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Housing


Cancellations and Refunds

Review your contract and all information about cancelling your contract. Cancellation terms will depend on the time of semester and whether you're an incoming or current student.

Before You Cancel Your Contract

Remember that freshmen are required to live on campus for a full academic year.

Review the terms and conditions of your university housing contract [PDF] and the dates for your student status and semester.

Know that we will not give any refunds in the last six weeks of a semester.

 

Current Students Cancellation Dates

Before the Academic Year Begins 
Cancellation Date Deposit Refund Fee
Early January Advance Room Payment Refund None
January 5 - January 8, 2018 None $100 advance room payment forfeited
January 9 - January 18, 2018 None  $500 and $100 advance room payment forfeited
January 19 - January 25, 2018 None  $1000 and $100 advance room payment forfeited
January 26 - May 2, 2018 None  $1,500 and $100 advance room payment forfeited
May 3 - August 15, 2018 None  40% of the remaining contract and $100 advance room payment forfeited
August 16, 2018 and after None  $200 + prorated rent for the days remaining in the contract 

After July 1, the housing contract is legally binding and you are required to pay the entire academic year's rent unless you fail to enroll at the university.

If You Fail to Enroll
You will be charged a $200 cancellation fee plus prorated rent for the number of days during the semester you had reserved housing.

If you change your mind and re-enroll, we will add the $200 charge back to your account. 

After Fall Semester Starts

You can cancel your contract for the following reasons only:

  • Withdrawal from school
  • Marriage (no more than four weeks before the wedding date)
  • Extenuating circumstances (documentation will be required and cancellation the university's discretion)

If you qualify for one of the above reasons, you will be charged prorated rent for the days remaining on your contract, AND a $200 cancellation fee.

If you do not qualify, you may cancel by paying 40% of your remaining contract.

End of Fall Semester - By November 1

You can cancel without penalty for the following reasons only:

  • Graduation
  • Withdrawal from school
  • Ineligibility to continue enrollment due to a failure to meet academic requirements
  • Failure to enroll for the next semester
  • Co-opting spring semester
  • Participation in a required university program that takes you away from campus (documentation required)
End of Fall Semester - November 2 – December 21

You can cancel with a $200 cancellation fee for the following reasons only:

  • Graduation
  • Withdrawal from school
  • Ineligibility to continue enrollment due to a failure to meet academic requirements
  • Failure to enroll for the next semester
  • Co-opting spring semester
  • Participation in a required university program that takes you away from campus (documentation required)

If you do not qualify, you may cancel by paying 40% of your remaining contract.

After Start of Spring Semester

You can cancel for the following reasons:

  • Marriage (no more than four weeks before the wedding date)
  • Extenuating circumstances (documentation will be required and cancellation is at the university's discretion)

You will be charged prorated rent for the remaining days left in the semester, plus a $200 cancellation fee.

If you do not qualify for one of the above reasons, you may cancel by paying 40% of the remaining contract.

 

Incoming Students Cancellation Dates

Before the Academic Year Begins 
Cancellation Date Deposit Refund Fee
May 1, 2018 Full Downpayment Refund None 
May 2 - May 31, 2018 None  $100 advance room payment forfeited
June 1 - June 30, 2018  None  $500 and $100 advance room payment forfeited
July 1 - July 31, 2018 None  $1000 and $100 advance room payment forfeited
August 1 - August 15, 2018 None  $1,500 and $100 advance room payment forfeited
August 16 and after None  $1,500 + prorated rent for the days remaining in the contract and $100 advance room payment forfeited

After August 16, the housing contract is legally binding and you are required to pay the entire academic year's rent unless you fail to enroll.

If You Fail to Enroll
You will be charged a $200 cancellation fee plus prorated rent for the number of days during the semester you had reserved housing.

If you change your mind and re-enroll, we will add the $200 charge back to your account. 

After Fall Semester Starts

You can cancel your contract for the following reasons only:

  • Withdrawal from school
  • Marriage (no more than four weeks before the wedding date)
  • Extenuating circumstances (documentation will be required, cancellation is at the discretion of the university)

If you qualify for one of the above reasons, you will be charged prorated rent for the days remaining on your contract, AND a $1,500 cancellation fee.

First-year students/freshmen will not be allowed to buy-out/cancel their contracts. 

End of Fall Semester - By November 1

You can cancel without penalty for the following reasons only:

  • Graduation
  • Withdrawal from school
  • Ineligibility to continue enrollment due to a failure to meet academic requirements
  • Failure to enroll for the next semester
  • Co-opting spring semester
  • Participation in a required university program that takes you away from campus (documentation required)
End of Fall Semester - November 2 – December 21

You can cancel with a $1,500 cancellation fee for the following reasons only:

  • Graduation
  • Withdrawal from school
  • Ineligibility to continue enrollment due to a failure to meet academic requirements
  • Failure to enroll for the next semester
  • Co-opting spring semester
  • Participation in a required university program that takes you away from campus (documentation required)

First-year students/freshmen will not be allowed to buy-out/cancel their contracts.

After Start of Spring Semester

You can cancel for the following reasons:

  • Marriage (no more than four weeks before the wedding date)
  • Extenuating circumstances (documentation will be required, cancellation is at the discretion of the university)

You will be charged prorated rent for the remaining days left in the semester, plus a $1,500 cancellation fee.

First-year students/freshmen will not be allowed to buy-out/cancel their contracts.

  

Refunds and Contract Transfers

Transfer of Contracts: Residence hall contracts are not transferrable to the Greek Village or 650 Lincoln. 

Removal From Campus: If you are removed from campus by Student Conduct, you will not be eligible for a refund.

Students Activated for Military Service: If you're activated for full-time service during the semester, the university follows state law Section 59-101-395.

 

Collections

If you're charged any collection fees for unpaid housing charges, you will responsible for those collection fees in addition to your unpaid housing charges.