Upperclass students chose their housing for the subsequent
academic year during the housing lottery in the spring. Students
are given a randomly generated number based on academic class year.
(Class year is determined by the earned credits as of the
completion of the fall semester.) Students choose their room in
order of their numbers starting with senior students down to
Housing is guaranteed for all students who appropriately follow
the lottery procedures, paying and returning paperwork by the
stated deadlines. A brief description of the lottery process is as
- Returning students can avoid long lines by opting to
pay the required $300 housing deposit online. Housing
deposits may be paid by credit card or check online. Online housing
deposits must be received by 3 pm on Friday, February
22. To pay online, go to http://my.msmc.edu/secure/MsiteRoomDeposit
and follow the instructions for payment. Please make sure you know
your MSMC email account, as it will be needed for the transaction
to be completed.
- Returning Students may also pay by check, cash, credit card, or
money order in person at the Finance Office by 4:30 pm
Friday, February 22.
- If your housing deposit is received after Friday,
February 22, you will not take part in the Housing
Lottery, even if your desired roommate does. You will be
placed on a waiting list and will be housed during the summer,
if/when space becomes available.
- Refund requests will ONLY be accepted until Friday,
March 22. No refunds will be granted after that date.
Refund requests must be made in writing to the Residence Life
- Housing Lottery will take place during the week of
April 1, 2013. All returning students who pay a deposit by
the deadline of Friday, February 22, will receive Housing Lottery
details directly to their MSMC email account after the