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Housing Selection Process

All aspects of the housing selection process are conducted in online formats including roommate matching.

HSP is how current returning students select their rooms for the following academic year. First-year students do NOT select their own room, first-year students are assigned a room through an automated process. The room selection order for returning student room selection depends upon only 2 things:

1) class year

2) a randomly generated priority number

Those numbers determine when students pick a room within their class year. When grouped with a roommate(s), the combined average of each student's number is used to determine the order of selection for all roommate groups. This means that students who select a roommate from a later class year will select a room at a later time than everyone in their own class year.

Please follow the instructions below for navigating the housing selection process.

View the following video tutorials for demonstrations of each step of the online housing selection process.

 Completing the Housing and Board Agreement

 Creating a Roommate Profile

 Search for a Roommate and Requesting a Roommate

 Responding to a Roommate Request

 Viewing Available Rooms

 Selecting a Room

Important Dates

Specific requests for room accommodations related to conditions covered through the Americans with Disabilities Act should be submitted directly to the Office of Accessibility Services. Contact Dean Coolbaugh at ecoolbau@holycross.edu to request a housing assignment on the basis of gender identity and to obtain further information.

July 11

Housing accommodation request deadline

 

All students must register for the Housing Selection Process in The Housing Director-Self-Service and complete the Housing and Board Agreement

June 23

Housing and Board Agreement available for digital signature and Roommate Registration

Housing Selection Process Dates 

Group room selection appointment times will be determined and sent out in the days prior to room selection. Students should expect selection times to take place during the academic day. Only one person from each group needs to complete the room selection and the system is compatible with most mobile devices. We recommend accessing The Housing Director-Self-Service from the device you plan to use to select a room prior to your group's selection time. 

July 18 Senior roommates registration deadline
July 20 Senior room selection process
July 27 Junior and sophomore roommate registration deadline
July 29 Junior room selection 

 

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