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  1. When will I know I have received housing?

  2. How can I get in contact with my future roommate(s)?

  3. What if I don’t get along with my roommate(s)?

  4. How do I request to change my room assignment?

  5. What should I do if I need to request specific housing arrangements due to a disability or medical need?

When will I know I have received housing?

Newly admitted freshman for Fall who have completed a Housing Application will receive notification of assignment or waitlist status in the month of June prior to the first Fall semester. Newly admitted Transfer students for Fall who have completed a Housing Application will receive notification of assignment or waitlist status in the month of May.

Returning students who apply early will receive their room assignment through the room selection process. If students did not apply early enough to participate in room selection they will be placed on a waitlist, and University Housing Services will contact students on the waitlist as spaces become available, starting in April prior to the Fall term.

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How can I get in contact with my future roommate(s)?
Residents are able to contact their roommates via the Housing Portal Messages page.

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What if I don’t get along with my roommate(s)?
We do our best to match students with the best possible roommate(s) based on the information that is provided in the housing application. If a roommate conflict arises, we encourage residents to try to work out a resolution. If this does not work, the Resident Advisors and Residence Life Area Coordinators are trained and available to assist in resolving issues.

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How do I request to change my room assignment?
Residents may request a room change during the room change periods. Detailed information including when the Room Change Request period deadline is included in the Weekly Newsletter, which is sent to all residents Cal Poly Pomona email. If the room change request is due to a roommate conflict, please contact your resident advisor. Your resident advisor will assist you in trying to come up with a temporary or permanent solution.

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What should I do if I need to request specific housing arrangements due to a disability or medical need?

University Housing Services works closely with the Disability Resource Center (DRC) to address any accommodation needs of our residents as it relates to their housing assignment. Students needing specific accommodations must FIRST contact the Disability Resource Center or drc@cpp.edu

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