Current Rutgers students re-apply for on-campus housing through an annual housing selection process that allows students to search and select a room or apartment online. The housing selection is held every year in January, after students return from Winter Break. During the housing selection period, students apply for a housing selection number. Participating in the housing selection is required in order for a student to apply to any housing type or to special communities (e.g., Douglass Residential College, SAS Honors).
At the end of the housing selection process, students are emailed their numbers. These numbers are used to prioritize the students’ selection of on-campus housing options. Students access the online housing application in the order of their housing selection numbers to find available rooms.
Through this selection process, students have the opportunity to live in any housing type on any campus. Students may apply together with specific roommates or individually.
Each year, Residence Life conducts a major marketing campaign using posters in residence halls, social media, and this website to communicate housing selection information and respond to student questions. Students will see housing selection information updated on this website and promoted in the halls every January.
For questions regarding the housing selection process please contact the Residence Life Assignments Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 848-445-0750.