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The application for University Housing and other related deadlines follow a cycle each year. As we approach time periods for specific actions, they will be highlighted on this page with use of bold text, and students will receive email notifications. The table below is intended to help you plan, whether you are still deciding to come to UC, you've already confirmed admission, you're transferring or you're a current resident.


Annual Housing Timeline

Overview by Week of Calendar Month
Month, Week Activity or Deadline
January, Week 2 Bed lofting and room swap requests* reopen for spring semester
January, Week 4 Current residents may begin renewing contracts for following academic year
February, Week 1 Contract renewal period for current residents ends
February, Week 3 Spring break housing request form opens
February, Week 4 Waitlist opens for current residents
March, Week 1 Freshman/new resident housing application opens for next academic year
March, Week 4 Summer semester housing application opens for current academic year
May, Week 1 Housing priority deadline for freshmen / new residents (applications received after this date are not guaranteed)
June, Week 1 through July week 4 Freshman room selection
August, Week 1 Fall room swap requests close*
August, Week 3
Move-in for fall semester
September, Week 2 Bed lofting and room swap requests* open for fall
October, Week 1 Spring semester housing application opens for current academic year, continues through spring semester
November, Week 1
Winter break housing request form opens

*Bed lofting requests may continue as long as lofting hardware is available. Room swaps may continue until designated deadlines or until room availability is exhausted.

For Gender Inclusive Housing, we strongly encourage potential and current residents to contact the ​Assistant Director of Resident Education & Development, Aleia White, early in the housing request process so that we may offer the widest range of possible housing options.