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Important Dates- 2017-18 Room Selection
2017-18 Room Selection Schedule
Students submit full academic year Residence License Agreements and housing guarantee payments using a credit card or a U.S. bank account through the housing portal website
Same Room selection for students choosing to reserve their same room – deadline February 28
Tuesday, February 28, 5 p.m.—Deadline to submit Residence License Agreement and $600 nonrefundable housing guarantee payment
Please watch your BU email account for updates and alerts regarding Room Selection.
Spring Break Week
Students receive their room selection number via email. All students who submitted a Housing Guarantee Payment will receive a room selection number. This randomly generated number is used to assign selection dates and times for Same Room Pull-In, Internal and Community Selection.
Mid and Late-March
Same Room Pull-In, Internal and Community Selection process will take place. Prior to each selection process, Room Selection Time Slots will be emailed to students’ BU email accounts. Time Slots will start at approximately 3:00 PM on the dates listed below.
Same Room Pull-In Process: This process is for students who participated in Same Room and wish to pull-in eligible, confirmed friends in their roommate web into available spaces in their single-gender or gender-neutral unit. All students who participated in Same Room will receive a selection time, but are not required to participate.
March 10: Time Slots for Same Room Pull-In emailed to students
March 15: Same Room Pull-In – for all class years
March 15: Same Room Opt-Out ends
Internal Selection Process: This process is for eligible students who would like to try to select from available rooms in their current residence assignment and have not been assigned during the Same Room or Same Room Pull-In processes. Students may assign eligible, confirmed friends in their roommate web into available spaces in single-gender units.
March 17: Time Slots for Internal Selection emailed to students
March 20: Internal Selection – Seniors
March 21: Internal Selection – Juniors and Sophomores
Community Selection Process: This process is for eligible students who would like to try to select from available rooms across campus and have not been assigned during the Same Room or Same Room Pull-In, or Internal selection processes. Students may assign eligible, confirmed friends in their roommate web into available spaces within a unit. Gender-Neutral Community Selection and Single-Gender Community Selection will take place separately.
March 22: Time Slots for Gender-Neutral Community Selection emailed to students
March 23: Community Selection – Gender-Neutral Housing for all class years
March 24: Time Slots for Single-Gender Community Selection emailed to students
March 27: Community Selection – Seniors
March 28: Community Selection – Juniors
March 29 and March 30: Community Selection – Sophomores
Dates are subject to change
July 1: Cancellation deadline to receive $300 rebate of housing guarantee payment
August 25: Last day for continuing students to cancel on-campus housing; if students do not cancel by this deadline, their Residence License Agreements will remain valid for the full academic year
(July 2–August 25, no rebate of housing guarantee payment for cancellations)