Room Selection Process for Returning Students

Returning students can select a room through Group Housing Selection or the Room Selection Lottery.

Information for 2022-2023 Housing

Take a look at the 2022-23 Housing Newsletter!

To select a room, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a current student who will be registered full-time for the fall semester.

  • Have a $0 student account balance or be on a payment plan with the University.

  • Make a $300 non-refundable deposit.

To make a deposit:

Deposits must be paid online or at the Cashier's Office on the first floor of the Administration Building.

  • Deposits are non-refundable
  • Bring Cash or Check (made payable to Duquesne University)
  • If paying online, you may make eCheck payments or credit card payments. Online deposits can be submitted under the Student Account section of Self Service Banner where it reads "make a room deposit".

Please make sure that you have submitted your $300.00 as a room deposit and not as a payment to your account.

Campus Residency Policy:

All freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus in accordance with the Duquesne University Campus Residency Policy.

Requests for exceptions can be made using the Campus Residency Waiver.

Group Housing Information Session:

Join the Residence Life Staff and have your questions answered regarding all aspects of Group Housing!


Date: Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Time: 6:00PM

Location: Towers MPR

Des Places, Duquesne Towers, & Vickroy Open Houses

Join the Residence Life Staff for open house tours and have your questions answered about Des Places Hall, Vickroy Hall and the Duquesne Towers.

Des Places Duquesne Towers Vickroy

Date: Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Time: 6:00PM

Location: Des Places Lobby

Date: Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Time: 6:00PM

Location: Towers Lobby

Date: Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Time: 6:00PM

Location: Vickroy Lobby

Room Award Reminder:

If a student is not assigned to on-campus or affiliated housing, they will no longer be eligible for the On-Campus Room Award.


Important Dates


January 14, 2022

Group Housing Applications available

February 8, 2022
Group Housing Virtual Information Session, 6 p.m.

February 10, 2022
Housing Information Fair, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Hogan Dining Center

February 16, 2022
Building Open Houses, 6 p.m.

  •        Duquesne Towers - Towers Lobby
  •        Des Places Hall - Des Places Lobby
  •        Vickroy Hall - Vickroy Lobby

February 21, 2022
Group Housing Applications due

February 23, 2022
Groups notified of their Group Housing Status

March 2, 2022 Deposits for Group Housing are due
Group Housing Agreements and Placement Surveys due

March 3, 2022
Group Housing Selection & Placement

March 14, 2022
Need a Roommate Session

March 16, 2022
Deposits for General Room Selection are due
General Room Selection Housing Agreements and Placement Surveys due

March 18, 2022
General Room Selection Lottery Numbers are generated
Students are informed of their Lottery Numbers

March 23-24, 2022
Room Selection and Placement

March 31, 2022
Notification of Room Assignments