The IUP Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining is pleased to announce the start of this year's Best Dressed Room Contest! On-campus residents should send us a picture of their room and get a chance to win some great prizes and show off their style and creativity. This year, we have a new category, "Fall Dcor, Lighting, or Fandom."

best dressed room contest, with a photo of the 19-20 Room Contest WinnerPrizes

  • Best Overall: $75 Flex dollars and a $25 Co-op Store gift card
  • Most Creative: $25 Flex dollars and a $25 Co-op Store gift card
  • Best Fall Dcor, Lighting, or Fandom: $25 Flex dollars and a $25 Co-op Store gift card

All entries will also be considered for a professional photo shoot that may be included in university publications.


Contestants can submit up to four photos. If contestants share a room, both/all roommates must agree to enter the contest. Students who are employed by OHRLD are not eligible to win prizes.

How to Enter

Email your photo(s) to Please include your name and the residence hall in which you reside. Remember: make sure your pictures are appropriate, or they will be ineligible.


Online voting will be open for two days on October 22 and 23 through OHRLD's Facebook page (@IUPOHRLD). Voting is public, so encourage your family and friends to "like" your photo. The most liked rooms will then be voted on by the panel to determine the Best Dressed Room Contest's winners.

Contest Dates

  • Wednesday, October 21: Entries due by noon via email to
  • October 22, 23: Vote online @IUPOHRLD on Facebook
  • October 26: Finalists voted on by panel
  • November 2: Winners announced