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How to Apply for Housing

The following information is applicable for first-year students starting at Drexel in the 2021–2022 academic year.

Applying for Drexel housing is easy. Below are detailed steps on how to complete your application.

Step 1: Submit the $200 Housing Deposit

To submit the deposit:

  • Visit DrexelOne
  • Click on the Billing + Financial Aid tab
  • Click on the eBills link
  • Select the Deposits tab
  • Select the term for which you are applying for housing
  • Follow prompts to submit your payment

NOTE: It may take up to 24-hours after a deposit is submitted for the housing application to become available. The housing application may be accessed via DrexelOne, by clicking on the Housing link.

Step 2: Complete the Housing Application

To access the housing application:

  • Visit DrexelOne
  • Click on the Campus + Community tab
  • Click on the Housing link
  • Select the link for your desired housing application

Complete all steps in the housing application and click "submit" on the last page. You will receive a confirmation email once your completed application is submitted, sent to your official Drexel email account.

First-Year Application Guide [PDF]

Step 3: Select Your Roommate(s)

First-year roommate matching will take place starting in June. Students may opt to identify a roommate or roommates ahead of first-year self-selection. This step is optional and is limited to students who completed a housing application. Roommate selection will conclude at the end of first-year self-selection.

Roommate Matching Guide [PDF]

Step 4: Select Your Residence Hall & Room

First-Year Self-Selection will take place in June 2021. Students who apply by Friday, May 15, 2021 will receive a time ticket via their Drexel student email. Students who do not participate in Self-Selection will be given an assignment via their Drexel email by Tuesday, July 6, 2021 by Housing and Residence Life.

Room Self-Selection [PDF]

Contact Us

Housing and Residence Life | 215.895.6155
Monday – Friday | 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET