Room Selection Calendar

Calendar Overview

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Pre-Lottery Disability Accommodations

Students who wish to request Pre-Lottery Disability Housing Accommodation must re-apply each academic year.

The deadline to submit the request (and all medical documentation) is:

  • Friday, January 11, 2019 -- students continuing in campus housing from the Fall.
  • Wednesday, January 30, 2019 -- students new to campus housing in the Spring (ex. returning from Fall study abroad or leave of absence, new Spring transfers, etc).

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Update your Class Standing with the Registrar's Office

If you need to update your graduation date (to determine your class year standing for Room Selection), you must do so at the Registrar's office (107 Milbank) by no later than 4pm on Monday, March 4, 2019.

For more information, visit

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Res Hall Tours

Wondering what the different buildings look like?  Take a tour!  One or two sample rooms will be available to see during the times below on Sunday, March 10, 2019. Please have your Barnard ID to show to the front desk of each building.

Location Date Time
Cathedral Gardens Sunday, March 10, 2019 12noon-1pm
601 West 110th Street Sunday, March 10, 2019 1-2pm
600, 616, & 620 West 116th Street Sunday, March 10, 2019 2-3pm
Elliott Hall Sunday, March 10, 2019 3-4pm
Hewitt Hall & Sulzberger Tower Sunday, March 10, 2019 4-5pm
Plimpton Hall Sunday, March 10, 2019 5-6pm

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Information Sessions

Come learn how the Housing Lottery process works, from start to finish!

Date Time Location
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 7-8pm Barnard Hall 409
Thursday, March 7, 2019 7-8pm Barnard Hall 409
Friday, March 8, 2019 2-3pm Barnard Hall 409

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Information Tables

Stop by to ask questions! Students can also stop by the Res Life office 9am-5pm Monday-Friday.

Date Time Location
Monday, March 11, 2019 11:45am-1:15pm Hewitt Cafeteria
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 11:30am-1:30pm Diana 1st Floor, outside Liz's Place
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 11:30am-1:30pm Diana 1st Floor, outside Liz's Place
Thursday, April 11, 2019 11:45am-1:15pm Hewitt Cafeteria

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Registration Dates

  • Start: 1pm on Wednesday, March 6, 2019
  • End: 1pm on Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Students who wish to participate in Room Selection and live in any kind of campus housing for Fall 2019 must register online between the dates/times above.

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Housing Lottery

Stage Group Sizes What Can Be Picked Deadline to Form Groups Lottery Numbers Posted Time Slots for Selecting Online
SR Lottery Seniors Only:
individuals, 2-, and 3-person Groups
Corridor-style rooms
(Elliott, Hewitt, Sulz Tower)
3/25 Mon, 10am 3/25 Mon, 5pm 3/27-29 Wed-Fri, 9-5pm
4 Lottery 4-person Groups 4-person suites 4/1 Mon, 10am 4/1 Mon, 5pm 4/2 Tues, 9-5pm
5 Lottery 5-person Groups 5-person suites 4/4 Thur, 10am 4/4 Thur, 5pm 4/5 Fri, 9-5pm
6 Lottery 6-person Groups 6-person suites 4/8 Mon, 10am 4/8 Mon, 5pm 4/9-10 Tues-Wed, 9-5pm
123 Lottery Individuals, 2-, and 3-person Groups Studio Singles & remaining Corridor-style & Suite-style rooms 4/12 Fri, 10am 4/12 Fri, 5pm 4/15-18 Mon-Thur, 9-5pm

Check out for full info about the Housing Lottery.

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Deadline to Sign up for Guaranteed List

The deadline to sign up for the Guaranteed List is 4pm on Friday, April 26, 2019.

Students who do not pick a room or sign up for the Guaranteed List by the deadline will forfeit their guarantee of campus housing.

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Cancellation Deadline

If you wish to cancel the room you selected (or cancel being on the Guaranteed List), you must do so by Monday May 13, 2019, in order to avoid a cancellation fee.

For the full 2019-2020 Housing Cancellation policy and fee calendar, please visit

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