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Continuing Student Housing Selection

2018-2019 Housing Selection Information will be posted Dec. 1, 2017.


2017-2018 Housing Selection Information

For detailed instructions, information and frequently asked questions, please review the full housing selection guide. 

Only current residential students (includes those studying abroad or interning through UT) may participate in this process. All continuing students who wish to live on campus for 2017-2018 must complete these steps:

Dec. 1, 2016 – Feb. 1, 2017

$175 Non-refundable housing commitment deposit due by NOON on Feb. 1 to the Bursar’s Office. However, you can make your deposit on SpartanWeb until 11:59 p.m. on Feb 1. When paying your deposit on SpartanWeb, be sure to use the link above. Keep your receipt/email confirmation. DAMAGE DEPOSIT of $200 must still be on your account. You can view this in Residence by Symplicity.

Contact the Bursar's Office if you have questions about your account at (813) 253-6202 or Contact the Office of Residence Life prior to Jan. 30 if you need an extension at (813) 253-6239 or

Dec. 1, 2016 – Feb. 15, 2017

After your deposits are paid, you will gain access to the application in Residence by Symplicity. Completed applications must be submitted by Feb. 15, 2016. Form roommate groups of any size throughout the process.

Feb. 20, 2017 – March 3, 2017

Select your space in Residence by Symplicity at your assigned selection time. On Feb. 20, selection times will be assigned randomly giving priority to those with the fewest numbers of semesters on campus. You may select a space either by yourself or with other students. The group selection time will be the average of its members. Adding or removing members may impact the group selection time. Spaces will be available in Barrymore Hotel, Brevard, Jenkins, Palm, Straz and Urso.

June 1, 2017    

Deadline to cancel: Cancellation requests are in Residence by Symplicity

Deadline to be terminated for excessive damage: You will be notified no later than this date. 

Deadline to register for classes full-time: You must be a full-time student to keep your room on campus.

Step 5:  CHECK IN
Aug. 28, 2017 

Deadline to arrive, check in and claim your room key. Your space will not be held beyond Aug. 28 without prior written notice providing your anticipated date of arrival.

If you have any questions about the housing selection process, please contact Residence Life staff at or (813) 253-6239.