Current Students Room Selection

All current students may participate in the Room Selection Process starting in the spring semester. This online process allows students to reserve their residence for the upcoming academic year.

All current first year students are required to live on campus for next year. 

Participation in Room Selection guarantees the student on-campus housing for the entire academic year; AND, obligates the student to live on campus for the full academic year. Students who are not required to live on campus should only participate in Room Selection (Village Selection and Residence Hall Room Selection) if they are 100% sure they want to live on campus for the entire upcoming academic year.

Students can view their housing assignment information at myHousing.oswego.edu.

Room Selection Options

• Village Housing Selection

Step 1: Apply for Housing

January 27 - February 7, 2020
Complete the Village Housing Application including accepting terms of the Residence Life and Housing License 2020-2021 via myHousing.oswego.edu.

Step 2: Select Mates & Complete Agreements

Mate-Matching via myHousing.oswego.edu
Students requesting a mixed-gender townhouse must complete the Gender Inclusive Agreement at myHousing.oswego.edu

  • Current Village Residents only
    January 27 - February 11, 2020
  • All Village Room Selection participants
    February 12 - 20, 2020

Step 3: Select Room for 2020-2021

Be prepared! When signing up for a townhouse, each individual member of your group must be assigned to a specific bedroom.
Choose from available space via myHousing.oswego.edu according to your Lottery Number / Start Time.

  • Village Resident Lottery
    February 11, 2020 • 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

    Village Resident Lottery is for current Village residents mutually matched with other current Village residents only.
    Lottery Number / Start Time available after 4:00 pm on Monday, February 10, 2020.

  • Village General Lottery
    February 18, 2020 • 10:00 am - 10:00 pm • Fully Matched Groups of 4 or 6.
    February 19-20, 2020 • 10:00 am - 10:00 pm • Fully Matched Groups or 5, 3,  2, or non-matched students.
    Village General Lottery is for Village Room Selection participants that have completed the Village Housing Application; accepted the terms of the Residence Life and Housing License 2020-2021.
    Lottery Number / Start Time available after 4:00 pm on Monday, February 17, 2020.

Residence Life and Housing will assign students that complete the Village Housing Application, but do not select a room. Not selecting a room during Village Housing Selection does not release a student from the Residence Life and Housing License 2020-2021.

Eligibility

Students who are eligible to apply to live in The Village townhouses may choose to participate in Village Room Selection.

• Residence Hall Room Selection

Step 1: Apply for Housing

March 1 - 22, 2020
Complete the Residence Hall Housing Application including accepting terms of the Residence Life and Housing License 2020-2021 via myHousing.oswego.edu.

Step 2: Select Mates & Complete Agreements

March 2 - April 2, 2020
Match Roommates/Suitemates, if any, via myHousing.oswego.edu. Complete Agreements needed for special interest housing (24 Hour, Gender Inclusive, Hart Hall). Only students that have completed the Residence Hall Housing Application and applicable agreements will be available to match.


Step 3: Select Room for 2020-2021

March 24 - April 2, 2020
Choose from available Residence Hall space via myHousing.oswego.edu. Return to myHousing.oswego.edu.
Lottery Number / Start Time available after 4pm the day before each lottery.

  • Onondaga Squatter Lottery
    March 24, 2020 • 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

    Lottery Number / Start Time available after 4:00 pm on Monday, March 23, 2020.
    • To "squat" a suite in Onondaga, students must be in a matched group of 6; and one member of that matched group must currently live in the suite to be squatted. The current Onondaga resident of the group with the best lottery number/start time should participate in Step 3: Lotteries and assign a room for everyone in the suite.
    • Enter all members of your group as roommates; your requested roommates must request you as a roommate (match) or no one in your group will be able to choose a room together.
    • Be prepared! If you are able to sign up for a suite during Step 3, you will designate who will live in each bedroom when you choose your suite.

  • Onondaga Suite Lottery 
    March 25-26, 2020 • 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

    Lottery Number / Start Time available after 4:00 pm on Tuesday, March 24, 2020.
    • To select a suite in Onondaga, students must be in a matched group of 6.
    • Enter all members of your group as roommates; your requested roommates must request you as a roommate (match) or no one in your group will be able to choose a room together.
    • Be prepared! If you are able to sign up for a suite during Step 3, you will designate who will live in each bedroom when you choose your suite.

  • Squatter Lottery
    March 25-26, 2020 • 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

    Lottery Number / Start Time available after 4:00 pm on Tuesday, March 24, 2020.
    • Enter all members of your group as roommates(if any); your requested roommates must request you as a roommate (match) or no one in your group will be able to choose a room together.
  • General Lottery
    March 31 - April 2, 2020 • 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

    Lottery Number / Start Time available after 4:00 pm on Monday, March 30, 2020.
    • Enter all members of your group as roommates(if any); your requested roommates must request you as a roommate (match) or no one in your group will be able to choose a room together.

Students who would like to live in

  • Hart
  • Lonis
  • Sheldon
  • 24 Hour Quiet (section in Riggs Hall)

should place themselves on the Fall 2020 Waiting List at myHousing.oswego.edu. Students on this list will be contacted by Residence Life and Housing.

 

The College Housing Policy

The College believes that immersion in the educational environment is the preferred experience for new students. Therefore, all full-time undergraduate students who will need to establish an Oswego-area residence in order to attend the college are required to live on campus to the extent that facilities are available and utilized*.

Students generally exempted from this requirement are those who:

  • will continue to reside with their parent(s) or legal guardian(s);
  • will continue to reside in their official residence, which is separate from that of their parent(s) or legal guardian(s), and at which they had resided for at least three consecutive months prior to their acceptance of the admissions offer from the college;
  • are married; or
  • are twenty-one (21) years of age as of September 1 for fall admission or January 1 for spring admission.

Students in this category must submit a Request for Exemption form available on the department’s web site and at 303 Culkin Hall.

*Due to current facility availability, students who fulfill specific criteria will be considered as having fulfilled the Housing Requirement and would no longer be required to live in college housing; these students are those who first enrolled at SUNY Oswego as:

  • first year/freshmen students and have lived in residence at SUNY Oswego for four (4) consecutive semesters (fall and spring) if admitted in the fall or three (3) semesters if admitted in the spring.

-or-

  • transfer students and have lived in residence at SUNY Oswego for two (2) consecutive semesters (Fall and Spring) if admitted in the Fall or one (1) semester if admitted in the Spring.

Other Room Selection Resources

Room Selection allows student to reserve their residence for the upcoming fall semester. Students can learn details and step-by-step information about the Room Selection Process via:

  • this web site (including specific dates).
  • residence hall postings.
  • the Parents Newsletter mailed home in January.
  • the Student Newsletter mailed to your residence hall mailbox.
  • The Oswegonian campus newspaper.
  • the campus-wide digital signage network.
  • staff members within the residence halls.
  • social media such as InstagramFacebook and Twitter.

Contact

For questions, contact ResLife@oswego.edu via email or call 315.312.2246 to inquire about living on campus. Thank You!

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