ROOM SELECTION PROCESS 2017 – 2018

W.E.B. Du Bois COLLEGE HOUSE ROOM SELECTION

Curious about returning to or joining the Du Bois community?  Come to the CHAS Living Fair on Tuesday, January 17th at 9:00 p.m. in the McClelland South Lounge, or contact the House Dean with questions.

The process for room selection fast approaches. Please be reminded that should you desire to live in the Du Bois College House during the 2017–2018 academic year you:
 

  • Must fill out an online application indicating interest in Du Bois College House at https://myhomeatpenn.upenn.edu between January 18, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. and January 23, 2017 at 12:00 p.m.
     
  • Must attend an in-person meeting in the House Office based on the priority point system.  Priority points will be distributed to current Du Bois Residents by your GA via email. Please ensure you print out your email and bring it with you to your respective room selection day as proof.

Instructions for Picking Your Room at Du Bois:

  1. If in a group of 2 or more, pick a Suite Leader who will pick a suite for everyone in the group.  New this year - Suite Leaders will also need to assign bedrooms.
  2. Chosen Suite Leader will come to the House Office (Suite 132) during the designated time listed below to select or be assigned a room.
  3. Chosen Suite Leader will need to bring copies of all roommate point emails.  The email printouts serve as permission for the suite leader to assign all members of that group.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017:

  • 3 – 4 p.m.: 30 or more points as a group
  • 4 – 5 p.m.: 25 - 29 points as a group
  • 5 – 6 p.m.: 20 - 24 points as a group
  • 6 – 7 p.m.: Anyone who missed one of the above slots

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

  • 3 - 4 p.m.: 15 - 19 points as a group
  • 4 – 5 p.m.: 10 - 14 points as a group
  • 5 – 6 p.m.: 0 - 9 points as a group
  • 6 – 7 p.m.: Anyone who missed one of the above slots

Thursday, January 26th, Friday, January 27th, and Monday, January 30th  

  •  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.: ANY residents who do not have a full group. (Includes non- residents of Du Bois)

Important: Please check room amenities, locations, etc. before making your decision at Room Selection. Once Du Bois assignments are turned in, you will NOT be able to make any changes.

Priority Points will be awarded as follows:

  • Rising Senior: 6 points
  • Rising Junior: 4 points
  • Rising Sophomores: 2 points
  • House Council Executive Committee (Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer, & Secretary): 2 points
  • House Council Members: 1 point
  • Active Residential Program Participant: 1 point
  • House Managers/Front Desk Attendees: 1 point
  • Consistent Wing Participation: 1 point

Important Information to keep in mind:

  • You may not necessarily retain your current room.
  • All persons interested in residing in Du Bois MUST complete the online application first!
  • Points will be combined as a group.
  • If you do not find a space in our selection process, you will be able to enter the in-House or inter-House selection processes at a later date.

If there are any questions or concerns, please contact the House Dean, Rhina M. Duquela, via email at rduquela@upenn.edu.