Room Selection Dates

Room Selection Timeline for 2021-2022 

The following is the timeline for selecting housing for the 2021-2022 Academic Year. All rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors that will be taking classes on campus should fill in a HouseCat application and participate in one or more of the following processes.

If you are studying abroad or will not be at Bates in the fall, you should not fill out an application and read about the Winter Placement Process.

Entering first-year and transfer students will be emailed information on their housing placement applications in the summer.

Off-Campus Lottery  

Friday, March 5, 2021 Off-Campus Lottery Applications open
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Friday, March 19, 2021  Off-Campus Lottery applications are due at 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 23, 2021 Off-Campus Lottery results sent out via email; waitlist begins for students not granted permission if necessary
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 Secondary Off-Campus Lottery results sent out via email if necessary; waitlist begins for students not granted permission if necessary
Friday, April 2,  2021 Students granted permission must return agreement and potential address information
Friday, May 14, 2021 Final off-campus addresses are due

 

Theme House Proposals

Friday, March 5, 2021 All On-Campus Housing Applications open via HouseCat. All students must fill this out for fall housing.

Proposal information available at the Office of Residence Life and Health Education and online

Friday, March 26, 2021 Proposals are due at 4:00 p.m.
Week of March 29, 2021 Proposal acceptances sent via email to coordinators
Friday, April 9, 2021 Resident assignments and contracts due from coordinators at 9:00 a.m. Coordinators must make sure every individual on roster has filled out HouseCat application

Groups of 8 Process

Mid-March 2021 All On-Campus Housing Applications open via HouseCat
Sunday, April 11, 2021 Applications close at 11:59 p.m.
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 Groups of 8 selection start times released by 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 8 Person Blocks Room Selection
Selection Times Begin: 5:00 p.m.
Room Selection Closes: 7:00 p.m.

Groups of 6 Process

Mid-March 2021 All On-Campus Housing Applications open via HouseCat
Thursday, April 15, 2021 Applications close at midnight
Friday, April 16, 2021 Groups of 6 selection start times released by 7:00 p.m
Monday, April 19, 2021 6 Person Suites Room Selection
Selection Times Begin: 5:00 p.m.
Room Selection Closes: 7:00 p.m.

 

Groups of 3 or 4 Process

Mid-March 2021 All On-Campus Housing Applications open via HouseCat
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 Applications close at 4:00 p.m
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 Groups of 3 or 4 selection start times released by 7:00 p.m
Friday, April 23, 2021 4 Person Suites, 4 Person Blocks, 3 Person Suites, and Triples Room Selection
Selection Times Begin: 5:00 p.m. for all and run-concurrently
Room Selection Closes: 10:00 p.m.

Rising Junior and Senior Doubles Process

Mid-March 2021 All On-Campus Housing Applications open via HouseCat
Sunday,  April 25, 2021 Applications close at midnight for rising juniors and seniors
Monday,  April 26, 2021 Selection times released by 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday,  April 27, 2021 Rising Seniors Doubles Room Selection
Selection Times Begin: 5:00 p.m.
Room Selection Closes: 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday,  April 28, 2021 Rising Juniors Doubles Room Selection
Selection Times Begin: 5:00 p.m.
Room Selection Closes: 7:00 p.m.

Rising Junior and Senior Singles Process

Mid-March 2021 All On-Campus Housing Applications open via HouseCat
Wednesday,  April 28, 2021 Applications close at midnight for rising juniors and seniors
Thursday,  April 29, 2021 Selection times released by 7:00 p.m.
Friday,  April 30, 2021 Rising Seniors Singles Room Selection
Selection Times Begin: 5:00 p.m.
Room Selection Closes: 8:00 p.m.
Monday,  May 3, 2021 Rising Juniors Singles Room Selection
Selection Times Begin: 5:00 p.m.
Room Selection Closes: 8:00 p.m.

Rising Sophomore Singles Process

Mid-March 2021 All On-Campus Housing Applications open via HouseCat
Sunday,  May 2, 2021 Applications close at midnight for rising sophomores
Tuesday,  May 4, 2021 Selection times released by 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday,  May 5, 2021 Rising Sophomore Singles Room Selection
Selection Times Begin: 5:00 p.m.
Room Selection Closes: 7:00 p.m.

Rising Sophomore Doubles Process

Mid-March 2021 All On-Campus Housing Applications open via HouseCat
Wednesday,  May 5, 2021 Applications close at midnight for rising sophomores
Thursday,  May 6, 2021 Selection times released by 7:00 p.m.
Friday,  May 7, 2021 Rising Sophomores Doubles Room Selection
Selection Times Begin: 5:00 p.m.
Room Selection Closes: 8:00 p.m.

Summer Placement 

End of Winter Semester Summer Placement Application opens for those without a housing assignment
July 31, 2021 Summer Placement Applications close
Week of August 12, 2021 Summer Placement Assignments released