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Housing Lottery Instructional Videos

As the College has transitioned to using the Housing Portal for room selection, several quick instructional videos have been created in order to assist students in understanding how to use the Housing Portal.

 

Introduction to the Housing Portal

Learn how to access the student Housing Portal via MySwarthmore, and the basic features of the home screen.

Selecting a Block

For students who are interested in the Blocking Lottery Process, learn more about how to select a block with a group of friends.

Selecting a Room

If you are participating in the Rising Junior or Senior Lotteries, learn more about how to select a room in that process.

Selecting Roommates and Blockmates

Students who are interested in Blocking Lottery Process can watch this video to learn more about how to add, select, and approve blockmates, as this is required to be eligible to participate in blocking.

Students participating in the Rising Junior or Senior Lottery and desire to have a roommate can also watch this video to learn how to add, select, and approve roommates.

Completing the Rising Sophomore Housing Preference Application

This video contains details on how to successfully complete the housing application for sophomores who need to request housing.