Not Guaranteed Housing Guide

Select Off-Campus Housing

There are over 19,000 students who are enrolled in BGSU and around 6,000 beds are available in on-campus residence halls. Because of this, students who are returning to BGSU for their third year or more will no longer be guaranteed on-campus housing and should to secure off campus living accommodations.

Students who received a notice stating that their Housing Status is Not Guaranteed, fall into this catagory and have found the right Housing Selection Guide. If a student received a notice stating that they are Required or Eligible, can find more information about their Housing Status here.

 

 

2018-19 Off-Campus Housing Selection Guide

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Important Dates

October – Nov. 17, 2017 | Request forms to live on campus is open.

Nov. 27, 2017 | Housing eligibility status change notifications are sent.

Nov. 27, 2017 | Returning Student Housing Waitlist opens.

Off-Campus Steps

BEFORE YOU START | Know Your Housing Status

Soon, every student currently living on campus will receive an email about their Housing Status for the next Academic School Year. A student's status will either fall under Required, Eligible or Not Guaranteed Housing.

It is very important that students know their Housing Status. They can learn more about their Housing Status here or contact our office if they are unsure what their status is.

Once the student knows their Housing Status is Not Guaranteed, they should follow the resources on this page to help select their housing for the next Academic School Year.

PHASE 1 | Select Off-Campus Housing – Required

If a students Housing Status is Not Gauranteed, this means they will not be able to select on-campus housing unless:

  1. They fill out the Request to Live On Campus Form -and- This form is now closed. See Phase 2 for more details.
  2. Receive official approval from the Office of Residence Life.

There are many great options that surround BGSUs campus and the Off-Campus Student Services office has many available reasources for you to review.

Off-Campus Student Housing Resources

PHASE 2 | Request to Live On Campus – Optional

Phase 2 is an optional step that is for students who want to request to live on campus but there is no guarantee they will receive approval.

  • In order to complete this step, students must fill out the Request to Live On Campus Form by Nov. 17 but there is no guarantee they will receive approval.
  • Housing Eligibility status change notifications will be sent on Nov. 27.
  • For students who miss the Nov. 17 deadline, can fill out the Housing Waitlist that will open on Nov. 27. 
  • Being added to the waitlist does not guarantee housing and students on the waitlist may not find out if they will be assigned housing until August 2018.
  • The Request to Live on Campus Form is now closed. The waitlist will open on Nov. 27.

PHASE 3 | On-Campus Housing Selection – Optional

IF you filled out the Request to Live On Campus Form and you received official confirmation from The Office of Residence Life that your Housing Status has been changed from Not Guaranteed to Eligible on Nov. 27, 2017, then you should now follow the Returning Housing Selection Guide.

October 2017 – August 2018

Early October
Eligibility Notices are sent. A letter will be sent via email to each student currently living on campus letting them know if they are eligible to sign up for 2018-19 on-campus housing. The letter will also inform students about the next steps of the Housing Selection Process.


October – Nov. 17, 2017
Request forms to live on campus is open. Returning Students who receive a letter informing them that they are Not Guaranteed to live on campus, but would like to be considered for on-campus housing, can fill out the Request to Live On Campus Form. Students who do not submit this form, will not be eligible to select housing and will need to secure off-campus housing.

Approval notifications will be sent to students who complete the request form on Nov. 27, 2017.  

Please note: Filling out the Request to Live On Campus Form does not guarantee you housing. Students who are Not Guaranteed  housing should consider this their status until they receive official confirmation from The Office of Residence Life.


After Nov. 17, 2017
If you filled out the Request to Live On Campus Form after Nov. 17, you will automatically be placed on the Housing Waitlist and will not receive an approval notice on Nov. 27, 2017. This does not guarantee you housing and students on the waitlist may not find out if they will be assigned housing until August 2018. Students who are Not Guaranteed housing are strongly encouraged to secure off-campus housing.


Nov. 27, 2017
Housing eligibility status change notifications are sent. Returning Students who filled out the Request to Live On Campus Form before Nov. 17, will be notified via BGSU email if they have been approved to change their status from Not Guaranteed to Eligible.

Students who are now Eligibile for housing can follow the Returning Student Housing Selection Guide.

Please note: If you filled out the form and do not receive approval, you can fill out the Housing Waitlist Form but this does not guarantee you housing. Students who are Not Guaranteed housing are strongly encouraged to secure off-campus housing.


Nov. 27, 2017 - August 2018
Housing Waitlist opens. Students who filled out the Request to Live On Campus Form and did not receive approval, can fill out the Housing Waitlist Form. This does not guarantee you housing and students on the waitlist may not find out if they will be assigned housing until August 2018. Students who are Not Guaranteed housing are strongly encouraged to secure off-campus housing.

Please note: If you filled out the Request to Live On Campus Form after Nov. 17, you will automatically be placed on the waitlist.