The contract is a legally binding agreement for housing at the University of Rochester. Once it is submitted, you will be contractually obligated for University housing for the Fall and Spring semesters of the academic year subject to the conditions outlined in the contract. The official housing contract is completed online during our annual housing lottery. The Upperclass Housing Guidelines Brochure below has many elements of the terms and conditions of the contract available for reference. If you still have questions after reading this brochure, please contact the Office for Residential Life & Housing Services.