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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Residential Life removes lowest-cost apartment options due to lack of demand, maintenance

The Office of Residential Life announced that three off-campus apartments previously offered by Washington University for student housing would not be available in the coming academic year via email on Friday.

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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

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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University to begin discussing removing traditional, modern price differences

Residential Life is seeking to relieve some of the financial strain involved in the housing selection process by considering a standard housing rate to remove the difference between traditional and modern dorms.

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Discontent brews among students about housing process

In hope of maintaining transparency with the student body, members of the Office of Residential Life staff spoke at Ursa’s on Thursday evening to answer the many questions about housing that students had submitted via a Congress of the South 40 survey two weeks prior.

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