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It's a simple equation: Priority Category + Random Number = Priority Number
Your placement in a lottery category is based on your expected date of graduation. This is determined by looking at your progress toward a Knox degree.
Your random number is a computer-generated decimal that determines your placement within your lottery category. Random numbers cannot be altered once they are created. Students with the best random numbers receive the best (lowest) lottery numbers in their category. Category 3 students receive the lowest lottery numbers (generally 1-250), and Category 1 the highest (450+).
To ensure accuracy, the generation of lottery numbers follows this process:
Remember: Your lottery number affects most of your possible housing options, such as Singles, Small Houses, Apartments, Block Housing, and General Lottery. The selection processes for Theme Houses, Greek Houses, International House, Casa Latina, Asian Cultural, and ABLE don't have anything to do with your lottery number.
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