Undergraduate Housing Waitlist Application

 
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Introduction

Excited at the prospect of living on campus?

We are too!  Please take time to carefully review the information and fields within this undergraduate housing waitlist application. Of particular note:

  • Please visit our Dates & Deadlines webpage for details regarding the application period. 
  • Due to the high volume of students who applied for housing, we anticipate very limited availability of on-campus housing through the waitlist process. 
  • We recommend that students search for housing off-campus simultaneously as they wait for an undergraduate housing waitlist offer. You may search for off-campus housing opportunities on our housing website.

How the Waitlist Process Works:

Students who submit a request will be offered a housing assignment on a first-come, first-served basis depending on students’ housing preferences and housing availability. 

  • Once an offer is extended, an applicant has two business days to accept or decline the offer.
  • If an offer is accepted, it is a binding commitment and you will be expected to occupy the assignment offered. If an offer is declined, your application will be placed at the bottom of the application pool.
  • If you decide to cancel after accepting an assignment, you must notify us by email at residence@mit.edu and you will be charged a $250 cancellation fee. 

Questions? 

If you have any questions, please visit our contact page for ways you can connect with the team at Housing & Residential Services, including drop-in virtual office hours.