The Catholic University of America

Room Selection Intent Form

Submission of the Room Selection Intent Form indicates a student’s commitment to reside in campus housing for the entire academic year (Fall and Spring semesters). 

The deadline for submitting both the Room Selection Intent Form is Friday, February 8, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. (EST). With the exception of Rising Sophomores required to live on campus, students interested in requesting housing after this deadline will be advised to apply for the waitlist.


The Room Selection Intent is the online application for Room Selection. Submission of this online application conveys a student's intent to participate in the lottery and live on campus for the upcoming academic year. Therefore, students who plan to participate in the Room Selection process are required to complete and submit the Room Selection Intent. The Intent is accessed by navigating to Cardinal Student >Student Self-Service>MyHousing

Agreement: Once available in MyHousing, the student can submit the Intent: confirmation that s/he has read, understands, and agrees to the terms and conditions of the Residence Hall and Dining Services Agreement. When a student selects a space in the lottery or is otherwise assigned by the housing staff, s/he is held to the terms of the Agreement for the upcoming academic year. Reasons to support cancellation of the Agreement are outlined in Section H.

Application Questions: Once the student has confirmed agreement, s/he is asked a few application questions. More information on these questions can be found in the Application Guide. Once the questions are answered, the Intent is complete.