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Housing Expo

Housing Expo is the scheduled opportunity to decide where and with whom you want to live for the following academic year. Though our Housing Expo for 2017 is over, below you will find details so you can look forward to next year’s Expo!

If you are still interested in housing for the 2017-2018 academic year, please reach out at or 612-330-1526 so we can reserve your space!


Housing Expo 2017 – February 13, 2017 – February 17, 2017

The Housing Expo is your opportunity to decide where and with whom you will be living for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Don’t forget:

  1. Bring your student ID
  2. Bring a digital or printed copy of the email you will be receiving from Residence Life, which will contain your housing selection number and also indicates your allotted time slot for attending the Housing Expo. This email is sent at the end of January 2017.
  3. Complete the online contract. If you have not completed an online contract, your space can not be reserved.

Online Residence Life and Meal Plan Contract for the 2017-2018 Academic Year

The Department of Residence Life will work hard to meet your needs, but please come to the Expo with a list of preferred roommates, if possible.

For questions contact your Residence Hall Director individually or at or 612-330-1526.


Housing Expo Week Schedule

Date and Time—————————————————— Selection # group total
Monday Feb. 13th, 2017 1PM – 4PM————————– Designated Pre-Signers: Staff, Lock-It-In, Neighborhoods
Monday Feb. 13th, 2017 2PM – 2:15PM———————- Luther Hall Studios and Anderson Suites
Tuesday Feb. 13th, 2017 1PM – 4PM————————- Selection Number totals between 18,000-36,000
Wednesday Feb. 13th, 2017 1PM – 4PM——————— Selection Number totals between 10,000-17,999
Thursday Feb. 13th, 2017 1PM – 4PM———————— Selection Number totals between 2,000-9,999


Want additional expo points?

Attend Residence Life events this spring semester up until Expo week and you could win 1000 extra Housing Expo points! These will be added to your selection number and increase your housing options. Check out the ResLife Events calendar for dates and times!


Lock It In: Secure your current space – closed

This year we are giving residents the opportunity to secure the space they are currently living in for the academic year of 2017-2018. We are calling this Lock-It-In and it’s a special offer to apartments in Anderson, Mortensen, and Luther.  All apartments are being sold for 2017-2018 at their full capacity given the size of our first year class (e.g. no 1/1, 2/2, in Mortensen Hall and ⅔ in Anderson).

In order to Lock-It-In you must:

  • Submit the Lock-It-In survey – THIS SURVEY IS CLOSED as of 5:00pm on 2/10/17
  • Be currently enrolled at Augsburg University
  • Be registered for 2017 spring semester classes
  • Have all the beds full when you sign your contracts at the Housing Expo
  • One person in the space who is staying from 2016-17
  • Note: Only a certain number of each apartment style will be reserved and the reservations are first come first served based on when the survey was completely and correctly filled out.

2017-2018 Apartments are offered in the following configurations:


4 bedroom 4 person.
2 bedroom 4 person.
2 bedroom 3 person (with a maximum).


2 bedroom 4 person.


2 bedroom 4 person.
2 bedroom 3 person (with a maximum).
1 bedroom 2 person.

If you are in an apartment with a different location, you may still be able to Lock In that specific apartment, just in a different configuration. All unsecured apartments will be included in the Housing Expo: February 13th-17th


Anderson Neighborhoods

Interested in creating an Anderson Neighborhood? An Anderson neighborhood is a group of 8 or 14 people who want to live together in a townhouse or floorhouse, respectively. Roommates get together based on student groups, areas of study, athletics, or friend groups! For more information or to reserve your space, contact Anderson Residence Hall Director Gayle Smaller at


Can’t attend the Expo?

Use power of attorney. Let’s get you signed up!

If you are unable to attend the Housing Expo to choose where and with whom you’re going to live, here’s how you can have a friend help:

  1. Select a friend that you trust.
  2. Outline the spaces you are seeking and indicate the time they need to attend for you.
  3. Send your selection number email to the individual you have selected to be power of attorney.
  4. Locate and sign the online contract, noting the meal plan you are interested in purchasing for the next year.
    1. Your space will not be reserved if you have not completed the contract survey beforehand.
  5. Fill out the Power of Attorney Form and give to your friend stating they can sign for you at Housing Expo activities.

Here is the Power of Attorney Form Link.

Notes for the person acting as power of attorney

  1. Attend the Housing Expo at the time conveyed.
  2. Make sure you know all your friend’s options and interests.
  3. Bring the selection email and power of attorney confirmation form of the person you are representing to the required Housing Expo activity.
    1. The person you are representing must have already completed an online contract!
  4. Sign up for their housing.