Returning Student Housing Guide (2024)

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Returning Student Housing

This may not be your first time going through the Housing Selection Process, but we have been doing this for years. Let us guide you so all you have to worry about is how you are going to accessorize your new spaceand all the new friends you are going to make next year.

Returning students who have not lived on campus for two years (four semesters) as of the 2024 Fall semester are required to live on campusunless you meet one of ourhousing exemptions.

Nov. 28 – Feb. 20

Housing Applications open at 9 a.m. EST and remain open through Feb. 20.

Feb. 21

Standard room selection times will be sent to BGSU emails after 3 p.m. EST.

Feb. 27 – March 1

Students who paid the $200 housing payment select their room.

May 15

Last day to receive a refund of the $200 initial housing payment.

Complete your Housing & Meal Plan Application

In order for returning students to select on-campus housing, you will need to log in to yourMyBGSU and navigate to the "Housing & Residence Life" section, click "Housing and Meal Plan Application" and complete the following:

  1. Accept the terms of the On-Campus Housing and Dining Agreement.
  2. Make the $200 initial housing payment.*
  3. Submit Health and Emergency Contact Information.
  4. Complete the Lifestyle Questionnaire.
  5. Select a meal plan.New students must select acustom meal planoption.
  6. Optional:Students who wish to apply to live in a Learning Community will be able to do so during this step. Students can also form a Room Selection Group (RSG) during this step.

Please note:The day you make your housing payment does NOT determine your Room Selection Time. Room Selection Times are 100% randomized.

* The $200 initial housing payment is completely refundable untilMay 1, 2024, if you decide you no longer want to attend BGSU.

Now that you have completed your Housing & Meal Plan Application your next step is the Room Selection Process. This process is managed through your BGSU Housing Portal and is where you will find all residence halls with returning student rooms available for selection.

Falcon Heights
Offenhauer Towers
Founders Hall
Greek Village Townhouses
Kreischer Quad

Review all your housing options and create a preference list just in case your first choice is no longer available.

What if I am in a Greek chapter or part of a Learning Community?

Greek Chapter Housing Guide

Learning Community Housing Guide

Feb. 21 | Room Selection Times Emailed

Room Selection Times will be sent after 3 p.m. EST on Feb. 21.

Students who have paid their $200 Initial Housing Payment by Feb. 20, will receive a Room Selection Time sent to your BGSU email account after 3 p.m. EST.
Selection times arerandomizedby a computer and are not based on completed credit hours or initial housing payment date.

Please note:This does not include students who are placed in a chapter-affliated Greek townhouse.

Feb. 27 – March 1 | Returning Student Room Selection

Returning Student Room Selection takes place 9 a.m. to 4 pm. each day.

The Room Selection process will open in your BGSU Housing Portal at your designated selection date and time. The Room Selection process will be on a first come, first served basis with everyone who has access at the same time, or before you.

The room selection system will remain open throughMarch 1. Students wanting to make changes or select a different room after March 1 will need to complete a Room Change Request located in your Housing Portal under "Manage My Housing". The Room Change Request process will open for returning students March 13.

Steps During Room Selection

  1. Students will need to log in to their Houisng Protal according to their Room Selection Time that was emailed to them.
  2. This process will be on a first come, first served basis with everyone who has access at the same time, or before you.
  3. Information on how to select a bed for the person you formed a Room Selection Group with is listed on theroommates page.
  4. The room selection system will remain open throughMarch 1. Students wanting to make changes or select a different room after March 1 will need to complete the Room Change Request Form located in your Housing Portal under "Manage My Housing" which opens on March 13.

IMPORTANT: In order to make sure space is available for everyone, the Office of Student Housing may need to move room assignments to a different room to accommodate for space. It will be the same type of room in the same building but the room number or the floor may be adjusted. This is in accordance to the Housing Agreement signed by all residential students.

Updated: 05/30/2024 08:30AM

Returning Student Housing Guide (2024)
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