Cancellations

Cancelling Your Housing and Dining Agreement

Students who have submitted an application for campus housing or who currently live on campus and wish to cancel their agreement must submit an online Cancellation Form found on their Housing Page on UAOnline. Please see the information below about cancellation deadlines and refunds. 

2021-2022  Academic Year (fall and spring semesters)

Date of Cancellation or Date Student Vacates Campus Housing Deposit Refund Refund of Semester Housing Charges Refund of Semester Dining Charges
By August 1 Yes 100% (fall charges) 100% (fall charges)
August 1 - August 18
No* 100% (fall charges) 100% (fall charges)
August 19 - September 6 No 90% (fall charges) 90% (fall charges) or amount of dining plan remaining if amount used is greater than 10%
September 7 - September 20 No 50% (fall charges) 50% (fall charges) or amount of dining plan remaining if amount used is greater than 50%
September 21 - December 13 No**

No refund of fall charges

100% refund of spring charges

No refund of fall charges

100% refund of spring charges

December 14 - January 24 No

90% (spring charges)***

 

90% (spring charges) or amount of dining plan remaining if amount used is greater than 10%***
January 25 - February 14 No 50% (spring charges) 50%  (spring charges) or amount of dining plan remaining if amount used is greater than 50%
February 15 - May 2 No No Refund No Refund

 *Students who apply for housing after August 1 are eligible for a deposit refund if they cancel within five business days of applying and have not yet moved in. 

**Students applying for spring-semester-only housing are eligible for a deposit refund if they cancel by December 13.

***Students applying for spring-semester-only housing are eligible for a 100% refund if they cancel prior to January 6 and have not yet moved in. 

Summer 2021

Date of Cancellation or Date Student Vacates Campus Housing Deposit Refund Refund of Semester Housing Charges
By April 26 Yes 100% 
April 27 - May 3
No 100% 
May 4 - May 28 No 90% 
May 29 - June 25 No 50%
June 26 - July 12 No 25%

 

July 13 - August 2 No No Refund

 


Requests for Exception to the Agreement

If there are circumstances that may prevent a student from meeting the obligations of the Housing and Dining Agreement, they may appeal the agreement cancellation forfeitures by completing a Request for Exception to the Housing Agreement Form found on their Housing Page on UAOnline (under the Applications and Forms tab) no later than 30 days after the start of the semester following the semester in which cancellation fees would apply. Circumstances that are eligible for consideration for exception include:

  • Winter Graduation
  • Call to Active Military Service
  • Academic Internship
  • National or International Exchange One-semester Program
  • Spring Study Abroad
  • Medical Withdrawal or Medical Emergency of Immediate Family Member
  • Change in Marital or Parental Status

Documentation for the above circumstances is required and can be submitted along with the online Request for Exception Form. Please note, exceptions are not considered for a student's failure to comply with published deadlines or changes in financial status.