How to Select a Room

Living Learning Community and Honors room selection starts on Wednesday, May 16 and closes on Monday, May 21 at 11:59 PM. You must have a Hawk ID and password to login and select your room. Please note: students who select a room in an LLC are required to take the course in common. New student room selection will start in June. 

Didn't get your LLC of choice? We still have housing for you! 

Login to the housing application with your Hawk ID and Password via My UI. Open the 2018-19 Application. In the numbered menu across the top select "Choose Your Room" on the far right side. Please note: the room selection page will not open until you select a specific time slot.

Verify your community preferences and locations. Make note of your options based on your roommate status: a student with a roommate, an individual, or space open to all.

Click the building of your desired Living Learning Community and identify the floor of your Living Learning Community. 

Choose your room.and select the bed space for you, and your roommate (if needed).

When one this process is completed, you will be automatically routed to select a meal plan.

Frequently Asked Questions: Communities 

We've included answers to your most common questions regarding communities below. 

Enrollment for your affiliated course will be done for you. LLCs have a section reserved just for students living in the community and we will get pre-registered before Orientation. 

 

Congratulations on your participation in the Honors program! May 1 was the deadline for to submit community preferences.  However, you can still add your name to the waitlist after room selection takes place. If a space in Daum becomes available, UH&D staff will contact you. 

Not at this time.  However, you can add your name to the waitlist, and if an opening occurs in the particular community, we will reach out to offer you a room change.

No. You do not have to select a room in a living learning community if you do not want to participate.  Please do not pick a room at this time, and you will be provided with a new selection date for New Student Housing in June.  Your place in line will not change – it will be determined by the date you submitting your housing application. 

Frequently Asked Questions: Roommates

We've included answers to your most common questions regarding roommates below. 

Yes. At this time, you can only select a room in the LLCs that you have in common.  If you do not have any LLCs in common, you will need to wait and select a room together during New Student Housing room selection. 

Yes. You may submit a roommate request until May 31. If your preferred roommate accepts your request, you can select a room together in New Student Housing.  Verify the status of your roommate requests online in the housing application.      

We’re sorry to hear your roommate will not be a Hawkeye. Not-to-worry, if you are living in New Student Housing, you can request a new roommate until May 31. If you are hoping to join an LLC or Honors, you can still participate in online room selection. When you select a room, if another student has already picked into the room, you can view their roommate profile to see if you might be compatible.  Please note, if your roommate cancelled after you received your timeslot, you will still select rooms designated for roommate pairs. 

Frequently Asked Questions: Room Selection

We've included answers to your most common questions regarding room selection below. 

Possbily.  If you indicated a preference for another LLC, and there is space available you can join that new LLC.  However, if you did not indicate a preference for an LLC by May 1, you may not adjust your preferences now.  Add your name to the waitlist and indicate that you’d like to join the particular LLC.

Only buildings with living learning communities will display at this time.  Currier, Hillcrest, and Rienow will not display until New Student Housing room selection in June.

No, you will not be able to pick a new room in June.  The June period will only be available for students that do not have a room assignment. 

Yes, if there are room spaces that become available, we will offer students the chance to change rooms. You can sign up for the waitlist through the housing application portal.

 

Frequently Asked Questions: Meal Plan

We've included answers to your most common questions regarding meal plans below. 

After choosing your room you will be directed to select either the Gold, Black, or Hawkeye meal plan.

Students who do not select a meal plan will automatically be enrolled in the gold plan.  You can try it out and then update your meal plan during the first few weeks of the semester. 

Move-In Information

All students will be notified of their scheduled move in date and time in mid-June.  If you need to make travel arrangements, we recommend planning to arrive on Sunday, August 12.  Early arrival is $45/per day. 

Questions?

Have additional questions? Feel free to reach out to us at, 319-335-3000 or housing@uiowa.edu.