Room Assignments

Room Assignments for First-Year Students

  • Once a prospective student has been accepted to Denison University and has paid the initial deposit, they will be sent a Housing Preference Form in the First-Year Notebook.
  • Students start receiving the Housing Preference Form in late March.
  • The Housing Preference Form is due in early June and is used to make first-year housing assignments.
    • Housing Preference Form — (required. This form is located on MyDenison, under MyApps, then MyHousing.)
    • Transfer Students Housing Preference Form — (required, transfer students only, can be found on MyDenison)

First-year students, please contact the First-Year Program Office with any questions.

Room Assignments for Returning Students

  • Rising seniors, juniors and sophomores are housed through a housing lottery process each spring semester.
  • Returning students may live in any housing assignment that is not designated as a First-Year Residence Hall.
  • All residence halls are smoke-free and illegal drug-free. 
  • Returning students are guaranteed a housing assignment within campus housing, but not a specific space or type of room.


⇒ Use your Big Red ID to access more information on the housing lottery process. Visit Student Housing Operations & Planning on MyDenison.

Contact Us

Housing & Community
100 West College Street
Granville, OH 43023

Doane Administration - 102
For keys & IDs, housing selections, room changes

Curtis West Hall - Community Center
For programming in leadership development, civic engagement and creative problem-solving

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