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Oldenborg Room Draw

Applications for AY 2021-2022 are only available on Sakai. Unfortunately, the 5-C Housing Exchange is no longer being offered at The Claremont Colleges. Pomona students, please join the Sakai site “Oldenborg Room Draw” and follow the instructions. Here’s what to do:

  1. Login to Sakai.
  2. In “My Workspace,” click on “Membership” and then click on “Joinable Sites.”
  3. Search for “Oldenborg Room Draw” and join the site.
  4. You’ll find all the information under “Home.”

Oldenborg Friendship Suites

Oldenborg quads can be filled prior to Room Draw via an Oldenborg Friendship Suite Application (OFSA). Friendship suites require 4 students. Each student should submit a standard language hall application on Sakai plus the group as a whole should submit one OFSA coversheet. Submit the completed OFSA form to oldenborg@pomona.edu.

OFSAs will be reviewed separately. Students will receive confirmation of their OFSA status before Oldenborg Room Draw numbers come out.

Eligibility

  • Open to rising Pomona sophomores, juniors, and seniors.
  • Target language proficiency equivalent to two semesters of introductory college-level coursework.
  • Endorsement from a relevant language faculty member or a Language Resident/Assistant.
  • Essay demonstrating interest in the section of choice: Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish. Other language(s) may be possible; check application instructions on Sakai.

Important Dates

  • Monday, April 19: Oldenborg Room Draw applications ONLINE on SAKAI
  • Friday, April 23: Oldenborg Room Draw Info Session
  • Sunday, May 9: Applications due by midnight PDT
  • Week of May 24: Oldenborg Friendship Suite Application (OFSA) status confirmed
  • Friday, May 28: Oldenborg Room Draw Numbers posted
  • Wednesday, June 2, 10:00 AM PDT: Oldenborg Room Draw (Zoom link will be shared with applicants!)

Faculty Recommendation Forms are available to students here and on Sakai.

Oldenborg Language Hall Room Numbers*(2019)

Chinese Hall

Rooms: 139, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 151, 153, 157, 159, 160, 161, 162, 163, 164, 165, 166

French Hall

Rooms: , 230, 231, 232, 234, 236, 238, 239, 240, 241, 242, 243, 244, 259, 260, 261, 262, 263, 264, 265, 266

German Hall

Rooms: 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210, 211, 213, 215

Japanese Hall

Rooms: 217, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 227, 228, 229

Russian Hall

Rooms: 245, 251, 253, 255, 257

Spanish Hall

Rooms: 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 113, 117, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 148, 140, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310

Multilingual

Rooms: 356, 358, 359, 360, 361, 362, 363, 364, 365, 366