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Due Dates and Deadlines

For those with an active housing contract for the 2024-25 academic year and part of our continuing student housing population, the dates below represent the upcoming process.  Each student has a Room Selection Community and Category assigned to you.  Your Room Selection Community will indicate which date below you are participating in Room Selection Sign-Up to select available space. Continue to use the Housing Portal for all steps of the Room Selection process.

  • February 21 - February 28 - Eligible continuing students submit a Continuing Student Housing Application as part of the 2024 Room Selection process; Students with no housing guarantee can express on-campus interest for the 2024-25 academic year.
  • March 5 - March 12 - Housing contracts will be issued to those that submitted a Continuing Student Housing Application by February 28 due date.
  • March 6 - March 18 - Students who completed the 2024-25 housing contract including the $450 prepayment can apply for optional Living-Learning Communities, I-House or opt into Gender Inclusive Housing.  
  • April 3  - Students who are accepted into a Living-Learning Community, or I-House must opt out if no longer interested (still able to participate in the next phase in their Room Selection Community). 
  • April  11 - Room Selection lottery date & time  and roommate group PIN for Room Selection Sign-Up will be sent to your UC San Diego email first.  Then available through the Housing Portal.
  • April 13-14- Vacancy viewer available online (login to the Housing Portal) for:
    • April 13 - Seventh College & Warren College
    • April 14 - Sixth College, Eighth College and Marshall College (TMC) 
  • April 16 - Seventh College Room Selection Sign-Up
  • April 17 - Warren College (including Transfer LLC) Room Selection Sign-Up
  • April 18 - Sixth College (including MCLLC & ABDLLC) Room Selection Sign-Up
  • April 19 -  Eighth College & Marshall College (TMC) Room Selection Sign-Up
  • April 20-21 Vacancy viewer available online (login to the Housing Portal) for:
    • April 20 - Pepper Canyon East, Rita, Pepper Canyon West and Muir College
    • April 21 - Revelle College and Eleanor Roosevelt College (ERC)
  • April 23 - Pepper Canyon East, Rita & Pepper Canyon West  Room Selection Sign-Up
  • April 24 - Muir College (including LGBTQIA+ LLC) Room Selection Sign-Up
  • April 25 - Revelle College Room Selection Sign-Up
  • April 26 -  Eleanor Roosevelt College (ERC), Raza and I-House Room Selection Sign-Up
  • May 1 - Dining plan option selection begins & apartment-mate/roommate information in the Housing Portal available
  • May 13 - Last day for Room Selection students to select their dining plan until mid/late August when MyRoomAssignment opens for the 2024-25 academic year for move-in and assignments. Failure to select a dining plan will result in HDH assigning one to you.
  • May 13 - Last day to see current apartment-mate/roommate information until MyRoomAssignment re-opens for the 2024-25 academic year for move-in and assignments.

If you do not select a space on your designated Room Selection Sign-Up date (see above) or space is not available, you will have two options:

  • Choose to be on the Delayed Assignment List (see below)
  • Choose to cancel based on the Cancellation Policy. 

Roommate/Apartment-Mate Selection (Optional)

  • During Room Selection Sign-Up you can add roommates/apartment-mates or suitemates based on the following factors:
    • Must be in the same Room Selection Community
    • Must be in the same Room Selection Category
    • Same gender marker
    • Limited to adding up to the largest apartment-size or suite-size available
  • Each student participating in Room Selection Sign-Up will have a roommate pin that can be shared with the person who will create the group. 
  • Roommates or apartment-mate selection is not required.  You can participate as an individual.
  • Sharing your roommate pin means you've given consent to another student to allow them to add you as a roommate.
  • The PDF demo for Room Selection Sign-Up will be posted no later than April 7th.

Gender Inclusive Housing

  • Gender Inclusive Housing is an option to those who complete the housing contract and make the $450 prepayment. 
  • Opting into Gender Inclusive Housing does not guarantee a single room.
  • Gender Inclusive Housing does mean that you are willing to live with any student regardless of their gender marker (inclusive of double and triple rooms).
  • Students who opt into Gender Inclusive Housing understand that gender will be not be a factor in assigning students within bedrooms, suites or apartments.
  • Once you opt into Gender Inclusive Housing you will be selecting from space allocated to Gender Inclusive Housing in your Room Selection Community.

What is a lottery time and how are Room Selection Lottery Times Assigned?

  • A Room Selection Lottery Time is a specific date and time to login and select a 2024-25 housing space from available spaces.
  • A lottery date and time are randomly assigned to individuals for the Room Selection Sign-Up. Lottery date and times are available after April 12 and April 19, 2024.
  • Lottery times will not be adjusted.

Unable to Login at Your Lottery Time?

If you can’t login at your designated lottery time, you may login any time after that. You can select a space up until 11:59PM (PST) on your designated Room Selection Sign-Up Day. Please be aware that by logging in after your designated lottery time, you may have a smaller selection of spaces to choose from.

Selecting a Room

  • Students will select their room from available spaces during Room Selection Sign-Up.  No need to provide a preference - the choice is yours based on what is available at your designated lottery time.
    • You'll be able to see who selected into a space already and their roommate matching preferences.  The choice is yours to look at it before you confirm your space.
  • Students will log into the housing portal to view their lottery time and roommate pin – check above for specific dates.
  • You will need to select space between your designated lottery date and the end date posted of your designated Room Selection Sign-Up day. 
  • Once you’ve selected or been assigned to a space, visit the Room Selection portal and click on the “2024-25 Room Assignment” link for your assignment or to view your roommates/suite-mates/apartment-mates.
  • All space selections are final! Once you select a space and confirm it, you are assigned to that room or apartment. There are no room changes during Room Selection. 
  • You will be sent a confirmation to your UCSD email account. This confirms your room assignment for the 2024-25 academic year. 

Room Selection Choices

  • A finite number of spaces are available for Room Selection.  Students will choose from available space allocated to their room selection community and category.  Due to space limitations, the type or location of housing you prefer may not be available during your Room Selection Sign-Up time.
  • Available space may be allocated at your College, other Colleges or other housing communities when you select a space.  What is shown is what is available.  Additional spaces will not open up.
  • We highly encourage you to view the current space availability list prior to logging into select your space. Remember that you must log out completely of the current space availability list BEFORE you login to select a space! If you do not select space at your designated date and time or there are no spaces available, you have two options:
    • Submit your housing contract cancellation online by the last day of your Room Selection Sign-Up day to receive your full $450 prepayment.
    • Do nothing and you'll be considered a delayed assignment and HDH will assign you to the next available space. 

Delayed Assignment

If you are unable to select a space on your Room Selection Sign-Up date, you will have two options:  choose to remain on the delayed assignment list and understand that will put you will be housed in any remaining available space as soon as possible. Or you can choose to cancel your housing contract.

If you choose to be on the delayed assignment list, you will receive an email confirmation by May 3rd.  You will remain on the list with the understanding that you will be assigned to the next available space.  A detailed email will be sent once you are assigned which could be at any point in time. Those on the delayed assignment list will be subject to the cancellation policy.  

Room Changes

  • Approximately two weeks after the first day of classes in Fall Quarter, we will turn on the Room Change Interest List.  Current residents can submit a form to seek a room change.  Room changes are not guaranteed and may not be available.  

Living on Campus

As a member of our campus and residential community, you will join your fellow students, our staff and faculty in support of the UCSD Principles of Community. Within these principles, we collectively agree to support a community free from discrimination while promoting individuality and diversity within the bounds of courtesy, sensitivity, confidentiality, respect and safety where all residents can coexist regardless of race, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion and political beliefs.

Non-discrimination Statement

The University of California, in accordance with applicable Federal and State law and University policy, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, medical condition (cancer related), ancestry, marital status, citizenship, sexual orientation, or status as a Vietnam-era veteran or special disabled veteran. The University also prohibits sexual harassment. This nondiscrimination policy covers admission, housing, financial aid, educational services, and student employment. Inquiries regarding the University's student related nondiscrimination policies may be directed to the campus compliance coordinator, (858) 534-6225.

Disability Accommodations

Students with a disability requiring special Housing accommodations due to a medical need should apply for Housing online AND contact the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) as early as possible. Students must register with OSD and receive an Authorization for Accommodation (AFA) from their office. AFAs should be turned in to the Housing Liaison as soon as possible. Students must meet all Housing deadlines. AFAs for continuing students are due to the Housing Liaison by 3pm (PST) on March 8th. For all other inquiries and dates, please contact the Housing Liaison by email or phone to discuss your situation.

Transgender Students

As are all of our residents, transgender students are valued members of the on-campus living community at UC San Diego. In order to support the needs of incoming and continuing transgender students, we strongly encourage students to contact the Housing Liaison by email or phone to discuss individual and specific needs. More information on transgender living and the transgender community at UC San Diego is available at the LGBT website.

Special Circumstances

If you have unique conditions that may warrant special attention, contact the Housing Liaison by email or phone to discuss your situation and options.

Food Allergy Accommodations

If you will be living on campus and have food allergies requiring special Dining accommodations, please contact the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) as early as possible. Students must register with OSD and turn in an Authorization for Accommodation (AFA) to the Housing Liaison. The AFA should include a request for a referral to the Registered Dietician. The AFA should be turned into the Housing Liaison well in advance of your first meal on campus.

Construction and Renovation

Construction and/or remodeling or repair of academic and residential buildings on the UCSD campus in the vicinity of the residence halls and apartments is scheduled for the 2024-25 academic year. Construction is expected to occur during normal daytime working hours, and will result in disturbances and disruptions, including, but not limited to, increased noise and dust in the area surrounding the residence halls and apartments. By signing this Housing Contract, Resident agrees that he/she has been advised of said scheduled construction, and acknowledges that there will be disturbances and disruptions resulting from construction and has agreed to such.