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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.  

The Office of Residence Life will begin assigning rooms in May 2020 and will work to have all assignments posted by July 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, 2020 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 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. Meal plans are optional for graduate and continuing education students who have access to an in-unit kitchen (Carman or Gunsaulus Hall). Make sure to indicate in your application the "fall only" option. 

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.  

2020 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. 

Tuesday April 7, 2020 Priority Room Selection Open to Current Graduate, 5th year, 4th year students
Wednesday April 8, 2020 Priority Room Selection Open to Current 3rd year students
Thursday April 9, 2020 Priority Room Selection Open to Current 2nd year students
Friday April 10, 2020 Priority Room Selection open to Current 1st year students

April 13-20, 2020
Open Room Selection opens for all applications submitted after April 3st
Wednesday April 20, 2020
Room Selection Closes at 5pm.  All applications submitted after this date will be placed by the Office of Residence Life 

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