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Qualified students who choose to move off campus after the mid-point of a semester forfeit the full semester’s
room payment. Refunds for an approved withdrawal from the university will be prorated using the cost of the
room, the number of days in the semester, and the percentage used by the student.
Any student who falsifies information or otherwise attempts to circumvent the housing policies of the university
will be subject to disciplinary action which could include fines, not to exceed the semester cost of a room. Students
who reside on campus are not to maintain off-campus residences.
The Following May Not Live in Residence Halls:
Any person not registered into a specific room
Children (baby sitting in residence hall rooms is prohibited)
The residence hall programs are administered by the residence hall directors, who are assisted by a staff of
resident assistants (RAs). The hall supervisory staff is available to help.
Application forms for room reservations may be obtained from the Student Development Housing Office,
Enrollment Services, or the university Web site. Reservation requests must be accompanied by a $100 deposit.
When a student moves off campus, or upon graduation or withdrawal from the university, a student may request a
refund of the deposit, which will be refunded by mail if all obligations to the university have been met. Failure to
cancel a room prior to registration results in forfeiture of the housing deposit. The $100 deposit will be refunded
upon request up to one month prior to registration in the event of cancellation. Failure to formally check out of the
residence hall results in a $25 charge.
During the allotted dates and times provided by the Residence Life Office, returning students may reserve rooms
according to the following priorities:
A student currently living in a room has first choice of that room.
A student living in a particular hall has second choice for rooms in that hall if changing rooms.
Students changing residence halls have the next choices.
New students are assigned to rooms on a first-come, first-served basis. Every effort is made to honor
residence hall and roommate preferences. The ability to honor specific hall and/or roommate requests is
contingent upon the date the completed application and deposit are received in the Residence Life Office
and the availability of space at that time.
If a student does not have a roommate and chooses not to sign the private room agreement and not to pay the
$650 private room charge, the student must find another roommate in the same situation and move before the 8
class day of the semester. If the move is not made, the Residence Life Office will make the room assignment for
If a student requests and receives a private room, there is an additional charge of $650 per semester. The
opportunity to reside in a private room depends on available space.
Room rent is based on the semester schedule and does not include holidays. Students are not to return to campus
prior to the date announced in the
They are to vacate their rooms according to the closing
dates stated in the University Calendar. Special arrangements must be made through the Housing Office when a