This email was sent on 1-24-2018 to incoming freshmen with completed housing applications. Text from email:
Ready to find your new BFF?
We hope so because roommate matching opens on Monday, January 29, 2018!
That's when you'll first be able to fill out your personal profile and search for, invite, and accept roommate invitations. And no need to rush; the system remains open through the spring.
Review the New Student Room & Roommate Guide for details.
Access the LSU housing portal at myLSU > Student Services > On-Campus Housing to get started.