Are you a current resident looking to live at Dobie Twenty21 again? Review key dates and details so you can submit your application and continue to live with us. Residing in university-owned housing is one of the best ways to enhance your college experience.
How to Live at Dobie Twenty21 Again
Beginning in November, contracts for students currently living with us will be offered based on application date order and availability.
To access your application and contract, please log in to your housing portal. You will need to provide a $50 non-refundable application fee to complete the application. Once you are offered a contract, you will need to provide a $300 advance payment before you renew your room. Once you have signed your contract, you will be able to provide information regarding your room preferences, roommate preferences and accommodation requests.
Please contact our housing office if you have any questions.
Timeline for 2023-24 Academic Year Contracts
Contracting for the following academic year begins one year in advance. The calendar below outlines the application and contract timeline for current residents who would like to live at Dobie Twenty21 again.
|Aug. 1||Current residents may begin applying for housing. Please note that your housing priority is based on your classification and your application date (priority is given to earlier applicants).|
|Contracts for returning students will be offered based on application date and availability. Accept your contract and provide the required $300 advance payment in your housing portal, which will give you access to the contract signature page. Once you have signed your contract, you will be able to provide information regarding your building/room preferences, roommate preferences and accommodation requests.|
|Nov. 1-15||Same Room Sign Up: Starting at 10 a.m. on Nov. 1, students with a completed contract will be able to choose to remain in their current room assignment for the following academic year.|
|Nov. 16-18||Early New Room Sign Up: From Nov. 16 at 10 a.m. through Nov. 18 at 10 a.m., students whose current room assignment is not available for reselection will be able to choose a new room assignment.|
|New Room Sign Up: From Nov. 22 at 10 a.m. through Nov. 28 at 10 a.m., students who do not wish to return to their current room assignment will be able to select a different room for the following academic year. Students will also be able to swap room assignments during this period.|
How do I complete my application?
Access the online application in the housing portal. There is a non-refundable $50 application fee. For online payments, we accept Discover, MasterCard, Visa, eChecks or an Electronic Funds Transfer. To pay by cash or check in person at the Cashier’s Office, you must first email our housing team. You must pay the application fee and click the submit button to complete the application process.
How are contract offers prioritized?
Current students who apply during the priority period will be offered contracts first. Contracts will then be offered in application date order based on available space.
What is the deadline to apply for housing as a returning student?
There is no deadline to apply for housing but priority is given by housing application date. If you missed the renewal process, you can still apply for housing; however, we cannot guarantee you will receive a contract offer.
What if I was waived last year from paying the application fee and advance payment?
Waivers are not available for returning students. Waivers are tied to the University Admissions process and are only available for incoming students. Returning students must pay the $50 application fee and the $300 advance payment.
What if I have a poor payment history or a poor disciplinary status with University Housing and Dining?
If you have a If you have a financial hold totaling more than $1,000 or a past due balance, you will not be eligible to receive a contract. If you receive a contract and have a poor payment history or a poor disciplinary status, your contract will be canceled at our sole discretion.
What if I would like a single space?
If you currently have a single, a single contract will be offered. New single requests can be considered when you indicate your request with your contract housing choices online. Singles are offered based on availability and original date of application.
Is gender-inclusive housing offered?
The room selection process is administered with rooms labeled by gender and provides available bed spaces based on your gender marker with the university. If you have questions or concerns regarding living options based on your gender marker not matching your gender identity, please contact our housing team so that we can work with you on an individual basis.
What if I don’t identify as the gender indicated on my UT record?
As an enrolled student, you can change your gender marker by submitting a signed letter to the Registrar requesting the gender marker change. Include your EID, date of birth, full name and phone number in the request. The gender choices for this process are F and M. Questions regarding this process can be directed to the office of Student Academic Records located in the Main Tower (MAI 16) by email or calling 512-475-7644.