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This is information on the upcoming Room Selection Process for the Spring 2018 semester.  Information on the next Spring Only semester is typically posted in the October prior to the semester.

If you are currently in housing for the Fall 2017 semester, your Residence License Agreement is for the entire academic year and your housing assignment will automatically roll over for the spring semester. If you have any questions, please contact the Housing Coordinator.

Information for JD,LLM, and SJD Students

Information for Spring Exchange Students 

General Questions About Spring Room Selection

 

JD, LLM, and SJD Students

  1. Submit a Spring Only housing application at HAHLS by Tuesday, November 7th at 5:00pm.
  2. You will receive your official room selection e-mail from Housing@law.harvard.edu (make sure your e-mail filter does not block this address!) on November 8th.
  3. Participate in Room Selection (please see below for dates)
  4. The Cancellation Policy applies once the Residence License Agreement (or Apartment Lease, if applicable) is signed.
    • Please note that any student who wishes to cancel their contract during the academic year (any time between August and May) is responsible for a $1000 cancellation fee and the rent for the space until it is selected by another non-contracted student (which is never guaranteed).
  5. Room Assignments are finalized on November 15th as of 1:00pm ET.
  6. Spring Move-In Information and Instructions will be e-mailed out in early December. Spring Only move-in dates can be found on the Residence Calendar. Please refer to your move-in date prior to making travel arrangements.

 

Spring 2018 Semester Room Selection Dates (JD, LLM, SJD)

Room Selection begins for all JD, LLM, and SJD applicants:   1:00pm ET on Thursday, November 9th

The Room Swap Tool also opens at 1:00pm ET on Thursday, November 9th. This tool is used for participants to change their dorm room only (apartment residents cannot change their assignment once they sign their lease).

Room Selection ends for all JD, LLM, and SJD applicants:   1:00pm ET on Wednesday, November 15th.

The Room Swap Tool also closes at 1:00pm ET on Wednesday, November 15th.

Room Assignments are Final for all JD, LLM, and SJD students as of 1:00pm ET on Wednesday, November 15th. 

Spring 2018 Exchange Students

  1. Submit a Spring Only 2018 housing application at HAHLS by December 11th at 1:00pm ET.
  2. You will receive your official room selection e-mail from Housing@law.harvard.edu (make sure your e-mail filter does not block this address!) on the afternoon of December 11th.
  3. Participate in Room Selection (please see below for dates)
  4. The Cancellation Policy applies once the Residence License Agreement (or Apartment Lease, if applicable) is signed.
    • Please note that any student who wishes to cancel their contract during the academic year (any time between August and May) is responsible for a $1000 cancellation fee and the rent for the space until it is selected by another non-contracted student (which is never guaranteed).
  5. Room Assignments are finalized on December 15th as of 1:00pm ET.
  6. Spring Move-In Information and Instructions will be e-mailed out in early January. Spring Only move-in dates can be found on the Residence Calendar. Please refer to your move-in date prior to making travel arrangements.

 Please note that we are unable to guarantee that space will be available, nor can we guarantee a specific residence will have vacancies. 

 

Spring 2018 Semester Room Selection Dates (Spring 2018 Exchange Students)

Room Selection begins for all Exchange student applicants:   1:00pm ET on Tuesday, December 12th

The Room Swap Tool also opens at 1:00pm ET on Tuesday, December 12th. This tool is used for participants to change their dorm room only (apartment residents cannot change their assignment once they sign their lease).

Room Selection ends for all Exchange student applicants:  1:00pm ET on Friday, December 15th.

The Room Swap Tool also closes at 1:00pm ET on Friday, December 15th.

Room Assignments are Final for all Exchange students as of 1:00pm ET on Friday, December 15th.

What is the Room Swap Tool?
Are the room inventories different in the Room Selection Wizard and the Direct Swap Tool?
If I am unhappy with my room reservation, can I change my room before signing my Residence License Agreement?