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How to Apply for Housing

The following information is applicable for first-year students starting at Drexel in the 2019–2020 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 Student: How to Apply Step-by-Step Guide [PDF]

Step 3: Select Your Roommate(s)

First-Year Roommate matching will take place starting Monday, May 27. 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.

First-Year Student Roommate Matching Guide [PDF]

Step 4: Select Your Residence Hall & Room

First-Year Self-Selection will take place in June 2019. Students who apply by Wednesday, May 15, 2019 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 Friday, June 28, 2019 by Housing and Residence Life.

First-Year Student Self-Selection Step-by-Step Guide [PDF]

Contact Us

Housing and Residence Life
housing@drexel.edu | 215.895.6155
Hours
Monday - Friday | 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET