For whatever reason, she neglected to check the proper email account for notices about housing for the past few weeks, expecting it to be forwarded to gmail, or something.. Today, she logs into the account and sees a bunch of notices / final notices / removals from consideration for housing, and even the waitlists for housing.. She's emailed the dean and the housing administration but hasn't yet received word back. She's really down about the whole situation and thinks she'll miss out on a big portion of 'the experience' by living off campus, with strangers.
Is there anything she can do to get back 'in' with housing?
If you've had any similar experience with housing at your school, please share it.
If you started 1L living off campus, how do you think you live(d) differently than students who live(d) on campus? Is it difficult to adjust? Is it harder to become involved in extra curriculars?
*Also, it seems relevant to tell you she'll be turning 21 in the Fall.
TL;DR; Harvard bound GF just discovered that she missed the housing deadline by ~2 weeks and is really down about potentially not living on campus. Any pertinent advice / insight, TLS?