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Housing Assignments/Room Selection

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The Spring 2020 application are now available!

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, room type 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.  Contracts will be live in the first few weeks of January 2020.

The Office of Residence Life will begin assigning rooms in May 2020 and will work to have all assignments posted by June 1st, 2020.  Check to see your Residence Hall, your room number and your roommate information!

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

New Resident Move-ins begin on August 17, 2019 at 9:00 AM. Prior to your arrival to campus we will provide you with a move-in guide to get you prepared to move in and join the IIT Student Housing community

Housing Assignments for current students

The 2020-2021 Room and Board Contracts will be availble in in early January. 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. Assignments for students moving to campus in spring 2020 will be made in early December. Assignments for students moving in the Fall will be made in late May.

New this year: Graduate and Continuing Education students can contract to live on campus for just the fall semester. Meal plans are optional for graduate and continuing education students who have access to an in-unit kitchen (Carman or Gunsaulus Hall).

Apply to live on-campus for 2016-2017!

Returning Students

As a returning student in the room selection process, you will be able to select your room and preferred meal plan through the Room Selection Process. In order to participate in this process, you must compete a returner or family housing contract. You can get to your contract by going to

Below are the dates for contracts and room selection! FAQ can be found here

Room selection Information and Dates

Individuals will be given the option to keep their current space before Room Reservation starts; this period is called "nesting". If you "nest" in your room, you have the opportunity to pull in a roommate (if your roommate is not also nesting). In order to nest you will need to go to to select the same space during the nesting period.  The link to this form is provided in the email confirmation you receive at the completion of your housing contract.

Individuals can also submit a Priority Unit Form and get early access, regardless of class status, if you can fill a Carman 1 Bedroom & Den, Gunsaulus 2 Bedroom, SSV 6 bedroom, or SSV 3 Bedroom unit!

2019 Room selection by Class Status

Monday April 22, 2019 Room Selection Open to Current Graduate, 5th year, 4th year students
Tuesday April 23, 2019 Room Selection Open to Current 3rd year students
Wednesday April 24, 2019 Room Selection Open to Current 2nd year students
Thursday April 25, 2019 Individual Room Selection open to 1st year and all other students
Friday May 3, 2019
Individual Room Selection Process closes

NOTE: 2020-21 Room Selection dates will be posted by January 2020.