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Preference Application Tutorials

New incoming students who wish to apply for on-campus housing will complete a Preference Application. All of the steps involved in this application are completed on SPIRE.
The video tutorials posted below take you step-by-step through the New Student Preference Application process in Spire. Each step in the process has been posted as a separate video, and the transcript for each has been posted as well. You may click below to view only the step you need, or view all steps to get a better understanding of the entire process.

For more information, please contact the Residential Life Student Services Office at 413-545-2100 or visit us at 235 Whitmore Administration Building, Monday through Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm.


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First Year Students with RAP 2:45 link pdf RAP
First Year Students with
no RAP
3:31 link pdf No RAP
First Year Students with
no RAP Break Housing
2:32 link pdf Break Housing
Transfer Students 4:23 link pdf Transfer
Editing Your Preference Application 3:07 link pdf Editing Preference
Cancelling Your Preference Application 0:54 link pdf Cancelling Preference

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