Last Day to Enter! Your Cool Mass. Dorm Room Could Be Worth $1,000

Danielle Diamond’s Boston University dorm room.
Danielle Diamond’s Boston University dorm room. Courtesy of Danielle Diamond

You basically spent the whole summer on Pinterest. You think you found the perfect beanbag, and look at that photo collage of your spring break trip. It’s pretty sweet. The Christmas lights add ambiance. And that chevron print comforter? Wow.

But of all the dorm rooms in Massachusetts, only one can be the coolest. Think it’s yours? Let us be the judge of that. Submit photos of your dorm room, and the coolest one wins a $1,000 debit card.

Do you know how many One Direction posters you can buy with $1,000? A lot.

Check out some of the submissions we’ve received so far.


• Photographed room has to be in on-campus housing, at a Massachusetts college or university.

• Photos must be submitted by the room’s occupant.

• Photos must be from the current semester.

• Submissions will be accepted through September 30, 2014.

[More on the rules here.]


• Submissions will be judged on: use of space, creativity, and innovation.


• $1,000 gift card

• Bragging rights.

How to enter:

• Tweet or Instagram your submissions with the hashtag #bostondotdormcontest

• Or, you can email us at

The fine print: