Contact Residential Life

Campus Center, Rm 206
Phone: (585) 385-8281
Fax: (585) 385-5238
Email: reslife@sjfc.edu

Choosing a Room

Types of Rooms

Room TypeAvailable BuildingsSpecial Notes

Singles

Dorsey, Keough, Michaelhouse, Murphy or Founders Halls

Founders Hall is not available to students who are in Housing Tier FY1 or FY2.

Suite

Founders Hall

Founders Hall is not available to students who are in Housing Tier FY1 or FY2.

Standard Triple

Murphy Hall

The Murphy Hall standard triple is only available to women.

Connecting Room

Murray Hall

Murray Hall is only available to women.

Double Room

Dorsey, Keough, Michaelhouse or Murphy Halls

If there are any connecting rooms still available in Murray Hall at the time of Double Room selection, they will be available as double rooms.

Room Selection

Single Room Selection

Single room selection is Monday, March, 31, 2014. Single rooms are chosen in selection number order. If you preferenced a single, and do not choose a room assignment in a single during single room selection, we will sign you up on our "Singles Waiting List." You will be contacted if a single room becomes available.

NOTE: If you do not receive a single room, you must choose a double room in the interim to secure a space on campus. If you do not choose a double room, you will be considered to have withdrawn from the Housing Selection Process. If you do not choose a single, you will receive a date and time to choose a double room per the instructions below. Singles are available in Dorsey, Keough, Michaelhouse, Murphy and Founders Hall. Students in housing tier FY1 or FY2 are not eligible to live in Founders.


Suite, Connecting and Standard Triple Room Selection

Suite, connecting and standard triple room selection is Tuesday, April 1, 2014. Suites, connecting and standard triple rooms are chosen in order based on your group selection number. If you do not choose a room, or if the choice is unavailable to you during your group selection time, you will be reset to choose during double room selection. You will need to tell us at reslife@sjfc.edu who the pairs of roommates will be no later than 4:30 p.m., April 1st.

Suite: (4 students) Two rooms connected by a common room with a shared bathroom. Located in Founders Hall and available to all students except for those in housing tier FY1 or FY2.

Connecting Room: (4 students) Two rooms connected by a bathroom. Located in Murray Hall only.

Standard Triple: 3 person room with a community bathroom. Located in Murphy Hall only.

What if I want a double room as a back up to my suite, connecting or standard triple preference?

If you do not choose a suite, connecting room or standard triple, you will be reset to choose during double room selection. You will need to tell us at reslife@sjfc.edu who the roommate pairs are and who will act as the group leaders by 4:30 p.m., April 1st so we can assign you a date and time for double room selection.


Double Room Selection

Double room selection is Thursday, April 3rd & Friday, April 4th. Double rooms are selected in order based on the group selection number for the pair of roommates. Students who choose a double room without a roommate will be ordered by their room selection number.

In Dorsey and Keough Hall doubles will be assigned gender based on the % of applicants’ genders. Ex– if 45% of eligible applicants are female, 45% of rooms will be female. Once you sign into a double room with your roommate, you may not "swap" roommates with another room after housing selection.

Number of Singles, Suites, Connecting Rooms & Standard Triples

Singles

  • Dorsey: 3 singles (gender will be based on % of applicants)
  • Founders: 38 singles (Gender will be based on % of applicants’ genders. Ex – if 45% of eligible applicants are female, 45% of singles will be female)
  • Keough: 3 singles (gender will be based on % of applicants)
  • Michaelhouse: 14 male singles, 29 female singles
  • Murphy: 24 singles (gender will be based on % of applicants)

Suites (Founders Hall only)

  • There are 36 suites available in Founders Hall
  • Founders Hall is not available to students who are in Housing Tier FY1 or FY2.

  • Gender of suites is based on the percentage of the applicants’ genders. Ex – if 45% of eligible applicants are male, 45% of suites will be male.
Connecting Rooms
  • Murray: 24 sets of connecting rooms for women
Standard Triple
  • Murphy: 1 female standard triple

Housing Selection Numbers

Student Type

Earned Credits

Housing Tier

Selection # Range

Upper-class

105+

UC1

1-100

Upper-class

90-104

UC2

101-200

Upper-class

75-89

UC3

201-400

Upper-class

60-74

UC4

401-600

Upper-class

50-59

UC5

601-800

Upper-class

1-49

UC6

801-1000

First Year

21-120

FY1

1001-1400

First Year

0-20

FY2

1401-1600

*Please Note: There may be large gaps between selection numbers. The computer randomly generates the numbers using a range of available numbers. Ex. - There may be only 60 UC1 who apply for housing but the computer will assign them numbers between 1-100.

Group Selection Number

For doubles, triples, connecting rooms and suites, your group selection number will be the average of the selection numbers of all of the students who want to live in the room. Students participating in housing selection without a roommate/group will use their individual housing selection number.

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