UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Living in the Halls

2018-19 Room Sign Up for Current Residence Hall Students

 

Step 1: Sign a 2018-19 Residence Hall Contract & Request a Roommate

Log into the Portal to sign the residence hall contract and request a roommate. All students must have a signed 2018-19 residence hall contract before they may select a room during the room sign up phases below. We encourage all students to sign the contract and choose a roommate prior to the room sign up phases - this will save you time and extra work on those dates.

Residence Hall and Meal Plan Portal >>

Step 2: Choose a Room for the 2018-19 Academic Year

We are using the following 2 classifications for students during the room sign up process: 

  1. Upperclass Students: Refers to any student currently living in the residence halls who graduated high school in 2016 or earlier.
  2. 2nd Year Students: Refers to any current student living in the residence hall who graduated high school in 2017.

Room sign up is split into multiple phases. Please review the below information for dates and instructions to reserve a room. Identify when the room sign-up phase begins for your preferred hall(s). Then log into the Portal to reserve a room during that phase. All room sign-up phases are done through the Portal.

South Fork Suites Signup (Mon, Jan 29 – Fri, Feb 9)

South Fork Suites Sign Up (SFS)

Eligiblity for South Fork Suites: Student who has graduated high school in 2016 or earlier.

Roommates in your suite: In the Portal, you may mutually accept up-to 3 roommates who are eligible for SFS using the "Roommate Search (South Fork Suites)" feature. One roommate in the Group should serve as the designated Group Leader to request roommates - see detailed instructions here:

How to create a Group of suitemates >> 
(Deadline: Mon, Jan 29, Noon to request up-to 3 suitemates)

On your sign-up date, the Group Leader will log into the Portal and assign all mutually accepted suitemates in your group to the suite.

See "Day-of-signup instructions >>" linked below for each sign-up date.

 

Mixed Gender suite: If you are seeking a mixed-gender suite, by the deadline the Group Leader must bring the following completed agreement to the Residence Life Office in Hathorn Hall (go through the door with the black awning over it, at the back of the building).

Mixed Gender Suitemate Agreement (if applicable)
(Deadline: Fri, Jan 26, Noon to request mixed-gender roommates)

 

Current Residents Living On Campus

Group Type Sign Up Information Date

Mixed Gender Suitemate Group

Day-of-signup instructions >>
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These suites are only for a group of 4 male and female residents who have mutually requested and accepted each other as roommates. All students must be eligible to live in SFS. See instructions above for the Mixed Gender Agreement.

Monday, January 29
(7am - 11:59pm)

Group of 4 students

Day-of-signup instructions >>
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All students must be eligible to live in SFS.

Wednesday, January 31
(7am - 11:59pm)

Group of 3 students

Day-of-signup instructions >>
(Screen shots included)

All students must be eligible to live in SFS.

Friday, February 2
(7am - 11:59pm)

Group of 2 students

Day-of-signup instructions >>
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All students must be eligible to live in SFS. A 2-person group should fill up an already partially filled suite of 2 instead of choosing an empty suite. If there are half-filled suites at the end of this phase, Residence Life will automatically consolidate the groups.

Tuesday, February 6
(7am - 11:59pm)

1 Student

Day-of-signup instructions >>
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Must be eligible to live in SFS. Individual students should pick from the suites that already have 3 people in them. If those suites are full, they should go to 2 person suites. They should not sign up for a completely empty suite. If an individual student is in a completely empty suite when unfilled suites exist, Residence Life will relocate them.

Friday, February 9
(7am - 11:59pm)

 

Upperclass Student Signup (Tues, Feb 13, 7am - 11:59pm)

Upperclass Student Sign Up

Any residence hall upperclass student can sign up for designated spaces in the below residence halls. An upperclass student refers to any student currently living in the residence halls who graduated high school in 2016 or earlier.

Uppclass Student Step-by-step Instructions >> (Coming)

 

Upperclass Room Sign Up Halls

  • Hathorn
  • Johnson
  • May
  • Prucha (double rooms only, no single rooms for 2018-19)
  • Stratton
Ames Suites Signup (Thurs, Feb 15, 7am - 11:59pm)

Ames Suites Sign Up

Ames Suites comprises mostly double rooms, with a scattering of 15 single rooms. Any current residence hall student interested in living in Ames can reserve a bed on this day.

Eligiblility for Ames Suites: Student who has graduated from high school in 2017 or earlier.

Any current residence hall student interested in living in Ames can reserve a bed on this day.

If you have mutually accepted a roommate using the Residence Hall Portal, you may bring them into a room with two empty beds and assign them to the second bed.

Ames Sign Up Step-by-step Instructions >> (Coming)

 

2nd Year Student Signup (Tues-Wed, Feb 20-21, 7am - 11:59pm)

2nd Year Student Sign Up

Any residence hall 2nd year student can sign up to live in a hall below. A 2nd year student refers to any current student living in the residence hall who graduated high school in 2017.

Uppclass Student Step-by-step Instructions >> (Coming)

 

2nd Year Room Sign Up Halls

  • Ames
  • Hathorn
  • Johnson
  • May
  • Prucha (double rooms only, no single rooms for 2018-19)
  • Stratton
Any Hall/Room Swap Signup (Th, Feb 22, 7am – Fri, May 11, 11:59pm)

Any Hall/Room Swap Sign Up

New Room: Any residence hall student who doesn't have a 2018-19 room reservation at the beginning of this phase may reserve a bed by following these instructions:

New Room Step-by-step Instructions >> (Coming)

Room Swap: Any current residence hall student who has already selected a room in a hall can log in and choose a different room. Each individual student needs to do this. A student cannot do this for a roommate. This phase will remain open until the contract closes on Friday, May 11.

Room Swap Step-by-step Instructions >> (Coming)

 

Halls available during this phase

  • Ames (open until May 1, then see wait list)
  • Hathorn
  • Johnson
  • May
  • Prucha (double rooms only, no single rooms for 2018-19)
  • South Fork Suites (open until May 1, then see wait list)
  • Stratton
Off-Campus Student Sign Up (Wed, Mar 1, 7am - Fri, May 11, 11:59pm)

Off-Campus Room Sign Up

Current UWRF students who are living off-campus will have an opportunity to reserve a bed for 2018-19 from among the remaining empty beds.

Off-Campus Step-by-step Instructions >> (Coming)

 

Halls available during this phase

  • Ames (open until May 1, then see Wait List)
  • Hathorn
  • Johnson
  • May
  • Prucha (double rooms only, no single rooms for 2018-19)
  • South Fork Suites (open until May 1, then see Wait List)
  • Stratton

 

South Fork Suites Note: Students living off-campus who are eligible for South Fork Suites may receive a room in a suite during the January/February South Fork Suites sign-up period, if at least one of their mutually requested roommates is currently living on campus and pulls them into the suite during that sign up phase.

Wait List  (Tues, May 1 - Fri, May 11)

Hall Wait Lists

If you do not receive a room in your desired hall, you will want to choose a room in a different hall during one of the other room sign up phases.

May 1 - May 11 the Wait List feature in the Portal will be live. You may log into the Portal and add your name to one or more wait lists, and if your name comes-up on the wait list, we will move you from your reserved room to that hall.

Visit the Wait List web page for details about adding your name to one or more wait list.

 

Wait Lists

  • Ames Suites (Double and Single Rooms)
  • South Fork Suites

 

If there is no wait list for your desired hall, then use the "Room Swap" feature (Feb 22 - May 11) to search for and reserve a bed in that hall. Log back into the Portal frequently to see if a bed has opened in that hall. See the Room Swap part of this page for details and step-by-step instructions.

 

Step 3: Once You Have a Room and Roommate

You may remove yourself from the “Roommate Search” in the Residence Hall Portal using the following instructions. Until you do this, students may continue to request you as a roommate. You may re-add your profile to Roommate Search at any time.

Remove yourself from roommate search instructions >>

Contact Us

Department of Residence Life
Division of Student Affairs
reslife@uwrf.edu
715-425-4555
M-F, 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
B3 East Hathorn Hall
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