What does it mean to be “eligible to
To ensure that you are eligible to participate in
the Housing Selection Process, you need to meet all of the
deadlines and requirements outlined in this packet.
Eligible means that you have completed the outlined
steps and cleared academic and student conduct review and are
qualified for possible participation in the housing
selection process. This does NOT guarantee that you will
be assigned an appointment time or housing assignment during the
Housing Selection Daze.
How do I apply for a single room?
If you wish to be considered for a single room, you must pay your
housing deposit, meet eligibility requirements for outlined in
packet and if selected to participate in the housing application
process choose Room/Single Selection option
and indicate single room on the Housing Selection Application, due
no later than 4:00 p.m. EST on Monday, March 11, 2013.
If I pay my Housing Deposit earlier than Friday, February
8th, do I get any special priority?
The date you pay your deposit does not matter as long as you have
paid your housing deposit by the February 8, 2013 3:00 p.m. EST
deadline and electronically submitted your online housing
application by the March 11, 2013 deadline. Paying a deposit
or turning in your application earlier than the posted deadlines
will not grant you any special priority during the Housing
My requested roommate is in one of the categories listed in the
above question. Does that mean I will get selected to participate
No. If your requested roommate is in one of those above categories,
it is possible that they will be selected to participate in housing
selection and you will not.
Will there be any preview nights to see floor plans before
If you are interested in viewing floor plans or our 360 Virtual
Tour, before housing selection, please visit our University Housing
page at: http://www.stjohns.edu/campus/queens/residencelife/halls
What is a “Proxy” form?
A Proxy form is a form that gives permission to another student to
choose a room for you. Students who are studying abroad or who
cannot physically be present during Housing Selection will need to
give permission, by filling out a Proxy form, to another student
who can choose a room.
Can I get my deposit back?
If you are not selected to participate in the selection process you
must visit the Office of Residence Life in Donovan Hall, Room C16,
to fill out a Deposit Refund Request Form by Thursday, May 1, 2013.
If you wish to decline your housing you must request your deposit
to be credited back to your St. John’s Student Account on or before
Thursday, May 1, 2013. Housing deposits are
non-refundable after Thursday, May 1,
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