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1 The Guide The term Roommate also applies to Suite-mates and Apartment-mates

2 Setting Up Roommate Groups Roommate Groups are a great way for you to sign up all of your friends for one suite or apartment – or just one roommate for the other half of your room! You can choose your roommate(s) online There are many important considerations you must think about when choosing and mutually accepting roommates...

3 Who Should I Choose? Consider... What Hall/Room Type Do You Want? What Hall/Room is Affordable? Daily Routine & Lifestyle Social Habits & Study Habits

4 Everyone in your group must mutually select each other via MyHousing. Roommate Requesting Process You must finalize all roommate selections prior to the initial room assingments. Make sure you trust your roommates with your assignment! Make sure you trust your roommates with your assignment! Once everyone is matched up in your group, whichever roommate has the earliest application date will pull your group into a room!

5 Your Username & Initial Password was provided in your CMU Acceptance Letter 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. Your Username & Initial Password was provided in your CMU Acceptance Letter 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.

6 When you apply for housing, you MUST submit: 1 – Residence Life Application 2 – Residence Life & Dining Contract (signed by a parent/guardian if you are under 18) 3 – Residence Life Deposit If any of these items are missing or incomplete, you will not be added into Roommate Selection or any Room Selection Lotteries. Your friends might be able to add you as a roommate, but your status will read Student Ineligible. When you apply for housing, you MUST submit: 1 – Residence Life Application 2 – Residence Life & Dining Contract (signed by a parent/guardian if you are under 18) 3 – Residence Life Deposit If any of these items are missing or incomplete, you will not be added into Roommate Selection or any Room Selection Lotteries. Your friends might be able to add you as a roommate, but your status will read Student Ineligible.

7 This box has your Room Selection Lotteries, including start/end times. After you sign into MyHousing...

8 To set up your roommate group, go to the Room Selection menu and click Roommate Selection To set up your roommate group, go to the Room Selection menu and click Roommate Selection

9 Make sure you read and understand the contract. Your online agreement to the contract is legally binding. Make sure you read and understand the contract. Your online agreement to the contract is legally binding. When you click on “Room Selection”... If you haven’t signed a Housing & Dining Contract you will be asked to accept the contract before continuing in the process.

10 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 submit your search, your roommate will be notified that you added them via CMU .

11 If you do not have a roommate in mind, but would like to search for a potential roommate, use the advanced roommate search to find a match Select traits that you would like in a potential roommate, scroll down, and click “begin search”. The fewer traits you select, the more potential matches you may find.

12 Review the results and see if they would be a good match for you as a roommate. Click “Request This Student” to send them a roommate request

13 If you are making roommate requests before your friends, you will see that your request is unmatched until that request is confirmed.

14 The Student you requested will receive an notification about the request. The Student you requested as a roommate will be able to see the request on their Roommate Selection

15 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 CMU . When you Add, Delete, Confirm or Decline a Roommate Request, the student will receive a notice on their CMU .

16 You can see exactly which of your roommates confirmed matches within your group. You stay in control! No guessing if the other roommates did their part! You can see exactly which of your roommates confirmed matches within your group. You stay in control! No guessing if the other roommates did their part!

17 Remember: Each roommate received an notification when you first added them so only use this as a reminder later on. If you want to “Remind” your friend that you have a pending request, just click the “Remind” button and they will receive an reminder.

18 This is your goal – a fully matched roommate group! Your group MUST be fully matched before room assignments are made. This is your goal – a fully matched roommate group! Your group MUST be fully matched before room assignments are made.

19 On MyHousing Overview, you can monitor your roommate group. If one of your roommates has been assigned, you’ll see it here as well as on your Roommate Selection page.

20 Once your roommate group is fully matched, just wait for your Room Assignment. R EMEMBER : T HE ROOMMATE WITH THE EARLIEST A PPLICATION D ATE CAN PULL ALL ROOMMATES INTO A ROOM, SUITE OR APARTMENT. M AKE SURE YOUR TOP PREFERENCE CAN ACCOMMODATE ALL OF YOUR REQUESTS. I F YOUR ROOMMATE REQUEST HAS NOT APPLIED BY THE TIME YOU ARE ASSIGNED, T HEY WILL NOT BE ASSIGNED AS YOUR ROOMMATE.

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