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Housing Assignments/Room Selection

2021-22 Room & Board Contracting

The 2021-22 application and contract are live in the MyRoom Portal.  In the application you can indicate your prefered building, but please note that room placements will be based upon open rooms available at the time.  Please review the rates and sping contract terms below. 



Housing Assignments for incoming students

Apply to live in student housing by completing your housing contract in   The contract allows you to select your housing preferences including Residence Hall and roommate preferences.  You will also have the option to select whether you prefer to live on a single gender floor, coed floor or gender neutral floor.  

Students who live with a parent or guardian within 20 miles of the IIT Mies Campus are eligible for a student housing waiver.  All other waivers will be considered on a case by case basis, so make sure to discuss with your admissions counselor if this applies to your situation.   

If you have any questions about the housing application or room assignments, please email us at

Housing Assignments for current students

The 2021-2022 Room and Board Contracts will be availble in in the first half of the spring semester, emails will be sent to communicate all timeline and updates. The contract must be fully completed and submitted. Please take the time to read through the contract before submission. Your work can be saved if you need to stop mid-way.  

Graduate and Continuing Education students can contract to live on campus for just the fall semester, by selection yes under the "fall only" question in the application. 

Returning Students

Room selection Information and Dates

Housing Applications for returning students will be live on March 1st, 2020!  To take part of the room selection process, students should apply prior to April 3st @ 5pm.  All applicants who apply before April 3rd will be assigned a selection date and time based on their class as seen in the chart below.  Students applying after the 3rd will be able to self select housing on between April 13-20.  All applications submitted past April 20st will be assigned by the Office of Residence Life on a rolling basis. 

All current first year students have signed a 2 year contract and are required to complete the second year room and board contract to participate in the room selection process. All applications and selection forms are found within the myroom portal.  Continue checking your hawk email for reminders and updates.  

2021 Room selection Dates

These dates have been adjusted from the original dates to accomodate for any challenges that may have been caused through the move of the university moving to online learning for the remainder of the academic year. 

April 9, 2021 Priority Application Deadline
April 19-25, 2021 Priority Room Selection 
April 26, 2021 Room Selection opens for all students who submitted after the priority application deadline
May 7, 2021 2021-22 Room Selection Closes.  All applications submitted after this date or folks who did not select a room will be placed by the Office of Residence Life

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