Online Housing Registration / Cancellation Process for Returning Students

Room Selection

Online Housing Registration or Cancellation Process
for the 2014-2015 academic year.


ALL students currently living in University housing (including University operated Uptown East Apts) must participate in either the Online Housing Reservation or Cancellation process.


All students who are currently living in campus housing must visit the Online Room Selection website (ORS) in order to reserve campus housing for the 2014-2015 academic year. Students should indicate they are in need of campus housing and complete the Online Housing Reservation Form no later than Friday, February 28, 2014. Online Room Selection will be on March 24th-28th, 2014. Students will be able to view their online room selection appointment time on the ORS website beginning Wednesday, March 19, 2014.

Students who do not intend to live in campus housing for the 2014-2015 academic year (ex. transferring, graduation, or other exemption criteria as described in the Student Guide to University Life) should visit the ORS website to cancel their housing registration. Students should indicate they are not in need of campus housing and complete an Online Housing Cancellation Form no later than Friday, February 28, 2014 to receive a 100% housing deposit refund. PLEASE NOTE: all students with less than 88 credit hours by the start of the Fall 2014 academic semester are required to live in University-operated housing.

The Online Room Selection Website can be found at:

*Note: If typing the address into your web browser, please be sure to include the 's' in the 'https:' and the capital 'S' in 'Selection'.


Living-Learning Communities and Special Interest Housing:

  • All students who wish to reside in Uptown East Apartments or one of our Living Learning Communities must reserve a room by Friday, February 28, 2014 through the ORS system.
  • Students who wish to reside in Uptown East Apartments must also complete the Uptown East Apartment application; which is due Friday, February 7th, 2014.  
  • Students who wish to reside in a Living Learning Community (German, French, Fellowship, Honors, or International Experience) starting in the Fall of 2014 should visit our Living Learning Community website for more information, including the application process.  Applications for Fellowship, Honors, and International Experience are due Friday, February 21st, 2014.  


New Residence Hall Application Process:

The Office of Residential Life is excited to offer rising sophomore students the option to live in the new residence hall for the 2014 – 2015 academic year. The new residence hall has units that include furnished rooms as part of four, six and eight-person suites. Students will share a bedroom with one other student, and share a bathroom(s) with the other members of the suite. The building also features over 14,000 sqft of lounge and common space.

As part of this new residence hall, the Office of Residential Life is excited to also offer a living learning community based on the sophomore year experience. Those students selected to live in the new residence hall will be able to participate in programming focused on the sophomore year experience and provide helpful resources to assist a sophomore student meet with full potential and succeed in their second year at Valpo!

Applications are DUE by February 28, 2014

To complete the group application to live in the New Residence Hall, please click here

Sorority Housing:

  • Female students requiring housing on their sorority corridor will receive information from their chapter president or their designee about the room selection process. Sorority members living on corridor WILL need to register for campus housing using the ORS by Friday, February 28, 2014.


Medical Accommodations:

  • If you need a special accommodation for a documented medical need, please have your medical professional complete our Medical Accommodation Request and fax it to our office as soon as possible.  The form can be found by clicking here.  Students will also need to contact our office to set up an appointment to discuss their accommodation.  Please set up your appointment by Friday, February 28, 2014.


For more detailed information about Online Room Selection, see our Online Room Selection brochure.


If you have questions about the Online Housing Registration / Cancellation process, or the terms and conditions for residence hall housing, please contact with your Residential Learning Coordinator or contact the Office of Residential Life via e-mail or by visiting our office located in Harre Union 250.