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Current Undergraduate On-Campus Residents

Summer Change Process

Appointment Request: April 28-May 18
Appointment Post: May 19
Room Selection: May 20-July 14

Students who have secured an on campus assignment and request and appointment for the Summer Apartment and Room Change process will receive the earliest appointments to select from vacant spaces across campus. Cancelled spaces will be made available for students to select as part of this process. Commonwealth Honors College students will receive a separate appointment to select from newly available CHCRC spaces and Sophomore students will receive an appointment to search for available spaces in SophoMORE communities. Students interested in a Defined Residential Community can submit a late application to be considered for any remaining spaces. For more information on Defined Residential Communities and the application process please click here.

July Swap Process
July 15th – July 21st at 11:59pm

Students will have the opportunity to complete a person-for-person swap form online starting on July 15th.  Both students who are interested in completing the swap must submit the application by no later than 11:59pm on Monday July 21st.  Swaps can only be approved for like spaces and the student must be eligible to live in the new space.  Some examples of like-spaces are:
• Shared Room to Shared Room
• Apartment Single to Apartment Single
• Single Room to another Single Room in the same Residence Hall

August Change Process

Appointment Request      August 1 – August 5
Appointments Post:         August 6 by noon
Room Selection:             August 7 – August 10

Students who have secured an on campus assignment and request and appointment for the August Room Change process will receive the earliest appointments to select from vacant spaces across campus. Cancelled spaces will be made available for students to select as part of this process.

Commonwealth Honors College students will receive a separate appointment to select from newly available CHCRC spaces and Sophomore students will receive an appointment to search for available spaces in SophoMORE communities.

Room Selection Resources

Video Tutorials
Students can find walkthroughs of every step of the room selection process, from signing your residence hall contract and submitting your profile to selecting your fall 2014 housing assignment!

Floor Plans
From here, students can find detailed room dimensions and bathroom locations for every residence hall on campus!

Fall 2014 Room Selection Brochure
Included in the Fall 2014 Room Selection Brochure are Important Room Selection tips, all room selection timelines and a checklist to help students to track their progress through Online Room Selection!

Living At UMass Facebook Page
Students can post questions on our wall, find links to useful room selection videos and can get important timelines and information right in your feed. Also, there will be several opportunities for students to win prizes each Tuesday starting on February 18th!

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Fall 2014 Contract Cancellation Fee Schedule
Any student who selects a fall 2014 housing assignment is subject to the contract cancellation fee schedule outlined below:

Fall 2014 Process Begins Ends

$100 Cancellation Fee Period

5pm Fri., March 7, 2014

5pm Wed., April 30, 2014

$200 Cancellation Fee Period

5pm Wed., April 30, 2014

5pm Fri, May 30, 2014

$300 Cancellation Fee Period

5pm Fri, May 30, 2014

5pm Mon., June 30, 2014

$400 Cancellation Fee Period

5pm Mon., June 30, 2014

5pm Thurs., July 31, 2014

$500 Cancellation Fee Period

5pm Thurs., July 31, 2014

5th week of fall semester


Students must call (413) 545-2100 or visit Residential Life Student Services at 235 Whitmore to request a cancellation of their assignment. Only the student may cancel their assignment and the request must be made directly with the Student Services Office.

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