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For Current Residents. Starting Tues, Feb 8:00 AM Roommate Selection: Start setting up your roommates and suitemates on MyHousing. Tue, March

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1 For Current Residents

2 Starting Tues, Feb 8:00 AM Roommate Selection: Start setting up your roommates and suitemates on MyHousing. Tue, March 8:00 AM - Wed, March 5:00 PM Same Room Selection: This is your chance to claim your current room or else its up for grabs! Thu, March 8:00 AM - Fri, March 5:00 PM Same Suite/Apt Selection: If you want a different room within your suite/apt, get it now! Mon, March 28 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM Displaced: Residents who cant claim their same room for next year. These residents will receive a letter/ . Tue, March 8:00 AM - Wed, March 5:00 PM New Room Lottery: 30+ Credit Hours You must have 30+ credits completed to be eligible (does not count current semester) Thu, March 8:00 AM - Fri, April 5:00 PM New Room Lottery: All Other Residents Get online right away, rooms go fast! Wed, April 8:00 AM - Fri, April 5:00 PM Room Change Lottery: Change your room as often as you like during this time! Mon, May 8:00 AM - Thurs, June 5:00 PM Room Change Lottery: Includes returning and incoming residents.

3 Choose your roommates, suite/apartment-mates! Review the Roommate Selection Guide Set up your Roommate Group (if you have one) prior to the earliest lottery in which your group can participate. Make sure everyone in your group has mutually requested each other so that you have a fully matched group. Make sure you all agree on a plan! Which building, who goes in which room type within the suite, etc. Remember, anyone you confirm as a mutual roommate can pull you in to a room! Decide where you want to live If you are not choosing your Same Room… Plan ahead for at least a 1 st, 2 nd and 3 rd choice! For example: 1 st choice: North Avenue Suite Single If they are all taken... Do I try for a North Ave Suite Double or a Grand Mesa Single? 2 nd choice: Grand Mesa Single What if they are all taken as well? 3 rd choice: Monument Double 11 22

4 You cannot pull roommates into your room or suite during the Same Room Process because that would take away another residents right to have first dibs on their room. If you choose to select your Spring assignment for the upcoming academic year during the Same Room Lottery you cannot have roommate requests. You will get an error:

5 If you choose to select a space within your Spring suite or apartment for the upcoming academic year during the Same Suite/Apartment Lottery... Be aware of your roommate requests. You cannot have more roommate requests than the total available spaces in your suite or apartment. For example, if you are in an 8-person Grand Mesa suite and only 6 spaces are available after the same room lottery, you plus your roommates cannot equal more than 6 in order to select your suite. However, you can have less than 6. You do not have to fill every bed. Also, if you have a friend in your roommate group who is assigned before you select, that roommate will not be counted in your total.

6 If you choose to select a new room, suite or apartment for the upcoming academic year during one of the New Room Lotteries... Be aware of your roommate requests. You plus your roommates cannot be greater than the total available spaces in the room, suite or apartment that you would like to select. Examples: You will not be shown any Tolman double rooms if you have more than one roommate request. You will not be shown any Monument suites if you have more than three roommate requests. If, after the previous lotteries, there are four (or less) beds left in any Grand Mesa suite you wont be able to see any spaces in Grand Mesa if you plus your roommates is greater than four.

7 U SERNAME Your MAVzone username is normally the first letter of your first name followed by the first seven letters of your last name. To look up your username, go to the Campus Directory and use the search function. Your username is the text in front of in your address. Trouble? Call the IT Help Desk,

8 This box has your Room Selection Lotteries, including start/end times.

9 Please see the Roommate Selection Guide for more information on setting up your roommate group Please see the Roommate Selection Guide for more information on setting up your roommate group

10 Make sure you read and understand the contract. Your online agreement to the contract is legally binding. When you click on the Room Selection menu, the first thing you will do is accept the Housing & Dining Contract before continuing

11 Search for your roommates here. If your roommate does not currently live on campus or has not applied for housing, you will not be able to add them yet. Search for your roommates here. If your roommate does not currently live on campus or has not applied for housing, you will not be able to add them yet. As soon as you add a roommate, that student will receive an notification on their MSC account.

12 If you have a pending request, you will be able to Decline or Confirm here. When you Add, Delete, Confirm or Decline a Roommate Request, the student will receive a notice on their MSC .

13 Remember: You must have a fully matched group before you can choose a room! You can see which roommates are unmatched in your roommate group

14 To choose your room, go to the menu on the left, hover over Room Selection and click Select a Room/Suite

15 If you are eligible for more than one lottery at the same time, you will need to select the lottery in which you want to participate. Remember, once you participate in one lottery, you will be removed from the other lotteries! Roommate Selection Only is not a room selection lottery.

16 Depending on your lottery, you may have an opportunity to filter the available rooms by Specific Hall. To see all rooms across campus, just leave this filter as (any) and click Find Available Rooms Depending on your lottery, you may have an opportunity to filter the available rooms by Specific Hall. To see all rooms across campus, just leave this filter as (any) and click Find Available Rooms

17 Floor Plan: Click Floor Plan to view the layout of the rooms on that floor. Floor plans are also available on the Housing website, just click on Residence Halls or Apartments then on the link to the individual building. L IST OF A VAILABLE R OOMS Select Room: Click Select Room to place just yourself or to place you and one roommate (if it is a double with two open beds). Select Suite: Look at the Suite # then at the Rooms within that Suite. You can see how many doubles and/or singles are open within a suite to make sure it works for your group. L IST OF A VAILABLE R OOMS Select Room: Click Select Room to place just yourself or to place you and one roommate (if it is a double with two open beds). Select Suite: Look at the Suite # then at the Rooms within that Suite. You can see how many doubles and/or singles are open within a suite to make sure it works for your group.

18 Once you hit Submit Room Selection, this will be your permanent assignment for the upcoming academic year (as well as the permanent assignment of any roommates you place). Remember, there are no room changes until the Room Change Lottery. Now that you have selected your suite, simply place each mutually requested roommate into the rooms of the suite. Make sure you place your friends in the spaces you agreed on!

19 FINAL CONFIRMATION Here is the screen you will see once your room selection is complete. You and your roommates will receive an confirmation on your MSC accounts. All information will be immediately displayed on your MyHousing Overview. If you do not see this screen or your info on MyHousing Overview, please contact the Housing Office right away.

20 Your new assignment will show up on your MyHousing Overview immediately.

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22 The list of available rooms you will be shown is limited to what you and/or your roommate group fit into and are eligible for... If you have a total of four people in your roommate group, you will only be shown suites & apartments where there are at least four available spaces Males will be shown male rooms Females will be shown female rooms Non-freshman will be shown apartments If you feel you should be eligible for a room type that you do not see displayed, please call or the Housing Office and we will determine your eligibility ( ,

23 Have a plan A, B and C Decide with your roommates what you will do if no 4-person apartments are left in Walnut Ridge (etc). For example, will you break up into two groups of two and try to get apartments near one another? During room selection, you can delete or add roommate requests at any time. Remember that your requested roommate(s) will receive an each time you add or delete them!

24 If you do not have someone in mind that you would like as a roommate, focus on choosing the best available room. Once you pick your room, you will immediately have roommate and/or suitemate contact information available on your MyHousing Overview. Get in touch with your roommates , Call, Facebook - whatever is best for you!

25 Once your room is selected, it will be your permanent assignment for the upcoming academic year Unless you choose to participate in the Room Changes Lottery mentioned previously Questions? Call: Instant Message: MSCRoomSelect Via AOL Instant Messenger

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