March Room Selection

The 2019-2020 Room Selection Process concluded on Wednesday, March 20th, 2019. If you do not have an assigned space for fall 2019, please see the Summer Placement page for more details. Information for 2020-2021 For information for 2020-2021 please check back in January 2020.

March Room Selection Timeline

During  the winter semester, most rising seniors, juniors, and sophomores will  select their room for the next academic year. All students taking classes in the fall semester, whether they plan to be living off campus, or on campus in a theme house, suite, or any other type of housing must complete an application in HouseCat. The process begins with an application, and ends with selecting your housing assignment during the room selection process.

Off Campus Application (Rising Seniors Only):

  • Opens: Monday, December 3rd
  • Closes:  Monday, February 4th

On Campus Applications

  • Open: Monday, January 21st
  • Suites/Triple Applications Close: Wednesday, March 6th at 4pm
  • Block Applications Close: Sunday, March 10th at 4pm
  • Singles & Doubles Applications Close: Wednesday, March 13th at 4pm

Room Selection Dates: March 9th- 22nd


HouseCat is Bates’ online housing selection platform. HouseCat allows students to apply for and select their housing online. Flexible, streamlined, and accessible from anywhere, HouseCat is the home of housing selection at Bates.

Click here for HouseCat