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Timeline and Process

February 4, 2013 - February 22, 2013 - Applications and Deposits Accepted for Current, On-campus, First-Year Freshmen

Students can access our online application and begin to submit applications and pay the application fee ($50.00) and housing deposit ($200.00) via our online system. To begin applying, visit: https://odu.starrezhousing.com/StarRezPortal/Default.aspx

February 24, 2013 at 10 a.m. - Applications and Deposits Accepted for On-campus Upperclassmen

Current On-Campus, Upperclassmen Students will be able to begin applying (online application and $250.00 payment) on Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 10 a.m. on a first-come, first-serve basis. Applications will remain open until all application slots are filled; it is important to get your application and deposit payment completed as soon as possible in order to remain on-campus for 2013-2014.

March 8, 2013 - Homesteading Forms Due by 5:00 p.m. to the Virginia House, Housing & Residence Life Office

Students wishing to maintain their exact current room for the 2012-2013 academic year must submit the Homesteading Form by this deadline. Students who miss this deadline will not be able to Homestead and must go through general room selection.

March 20, 2013 - Emails with Selection Timeslots are Sent

Current on-campus students who were able to complete their application and pay their deposit for the 2013-2014 return housing process will receive their selection timeslot in their ODU email account. This is the timeslot upon which a student should log back into our online system and select their room.

March 22, 2013 - Proxy Forms Due by 5 p.m. to the Virginia House, Housing & Residence Life Office

If you are unable to log in to select your room during your pre-scheduled time, our office will work with you through the Proxy Form process. Simply fill out the Proxy form and submit to our office by the deadline above. During your scheduled selection timeslot, a staff member from our office will enter the system on your behalf and select your room based on the preferences you indicate on the Proxy Form.

March 26-29, 2013 - Fill Priority Selection

Each student who has decided not to homestead will receive a timeslot to log-in to complete this section of the process. In order to secure a room during Fill Priority, a student must be able to fill the room/suite/apartment to 100%. Only students who have a completed application are allowed to be "pulled-in". Remember, you must confirm your roommate requests on the on-line application in order to assign someone in your room/suite/apartment. If you have a class/work conflict during this time period, you may fill out a Proxy Form and our staff will assign you based on the preferences you indicate on the Proxy Form. If you cannot fill the entire room/suite/apartment you must wait to select a space until Open Selection.

April 2-4, 2013 - Open Selection

Students who have not yet select a space will use their selection timeslot to access our Student Housing Portal to select any of the remaining vacancies for the upcoming academic year. Students are not required to completely fill the room room during the Open Selection process. If you have a class/work conflict during this time period, you may fill out a Proxy Form and our staff will assign you based on the preferences you indicate on the Proxy Form.