Please note: All application dates and events begin at 2:00 pm Pacific Time on the day they are scheduled unless otherwise indicated.

New Students

Tuesday, February 07, 2023 to May 10, 2023: Housing Application Available
  • Students must complete their application by May 10, 2023 at 11:59pm to be eligible for online roommate matching.

  • This includes a parent/guardian signature if student is under 18 at the time of signing their housing contract.
  • The housing application will continue to be available after May 10, 2023, but later applicants will not be eligible for roommate matching.
May 2, 2023 to May 31, 2023: Contract Available
  • Students must sign their housing contract by May 31, 2023 at 11:59pm to be eligible for roommate matching.

    • This includes a parent/guardian signature if student is under 18 at the time of signing their housing contract.

  • The contract will continue to be available after May 31, 2023 but students who complete the contract after May 31, 2023 not be eligible for roommate matching.

June 1, 2023 at 2pm to June 30, 2023 at 5pm: Roommate Matching 

Online roommate matching is optional. Housing staff will assign a roommate to students who choose not to select their own roommate.

  • In order to participate in roommate matching, students must complete all of the following:
    • Complete their housing application by May 10, 2023
    • Completed their housing contract by May 31, 2023
    • Pay their Advance Tuition Deposit (ATD), except for students for Degree Partnership Program participants, or who are exempt from the ATD.
July - September: New Student Room Assignments
  • Room assignment notifications will be sent on a rolling basis to the student's Oregon State email address
  • If, after receiving a room assignment, students would like to request a different room, they may add themselves to a waiting list for room changes.

Current Students

When applying for housing, you will be placed in a priority group based on your date of application and completed contract. Review the dates and descriptions below to better understand how your housing application and contract completion dates impact when you'll receive your room assignment and your eligibility for roommate selection.

February 1, 2023, at 2 p.m.: Housing application opens for all current students

Contract signing may only occur during open periods listed below

Phase 1: Highest Priority Group
  • Contract open: February 15, 2023 at 2 p.m. - March 30, 2023 at 5 p.m.
    • Students with both a submitted housing application and signed contract by March 30, 2023, at 5 p.m. are in phase 1; this group is eligible for Roommate/Suitemate matching and room selection.
  • Roommate/Suitemate Matching: February 15, 2023 at 2 p.m. - March 31, 2023, at 5 p.m.
  • Room Selection Notification: April 4, 2023
  • Room Selection Period: April 10, 2023 - April 21, 2023
Phase 2: Secondary Priority Group
  • Contract open (based on space availability): April 25, 2023 at 2 p.m. - May 15, 2023 at 5 p.m.
    • Students with a submitted housing application who sign their housing contract between April 25 and May 15, 2023, are in phase 2. Phase 2 students are not eligible for Roommate/Suitemate Matching or Room Selection. Assignments will be completed by UHDS assignments staff on a rolling basis beginning early May.
Phase 3: Late Priority Group 
  • Contract open (based on space availability): Tentative July 1, 2023
    • Students with a submitted housing application who sign their housing contract after July 1, 2023, (tentative) are in phase 3. Students will only be able to complete a contract and join the phase 3 group if housing space is still available. Assignments for phase 3 students will be determined by UHDS assignments staff.

Transfer Students

  • Housing application opens: February 7, 2023 at 2 p.m.
  • Contract available: May 2
  • Roommate matching: (To be eligible, student must have a completed housing application and contract by June 30, 2023): Tuesday, July 5, 2023 - Wednesday, July 20, 2023
  • Assignments released: Beginning Monday, August 1, 2023

Graduate Students

  • Housing application opens: February 7, 2023 at 2 p.m.
  • Contract available: May 2
  • Roommate matching: (To be eligible, student must have a completed housing application and contract by June 30, 2023): Tuesday, July 5, 2023 - Wednesday, July 20, 2023
  • Assignments released: Beginning Monday, August 1, 2023

Additional Student Types

  • Housing application opens: February 10, 2023 at 2 p.m.
  • Contract available: May 2
  • Roommate matching: (To be eligible, student must have a completed housing application and contract by June 30, 2023): Tuesday, July 5, 2023 - Wednesday, July 20, 2023
  • Assignments released: Beginning Monday, August 1, 2023