FAQs (450 Brook Street)

  1. Who can apply to live at 450 Brook St? 
    Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors are eligible to apply. 

  2. Are there other requirements to qualify for/ live in the residence?
    Yes. Through the application process and as a resident of 450 Brook Street, students must demonstrate a commitment to developing and sustaining holistic, integrative wellbeing practices in community with others. The application will be available on April 26, 2021 and will be due May 16, 2021.

  3. What is the room configuration of 450 Brook St?
    The residence hall has two distinct residential areas. In one part of the residence there are three floors, each with 38 singles, ten single-use bathrooms, three common areas, and three shared kitchens. In the other part of the residence there are three floors each with four four-person suites with en suite kitchens and bathrooms. Suites are 4 single rooms. 

  4. What is the process to be assigned to live at 450 Brook Street?  
    To be assigned to 450 Brook Street, students must apply and be selected. Students can apply either as an individual (to live in a single) or as part of a four-person group (to live in a suite).The application will be available on April 26, 2021 and due May 16, 2021.

  5. What is the application process for a person wanting to live in a single?
    Each student interested in living at 450 Brook Street must submit an application that describes how they practice wellbeing in their life and would share these practices in community with others as part of this inaugural program. The application for singles will open on April 26.   

  6. What is the application process for four-person groups wanting to live together in a suite?  
    Students applying to live together in a suite must each apply separately, describing how they practice wellbeing in their life and would share these practices in community with others. The application must provide the names of their three desired suitemates. Only four-person groups will be considered for placement in the suites. All four applicants are considered together all must be selected in order to be assigned to a suite at 450 Brook Street. 

  7. Can I apply for both a single and a suite to keep my options open?
    Yes, when you complete your application for a suite, you will have an opportunity to indicate if you are interested in being assigned to a single if your four-person group is not accepted as a suite. Individuals applying for both singles and suites will be able to accept or decline a placement in 450 Brook Street after being notified, but they must do so by Super Deadline Day in mid June. 

  8. How will assignments within 450 Brook St be made?
    Students who are accepted, and confirm their placement at 450 Brook St by Super Deadline day in mid June will be able to form groups (neighbors/friend proximity for singles).  Groups can only consist of other students who have been accepted and confirmed their spot at 450 Brook St. 

  9. Will there be a waitlist for students who are interested but do not get in? How will it work?
    Students who apply but are not selected in the first round will be kept on an interest list.  In the event that selected students decline their placement, students on the interest list will be offered the option to fill that vacancy.

  10. Will 450 Brook St have a substance free area?
    ​On their application students can indicate an interest in being assigned to a substance free area within 450 Brook St. Availability will be based on the number of students who indicate interest in this option. Interest in substance free living is not factored into the selection process.