Housing Contract Process Timeline

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This timeline shows the dates that are applicable to the contract process to live on campus as an upper-class student.

Contract
Term
Date Time Information
Spring 2016 Thursday, October 1, 2015 noon Housing Waitlist opens in eLiving for Spring 2016 housing
2016-2017 Sunday, October 18, 2015 11am - 4pm Off-Campus Housing Fair, Alumni Hall HUB. Penn State Housing will be present at fair to answer any questions about on-campus housing process.
2016-2017 Sunday, October 18, 2015 11:00 a. m. OPENS: Request Phase for University Park–Traditional Residence Halls, Renovated Residence Halls, Eastview Terrace, Nittany Apartments, White Course Apartments, Suites, Singles, Supplemental by Request, and SLOs. (remember: the process is NOT first-come, first-serve!)
2016-2017 Monday, November 30, 2015 noon CLOSES: Request Phase for University Park – Renovated Residence Halls Eastview Terrace, Nittany Apartments, White Course Apartments, Suites, Singles, and SLOs
2016-2017 Monday, November 30, 2015 5:00 p. m. OFFERED: first round Contract offers for University Park – Renovated Residence Halls, Eastview Terrace, Nittany Apartments, White Course Apartments, Suites, Singles, and SLOs
2016-2017 Thursday, December 3, 2015 noon EXPIRES: first round Contract offers for University Park – Renovated Residence Halls, Eastview Terrace, Nittany Apartments, White Course Apartments, Suites, and Singles
2016-2017 Thursday, December 3, 2015 5:00 p. m. OFFERED: second round Contract offers for University Park – Renovated Residence Halls, Eastview Terrace, Nittany Apartments, White Course Apartments, Suites, and Singles
2016-2017 Monday, December 7, 2015 noon EXPIRES: first round Contract offers for SLOs and second round Housing Contract offers for University Park – Renovated Residence Halls, Eastview Terrace, Nittany Apartments, White Course Apartments, Suites, and Singles
2016-2017 Thursday, January 21, 2016 noon CLOSES: request phase for Traditional Residence Halls and Supplemental by Request
2016-2017 Thursday, January 21, 2016 5:00 p. m. OFFERED: first round of Contract offers for Traditional Residence Halls
2016-2017 Monday, January 25, 2016 noon EXPIRES: first round of Contract offers for Traditional Residence Halls
2016-2017 Monday, January 25, 2016 5:00 p. m. OFFERED: second round of Contract offers for Traditional Residence Halls and supplemental housing
2016-2017 Thursday, January 28, 2016 noon EXPIRES: second round of Contact offers for Traditional Residence Halls and supplemental housing
2016-2017 Thursday, January 28, 2016 5:00 p. m. OFFERED: third round of Contract offers for supplemental housing (if space is available)
2016-2017 Saturday, January 30, 2016 11am-4pm Off-Campus Housing Fair, Alumni Hall HUB
2016-2017 Monday, February 1, 2016 noon EXPIRES: third round of Contract offers for supplemental housing
2016-2017 Friday, February 5, 2016 noon OPENS: Supplemental Housing Waitlist (for off-campus students or on-campus students who did not participate in process)
2016-2017 Monday, April 18, 2016 noon ENDS: Contract Preference Modification (for current students only - incoming first-year students have until May 15 to submit preferences)