Returning Resident Room Selection 2016

Apply today to participate in February's online room selection process!


Choose your room and roommates during online room selection!

Room Selection is in February

Current residents who have applied for Fall 2016 - Spring 2017 housing should participate in online Returning Resident Room Selection. During your designated time, you will be able to select your residence hall, room, and roommates online through MyUWF. If you do not participate in the room selection process, you will be assigned a room based on the preferences you listed when you applied, if they are available.

Contact the Central Housing Office at (850) 474-2463 or housing@uwf.edu if you have any questions about Returning Resident Room Selection.

Room Selection Timeline

Date  

Selection Processes

February 2016  (All processes start at 9am)

Tues. 9

Room Retention: Students who want to stay in their same rooms.

Students in Argo, Martin, Presidents 5th floor, and some Southside buildings are not eligible to retain their rooms.

Wed. 10

Roommate Pull In: Students who want to stay in their same rooms and want to pull in a new roommate.

Students in Argo, Martin, Presidents 5th floor, and some Southside buildings are not eligible to do the roommate pull in process.

Thurs. 11

Special Populations*: The following students may select their rooms.

Delphi LLC (Martin) residents selecting Oracle LLC (Presidents floors 1- 4)

Honors Program students selecting Honors LLC (Pace 2nd floor)

Student athletes selecting upperclassmen areas.

Fraternity and Sorority Life members selecting FSL Southside buildings

Tues. 16

General Room Selection: Graduate, senior, junior and "not decided" students. 

Wed.  17

General Room Selection: Sophomore students.

Thurs. 18

General Room Selection: Freshman (FTIC) students.

Fri. 19 - Mon. 29

General Room Selection: All students who missed their selection time. 

 *If you indicated that you are interested in the new STEM LLC on your housing application, please select your second choice room during the room selection process. If you are approved to live in the STEM LLC your room assignment will be changed to a room on the fifth floor of Presidents Hall. STEM LLC faculty and staff will finalize decisions during the summer months.  

Room Retention Guide (Feb. 9th at 9am)

The Room Retention process is for residents who want to stay in the same room assignment and will not add a new roommate. If you are in a suite or apartment and want to move to a different bedroom within your current suite or apartment, you should do the General Room Selection process.

Log into MyUWF, search for “Housing Contracts and Services,” click on “Room Selection,” and then click on “Room Retention.” After you click on the “Room Retention” button you will see the screen below, if you are eligible to retain your room assignment. 

Room Retention Screen Shot 1

Click the “Lock” button to lock your room assignment. 

Room Retention Screenshot 2

You will have one minute to click the “Finish” button, which will book your room. 

Room Retention Screenshot 3

Roommate Pull In Guide (Feb. 10th at 9am)

The Roommate Pull In process is for residents who want to stay in the same room assignment and will add a new roommate. If you are in a suite or apartment and want to move to a different bedroom within your current suite or apartment, you should do the General Room Selection process.

Log into MyUWF, search for “Housing Contracts and Services,” click on “Room Selection,” and then click on “Roommate Pull In.” After you click on the “Roommate Pull In” button you will see the screen below, if you are eligible to retain your room assignment and pull in a new roommate. 

Roommate Pull In Screenshot 1

Click the “Lock” button to lock your room assignment. 

Roommate Pull In Screenshot 2

You will have one minute to click the “Next” button, which will allow you to pull in roommates. 

Roommate Pull In Screenshot 3

You must check both boxes under the “Select Bookings” header. To add roommates, click on the green cross symbol. Enter your roommate’s first name, last name, and birth date. Click search and enter your roommate’s PIN. Click “Select” and repeat the process as desired.

 Roommate Pull In 4 Screenshot

Use the drop down boxes to place your roommate(s) in their desired room assignment. Click the “Finish” button to complete the process. 

Roommate Pull In 5 Screenshot

Special Populations Guide (Feb. 11 at 9am)

If you plan to add your friends as roommates, please note that roommate groups must select a roommate group leader. The roommate group leader will book all the rooms for everyone is his/her group. All group members must give the group leader their first name, last name, birth date (MM/DD/YYYY), and Roommate PIN. The group leader does not need a Roommate PIN.

Roommate group members log into MyUWF, search for “Housing Contracts and Services,” click on “Room Selection,” and then click on “Update Your Roommate PIN.”

Roommate PIN 1 Screenshot

On the next screen, create a Roommate PIN that is between four and ten numbers. If you forget your Roommate PIN, return to this screen to reset it. Housing staff cannot see or reset your Roommate PIN.

Roommate PIN 2 Screenshot

Share your Roommate PIN with your roommate group leader.

Once roommate PINs are created log into MyUWF, search for “Housing Contracts and Services,” click on “Room Selection,” and then click on “Special Populations.” After you click on the button that corresponds to your special population group you will see a screen similar to the one below, if you are eligible to for the process. 

Special Populations 1 Screenshot

You may select roommates or bypass this step by clicking the “Next” button. To add roommates, click on the green cross symbol. Enter your roommate’s first name, last name, and birth date (MM/DD/YYYY). Click search and enter your roommate’s PIN. Click “Select” and repeat the process as desired.

Special Populations 2 Screenshot

Choose a room assignment by clicking on any green bed icon. 

Special Populations 3 Screenshot

Use the drop down boxes to place you and any roommate(s) in your desired room assignments. Click the “Finish” button to complete the process. 

Special Populations 4 Screenshot

General Room Selection Guide (Feb. 16th at 9am)

The General Room Selection (GRS) process allows students to book a room assignment anywhere on campus where they are eligible to live. 

If you plan to add your friends as roommates, please note that roommate groups must select a roommate group leader. The roommate group leader will book all the rooms for everyone is his/her group. All group members must give the group leader their first name, last name, birth date (MM/DD/YYYY), and Roommate PIN. The group leader does not need a Roommate PIN.

Roommate group members log into MyUWF, search for “Housing Contracts and Services,” click on “Room Selection,” and then click on “Update Your Roommate PIN.”

Roommate PIN 1 Screenshot

On the next screen, create a Roommate PIN that is between four and ten numbers. If you forget your Roommate PIN, return to this screen to reset it. Housing staff cannot see or reset your Roommate PIN.

Roommate PIN 2 Screenshot

Share your Roommate PIN with your roommate group leader.

Once roommate PINs are created log into MyUWF, search for “Housing Contracts and Services,” click on “Room Selection,” and then click on the appropriate button for your classification (e.g. “Sophomores”). After you click on the appropriate button you will see the screen below, if you are eligible for the process.

GRS 1 Screenshot

You may select roommates or bypass this step by clicking the “Next” button. To add roommates, click on the green cross symbol. Enter your roommate’s first name, last name, and birth date. Click search and enter your roommate’s PIN. Click “Select” and repeat the process as desired.

Special Populations 2 Screenshot

Select the building you would like to live in by using the map or the options on the left. Use the map to choose your desired floor. If applicable you will choose a foyer side (Southside only) or a hall wing (Pace only).

GRS 2 Screenshot

 

Choose a room assignment by clicking on any green bed icon.

Special Populations 3 Screenshot

 

Use the drop down boxes to place you and any roommate(s) in your desired room assignments. Click the “Finish” button to complete the process. 

Special Populations 4 Screenshot

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

After I book a room how do I view my room assignment?

You may view your room assignment in MyUWF by searching for “Housing Contracts and Services.”

 

Why can’t I find my roommate in the roommate search box?

Be sure you are spelling your roommate’s name correctly. You must also use the MM/DD/YYYY format when entering your roommate’s birth date.

 

What is a roommate PIN?

A roommate PIN is a unique number that allows students to add other students as roommates. Roommates should decide who in the roommate group will be the roommate group leader. The group leader will collect the group members' names, birth dates, and roommate PINs in order to add them as roommates. 

To set your roommate PIN log into MyUWF, search for “Housing Contracts and Services,” click on “Room Selection,” and then click on “Update Your Roommate PIN.”

 

How do I change my room assignment after I book it?

To change your Fall 2016 - Spring 2017 room assignment, log into MyUWF, search for “Housing Contracts and Services,” click on “Room Selection,” and then click on "Room Change." The online room change process will be available Friday, February 19 at 9am through Friday, July 1 at 8:30am. 

 

What are Delphi and Oracle?

Delphi is a living learning community for first-year students in Martin Hall. Oracle is a living learning community for sophomores and juniors in Presidents Hall. More information about both programs is available at www.uwf.edu/housing on the “Living Learning Communities” tab. 

"Open Housing"

“Open housing” which is commonly referred to as co-ed, gender-inclusive, or gender-neutral housing will be offered starting Fall 2016. Open housing will allow upperclassmen residents to live with any other upperclassmen residents within an apartment or suite. The Fall 2016 – Spring 2017 open housing communities are Heritage Hall, Presidents Hall, and Village East Apartments. Only residents who request this option are eligible. Please contact us at housing@uwf.edu for details on how you can sign up for this option.

Pet-Friendly Housing

We are exploring student interest in having a pet-friendly housing option for Fall 2016 – Spring 2017. This tentative option would be available in one Southside building. Residents of the pet-friendly building may choose to own a pet or simply have the desire to be in a community with pets. Additional details will be released as they become available. Please contact us at housing@uwf.edu to express your interest in this option.

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