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Housing Selection

First-year students are housed in Woodcrest, Xavier, or East Residence Hall.

Upperclassmen are housed in West Residence Hall, South Residence Hall, the Cabrini Apartment Complex, and the residential houses.

Most students are housed in double-occupancy rooms with one roommate.

  • Some students are housed in single-, triple-occupancy rooms.
  • Single-occupancy rooms are reserved first for students with a documented medical need.
  • Members of the Honors Living Learning Community (LLC) are housed in East Residence Hall.

Because of the diverse needs of students, Residence Life cannot guarantee placement in a particular building or area.

New Resident Students

June 1st is the deadline for any roommate preference considerations. Please understand, if you are in a Living Learning Community (LLC), your LLC placement be considered a priority before any roommate requests are considered. Your LLC placement will determine your room assignment location.

First year students apply for housing via the MyHousing portal by completing a housing application once they have paid ther deposit.  Deadline for the housing application is June 1st. 

Housing assignments and roommate information are available in mid-July for incoming students to view on their “MyHousing” portal.

New Students will be placed in Woodcrest, East and Xavier Halls this year.

Residence Life matches roommates together based on the housing questionnaire, roommate requests, and Living Learning Community assignments.

Returning Resident Students
Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors can apply for housing for the next year each spring. Room selections will take place on April 29th, May 1st and May 2nd.

Housing selection is open to current Cabrini students who meet the following criteria:

  • complete the housing application by April 25, 2019 and 
  • register for class by April 25, 2019, and 
  • are in good academic, disciplinary, and financial standing

The Housing Application is available on the MyHousing portal beginning March 25, 2019 at 9am and the application closes until April 25, 2019 at 11:59pm.


Housing Selection Important Dates:

Tuesday, March 26 @ 4:00 PM

Housing Information Session

Location:  East Residence Hall Lounge

Thursday, March 28 @ 12:00 Noon

Housing Information Distribution for Students

Location: Cavs Corner

Wednesday April 3 @ 8:00 PM

Housing Information Session

Location:  Xavier Lounge

Friday, April 5 @

8:00 PM

Housing Information Distribution for Students

Location: The Cabrini Bean

Tuesday, April 9 @ 11:30 AM

Housing Information Distribution for Students

Location: Outside Founders Hall

Week of April 8-12

RA Floor Meetings

Location: All Residence Halls

Thursday, April 11 @ 12:00 Noon


Housing Information Session

Location: Mansion

Tuesday, April 23rd @ 7:00 PM

Housing Information Session & Ice Cream Social/Roommate Mixer


Wednesday, April 24 @ 12:00 Noon

Housing Information Distribution for Students

Location:  Dixon Athletic Center Lobby

April 23 - 26

RA Floor Meetings

Location:  Various Residence Halls



The Office of Residence Life decided to create a living environment solely geared towards Senior students. This is called The Senior Living Experience. We want our current Junior Students to have the opportunity to select housing early in the semester for the Fall 2019- Spring 2020 academic year. All current Juniors and Seniors are able to participate in this room selection process. You would be considered a Junior or Senior by your class status/the number of completed credits. 

*Located in CAC Apartments for Seniors only

Benefits to Seniors:

  • Secure housing for the year
  • Live with other Seniors
  • Programming Focused on Senior Transitions
  • Connect with Campus Partners
  • Job preparation and financial management
  • Cabrini Alumni networking

Timeline for Selection Process:

Application Opens- February 4th, 2019

Application Closes- March 1st, 2019

Information Sessions:

  • Tuesday, February 12th at 4:00 pm at West Hall Common Lounge
  • Wednesday, February 20th at 8:00 pm at CAC Apartment Common Lounge- ground floor

Room Selection:

  • Occurs the week of March 6,7,8
  • Step One: Students applies for housing and completes application
  • Step Two: Student will receive a random lottery number & will see it on their MyHousing account on March 4th
  • Step Three: Student will need to form group with roommates if student wants to choose roommates
  • Step Four: Student will select room or will be pulled into a room during one of the room selection days


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