CANCELLATION OF THE HOUSING CONTRACT

The Office of Residence Life Housing Contract is for the entire academic year, or remainder of the year, provided the student is enrolled at the university. The residency and financial conditions of this contract shall not be terminated to move to a private home, fraternity or sorority house, or other housing, or to commute during the period covered by this contract. Students who break their Housing Contract without approval from Residence Life officials will owe full room and board charges for the entire academic year.

Students who are approved for release from their contract for any reason are subject to the following schedule of cancellation charges:

CANCELLATION POLICY

New Applicants Only

Cancellation of this contract after May 1 but by August 1 will result in a $300 cancellation fee.

Cancellation of this contract after August 1 (November 1 for spring) but prior to semester opening shall result in a $500 cancellation fee.

Returning Students Only

Prior to each semester opening:

  • Students who sign a contract can cancel without penalty, but ONLY IF they provide a thirty-day written notice of said cancellation, from the day they apply, and the expiration of the thirty-day notice period occurs prior to May 1.
  • Students canceling after the thirty-day cancellation period and by August 1 will be charged a $300 cancellation fee.
  • Students canceling after August 1 but prior to the semester opening will be charged a $500 cancellation fee.

All Students

During the academic year:

  • Cancellation of this contract at the semester opening, but prior to November 1, shall result in up to a $900 cancellation fee.
  • Cancellation of this contract after November 1, but prior to the end of the semester shall result in up to a $600 cancellation fee.
  • Cancellation of this contract from the end of the fall semester but before April 1 shall result in a $300 cancellation fee.
  • Cancellation of this contract after April 1 shall result in a $100 cancellation fee.

All cancellation requests must be in writing.

Other charges and damages may apply under the provision of their contract such as damage to room. If a student is not approved for release from their Office of Residence Life Housing Contract and they choose to move anyway, they are still financially responsible for the entire contract.