Priority Points and Priority Point Appeals

A student’s outcome in Room Selection is largely based upon the number of Priority Points they earn. Priority Points are earned in four categories:

GPA Priority Points  
3.75-4.0 10  
3.50-3.74 9  
3.25-3.49 8  
3.0-3.24 7  
2.75-2.99 6  
2.50-2.74 5  
2.25-2.49 4  
2.00-2.24 3  
1.80-1.99 2  
Less than 1.80 1  
Judicial Status Priority Points
No record 10
Disc. Reprimand 9
1+ Disc. Rep 8
Probation I – 1 sem 6
Probation I – 1 year 4
Probation II 1
Suspension 0
Expulsion 0


Campus Involvement
Activity Priority Points
Club/Org Exec Board up to 5
High Involvement up to 4
Average Involvement up to 3
Low Involvement up to 2
Level of involvement determined by Exec Board of reporting club. Club must submit their roster by Feb. 28th for you to get credit.
Intramurals up to 2
On-Campus Employment – 1 semester 1
On-Campus Employment – 2 semesters 2
Athletic Event Attendance up to 2


Res Hall Citizenship
Activity Priority Points
Program Attendance 1-8
Based on avg # of programs attend by hallmates.
Hall Council and Citizenship 1-2
Based on participation in Hall Council & demonstrating model citizenship


Students who qualified for Room Selection received their Priority Point totals via SHU email on Thursday, March 16th.  Any student wishing to appeal their Priority Point total must do so by 11:59pm on Sunday, March 19th.  To allow ample time for considering your appeal, please allow 2 business days from the date of your email for a response.

Author: Cheryl McCloskey

Former Assistant Director for Housing Operations & Marketing at Seton Hall University. I handled room assignments, meal plans, billing, social media, and supervise the RHD for Turrell and Ora as well as the Housing Operations Coordinator. Wife to Ryan, dog mom to Lucky McLovin'. Seton Hall MASC '12, Sacred Heart University '01 and '03 MAT. Go Pirates!

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