In Ezra Stiles, the Dean is responsible for all housing assignments. The housing lottery and draw takes place during the spring term. Room allocation is implemented by the housing committee, which is composed of the dean and two permanent representatives from each class.

Housing Information for 2019-2020

Intent:  Students should declare their intent to live on- or off-campus in Vesta by Friday, March 8.

  • Monday, March 4 at 9:00 pm in the Crescent Theater: Mandatory for Class of 2022
  • Tuesday, March 5 at 9:00 pm in the Crescent Theater: Optional for Class of 2021
  • Tuesday, March 5 at 9:30 pm in the Crescent Theater: Optional for Class of 2020

Rising Sophomores

Class of 2022 Housing in 6 Simple Steps

Sophomore Housing Information and Rules


Rising Juniors

Class of 2021 Housing in 5 Simple Steps

Junior Housing Information and Rules


Rising Seniors

Class of 2020 Housing in 5 Simple Steps

Senior Housing Information and Rules

Please note: 

The Housing Committee reserves the right to modify or update the housing rules at any time if the situation warrants. In addition, suite assignments can be changed to ensure fairness and to make sure that everyone has a place to live. All decisions will be made at the discretion of the Housing Committee, the Dean, and the Head of College. All decisions are final.


Dean Nilakshi Parndigamage

Class of 2019

Class of 2020

Jared Weinstein

Omid Rooholfada

Gina Zhu

Class of 2021

Class of 2022

Jaeger Johnson      

Reta Behnam

Bleu Wells

Tony Leche





Insurance information: 

Yale is not responsible for loss of, or damage to, any personal belongings anywhere on or off campus, whether in a dormitory room, an off-campus apartment, or a storage area, regardless of the cause of the loss or damage. All students are encouraged to make their own arrangements to obtain insurance against loss or damage.

Yale’s Office of Enterprise Risk Management provides access for students to a comprehensive insurance policy to protect student personal belongings. Details can be found at https://ogc.yale.edu/erm/ins/protecting-personal-property-yale-university-campus