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Room Draw 2016 Info Sessions

Current First-Year students are especially encouraged to come to one of the Room Draw Info Sessions. Please consult the schedule below for times and locations of those sessions. The Residence Life staff is happy to answer any questions about the process.
  • Tuesday, March 15
6:00pm 
Office of Residence Life & Housing at Brook House
  • Wednesday, March 16
 7:00pm  
Campus Center, Yellow Room
  • Wednesday, March 30
 7:15pm 
Resnick Commons C Lounge
  • Thursday, March 31
 8:00pm 
Manor Café
  • Monday, April 2 
6:00pm 
Faculty Dining Room (Kline)

"Roommate Connection"
Meet & Greet

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
6:00pm
Office of Residence Life & Housing at Brook House


Still looking for a roommate for next year? Make a connection at Brook House!

Room Draw Nights

Room Draw: Night One
Thursday, April 21 2016
OLIN HALL
  • 5:30pm - 6:30pm             Senior Select and Senior           (92+ credits)
  • 6:30pm - 7:45pm                First Years (0-27 credits)        numbers 1- 200
  • 8:15pm - 9:30pm                First Years (0-27 credits)        numbers 200 - end #

Room Draw: Night Two
Tuesday, April 26 2016
BROOK HOUSE
  • 5:30pm - 6:30pm                      Resnick Commons Suites
    • Only one representative need attend with all four Financial Clearence cards (Groups must have applied in advance by application)
       
Room Draw: Night Three
Thursday, April 28, 2016
OLIN HALL
  • 6:30pm - 7:30pm                      Juniors (60-91credits)         numbers 1-end #
  • 7:30pm - 8:30pm                      Sophomores (28 - 59 credits) numbers 1 - 240
  • 9:00pm - 10:00pm                    Sophomores (28 - 59 credits) numbers 241 - end #

Contact Us

All questions and concerns that are not answered by reading the information listed should be directed to the Office of Residence Life & Housing by phone at (845) 758-7455, email at reslife@bard.edu or by stopping into the Office of Residence Life & Housing in Brook House.

Room Draw Changes for 2016-2017

There have been a few updates and clarifications to Room Draw this year. If this does not answer all of your questions, please come to an information session or contact reslife@bard.edu.
  • Rovere and Shafer will be designated as upper college residence halls. These spaces will be availble for selection during the Room Draw process. 
  • Timeline: As always, there are new dates for Room Draw this year. An informational brochure will be placed in student campus mailboxes by March 4. Please be sure to review this brochure carefully, as important dates and deadlines are outlined.

About Room Draw

The annual Room Draw process is an equitable means by which students choose their room based on class level. Housing is guaranteed for those students who have not yet moderated. However, moderated students participating in Room Draw are not guaranteed a housing assignment, as space is limited. Many of the frequently asked questions about Room Draw, information and applications for special interest housing, and important dates and deadlines are included on this website. Please review this information thoroughly.

FAQs About Room Draw

  • What are Room Draw numbers and how do I find mine?
  • How can I find out what my class level is and how is it determined?
  • Where do I get my Financial Clearance Card?
  • When do I get to pick my room?
  • What do I need to bring to Room Draw?
  • Can I keep the room I already have?
  • Are there any special interest housing communities on-campus?
  • How can I apply to live in a suite?
  • If my current class level is sophomore or junior,  can I select into a double or triple occupancy room?
  • What if I want to live off-campus?

Information & Special Interest Housing Applications

  • Neighborhoods
  • Feitler Cooperative Living Neighborhood
  • Sands House/Wellness Neighborhood
  • Select Senior Housing
  • Squatting Your Room

  • Special Circumstance Accommodations

  • Suites
  • Triples
  • Room Draw Proxy Form

Room Draw Important Dates & Deadlines

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