Room Draw Guide

Description

Undergraduate Room Draw 

For any further inquiries regarding Room Draw Processes please email askhousing@princeton.edu or for frequently asked questions click here.

Room Draw Schedule

Date                 Event
January 24

Room Draw Information LIVE
NCE Lottery Applications Open
Pre-Draw Processes Open

January 31 NCE Lottery Applications Due
February 1 NCE Decisions Released
February 4 Pre-Draw Applications Due including Accommodation Housing 
February 15 Final Pre-Draw Decisions Released and Contracts begin to roll out
February 21 Undergraduate Room Draw Application Open
February 21 6pm - 7pm Virtual Info Session - all undergraduates welcome!
February  28 12pm – 1pm Info Session (Mathey Dining Hall) - all undergraduates welcome!
March 1 12pm - 1pm Info Session (Whitman Dining Hall) - all undergraduates welcome!
March 2 12pm - 1pm Info Session (Butler Dining Hall) - all undergraduates welcome!
March 4 12pm – 1pm Info Session (Forbes Dining Hall) - all undergraduates welcome!
March 15 6pm- 7pm Virtual Info Session - all undergraduates welcome!
March 21 Undergraduate Room Draw Applications Due
March 28

Room Draw Times Posted

March 29 7pm – 8pm Virtual Info Session -  all undergraduates welcome!
March 30-April 29 Undergraduate Room Selection
 

3/30 Spelman and Independent

3/31& 4/1 Residential College Seniors

4/4-4/6 Residential College Juniors

4/7 NCE and Butler Sophomores

4/8 Whitman Sophomores

4/11 Forbes Sophomores

4/12 Mathey Sophomores

4/13 NCW Sophomores

4/14 Rocky Sophomores

4/18-4/29 Upperclass

May 6

Wait List application due

If you plan to live on campus during the next academic year, you have the opportunity to select your room and dining option through room draw.

During room draw you will:

  • Submit an online application at My Housing for Undergraduates to participate in room selection.
  • Receive date and time for your room selection.
  • Select your room online in My Housing for Undergraduates during your assigned date and time.
  • Select your meal plan in My Housing for Undergraduates.
  • Electronically sign your housing and dining contract.

My Housing for Undergraduates

Who Is Not Allowed to Participate in Room Draw

  • Rising juniors and seniors who will live off-campus.
  • Rising juniors and seniors who will live in eating clubs. Please e-mail your club name and phone number to the Undergraduate Student Housing Office at askhousing@princeton.edu.
  • Students who will be on a leave of absence for the fall semester.
  • Students who are assigned in a pre-draw process such as a Living Learning Community, Housing Accommodations, Resident College Advisor, etc.

Advanced Academic Standing

Rising sophomores with advanced academic standing have two draw options:

Residential College Draws

Enter the draw for the Residential College where you were assigned as a first-year.

  • Your application will be weighted using your original class year, without regard to your advanced standing.

  • You may not use your advanced standing for any of the other Residential College draws.

Regular Upperclass, Spelman Hall and Independent Room Draws

  • Your application will be weighted using your advanced standing status.
  • Students who choose this option are required to e-mail the Student Housing Office no later than the application deadline.