The Bowie State University Office of Residence Life Online Application

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If you do not know your Bulldog Connection username/password, please contact the Division of Information Technology (DIT) at (301) 860-4357 or helpdesk@bowiestate.edu for assistance.

Before applying for on campus accommodations, visit the Office of Residence Life's web page for information regarding our department. Make sure you review our Priority List For Assignment Of Rooms and the Frequently Asked Questions. If you have any questions related to living on campus, please visit the ORL web page or contact the Office of Residence Life at (301) 860-5000 or housing@bowiestate.edu.

The application for the Fall 2014 - Spring 2015 academic year, for all students, will be available April 21st starting at 10:00am.

RESIDENTS THAT CURRENTLY LIVE ON CAMPUS IN THE TRADITIONAL HALLS: You must fill out the Returning Resident Application in order to participate in the Lottery process. The application will only be available April 21st @ 10am through April 25th until 11:59pm. You must be enrolled in classes for the Fall 2014 semester and have paid the $200 room deposit to access the application. ORL will review all applicants to ensure only students eligible to participate in the Lottery process are considered. If you are not eligible to participate in the Lottery process, you must fill out the Non First-Time Freshman Application. If you have any questions, contact our office.

APPLICANTS NEW TO BOWIE STATE UNIVERSITY: You must pay the $200 non-refundable room deposit and the $100 refundable security deposit in order to apply for on-campus accommodations. You must contact the Office of Student Accounts to pay the required room and security deposit. After you have paid the deposit, wait 24 business hours to complete the application. Applicants who have never attended any University or college should complete the First-Time Freshman Application. All others should use the Non First-Time Freshman application.

ALL APPLICANTS ENROLLED AT BOWIE STATE Spring 2014 who did not live in traditional housing: You must first enroll in classes for the Fall 2014 semester and pay the $200 non-refundable room deposit and the $100 refundable security deposit in order to apply for on-campus accommodations. Please contact the Office of Student Accounts to pay the required deposits. After you have paid the deposits, wait 24 business hours to complete the Non First-Time Freshman Application. Please be advised, if you do not have a cululative GPA of a 2.3, or higher, your application will not be reviewed until late July or once the semester has started.

Assignments for new applicants will not begin until the second week in June 2014. Please review the Priority List for Assignment of Rooms to see what group you are in. Log back in on this page to check your status or check your BSU email account.

How to Pay your Deposit(s)

Reminder: Room deposits are non-refundable.

Assignments for first-time freshmen, transfer students and Spring 2014 commuter students will start the second week in June 2014. Assignments will continue through the first two weeks of the semester.

Please review the Priority List for Assignment of Rooms to see what group you are in. Log back in on this page to check your status or check your BSU email account.

REMEMBER, ORL DOES NOT GUARANTEE HOUSING ACCOMODATIONS!


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