Room Selection Process

All students, both new and returning, will have the opportunity to select their own housing assignments if they completed the housing process as outlined below. 

Returning Student Room Selection Process

The room selection process is completed in four step process for returning students, to be completed early in the preceding spring semester. The returning student housing process steps include:

1. Completion of housing application, including housing license agreement and $75 non-refundable housing processing fee payment. 

2. Completion of My College Roomie profile. 

3. Roommate matching with roommate pair or group in My College Roomie Software. 

4. Room selection with matched roommate group in your MyKUHousing account. 

Incoming Student Room Selection Process

The room selection process is completed in a five step process for incoming students, to be completed lat in the preceding spring semester. The new student housing process steps include:

1. Complete Advanced Registration Deposit to Kutztown Univeristy. 

2. Completion of My College Roomie profile. 

3. Complete Special Interest Housing application, if desired. 

4. Roommate matching with roommate pair in My College Roomie Software. 

5. Room selection with matched roommate pair in your MyKUHousing account. 

 

  • Returning Student Housing Process Timeline

    All returning student processes for the 2019-2020 academic year have concluded. If a returning student is still in need of an on-campus housing assignment, please contact our office for assistance. The timeline for the 2020-2021 academic year room selection process will be available mid-fall 2019 semester.

    • Honors Students living in the Honors Building: this process typically is held in the first few weeks of the preceeding Spring semester. This room selection to take place in the Honors Office.

    • Gender Inclusive:  this process typically is held in the first few weeks of the preceeding Spring semester. This room selection to take place in the Housing Office, 106 Old Main. More information regarding this process can be found on the Gender Inclusive Housing page. 

    • Same Gender Selection for current students Phase I:  This process is for groups of 2,3,4,5, or 6 students who wish to reside together. Room selection is completed in three steps. this process typically is held in the first few weeks of the preceeding Spring semester. 
      • Groups appointment times of complete groups for online selection are anticipated to be released mid-February to student e-mails.
      • Selection typically begins late February through MyKUhousing account. Selection times are prioritized based on the group's total completed credits. 

    • Same Gender Selection for current students Phase II: current students that do not participate successfully in selecting an assignment earlier or are not part of a complete group, will be able to select into remaining available beds through MyKUhousing by group/individual appointment times for online selection with an anticipated start date at the beginning of March. 

    • Auto Assignments:  Current students who have completed the housing application process but do not select an assignment during one of the above processes AND students required to live on campus but did not complete the application process, will be assigned by the Housing office. Auto-assignments are typically completed mid-March. 
  • Incoming Student Housing Process Timeline
    • Special Interest Housing Selection will be June 25, 2019 at 9:00 am through June 28, 2019 at 3:00 pm. Students approved to live in Special Interest Housing Communities will be able to select from available rooms, in the community, at the start of this selection time. They will be eligible to select their room through their MyKUHousing account any time throughout this selection period. Room availability will be on a first come, first served basis.

    • Round 1 of First Year Room Selection will be June 26, 2019 at 9:00 am through June 28, 2019 at 3:00 pm. Complete roommate pairs will be able to select from available rooms at the start of this selection time. They will be eligible to select their room through their MyKUHousing account any time throughout this selection period. Room availability will be on a first come, first served basis.

    • Round 2 of First Year Room Selection will be July 1, 2019 through July 3, 2019 at 12:00 pm. Student without a roommate selection or students who did not select in round 1, will be able to select from available rooms at the start of this selection time. They will be eligible to select their room through their MyKUHousing account any time throughout this selection period. Room availability will be on a first come, first served basis.

    • By July 12th, all incoming student housing assignments will be completed. All students who did not participate in self-room selection, an assignment will be completed for them. Students will be able to view their assignment on MyKUHousing account.
  • Finding A Roommate

    All roommate matching will be done in My College Roomie. Students received their log-in information for My College Roomie to their KU e-mail. Usernames are the same as student's KU username (without the @live.kutztown.edu portion) and passwords are unique to each individual.

    Roommate Matching Steps:

    1. Log-In to My College Roomie, create individual profile AND answer the questionnaire. Both portions of the questionnaire, the question and its extremes, as well as the comfort zone slider, must be completed.

    2. Review your matches, become friends with potential roommate matches and begin communicating with fellow students who you believe may be a good match for you. You must first be Friends with someone before being able to send them a Roommate Request. Your friend will need to accept your Friend Request in order for you to be able to unlock Friendship privileges with that user.

    3. Once you are sure you know the student you wish to live with, you can send them a Roommate Request in multiple ways. On way is via the Home Page:  Within your lists of Matches, Friends, New, and Recently Viewed, you can send a Roommate Request simply by clicking the "Roommate Request" button next to each user. The second way to send a friend request is within a User's Profile:  Within a specific user's profile, you can add him/her as a Roommate simply by clicking the "Roommate Request" button within their profile.

  • Selecting A Room

    All room selection will be done in students' MyKUHousing accounts. Students should use their KU credentials to log into their MyKUHousing account. 

    Room Selection Process:

    Prior to room selection start time, students are encouraged to:

    1. Log into  MyKUHousing Account.
    2. Go to Room Selection Tab.
    3. Select a Room\Suite
    4. Confirm that the listed roommates are correct. No adjustments can be made to groups once room selection begins. Adjustments need to be completed in My College Roomie, 24 hours PRIOR to the start of room selection. 

    At the scheduled time for room selection, students select a room by:

    1. Log into MyKUHousing Account.
    2. Go to Room Selection Tab.
    3. Select a Room\Suite
    4. Confirm that the listed roommates are correct.
    5. Click “Find Available Rooms.” – A list of available rooms\suites\apartments appropriate for your group size will appear.
    6. When You find the room\suite\apartment you would like, click “Select Room”
    7. Confirm your roommates are in the beds you all wish to be living in. Click on “I agree- Submit My Room Selection.” You will not be able to change this assignment yourself once you select.