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Housing Questions

b2val8b2val8 Registered User Posts: 18 New Member
I just finished a housing profile which asks just a few questions about my preferences in regards to smoking, cleanliness, etc. Some questions I have are:

1. Will my roommate selection be chosen just off these few questions?
2. When will I find out who my roommate is?
3. Any other input on housing and the whole process?
Post edited by Chedva on

Replies to: Housing Questions

  • Violet1996Violet1996 Registered User Posts: 839 Member
    1)Yes
    2)Usually August 1st
    3)Roommates are a hit or miss. Those questionnaires fail to match other important things like how much a person a likes to party, how many guests you want over, room temp etc. For instance, my friend and his roommate were largely compatible according to the survey, but they were vastly different in some of the other qualities. I'd recommend searching the CO2019 Facebook page and at NSO for potential roommates. You will enjoy dorming so much more if you have some idea of what you're signed up for. Most people's experiences with going random have been fine, but the people who pick their roommates have an even better experience.
  • b2val8b2val8 Registered User Posts: 18 New Member
    @Violet1996 I see there's a list of prospective roommates on SPIRE, but what if I don't choose any of these prospective roommates? Who will my roommate be? Just some random one the school assigns me?
  • Violet1996Violet1996 Registered User Posts: 839 Member
    Yeah if you don't pick anyone, the school will assign a random person. Which can be alright.
  • fallenwinterfallenwinter Registered User Posts: 267 Junior Member
    edited June 2015
    Can you always go back and put the roommate you chose once you find someone or do you have to choose a roommate right away when filling out the housing application?
    @Violet1996
  • Violet1996Violet1996 Registered User Posts: 839 Member
    @fallenwinter You can go back and change it. You have until the middle of July (I think) to change it.
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