Housing options available for second round of housing selection

Students who were not assigned a time slot for the first round of housing selection through Washington University’s Office of Residential Life will now go through a second round to be placed in housing March 19.

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Housing applications require clarity

Changes to the WUSTL housing system include a new portal website, a time slot-based system and alterations to the group formation process.

Residential Life implements new housing application process that will open Jan. 29

Residential Life changed the housing application and room selection process from a lottery-based system to a time slot system for the upcoming 2018-2019 application, which opens Jan. 29.

Julia Arbanas | Staff Reporter

ResLife to begin new housing software, late housing resolved

Washington University’s Office of Residential Life will unveil a new software system to be used during the housing assignment process during the next academic year.

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Housing petition changes leave students with mixed reactions

While the Office of Residential Life says its decision to eliminate Round 3 of housing petitions by accepting both apartment and suite petitions during Round 2 has been initially successful, some students are still reporting displeasure with the housing process.

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Housing website crashes during final round of selection process

An online glitch on the housing selection website left students frustrated during the final round of housing on Friday when the webpage used to create petitions crashed.

Amelia Ma | Contributing Reporter

Sorority housing still lacking despite high involvement

With sorority involvement on campus reaching nearly 50 percent, Greek life continues to play an integral role in the lives of many women at Washington University. According to some administrators, however, sorority chapters have historically declined the opportunity to cohabitate in on-campus houses.

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RA selection too delayed, interferes with housing

Last Friday, Residential College directors across campus announced resident adviser selections for the 2016-2017 academic year, throwing a proverbial wrench into the housing selection process. Groups of rising upperclassmen, that include RA candidates, now have to deal with the potential fallout of one of their own suddenly being plucked for a higher purpose.

Effort to expedite ResLife housing assignment process results in elimination of Round 3 petitions

Residential Life has elected to eliminate Round 3 of housing petitions effective immediately and will instead accept both apartment and suite petitions during Round 2.

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New residence hall to join Umrath, house First Year Center

On the site of the former Rubelmann Hall, a new building is being constructed—but it’s not a new Ruby. The building will be an extension of the already-standing Umrath House, and will share Umrath’s name. Administrators hope that connecting the buildings will help freshmen living in the Residential College interact more.

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