Room Selection, 2017-2018

Welcome to the Office of Residential Life’s 2017-2018 Room Selection Process Webpage!

The Office of Residential Life will continue to add updates and information that is important to know about the Room Selection Process on this webpage. Please also be sure to check your University of New Haven email, as that will be the way information will be distributed to students. In addition, information pertaining to the Room Selection Process may be found on Facebook, Twitter, and myHousing.

Keep checking back for more important documents and information related to this year's Room Selection Process. If you have any questions or concerns, please call the Office of Residential Life at (203) 932-7076.

Room Selection Process: Information Sessions

There will be several Room Selection Process Information Sessions coming up that will help you better understand this year's Room Selection Process. Please join us at one of our campus-wide Room Selection Process Information Sessions!

  • All Room Selection Information Sessions have completed

Room Selection Process: Matching Mates

Matching Mates is a great opportunity for students looking to create or complete their roommate group. 

  • All Matching Mates programs have completed

In-Hall Room Selection Programs and Tours of Residence Areas have all completed

Things to Know

1. Your $500.00 Room Deposit is due to the Bursar's Office no later than Friday, March 3, 2017. If your $500.00 Room Deposit is received after this date, you will not be permitted to participate in the Room Selection Process and will be placed on a waitlist for housing. 

2. Your student account must be in good standing with the Bursar's Office in order to submit your Room Deposit. If there is a balance due on your student account, you will need to contact the Bursar's Office to rectify your balance before your Room Deposit is submitted. Your balance must be rectified and your Room Deposit received and processed by 4:30 pm, Friday, March 3, 2017.

 3. The 2017-2018 Housing Application which includes the Housing License Agreement must be submitted through myHousing by Friday, March 3, 2017 in order to participate in the Room Selection Process. 

4. For specific information regarding the dates and times for room selection in the various lottery phases, please refer to the 2017-2018 Room Selection Guide. 

Payment Information             

  • To pay your Room Deposit through ePay, the University of New Haven's online billing and payment system, log into

  • Additional payment information can be found on the Bursar's Office webpage at

  • To pay your Room Deposit directly to the Bursar's Office by check, please click here to complete the following form and mail your deposit to the Bursar's Office. 

  • If the Bursar's Office receives a Room Deposit and that student has a balance due on their student account, the Room Deposit will not be processed. Similarly, if a Room Deposit is submitted through ePay and a balance due exists on the student's account, the Bursar's Office will notify the student through their University of New Haven e-mail account that the Room Deposit cannot be processed.


Meal Plan Info

All residence areas with the exception of Savin Court and Main Street Condos, require the purchase of a meal plan. Meal Plan Open Enrollment is available until April 24, 2017 on myHousing. Complete meal plan descriptions are available on the Sodexo webpage. The Meal Plan Policy can be found in the Student Handbook.

Rooms Available Lists

All Room Selection Phases have completed.

Resources and Forms

Room Selection Priority Numbers

Room Selection Guide

Room Selection Newsletter

Parent Letter

Room Selection Process Video

How to Create Your Roommate Group Video

Gender Neutral Housing


Students interested in Gender Neutral Housing must submit their 2017-2018 Gender Neutral Supplemental Housing License Agreement by February 24, 2017 and attend one of three Gender Neutral Housing Information Sessions to maintain eligibility.