Spring 2020 Preferencing

If you change assignments, you must vacate your current space

BEFORE 12:00 noon on December 21


If you can't move out of your current space

by December 21, you should not make a room change.

Move to an Apartment = If you choose an apartment, you can't move into your new space until January 9.
  • You still MUST move out of your current space BEFORE 12:00 noon on Saturday, December 21.

Move to a Residence Hall = If you select a residence hall, you can contact the appropriate hall desk to find out when your new space will be available.

Can't move into your new space by December 21? Here are your options:
  • Take all of your things home with you over Winter Break and check into the new room in January.
  • Ask a friend if you can store your things in their room.
  • Store your things off-campus

For check-out procedures, visit http://housing.iastate.edu/forms/move/out-fall.

Selection Dates

December 2 - 11, log onto A+ and select Search assignments to move spring to find spaces where the current resident is leaving at semester’s end.

If you change your mind once you reserve a space, you can cancel the reservation by e-mailing housing@iastate.edu. Please include your full name and ID number in your email.

Dec. 2 - 3 = Roommate Pull-Ins
  • Residents with anticipated vacancies in their rooms can use A+ to pull in roommates.
  • You may continue to pull-in roommates until the space has been selected / assigned to a new student.
  • If the space in your room doesn't show as available, it may be because your roommate hasn't cancelled.
    • Remind them to use A+ to cancel their contract.
  • If you do not select your own a roommate, your space must be ready for a new resident before you leave for winter break.
    • If you have a vacancy in your room, YOU WILL RECEIVE A ROOMMATE for spring.
Dec. 4 = Within House / Neighborhood Moves
  • Residents in the halls can reserve on their current house.
  • Apartment residents can reserve in their same neighborhood.
    • Frederiksen can select from Frederiksen and University Village can select University Village.
Dec. 5 - 11 = Anywhere Moves
  • All anticipated vacancies available for selection.