Housing Assignment Information

Accessing Your Housing Assignment

Roommate and room assignment information is subject to change. To access your most up to date room assignment & roommate contact information, follow the steps below:

  • Access the MyBanner system (to log-in, you will need your student ID# and PIN# supplied in your letter of admission).
  • Once logged into the MyBanner system, select "Student" and then select "myHousing".
  • Click "myHousing Overview" and your housing assignment and roommate information will be listed under "My Assignments".

NOTE: The myHousing Overview will be unavailable from mid-May through mid-June during the freshmen housing assignment process.

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Special Accommodations

Any student requesting a specific housing assignment based on a medical condition must register with DISABILITY SUPPORT RESOURCES. Housing accommodations will be coordinated based on DSR Advisor recommendations, date of application, and space availability. 

Freshman Housing Assignment Information

Freshmen are eligible to select Cluster Style, Suite Style, Traditional Style, 1 Bedroom Apartment Style, 2 Bedroom Apartment Style and/or a Living-Learning Community as Housing Preferences on their Applications. You will not be assigned Housing until you have submitted preferences into your Application.

We highly recommend that you select at least three Housing Style preferences.

You will be hand-placed by Housing Staff for your first year and will receive your Housing Assignment in mid-June via your GVSU student email. 

Freshmen applying by May 1 are guaranteed an on-campus Housing placement. Assignments are made in application date order and based on space availability.

Traditional Style is the default preference for all Incoming Freshmen.

Returning / Transfer / Graduate Student Assignment Information

Returning, Transfer & Graduate students are eligible to select Housing Preferences based on building, campus and number of roommates. 

You can choose between the South Side of the Allendale Campus (Calder, Grand Valley Apartments, Laker Village, Murray, South C, D & E and VanSteeland), the Downtown Campus (Secchia and Winter), or a Living-Learning Community.

We highly recommend that you select at least three Housing Preferences.

In early to mid-October, you will be assigned a time to go online and select your room. This time is based on the date and time of your Application being submitted. Room Selection will begin on October 25. 


Please address any additional housing assignment questions or concerns to myhousing@gvsu.edu.

Page last modified November 1, 2017