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Housing Cancellation and Withdrawal Details

Any student who requests housing for the fall semester (by paying a non-refundable housing deposit and submitting a housing application or participating in the room selection process) has until June 30th to cancel their request for housing to be released from the academic year housing agreement

Upon Cancellation of Housing (while still a Southern student)

Refund Deadline

Refunded Amount

Prior to and including June 30th 100%*
No refund after July 1st  0%

*Please note, the housing deposit is non-refundable.

If you wish to cancel housing and withdraw from the university, the refund policy for housing fees will mirror the university Refund Policy for Tuition and Fees. See the refund chart below for more details.

Upon Withdrawal from the University 

Refund deadline

Refunded amount

Prior to and including the first day of classes 100%*
During the first week of classes 90%
During the second week of classes 60%
During the third and fourth week of classes 40%
No refund after the fourth week of classes 0%

*Students who occupy their room for any period of time prior to cancellation will be billed on a prorated basis for housing and meal plan charges to the date of check out and key return. 

Returning students choosing to withdraw must contact the Advising Center/Registrar and the Office of Residence Life. New incoming students choosing to withdraw must contact the Admissions Office and the Office of Residence Life.