Canceling Housing

Cancellation Policy:

Returning students may cancel their housing application/lease with us for the upcoming academic year ONLY if you do so by April 15th in writing to You will forfeit your deposit. Your cancellation will be considered if you meet any of the following requirements:

  • You have met the 4 consecutive semester requirement
  • You plan to live with a parent/guardian within 50 mile driving distance of the Fairmont campus
  • You are over the age of 21
  • You are married
  • You have graduated
  • You have become a parent
  • You have withdrawn from the University/Community College.  

For any returning student who requests a cancellation after the April 15th deadline: the cancellation will not be considered under ANY circumstances you will be assessed full room/board charges if applicable.

If your plans to attend the institution for the Fall semester change, written notification of cancellation must be received by the Office of Housing and Residence Life prior to May 31st. For the Spring semester, written notification of cancellation must be received by The Office of Housing and Residence Life prior to November 30th. Please refer to items one (1) and two (2) in the Housing Terms and Conditions agreement for cancellation expectations. Failure to notify this office by the appropriate date will result in forfeiture of your deposit. No deposit refunds will be granted for cancellations received after the above dates.  Deposits will not be refunded for any type of release (Exception: Should the applicant be denied admittance to the university, a full deposit refund will be made.)

Any deposit returned will be returned less any money that is owed to the institution. This may include printing fees, library charges, tuition fees, etc.