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Residence Life and Housing

Room Retention and Selection

What if I want to keep my current room?

Room retention refers to someone who wants to stay in the exact room and space they are now in. If you are a current resident who is registered for classes and has no holds on your account, you are eligible to retain your current room. You must get any holds on your account removed to be eligible.

Room Retention Timeline

2021

Date Activity Time
January 19–31 Choose the same room (non-Village residents) Starting at 8:30 a.m.
January 19–June 1 Village residents Starting at 8:30 a.m.
February 1–7 Retained roommate pull-in (You can pull-in friends to live with you) Starting at 8:30 a.m.

How do I pick a new room or apartment?

Room selection refers to when current residents will have the opportunity to choose their housing assignment for the next academic year. If you are registered for classes and have no holds on your account, you are eligible to apply for a new room. You must get any holds on your account removed to be eligible

Room Selection Timeline

2021

Date Activity Time
February 8–14 Full apartment selection 

Starting at 8:30 a.m.

February 15 Students with disabilities begin online room selection Starting at 8:30 a.m.
February 16 Graduates/seniors begin online room selection Starting at 8:30 a.m.
February 17 Juniors begin online room selection Starting at 8:30 a.m.
February 18 Sophomores begin online room selection Starting at 8:30 a.m.
February 19 First-year students begin online room selection Starting at 8:30 a.m.

February 20

Open to ALL current residents through May 1, 2021

 

How to retain or select your room

  • Log into WINGS Express.
  • Select Student and Financial Aid.
  • Select Housing Services.
  • Select Continue to my Dayton Housing Account.
  • Select Current Resident Room Selection.
  • Select Keep Same Space or Room Selection.
  • Continue through the steps.

How to set up your PIN number

All students participating in room retention/selection must set a four-digit numerical PIN number. Choose four numbers you will remember. Residence Life and Housing does not have the ability to look up PIN numbers or reset PIN numbers. If you are going to pull in friends, you will need their PIN number in order to complete the process. If you’re being pulled in by a friend, you will need to give them your PIN number.