More Information

The 2012 Room Selection Guide contains important policies and other helpful information.  Please consult the guide and the FAQ section of our website for more information on room selection.

New in 2012

The Department of Community Living has made a few changes to room selection for 2012 and housing designations for 2012-2013.  This page contains a complete list of new policies, options, and housing designations, as well as recent changes to room selection and housing policies in the last few years.

Study Abroad Room Selection

  • There is a separate room selection for students applying to study abroad for spring 2013.  Please see the study abroad website and the study abroad section of our website for more information.
  • Village B and C Houses and suites in Ziv 130 will be available for students applying to study abroad for spring 2013.
  • All students who apply to study abroad will receive a study abroad room selection number.  Students who are accepted to study abroad in the fall will have their room selection number revoked.

Junior/Senior Single Options

  • Two suites in Ziv are available for juniors and seniors to select as single rooms.  These suites will be mixed-gender.  Pull-ins will not be available for spaces in these suites.
  • Efficiency apartments in Charles River will be available as single room studio apartments.

Class Designations

  • Singles in North and Massell are available for sophomores.
  • Village A House and the first floor of C House are available for sophomores only.
  • Efficiencies in Charles River are available for juniors and seniors.

Gender Designations

  • Gender neutral housing is available for sophomores, juniors, and seniors in all mixed-gender areas.  See the  Gender Neutral Housing Policy for more details.
  • All other Village floors are mixed-gender.

Common Cause Communities

  • Common Cause Communities (C3) are living options for sophomores, juniors, and seniors.  There are three communities, each unique to a class and quad:
    • Be the Change Suites for sophomores in Rosenthal
    • Substance Free Living for juniors in Ziv
    • Balanced Living House for seniors in Ridgewood
  • Students must apply to live in these areas.  Applications are due Monday, February 13.
  • Please see the Common Cause Communities website for more information.
If you have any questions regarding these changes, please contact Community Living at dcl@brandeis.edu.