Self-selection process

Living in an on-campus residence hall or furnished apartment for an academic year? You get to participate in a self-selection process where you pick your building and room! This process has a few simple steps that vary by class-standing. Please check the timelines on this page to see important dates and deadlines that apply to you. After completing an application, make sure you regularly check your @wayne.edu email for reminders and next steps.

Self-Selection how-to guides

Application and assignment timelines

Please Note: If you have opted into a living-learning community (Honors, Warrior Business, CFPCA, etc) or The Thompson, you will be assigned a room in that community. A representative from that community will reach out to you to place you into that community. Please do not continue with the self-selection process. If you choose to change your room or a pick a room in self-selection, it may remove your assignment from the community.

 

  • Incoming Freshmen Self-Selection Timeline

    Self-Selection Periods

    Steps to take

    Period Open

    Application

    Apply for campus housing

    Review and Sign your license agreement.

    Submit your non-refundable $125 application fee.

    Your completed application date and time will determine your room selection time. Earliest application dates will receive the earliest room self-selection date/time.

    Begins February 1st, 2019

    Room Self-Selection

    Select your room

    You will receive a self-selection date and time in your WSU Email before May 6th.

    You will be able to select their building, room type and room number during your assigned selection time or any time after.

    If you would like to live with another student, please reach-out to the other individual and discuss what room-type and room to pick. Each person must select the same room to be roommates.

    Begins May 6th and closes on May 14th

    Open Room Change

    Make changes to your room type or room selection

    During this period, you can change your room selection once per day.

    You must have an existing assignment in-order to change your assignment.

    Be sure to review the costs of each room-type before confirming the room change as rates vary by building and room-type

    Begins May 15 at noon and closes at midnight on July 5.

     

  • Upperclass, Graduate and Transfer Students Self-Selection Timeline

    Self-Selection Periods

    Steps to Take

    Period Open

    Application

    Apply for campus housing

    Review and Sign your license agreement.

    Submit your non-refundable $125 application fee.

    Your completed application date and time will determine your room selection time. Earliest application dates will receive the earliest room self-selection date/time.

     

     

    Priority period begins February 1st, 2019.

     

     

    Roommate Grouping

    Select your roommates

    After completing your application and submitting your non-refundable $125 application fee, you will be eligible to create a roommate group. This allows the person with the earliest application date and time to select a room and bring members of the roommate group into the room assignment.

    All roommates must select or approve each-other as roommates in the Self-Selection Portal.

    Please discuss your room type and room number preference with your roommates during this time.

     

    Begins upon the submission of your completed housing application until Friday, March 15th, 2019.

    Room Self-Selection

    Select your room

    You will receive a self-selection date and time in your WSU Email before May 6th.

    You will be able to select their building, room type and room number during their assigned selection time or any time after.

    Roommate Groups: The person with the earliest application date and time will be your Roommate Group Captain. They will be able to select a room and bring members of the roommate group into the room assignment. Please discuss your room type and room number preference with your roommates prior to the selection date and time

     

    Begins Wednesday March 20th, 2019 and closes on March 31st, 2019.

    Open Room Change

    Make changes to your room type or room selection

    During this period, you can change your room selection once per day.

    You must have an existing assignment in-order to change your assignment.

    Be sure to review the costs of each room-type before confirming the room change as rates vary by building and room-type

    Begins April 1st, 2019  and closes in midnight on July 5.

     

  • Returning Resident Priority Self-Selection Timeline

    Please note: You must have an active Winter 2019 campus housing assignment in order to be eligible for this priority application.

    Self-Selection Periods

    Steps to Take

    Period Open

    Application

    Apply for campus housing

    Review and Sign your license agreement.

    Submit your non-refundable $125 application fee.

    Your completed application date and time will determine your room selection time. Earliest application dates will receive the earliest room self-selection date/time.

     

    Priority period begins January 15th, 2019 until January 31st.

    Please note: Applications must be submitted by midnight on January 31st to ensure your same room or room-type for the 2019-20 academic year. Applications filed after January 31st will follow the Upperclass and Transfer Students Self-Selection Timeline

     

    Roommate Grouping

    Select your roommates

    After completing your application and submitting your non-refundable $125 application fee, you will be eligible to create a roommate group. This allows the person with the earliest application date and time to select a room and bring members of the roommate group into the room assignment.

    All roommates must select or approve each-other as roommates in the Self-Selection Portal.

    Please discuss your room type and room number preference with your roommates during this time.

     

    Begins upon the submission of your completed housing application until Friday, March 15th, 2019.

    Room Self-Selection

    Select your room

    You will receive a self-selection date and time in your WSU Email before March 30th.

    You will be able to select their building, room type and room number during their assigned selection time or any time after.

    Roommate Groups: The person with the earliest application date and time will be your Roommate Group Captain. They will be able to select a room and bring members of the roommate group into the room assignment. Please discuss your room type and room number preference with your roommates prior to the selection date and time

     

     

    Begins Wednesday March 20th, 2019 and closes on March 31st, 2019.

    Open Room Change

    Make changes to your room type or room selection

    During this period, you can change your room selection once per day.

    You must have an existing assignment in-order to change your assignment.

    Be sure to review the costs of each room-type before confirming the room change as rates vary by building and room-type

    Begins April 1st, 2019  and closes midnight on July 5.

     

  • Unfurnished / University Tower Apartments Timeline

    The University Towers will be the only unfurnished apartment option for WSU housing beginning in fall semester.  The application for all students wanting to live in University Towers for the 2019-20 academic year can be completed beginning February 1st. Students will not be participating in the self-selection process and assignments will begin in early February.

    Unfurnished Apartment Availability

    For the 2019-20 academic year, there are currently no apartments available for undergraduate students. Undergraduates wishing to add to a currrently assigned apartment can complete an application and follow the roomate add process.

    There are limited 2- and 3-bedroom units available for graduate and medical students. 

    All other apartment types currently have a waitlist. To be placed on the waitlist, you must complete an unfurnished application and submit the $125 application fee.