Housing for Returning Students | Coppin State University

Housing for Returning Students

Housing Lottery & Recontracting

Currently enrolled Coppin State University students, living on-campus, interested in living on-campus for 2020-2021 must participate in the Housing Lottery & Recontracting process. This process allows students to select their room assignment and roommate for the upcoming year. Returning students are assigned to available spaces in Dedmond Hall. 

Eligibility for Recontracting

In order to be eligible students must:

  • Have at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA
  • Have no history of judicial violations of the student code of conduct
  • Pay their student account and satisfy any outstanding payment agreements with the Student Accounts office

Eligible students must complete a Housing Lottery & Recontracting Application to participate. 

The application period runs March 2, 2020 - May 1, 2020

Students can visit the housing office to receive an application. Completed applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. on May 1, 2020. 

All students interested in housing, including Honors College and Athletes, must apply by the deadline. Students who miss the deadline can apply for the waitlist following online selection. 

Lottery Numbers

Eligible students who meet the criteria and apply by the deadline will be issued a lottery number. Lottery numbers are based upon class standing, cumulative GPA, and proximity to campus. The lower the lottery number the earlier a student will be able to select a room. The housing selection process prioritizes rising sophomore students first, followed by upperclassmen with a permanent address 20 miles or further from the university, and last upperclassmen with permanent addresses within 20 miles of the university. Eligible students will receive emails with their lottery number, their online selection date, and instructions for selecting their room. 

Online Housing Selection will be May 4 - 7, 2020.

Single Rooms

There are a limited number of single rooms available to rising Juniors and Seniors. Singles will first be available to Junior & Senior with GPAs of 3.5 and above. Any remaining singles will be available to rising Juniors & Seniors with 3.0 and above during their selection period. Sophomores are not eligible for singles. 

Honors College & Athletes

Eligible Honors College scholars and athletes will select their rooms electronically room selection during the week of online selection May 4-7, 2020. Honors College scholars or athletes who do not meet the eligibility requirements for housing will not be allowed to select a room. 

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