First year, newly enrolled transfer students, and exchange students are required to live in housing and cannot cancel or terminate a housing assignment unless the student is no longer attending the University.
Upperclass and graduate students may cancel prior to picking up keys or occupying a residence. The cancellation must be submitted via Campus Express, MyHomeAtPenn, or in writing by the student to the Housing Occupancy Office at email@example.com. The student will be subject to charges as indicated below, the amount of which is determined by the date notice is received by the Assignments Office. These charges apply to all students including those who cancel due to leave of absence or withdrawal:
For Fall Semester:
Up until April 29: $250
April 30 to July 31: $500
August 1 to August 24*: $1000
After August 20, but prior to checking in, Undergraduate residents will be charged 50% of the Fall Semester’s rent. Grad students will be charged 2 months’ rent.
Assigned housing for students failing to check-in and occupy their room by September 1, 2020, or failing to make arrangements for late occupancy, will be cancelled and the student will remain responsible for Fall Semester’s rent (through December 31 for graduate students).
*Residents of Sansom Place remaining in continuous residence cannot cancel this agreement after June 30, 2020.
For Spring Semester:
Prior to the first day of classes: $800.00
Assigned housing for students failing to check in and occupy their room by the first day of class or failing to make arrangements for late occupancy will be cancelled and the student will remain responsible for Spring Semester’s rent
(through May 31 for graduate students).