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Housing Lottery


The housing lottery is the process by which most students choose where they will live during the upcoming year. Students enter the lottery in a group and select actual housing on the night of the lottery.Andrews Hall

Participating in the lottery is easier and less stressful if you and your group plan in advance and research your options.

Luckily, this website contains information you will need in order to prepare for this year's lottery.

Click on the links above to get started. Here are some links as well.

  • Dates page for a list of lottery-related events and deadlines.
  • Head to the General Information page to learn about the basics of the Brown housing lottery.
  • Check out the Room Information page for resources you can use to research the housing options available to you.
  • Explore the Previous Results page for information on past years' lotteries.

Also, be sure to visit the Office of Residential Life's Lottery Page, which contains official policies and procedures pertaining to the Lottery. You are responsible for familiarizing yourself with this information.

If you have any questions, feel free to email us at Housing_Lottery@brown.edu.