You get to choose the exact room you want!

Students in Helser HallAny current ISU student can select their own residence hall assignment for 2019-20 and all residence halls will be available for you to choose from.

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2019-20 Residence Hall Selection

Selection of residence hall spaces takes place according to the below schedule. Please keep in mind:

  • All selection takes place in AccessPlus (A+) and all selection processes begin at 6:00 am on the date indicated.
  • When you will select depends on where you live now and where you want to go.
  • Select by yourself or in a Roommate Group.

Questions? Email housing@iastate.edu or call 515-294-2900. We're happy to help!

DateResidence Hall Selection Events
October 15, 2018CONTRACTING BEGINS IN A+
February 14, 2019
Residence Hall Contracting Priority Deadline
  • Contract by 11:00 pm to keep your current residence hall space or to select a different residence hall space for 2019-20.
  • If you want to stay in your current room, you're done - except for roommate pull-ins.
  • If you want to move to a different room, refer to the below dates.
Current DAS Holder Deadline
  • Return your DAS form to 2419 Friley to keep your exact same room as a DAS for 2019-10
February 18
Residence Hall Roommate Pull-ins Begins
  • Current residence hall residents with fall 2019 vacancies can pull roommates.
    • You can pull in any ISU student with a 2019-20 housing contract, including fall 2019 new admits.
  • A+ doesn't know where you and your roommates want to live. You have to tell it.
  • Exclusivity for Residence Hall Roommate Pull-ins continues through February 19.
    • Make sure you pull your roommate(s) in during this time.
    • Once exclusivity ends, another student can select the space in your room.
February 20 In House Selection Begins: At least one group member must currently live on the house you are selecting.
February 21
February 22In Hall Selection Begins: At least one group member must currently live in the hall you are selecting.
February 25Anyone, Anywhere Selection Begins: Any current ISU student can select any available residence hall space.
March 1
If you participate in 2019-20 Recontracting, the deadline to cancel is MARCH 1, 2019.
  • If you cancel after this date AND enroll in fall 2019 classes, you WILL BE charged a penalty.
  • Visit our cancel page for details.
March 31Last day a current ISU student can select their own space for fall 2019.