Housing Selection Process

Returning Student Housing Selection 2022-2023

(updated 2/24/22) The housing selection application process for 2022-2023 will start January 24, 2022. An email will be sent to current residents regarding the process. The continuing student housing process is a lottery system of randomly generated dates and times by class when current residents will log onto the Seattle U Housing Portal to select a room. Once notified of your date and time slot, continuing students will select a room using the self-service system through the SU Housing Portal.

The university is actively monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and housing will notify students of any changes in housing for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Important Information

Housing Policy

Students are required to live on campus and purchase the Residential meal plan, at minimum, if they fall into any of the following categories:

• Freshman or Sophomore and under the age of 21
• First or Second Year SU Student and under the age of 21
• Within two years of your high school graduation date as of first day of fall quarter classes, and under the age of 21

On-campus Housing Options for 2022-2023

Rising Sophomores

If you are currently a freshmen/first-year student and will be a sophomore next academic year, you are required to submit an application and will be assigned a time slot to choose a bed space.

  • You will be required to live on campus so participation in this room selection process is mandatory.
  • This process gives you the opportunity to choose a bed space on your own accord. Should you not apply for campus housing or should you not enter the room selection process a bed space will be assigned to you on your behalf where space permits.
  • Please ensure you submit your application by the deadline outlined below. Additionally, the campus housing application process is not a “first come first serve” priority system for lottery times. This means that an application submitted on January 24 has an equal chance at receiving any time slot as an application submitted closer to the application deadline. Logging on and applying right when the application process opens will not guarantee a better time slot, however, Rising Sophomores will be assigned a time slot during the first part of the process to ensure space selection.

Current and Rising Junior/Seniors

If you are junior or senior next academic year and looking for on-campus housing, fill out the housing application by the deadline to be eligible for housing selection. As a rising junior or senior, you will only be able to choose a bed space where available at the time of your time slot.

  • If all campus housing is filled to capacity at the time of your assigned time slot, you will be automatically placed on a wait list for campus housing. You will be notified by email of your wait list status.
  • The continuing student housing application is not a “first come first serve” priority system for lottery times.

Additional Note to Rising Juniors and Seniors

As you know, by University policy, freshmen and sophomores are required to live on-campus. This means there are a limited number of rooms available each year for rising junior and senior students in University-administered residence halls and apartments.

Additionally, the Housing & Residence Life campus housing lottery does not guarantee housing to all 3rd and 4th year students seeking on-campus housing because of the live-on requirement for 1st and 2nd year students. Therefore, all rising juniors and seniors are strongly encouraged to consider and evaluate all housing options for the 2022-2023academic year beyond applying for SU housing.

Please be advised on a space available basis, rising juniors and seniors do receive priority consideration when applying for Vi Hilbert Hall and The Douglas Apartments. Both communities are student housing partners of Seattle University.

For more information about space availability, leasing information, room rates, a tour, etc., please contact:
• Vi Hilbert Hall 206-939-5677 or http://www.vihilberthall.com/
• The Douglas Apartments 206-860-3024 or http://thedouglasatseattleu.com/

NOTE: Redhawk Dining meal plans are not required of Junior/Senior/Grad students residing in either The Douglas Apartments or Vi Hilbert Hall but optional campus meal plans are available if desired.

Graduate and Law Students

Graduate/Law students will only be able to see a select grouping of rooms within the Murphy Apartment complex. Campus housing for Graduate/Law students is extremely limited. If space is not available in Murphy Apartments, you will be placed on the wait list.

Cancellation Policy

Please see Cancellation Policy.

Medical Accommodations

The deadline to submit your request to Disability Services is March 7, 2022. Junior/Senior medical requests are not guaranteed, however we anticipate offering housing to all students seeking on-campus housing.

Accommodations may be requested for you and only you. We are not able to accommodate roommate requests in conjunction with a medical request.

Additional Information

You will be signing up for the entire academic year: fall, winter and spring quarters.
Be sure to check your SU email account for Housing Selection information and appointment times!

Room Types for 2022 - 2023

These are the room types offered during Housing Selection for Academic Year 2022 - 2023. Room rates to be updated in the near future. 

Room Type 



Double room 

standard double residence hall room                                            

Campion, Bellarmine, Xavier 

Triple Plus room  

triple residence hall room, larger in size than standard double rooms 

Campion, Bellarmine 

Chardin Suite 

4-person room that is split down the middle with a wall separating 2 spaces; bathroom in unit 


Chardin Double 

standard double room with bathroom in unit 


Studio 1 single apartment 

studio apartment occupied by 1 person (310 sq. ft.) 

Murphy Apartments 

Studio 330 shared apartment 

studio apartment shared by 2 people (330 sq. ft.) 

Murphy Apartments 

Studio 370 shared apartment 

studio apartment shared by 2 people (370 sq. ft.) 

Murphy Apartments 

Quad apartment 

4-bedroom apartment occupied by 4 people (each resident has their own bedroom) 

Murphy Apartments 

Three occupant 1-bedroom apartment 

1-bedroom apartment occupied by 3 people (larger size bedroom is shared by the 3 occupants) 

Murphy Apartments 

Single apartment 

1-bedroom apartment occupied by 1 person 

Murphy Apartments 

2-person Townhouse apartment 

2-bedroom apartment occupied by 2 people with each resident in their own room (2-story apartment with a staircase inside) 

Murphy Apartments 

If you have any questions contact the Housing and Residence Life Office (Campion 100) by email housing@seattleu.edu or call (206) 296-6305.