Room Selection Process for Returning Students

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

Information for 2021-2022 Housing

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 Virtual Information Session:

Join the Residence Life Staff and have your questions answered regarding all aspects of Group Housing!
Date: To Be Determined
Time: To Be Determined

Des Places, Duquesne Towers, & Vickroy Virtual Open Houses

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

Des Places Duquesne Towers Vickroy

Date: To Be Determined

Time: To Be Determined

Des Places Open House Zoom Recording

Date: To Be Determined

Time: To Be Determined

Towers Open House Zoom Recording

Date: To Be Determined

Time: To Be Determined

Vickroy Open House Zoom Recording

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

February 15, 2021
Group Housing Applications available

February 23, 2021
Group Housing Virtual Information Session, 6 p.m.

March 3, 2021
Des Places Hall Virtual Open House, 5 p.m.

Vickroy Hall Virtual Open House, 6 p.m.

March 4, 2021
Duquesne Towers Virtual Open House, 6 p.m.

March 8, 2021
Group Housing and Room Des Applications due

March 10, 2021
Groups notified of their Group Housing Status

March 11, 2021
Deposits for Group Housing are due
Group Housing Agreements and Placement Surveys due

March 12, 2021
Group Housing Selection & Placement

March 15, 2021
Virtual Need a Roommate Session

March 17, 2021
Deposits for General Room Selection are due
General Room Selection Housing Agreements and Placement Surveys due

March 19, 2021
General Room Selection Lottery Numbers are generated

Students are informed of their Lottery Numbers

March 23-24, 2021
Room Selection and Placement

March 30, 2021
Notification of Room Assignments