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Returning Resident Process

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Thank you for your interest in returning to on-campus housing for Fall 2014 and Spring 2015.  Please review the following timeline and process.  

Timeline

Wednesday, January 22, 2013
Returning student process opens.  Complete the Housing Agreement for Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 through Housing Online Services.

Friday, February 7, 2014, 5 p.m.
Complete the Housing Agreement for Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 through Housing Online Services by 5 p.m. on Friday, February 7, 2014.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Notification of lottery outcome through PantherMail account.

Monday, February 17, 2014, 9 a.m. - Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 5 p.m.
Residents of Parkview, Towers, or Apartments who make it through the lottery can keep their current room.

Thursday, February 20, 2014, 9 a.m.  - Friday, February 21, 2014, 5 p.m.
Residents who kept their current room can pull in roommates.  Roommates must have applied by Friday, February 7, 2014 and made it through the lottery process.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 9 a.m. - Friday, March 7, 2014, 5 p.m.
Residents who make it through the lottery and have not yet assigned themselves can select a new room.


Housing Options Available

Lakeview North Hall
Parkview Hall

University Towers
University Apartments
Everglades Hall (Honor students only)


Process

1.  Complete the 2014 and 2015 Housing Agreement through Housing Online Services by 5 p.m. on Friday, February 7, 2014.
2.  You will be notified on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, if you have been offered to select a room or been placed on the waitlist.
3.  Watch your email for instructions on what to do next.  


Frequently Asked Questions

Why is there a lottery?
There is not enough space for every upper-class student who wants to live on campus.

What criteria is used to decide who selects a room first?
Appointment times to select a room will be based randon assignment.  No factors are used.

I have to live on campus because I don't have a car or another reason.
If you are placed on the waitlist then stay on the list because we will receive cancellations.  We are able to accomodate everyone who usually needs a space.

I have the Presidential Scholarship and have guaranteed housing.
You still must complete the Housing Agreement online by 5 p.m. on Friday, February 7, 2014, to take part in the selection process.

I have the Florida Prepaid Dormitory Plan that guarantees me on-campus housing.
You still must complete the Housing Agreement online by 5 p.m. on Friday, February 7, 2014, to take part in the selection process.

How many residents will be offered in the lottery process?
This number can change on the amount of students who apply but around 1,200 students.

I live off-campus, can I apply for the lottery process?
The lottery process is for current residents only.

I live at Bay Vista Housing and want to live at MMC?
Please follow the directions and make sure to complete the Housing Agreement by 5 pm. on Friday, February 7, 2014. 


Other questions can be directed to FIU Housing at 305-348-4190 or by using Live Chat.