Thursday, February 19, 2009

So, you wanna live on campus next year?

Students interested in living on campus next year better hurry up and fill out their housing agreements--less than 24 hours to obtain a lottery-style room selection number remain! The deadline falls tomorrow at 5:00 p.m., so anyone who is considering living on campus should log into Campus Connect and fill out the housing agreement to secure a room selection number. Filling out the agreement does not automatically mean you have to live on campus, rather, it simply qualifies you for a randomly-assigned lottery number that will be revealed in March. Then, you consult the housing brochure and figure out where you would like to live. The room selection process runs April 6-9, and students who are still interested in living on campus will go to their assigned appointment and choose from the available units.

Juniors and seniors, this includes you! Next year, juniors and seniors are allowed to live on campus, however, there are a limited number of spaces and priority is given to underclassmen. Still, there is no harm in registering for the lottery number! If you have any questions regarding the room selection process, consult the Housing Services website or call (773) 325-7221.

There's also something new and exciting thrown into the mix this year--the Top Demon Design contest! Students interested in living on campus next year can create a 2-3 minute video featuring their cool dorm-designing skills. The best videos will be posted on the Housing Services website and on their Facebook page. Fellow residents will vote on the best video, and here's the kicker: the winning student gets first dibs on any room assignment! In other words, the best video earns the first lottery number in the room selection process. Very nice!

Unfortunately, the deadline for the Top Demon Design contest is also tomorrow at 5:00 p.m., so if you want to take a shot, you'd better get to work on that video fast!

1 comment:

  1. I was wondering if you knew why juniors and seniors weren't allowed to live on campus this past yea, but are suddenly being allowed to live there next year? Were there that many people starting at DePaul that there was not enough room or was there another reason for it?