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 the First-Year Notebook.
  • Students may apply for housing via their MyHousing Portal (MyDenison) upon receiving their First-Year Notebook.
  • 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 an online housing selection 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 process. Visit Student Housing Operations & Planning on MyDenison.

Denison University’s programs, offerings, events and arrangements are subject to change in the event of exigent circumstances, including the ongoing COVID-19 situation.

Contact Us

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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