - September 1, 2016
Residence Life and Housing will work on placing students who did not participate in room selection, as well as move students from the Waiting List (available on the Student Life portal in myRedlands.) If you are on the Waiting List for placement other than the one you selected, we will contact you via your Redlands email address to let you know if and when another space is available.
For More Information about your Options, please see:
The printable brochure of all important information contained on this site
Gender Inclusive Housing Options
Residence Hall Floor Plans
Room & Board Rates
Kim Morris, Communications Specialist for Student Life
Going Abroad or Taking a Leave of Absence:
Going Abroad in the Fall or Full Year? Please complete the Housing Intention Form on the Student Life portal of myRedlands by March 31.
Currently on a Leave of Absence? If you are currently on a LOA and have indicated that you will be returning in the Fall, please participate in the Housing Selection and Placement Process as a returning student. Contact Student Life is you are unsure of your status at 909-748-8053.
Taking a Leave of Absence for Fall? Students planning to take a Leave of Absence for the Fall semester DO NOT take part in the Housing Selection and Placement Process. Remember that you must schedule an appointment to establish your Leave of Absence by calling Student Life at 909-748-8053.
Special Note: Some residence halls and apartment complexes will close completely during May Term. This means that all students who intend to stay for May Term may be relocated to another community for May. For May 2016 & May 2017, these will include Fairmont Hall and half of the Grove Apartments but may include others.
Watch Tutorial Videos
Housing Selection and Placement Tutorial: Process
Housing Selection and Placement Tutorial: Applications
Housing Selection and Placement Tutorial: Room and Roommate Selection