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Housing Points For Returner Room Selection

NUMBER OF CREDITS

Based on credits earned as of the end of the fall semester. New residents as of the spring semester will have their transfer credits count as their total credits, provided the credits have been properly transferred and posted. Max = 14 points.

Credits Points
96 credits and above 14
80 - 95 12
64 - 79 9
48 - 63 7
32 - 47 5
12 - 31 3
4 - 11 1

QPA

Based on the cumulative index as of the end of the fall semester. New residents as of the beginning of the spring semester are not eligible for QPA points. Max = 8 points.

Cumulative Index Points
3.50 or above 8
3.00 >= 3.49 5
2.50 >= 2.99 3
2.00 >= 2.49 1
1.99 or below 0

INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTION TO COMMUNITY

Determined by your Residence Director. This rating reflects an individual's behavior, and general attitude toward fellow residents, staff, and University policies. This category also encompasses room damage and general room condition. Max = 7 points.

7 Points - Model Resident

Helps organize and run events; respectful of other residents as well as University policies, property and staff; no disciplinary history; keeps area clean and free of damages; participates in all residence hall-related functions

5 Points - Good Resident

Gets involved in most building events; is respectful of other residents and University property; cooperates with University policies and staff; has no disciplinary history; and keeps area neat.

3 Points - Average Resident

All residents start at this level. Displays a genuine desire to cooperate with other residents and University policies, property and staff; has no major disciplinary history; and tries to keep area neat.

1 Point - Resident in Questionable Standing

Has a disciplinary history and disregard for University policies, property and staff; challenges policies and staff; and displays mild regard for other residents.

0 Points - Resident in Poor Standing

Shows no regard for disciplinary history (repeat offender), fellow residents, and University policies and staff; and shows no desire to cooperate with Residence Life Staff


CAMPUS INVOLVEMENT

This includes members of all recognized clubs, organizations and affiliates as well as participants on varsity athletic teams. Involvement is as of the fall of the current academic year. Max = 5 points.

5 Points

  • Member of the Student Association Executive Branch
  • President of one recognized club, organization or affiliate
  • Officer of one recognized club, organization or affiliate AND member of at least one additional recognized club, organization or affiliate
  • Varsity team captains

3 Points

  • Officer of one recognized club, organization or affiliate
  • Member of more than one recognized club, organization or affiliate
  • Member of more than one varsity team
  • Member of one varsity team AND member of one recognized club, organization or affiliate

2 Points

  • Member of one recognized club, organization or affiliate
  • Member of one varsity team

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Residents who have participated in a community service project are entitled to one (1) additional housing point. Students must obtain proof of participation from the appropriate staff person and present it to the Office of Residential Life & Housing. 6 hours of service must be completed to earn 1 point. Max = 2 point