Housing Application Process

Prior to completing the housing application, we advise students and parents to review the Housing FAQ’s 2020-21 document

Students may access the housing application through the Housing Application Portal by logging in with their student ID number and password. Housing application will become available via the Housing Portal on March 11, 2020, to both incoming and returning students. 

Room Selection Process

Room selection is a separate process that allows students to self-select their housing assignment during the designated Room Selection Placement scheduled dates. (See below for timeline)

Upperclassmen: Wednesday April 15 - Current residents classified as juniors or seniors in Fall 2020 can participate in priority placement to self-select and assign confirmed roommate(s) to housing. 

Current Residents: Thursday April 16 - All current residents classified as a sophomore and above in Fall 2020 can participate in priority placement to self-select and assign confirmed roommate(s) to housing. 

Open to All: Tuesday April 21 through Friday, May 1 - All students, including commuter and incoming transfer students will have an opportunity to self-select and assign confirmed roommate(s) to housing. 

New Students: Monday, June 1 through August 3 - All new student entering in Fall 2020 will have an opportunity to self-select an available Jaeger or Ondrak housing assignment during and assign confirmed roommate. 

 

Housing Application Portal

  1. Go to the Housing Application Portal.
  2. Log in using your student ID number and password.
  3. Click Application, then select Academic Year 2020-21.
  4. Work through each step of the application, following specific instructions on each page. Select Save and Continue at the bottom of each page to move to the next step.

Housing application questions may be directed to University Housing at housing@ben.edu. Students may also stop by Krasa Center for more information.

Additional Forms

Residence Life

Krasa Center, Room 10
5700 College Rd.
Lisle, IL 60532
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.