Block Housing Information
Block Housing is a great way to Live at Emory with your friends!
Please read the following information carefully to understand
what steps need to be taken to ensure a successful block housing
The Block Housing process is scheduled for Tuesday, February 26
in Alabama Hall. Please see the schedule at the bottom of the
Students may sign up for blocks of rooms within designated
buildings in groups of 4, 6, 8 or 12 students only,
depending on the building
configuration. Blocks may include rising sophomores, juniors
and seniors in any combination
of men or women. However, an even number of students of each
gender must be maintained. You
are only permitted to live with students of your same gender
in a room, suite, or apartment.
Only double rooms (no singles or supersingles) are available
in Block Housing.
How to participate in Block Housing:
1. Speak with your friends, determine who
is interested in block housing and pull together
your group of 4, 6, 8, or 12 confirmed persons.
2. Each member of the block must complete a Block
Participant application [click to download]. The
designated Captain of the group
must complete both the Block Captain application [click to
download] and the Block Participant
application. These forms may be downloaded from this web page
(click on the links above) or may be picked up in the Housing
Office in Alabama Hall.
3. Block Captain and Block Participant forms are due Monday,
February 25, 2008 by noon to the reception desk at Alabama Hall.
Forms submitted after that date and time will not be considered.
4. Block members must also complete the standard upperclass
housing application no later than Tuesday, Feburary 26, 2008.
5. On Tuesday, Februrary 26, starting at 5:00 p.m., Block Captains
will report to Alabama hall to select rooms for their block;
Block Captains will be emailed with their specific start time.
Block captains from Oxford will be contacted
individually with sign-up information. Once rooms are selected,
the names will be entered into the housing system and block
participants will have
24 hours to accept or decline the assignment selected by the
people in your block decline their housing, the remaining
members will be consolidated. Block housing participants
without a roommate will be canceled from the housing
assignments made by the Block Captain.
If your block consists of less than four people 24 hours after
the Block Captain chooses housing assignments, your block
will be canceled automatically.
Please note the following IMPORTANT stipulation
You are under no obligation to commit to block housing
if the available rooms do not meet the needs of
your group. Anyone who elects not to choose or declines
a block housing space will be eligible to
participate in any remaining processes and should select
a room at that time.
The following spaces and number requirements are
available for Block Housing:
Turman North (2 person double roms only) (4, 6, 8, 10, or 12 needed) Turman East (2 person double roms only) (4, 6, 8, 10, or
No other combinations of room types
or block numbers will be considered.
Please note that the Block Housing
Process will close after the final set of numbers has been
processed. For example, if there
are only 30 groups participating in Block Housing,
the process will close at 7:00 p.m.
Please plan to come during your scheduled time. Block
applications will not be processed on any other day.