Each year, the Office of Residence Life processes many changes in housing assignments for the spring semester. Vacancies occur due to students departing for spring study abroad programs, graduating, transferring, or taking a leave of absence. Once vacant spaces are confirmed, housing assignments are first processed for students returning from abroad. Then, new assignments are made for those returning from leaves of absence, fall residents who request room changes, and any newly admitted students.
All anticipated vacancies for the spring must be verified before new occupants can be assigned. This verification typically cannot be completed before finals end. Therefore, if you are requesting a general room change for the spring semester, it is possible that a new room assignment will not be confirmed for you before the end of finals. To be approved for a new room, you must be willing to move out of your fall semester room even if a new assignment has not been confirmed.
To request a room change for the spring semester, follow the process below: