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Request Housing

We're excited you've chosen to live on campus and are ready to create YOUR college experience, with endless opportunities to broaden horizons, expand interests, and develop new skills. Whether you're an incoming student or a current first-year or upperclass student, follow these steps to secure your space and get ready to live the Penn State tradition!

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Incoming Students

Incoming first-year and transfer students, we can't wait to welcome you to Penn State.

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Current Students

Current students, explore your options and sign up for space next year. 

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Contract Timeline

Stay informed of important dates to participate in the housing process to live on campus for the next academic year.

Spring Break 2024: Housing Requests Close

March 1, 2024
All Day
HFS Contract Processes

Spring break housing requests for spring break 2024 close on Friday, March 1. Break housing is not included in the...

Summer Housing Request Process Opens

March 11, 2024
All Day
HFS Contract Processes

Working on your goals this summer? If you're attending classes or getting ahead with your Penn State job, internship, or...

Online Room Selection Begins

March 11, 2024
All Day
HFS Contract Processes

Fall 2024 online room selection will be available beginning Monday, March 11 continuing through Friday, March 29. Students can log...

Online Room Selection Ends

March 29, 2024
12:00 pm
HFS Contract Processes

Online room selection for upper-class students will no longer be available after Friday, March 29 at noon.

Current Students: Campus Meal Plan Change Deadline

May 3, 2024
12:00 pm
HFS Contract Processes

Reminder for current students: Dining dollars will expire at the end of this semester and will not carry over. The...

Preferences Modification Deadline (for incoming first-year students)

May 20, 2024
All Day
HFS Contract Processes

The housing preferences modification deadline for incoming first-year students for fall 2024-spring 2025 academic year is noon on May 20.

Deadline: Scheduling Classes for On-Campus Living

May 24, 2024
All Day
HFS Contract Processes

The deadline for upper-class students seeking an HFS contract to be scheduled for fall 2024 classes is Friday, May 24...

Room Exchange eBoard Reopens

August 27, 2024
12:00 pm
HFS Contract Processes

The Room Exchange eBoard reopens for fall 2024 at noon on Friday, August 27.

Room Exchange eBoard Closes

September 30, 2024
12:00 pm
HFS Contract Processes

The Room Exchange eBoard closes for fall 2024 at noon on Monday, September 30.