Housing Application Process
Returning Students (Current Campus Residents)
The online application for current campus residents who wish to live on campus in fall 2013 is available January 2-February 1, 2013. Students must submit this application between January 2 and February 1, 2013, in order to be eligible for housing. However, returning students are not guaranteed housing. We anticipate that demand for housing from current residents will be greater than available space, and some students interested in living on campus will need to find off-campus housing instead.
The initial housing application serves only to indicate a student's interest in returning to campus housing, and make him/her eligible for the remaining recontracting process. No contract or deposit is due with the initial application.
In the event that demand for housing exceeds available space, students will be prioritized by housing application date and classification. The earlier a student submits his or her application, the better the chances of receiving housing.
Students who submit their housing application prior to the February 1 deadline will be eligible to complete the recontracting process by submitting their contract and deposit, depending on available space. Students who will be allowed to submit their housing contract will be notified by HRC in early February through their Crimson e-mail address to complete this step online. Students who cannot complete the recontracting process at that time will be placed on a waiting list for housing. Students placed on the housing waiting list may receive housing, but are strongly encouraged to look for off-campus housing instead.
The housing contract is a binding contract for the academic year. A student may request contract cancellation by May 1 for the upcoming academic year, and if cancellation is granted, a student will receive a full refund of the $225.00 prepayment. If a cancellation is granted between May 2 and June 1, a student will receive a refund of $125.00.
Students who submit their housing application prior to the February 1 deadline will be eligible to complete the recontracting process by submitting their contract and deposit, depending on available space. Students who can pay their $250.00 housing deposit will be notified in early February through their Crimson e-mail address to complete this step online. Students who complete the recontracting process (application, contract, deposit) are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Students who are able to complete the entire recontracting process (application, contract, and deposit) will be eligible for the online room selection process, which begins in early spring. The entire schedule will be posted on their HRC web site and e-mailed to students through their Crimson e-mail account.