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New Student Roommate Matching

Roommate Matching | Tutorial

New Students:  There will be a roommate matching period active from March 4th (8:30 am) - June 19th (4:00 pm) only. Students will be able to pick roommates either by name or other variables such as major, age, etc.

All roommate requests MUST be mutual and you will only be able to choose a roommate who has already filled out the application. Unfortunately, we cannot honor any requests after 19th at 4:00 pm.

Under MyHousing you can also fill out a Roommate Profile under Personal Information. This will allow other students to view any information you wish to share.

If your roommate request says MATCHES, then you do not need to do anything further as your roommate match is mutual and matched. New students DO NOT pick their room, this office will assign students over the summer.  Please note, you can only select a roommate if you have both completed the housing application.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I have a single room?

You are able to request a single on your housing application, however, singles are assigned based on availability and date of application - they are not guaranteed.  If you need a single room for a medical purpose, you need to contact the Office of Disability Support Services. Our medical accommodation policy can be found here.

What if I can't find a roommate?

One will be assigned to you.

What if I can't find my roommate's name when I search?

Make sure that you are putting the last name in the correct field and that it is spelled correctly. Make sure that your roommate filled out an application. If those two things don't work, just try searching based on last name and make sure it is spelled correctly. Some last names require a space (Mc Doe).

Try not to search using the e-mail field.

If you are trying to find a roommate of a different gender, you must complete the Gender Inclusive Form instead and we will place you into Gender Inclusive Housing in a suite style building.

What if I find a roommate after June 19th?

We cannot accommodate any requests after June 19th at 4:00 pm. This is a firm deadline date.

Can I request to fill a suite?

Unfortunately, we can only allow you to choose one roommate at this time.

Students should be aware that the university reserves the right to change room assignments, consolidate rooms and close halls if it appears occupancy requests fail to fully utilize or exceeds the total number of spaces available.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Office of Residence Life at (716) 673-3341 or e-mail Residence Life. A more detailed FAQ can be found here.

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