Room Selection Process

Online Room Selection is closed. Continuing residents can still apply for on-campus rooms by completing the Housing Application and required Housing Deposit through links below.

Sign into our Residence Life housing portal -MyResCenter to complete the housing application. Get there by logging into WP Connect>Campus Life>Residence Life-MyResCenter. 

  • To renew your housing, first update your emergency contact information; name,phone contact/address.
  • Open the new application for fall 2018 and complete all required fields.
  • Accept the Terms and Conditions of the Housing Contract. (PDF copy available in the application) 
  • Select roommates by providing their name and William Paterson email address. 

It is recommended that you submit the required $150.00 non-refundable deposit in the Bill and Payment Center in WP Connect. If you have $150.00 cash payment, you may also pay your deposit at Student Enrollment Services Office, Morrison Hall. This does take longer to post to your account, so please advise the Residence Life Office in White Hall if you are paying a cash deposit to the other office.


Continuing residents are assigned by Residence Life after Room Selection

Contact our office by email for roommate requests. Our office will review the availability. New freshmen applicants to the University cannot be requested into continuing student housing and are assigned to specific freshmen residence halls.

Pay your $150.00 non-refundable housing deposit here- 

Need to browse for a new roommate? Residence Life is providing access to RoomSync, a roommate-matching app through Facebook, for our returning students, commuters, and new transfer students. Use this link to join. Passcode if needed is: 420185

Watch the videos to learn more about RoomSynchere and here

RoomSyncthe Roommate Matching App, is compatible with Internet Explorer 8 or above, as well as Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. It can also be used on mobile devices.

Housing Accommodations for Students through ADA Guidelines

The University provides living accommodations for students presenting with physical disabilities. All students must be able to reside independently in these facilities; that is, be able to do their own dressing, self-care, cleaning, etc.

If you have  special needs which we should be aware of when considering your application for on campus housing, please indicate this on your housing contract and provide an explanation of your requirements. You may also contact our Central Residence Life Office at 973-720-2714, and ask to speak with the Associate Director of Residence Life for Assignments.

We ask that you identify yourself with the Accessibility Resource Center at William Paterson University. Residence Life works with staff in adhering to ADA guidelines. Their contact information is 973-720-2853, and the web site is

Housing Accommodations for Students Requesting Emotional Support Animals (ESA) 

The University will consider available living accommodations for students presenting a need for an ESA .The process to request for accommodation begins with the Accessibility Resource Center and must be pre-approved by their administrator. You should explain your request for housing and mention that you will be applying for this accommodation on the housing application, however, without following the appropriate process with the Accessibility Resource Center, no student may bring a support animal with them to campus.