Quick Guide Instruction to Room Reservations
The following instructions apply to all students unless otherwise specified.
A few items to keep in mind as you select your room:
- are any field with a red dot is required
- when you select a room and confirm the room it is final
- if your final room selection is in error you will need to visit the Housing office between 9:00am – 4:00pm weekdays for staff assistance.
Central Login Service
Enter your username and password.
Click Application located on the navigation bar on the left of the screen.
Select the application period you wish to initiate your housing occupancy.
Review Terms and Conditions (optional).
Print a copy of Terms and Conditions for your records (optional).
Close screen and return to Application.
New Room/Plan Preferences
Current and New Residents: Select Meal Plan Preference (required)
New Residents: Also select Room Preferences.
Click Next to Continue.
Preferred Roommates – YOU MUST KNOW THEIR M # BEFORE GOING ANY FURTHER IN THIS PROCESS.
Enter the M number of your preferred roommate(s).
Press your tab key to view the roommate(s) name(s).
If you entered your preferred roommate’s M number and their name did not pop up, either the M number is incorrect or your preferred roommate has not confirmed their admission.
Update your roommate matching criteria.
Please verify the data you have entered and click “Continue” if you are satisfied.
If there are changes you wish to make, click “Redo” to cancel this application and begin the process over.
Your data will be saved ONLY on click of the “Continue” button.
Print Application Summary if you wish to retain this information for your records.
Click Profile Information – Review and update (red dot = required field).
Please indicate “yes” or “no” in the Disability field of your profile.
If you marked “yes”, please contact Disability Services at www.uc.edu/disability.html to discuss your housing needs.
Click OK to continue and wait for the confirmation message.
Print a copy for your records.
Your profile details have been saved.
Click on Contact Information to continue.
Contact Information – (Emergency contact: parent, relative, or friend).
Review and update (red dot = required field).
Your contact information details have been updated.
Returning Residents – click “Self Assignment” to continue.
New Residents – click “Make Payment” to continue.
Click General Room Selection
Click Continue to see Building Details (10 = Calhoun Hall; 17 = Campus Rec Center; 21 = Dabney Hall; 24 = Daniels Hall; 90 = Turner Hall; 91 = Schneider Hall; 96= Siddall Hall; SH## = Stratford Heights (## represents individual building number)), Room Rates, and Meal Plan Rates ,if desired.
Click Advanced Search to pick a room.
Follow steps “To book your room online”.
Booking Terms = Academic terms you will be assigned.
Under Searching Criteria you may search by Building, Floor, Room Type, and Gender. If your searching criteria prompts a Gender value of “U” this means the room (if Daniels) or suite (if CRC, Stratford Heights, or Turner/Schneider) is completely vacant. Once the bed is booked the Gender will convert to F or M.
NOTE: if you input "F" or "M" as the gender value you will not see all options available to you. Select "U" to review and compare all available choices.
Once you have selected Searching Criteria click Continue.
Click “Room #” (first column) that you wish to select.
Click “GO” to review the room and bed space you have selected.
Lock Room. YOU HAVE 10 MINUTES FROM THIS POINT TO CHECK “I WANT”THE BED SPACE.
Select Meal Plan (even if upperclass/no meal plan).
Confirm Meal Plan.
Keep Same Room
Welcome to Room Retention Processing. You have selected your room and meal plan; now it is time to finalize your selections.
Click Continue to Lock your bed space.
Click Retain Your Room to confirm your decision.
Click Continue to select Meal Plan (even if upperclass/no meal plan).
Nominate the meal plan you wish to select.
Review Plan Booking Information. If you desire to make a change, click Back to Previous screen.
Click Confirm to finalize your decision.
Print a copy of your receipt.
If you have questions, please contact the Housing office at 556-6461.