Housing Contract Process Timeline

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This timeline shows the dates that are applicable for eligible students to participate in the contract process to live on campus for the next academic year. Students currently living off-campus at University Park are not eligible to participate in the contract process.

Contract
Term
Date Time Information
Spring 2018 Sunday October 1, 2017 noon Housing Waitlist opens in eLiving for Spring 2018 housing. Students will be eligible to self-select their room assignment!
2018-2019 October 14-15, 2017   Attend an Information Session about the 2018-2019 Housing Process. 
2018-2019 Sunday October 15, 2017 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.
2018-2019 Sunday October 15, 2017 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!)
2018-2019 Monday November 27, 2017 noon CLOSES: Request Phase for University Park -- Renovated Residence Halls Eastview Terrace, Nittany Apartments, White Course Apartments, Suites, Singles, and SLOs
2018-2019 Monday November 27, 2017 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
2018-2019 Thursday November 30, 2017 noon EXPIRES: first round Contract offers for University Park -- Renovated Residence Halls, Eastview Terrace, Nittany Apartments, White Course Apartments, Suites, and Singles
2018-2019 Thursday November 30, 2017 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
2018-2019 Monday December 4, 2017 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
2018-2019 Monday December 4, 2017 5:00 p.m OFFERED:  third round Contract offers for University Park -- Renovated Residence Halls, Eastview Terrace, Nittany Apartments, White Course Apartments, Suites, and Singles (if space is available)
2018-2019 Thursday December 7, 2017 noon EXPIRES:  third round Contract offers for University Park -- Renovated Residence Halls, Eastview Terrace, Nittany Apartments, White Course Apartments, Suites, and Singles
2018-2019 Saturday January 27, 2018 11am - 4pm Off-Campus Housing Fair, Alumni Hall HUB
2018-2019 Monday February 5, 2018 noon CLOSES: request phase for Traditional Residence Halls and Supplemental by Request
2018-2019 Monday February 5, 2018 5:00 p.m. OFFERED: first round of Contract offers for Traditional Residence Halls and Sorority
2018-2019 Thursday February 8, 2018 noon EXPIRES: first round of Contract offers for Traditional Residence Halls and Sorority
2018-2019 Thursday February 8, 2018 5:00 p.m. OFFERED: second round of Contract offers for Traditional Residence Halls and supplemental housing
2018-2019 Monday February 12, 2018 noon EXPIRES: second round of Contact offers for Traditional Residence Halls and supplemental housing
2018-2019 Monday February 12, 2018 5:00 p.m. OFFERED: third round of Contract offers for supplemental housing 
2018-2019 Thursday February 15, 2018 noon EXPIRES: third round of Contact offers for supplemental housing
2018-2019 Monday February 26, 2018 noon OPENS: Supplemental Housing Waitlist (for off-campus students or on-campus students who did not participate in process)
2018-2019 Friday April 13, 2018 noon ENDS: Contract Preference Modification for preference contracts only (for current students only - incoming first-year students have until May 15 to submit preferences)