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Housing Expo

Housing Expo 2019: February 11-15, 2019

Housing Expo is the opportunity to decide where and with whom you want to live for the following academic year.  Before Expo, students receive a selection number based on the number of credits they have, so the more completed credits you have, the higher your selection number is.  At Housing Expo, you and your roommates add up your selection numbers and that total number determines what day you can come and choose your housing. 

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 2019.
  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 2019-2020 Academic Year


Housing Expo Week Schedule

Date and Time—————————————————— Selection # group total
Monday Feb. 11th, 2018 1PM – 4PM————————– Designated Pre-Signers: Staff, Lock-It-In, Neighborhoods
Tuesday Feb. 12th, 2018 1PM – 1:15 PM———————Single Room Sign Up (Luther Studios, Anderson Suites, Mort 1/1s, Mort 2/2s, Luther 4/4s)
Wednesday Feb. 12th, 2018 1PM – 4PM———————-Selection Number totals between 18,000-36,000
Thursday Feb. 13th, 2018 1PM – 4PM————————- Selection Number totals between 10,000-17,999
Friday Feb. 14th, 2018 1PM – 4PM—————————– Selection Number totals between 2,000-9,999


Before Expo: Want additional expo points?

Beginning in December 2018, 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 Residence Life Events calendar and talk to your RA for dates and times!

Before Expo: Lock-It-In Starts december 3, 2019

Residents have the opportunity to secure an apartment for the academic year of 2019-2020 before Housing Expo with Lock It In. Lock-It-In is a special offer for apartments in Anderson, Mortensen, and Luther.

In order to Lock-It-In you must:

  • Submit the Lock It In Survey by February 11, 2019 at 8:00 am
  • Be currently enrolled at Augsburg University
  • Be registered for 2019 spring semester classes
  • Have all the beds full and all contracts signed for the apartment by the first day of Housing Expo 2/11/19
  • Only one roommate needs to complete the survey

Apartments are offered in the following configurations:


2 bedroom 4 person.

2 bedroom 4 person – doubles *REPEAT RATE RISING SOPHOMORES*
1 bedroom 2 person – doubles
2 bedroom 3 person – doubles and single

All unsecured apartments will be included in the Housing Expo: February 11th-15th

before expo: Anderson Neighborhoods

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, activities, or friend groups! If you are interested in living in a neighborhood, fill out the Anderson Neighborhood Interest Registration.

Before Expo: Looking for roommates?

If you are looking for one roommate or eight roommates, please post information in this Roommate Search survey. Once you have completed the survey someone will give you access to view all other entries within a few days. Responses will be editable, so you can take down your posting or change it when you want to. Everyone is limited to one response and will need to be logged in to Inside Augsburg to access the survey.
Once you are given viewing access, go ahead and read the other entries! Feel free to use the posted contact information to reach out and decide if you are a good fit for next year.
We will post these responses during Expo week in the Urn/Mort Lobby to give you additional chances to find roommates. After Housing Expo Week, February 11-15 2019, this survey will close to ensure students aren’t looking at outdated information.
Other Resources:
1. Your RA, Community Specialist, and RHD probably know someone else who is currently searching for a roommate! Reach out and let them know that you are as well!
2. Come to Housing Expo! Stop by and talk to the staff and residents who are looking at housing. There will be opportunities, especially on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of Expo week to see who still needs a roommate.

repeat rate

Residents will pay the same cost of their first year in Urness on the 15 Plus meal plan if they choose one of the following housing configurations:

Current First Years / Rising Sophomores:

  1. Anderson floorhouse double and 5 Plus Meal Plan (sign up through the Anderson Neighborhood Program)
  2. Anderson townhouse double and 5 Plus Meal Plan (sign up through the Anderson Neighborhood Program)
  3. Mortensen 2 bedroom/4 person apartment and 5 Plus Meal Plan (sign up through Lock It In)

Rising Juniors and Seniors:

  1. Luther 2 bedroom/3 person apartment with no meal plan (sign up through Lock It In)
  2. Luther 2 bedroom / 4 person apartment with no meal plan (sign up through Lock It In)

Interested in a single room?

Residence Life wants to give you the opportunity to express interest in a single room for the 2019-2020 academic year.  

Please fill out the Singles Interest Survey to receive updates about single room inventory.  Single rooms will be available on the second day of Housing Expo Feb 12. Your likelihood of getting a single room is based on selection number, so look out for Residence Life events that offer ways to boost your number!

Singles rooms are:
Luther 4B/4P
Luther 2B/3P S (Eligible NOW through Lock It In)
Luther Studio
Anderson Suite
Mortensen 1B/1P
Mortensen 2B/2P
Mortensen 2B/3P S (Eligible NOW through Lock It In)
Anderson Floorhouse Single (Eligible NOW through Neighborhoods)

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.


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