UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

2017-18 Residence Hall Room Sign Up for Current Residence Hall Students

Step 1: Sign a 2017-18 Residence Hall Contract & Request a Roommate

Log into the Portal to sign the residence hall contract and request a roommate. Choose your roommate prior to the below sign up date when you intend to choose a room.

Residence Hall and Meal Plan Portal >>

Step 2: Choose a Room for the 2017-18 Academic Year

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, except South Fork Suites sign-up.

Same Room Sign Up (Wed, Jan 25, 7am - 11:59pm)

Same Room Sign Up

Reserve for next Fall the current room/bed where you reside now.

If your current roommate wants to also return to their same bed, they too will need to reserve their bed during this phase - you cannot reserve it for them.

Same Room Sign Up Instructions >>


Same Room Sign Up Halls:
  • Ames
  • Hathorn
  • May
  • Prucha
  • Stratton
Prucha Hall Sign Up (Fri, Jan 27, 7am - 11:59pm)

Prucha Hall Sign Up

All rooms in Prucha Hall are super-single rooms, billed at the single room rate. Prucha floor plans are linked on the top-right of this page.

To be eligible for Prucha Hall, by the first day of Fall semester 2017 classes on Sept. 6, residents must have graduated from high school at least one year prior.

Prucha Hall Sign Up Instructions >>

South Fork Suites Sign Up (Mon, Jan 30 - Fri, Feb 3)

South Fork Suites Sign Up (SFS)

This process is not done online through the Portal. All sign up times and dates will occur in the Residence Life office, located in the back of Hathorn Hall. Please review the below information to ensure you are prepared to reserve a space in SFS.

To be eligible for South Fork Suites, by the first day of Fall semester 2017 classes on Sept. 6, residents must have graduated from high school at least two years prior.

Suitemates you can bring into your suite may include students eligible for South Fork Suites who are currently living off-campus or abroad, or are incoming for Fall 2017.  Prior to your sign-up date, they are required to sign their 2017-18 residence hall contract, and complete/sign all required paperwork linked below.

On your sign-up date, at least one representative must bring the following form(s) to the Residence Life Office in Hathorn Hall (go through the door with the black awning over it):


Current South Fork Residents

Reserve current suite with:

4 Eligible Students

Mon, Jan 30

7am - 9am

Reserve a different suite with:

4 Eligible Students

Mon, Jan 30

7pm - 9pm

3 Eligible Students

Tues, Jan 31

7am - 9am

2 Eligible Students

Tues, Jan 31

7pm - 9pm

Reserve a suite without a chosen suitemate:

1 Suitemate

Wed, Feb 1

7am - 9am

Current On-Campus Residents

Reserve a suite with:

4 Eligible Students

Wed, Feb 1

7pm - 9pm

3 Eligible Students

Thurs, Feb 2

7am - 9am

2 Eligible Students

Thurs, Feb 2

7pm - 9pm

Reserve a suite without chosen suitemates:

1 Suitemate

Fri, Feb 3

7am - 9am

Ames Suites Sign Up (Tues, Feb 7, 7am - 11:59pm)

Ames Suites Sign Up

Ames Suites comprises mostly double rooms, with a scattering of 15 single rooms.

To be eligible for Ames Suites, by the first day of Fall semester 2017 classes on Sept. 6, residents must have graduated from high school at least one year prior.

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 Suites Sign Up Instructions >>

Same Hall Different Bed Sign Up (Thurs, Feb 9, 7am - 11:59pm)

Same Hall Different Bed Sign Up

Reserve a different bed in the hall where you currently reside.

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.

Same Hall Different Bed Instructions >>

Halls available during this phase:

  • Ames (Hall is currently full)
  • Hathorn
  • Johnson
  • May
  • Prucha (Hall is currently full)
  • Stratton
Redirected Residents Sign Up (Tues, Feb 14, 7am - 11:59pm)

Redirected Resident Sign Up

Current McMillan Hall residents are considered "redirected" because their rooms are being re-purposed for the 2017-18 academic year for programming purposes. There may be a handful of other rooms re-purposed, and residents in those rooms will receive an email specifying that they may choose a bed during this sign up phase.

Redirected Sign Up Instructions >>

Halls available during this phase:

  • Ames (Hall is currently full)
  • Hathorn
  • Johnson
  • May
  • Prucha (Hall is currently full)
  • Stratton
Any Hall/Room Swap Sign Up (Th, Feb 16, 7am - Fri, May 12, 11:59pm)

Any Hall/Room Swap Sign Up

Residents without a Fall 2017 room reservation at the beginning of this phase may reserve a bed in one of the below halls.

New Room Reservation Instructions >>

The Room Swap feature is turned on during this phase, providing residents with the opportunity to change halls, rooms and roommates at any time by moving to a new bed in one of the below halls. You may not move your roommate using this tool - if you wish to move and remain roommates, they must log in and move themselves.

Room Swap Instructions >>

Halls available during this phase:

  • Ames - may be full
      (open until March 1, then see wait list)
  • Hathorn
  • Johnson
  • May
  • Prucha - may be full
       (open until March 1, then see wait list)
  • Stratton
Hall Wait Lists (Starts March 1, 12:01am)

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.

Starting March 1, the Wait List feature in the Portal becomes 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.

Wait Lists Available:

  • Ames Suites (Double and Single Rooms)
  • Prucha Hall (All Single Rooms)
  • South Fork Suites
  • Single Room in Traditional Hall (offered after start of Fall 2017 semester, only if space is available)

If there is no wait list for your desired hall, then use the "Room Swap" feature (Feb 16 - May 12) to search for and reserve a bed in that hall - check back to the Portal frequently to see if a bed has opened there.

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

Off-Campus Student Sign Up (Wed, Mar 1, 7am - Fri, May 12, 11:59pm)

Current UWRF students who are living off-campus will have an opportunity to reserve a Fall 2017 bed from among the remaining empty beds. They may also get on a wait list for a single room or an Ames Suites double room.

Off-Campus Sign Up Instructions >> (Coming)

Halls available during this phase:

  • Hathorn
  • Johnson
  • May
  • Stratton

South Fork Suites Note: Students currently living off-campus who are eligible for South Fork Suites may sign-up for a Fall 2017 bed during the January/February South Fork Suites sign-up period, if one or more of their mutually requested roommates is currently living on campus. 

Hall Web Pages

Room Information / Design

Hall Floor Plans


2/14/2017 UPDATE:

South Fork Suites (SFS) beds are yet available on a first-come-first-served basis to students eligible for SFS. Those beds may be requested prior to March 1st by visiting the Residence Life Office. Starting March 1st, all requests for SFS beds must be submitted through the online Portal using the Wait List Feature. Students eligible for SFS starting Fall 2017 have been out of high school at least 2 years by Fall semester. If you have 1 or more suitemates who you'd like to room with, call us to see if we have a suite with multiple beds open.


Room Sign Up Brochure
2017-18 Room Signup