Canceling Your Housing Contract

Any refund or fee associated with cancellation will go by the date and time this cancellation form is submitted and will be administered through your university student account. Before submitting the contract cancellation form, carefully review the contract cancellation fee schedule below.


Current Residents

  • The advance rent submitted during contract renewal is non-refundable.  
  • Refer to your housing contract for complete details. 

Incoming First-year Students

  • The contract processing fee submitted with a new contract is non-refundable.  
  • All full-time, first-year students are required to live in on-campus housing for their first two semesters per the First-year Housing Expectation. If you are a first-year student canceling your housing contract and plan to remain enrolled at LSU, complete the live-on requirement exemption process by October 1. 
  • Refer to your housing contract for complete details. 

 

Date Contract is Canceled  2022-23
Cancellation Fees Assessed on Student Account
Before June 1 $0
June 1-30 $250
July 1 - before first day of fall classes $500
On or after the first class day of the fall semester, but before the end of the spring semester for students who remain enrolled at LSU

- Responsible for full cost of assigned room for fall and spring semesters.  

- If you graduate in the fall, are academically ineligible to return for spring, or withdraw from LSU prior to the first class day of the spring semester, your spring rent will be reversed.

- If you did not live in a residence hall for the fall semester and properly cancel your housing contract before classes begin for the spring, your spring rent will be reversed.

On or after the first class day of the fall semester, but before the end of the spring semester for students who withdraw from LSU

- If you withdraw from LSU prior to or on the final day to receive any refund of University fees as published in the Schedule Booklet by the Office of the University Registrar for a given term, you will only be responsible for the cost of your assigned room for the associated term through the night that you properly check-out of your space.

- If you withdraw from LSU after the final day to receive any refund of University fees as published in the Schedule Booklet by the Office of the University Registrar for a given term, you will be responsible for the full cost of your assigned room for the associated term.

- If you withdraw from LSU during the fall semester, you will still be charged the spring rent for your assigned room.  If you remain unenrolled by the 14th day of the spring semester, that rent will be reversed.

Failure to claim or cancel by midnight on first class day of fall, spring or summer term for students not enrolled at LSU

- $500 rent penalty for the associated term

- Full assigned spring rent if original failure to claim or cancel was for the fall semester.

- If you are unenrolled after the 14th class day of the spring semester, your spring rent will be reversed.

Failure to claim or cancel by midnight on first class day of fall, spring, or summer term for students enrolled at LSU

- Full assigned rent for associated term

- Full assigned spring rent if original failure to claim or cancel was for the fall semester.

- If you are unenrolled after the 14th class day of the spring semester, your spring rent will be reversed.

Summer 

- Summer rent for enrolled and unenrolled students in Nicholson Gateway Apartments

- If you cancel your summer housing assignment on or after the first day of classes of the summer term, you will be responsible for the full cost of your assigned room for the summer.

Deferments

- If you defer your enrollment to a subsequent term with the LSU Office of Admissions, any cancellation penalties will be waived. You must forward confirmation of your deferment to Residential Life at housing@lsu.edu

First-year Housing Expectation

- All full-time, first-year students are required to live in on-campus housing for their first two semesters per the First-year Housing Expectation.

- Failure to abide with this or to obtain an approved exemption will result in a penalty equal to the cost of the lowest, two-student room space to be charged to your student account each semester you are in violation.

-October 1of the associated term is the last date to submit an exemption request or supporting documentation.

Date Contract is Canceled  2021-22 
Cancellation Fees
Fall Semester
Cancel before June 1
$0
Cancel June 1-15 $0
Cancel June 16-30 $250
Cancel July 1 - before first day of fall classes $500
Cancel on or after the first day of fall classes because student is resigning from LSU

25% of the rent remaining on their room for the fall semester 75% of the room rent for the spring semester 

After the 14th class day of the spring semester, the spring rent penalty will be reversed if student is not registered for classes at LSU.

Cancel on or after the first day of fall classes without resigning from LSU 

75% of your assigned room rent for the fall

75% of your assigned room rent for the spring

After the 14th class day of the spring semester, the spring rent penalty will be reversed if student is not registered for classes at LSU

Does not cancel, does not check in, and is not registered for fall classes

$500 rent penalty for the fall75% of your assigned room rent for the spring

After the 14th class day of the spring semester, the spring rent penalty will be reversed if student is not registered for classes at LSU.

Does not cancel, does not check in, and is registered for fall classes

100% of your assigned room rent for the fall
75% of your assigned room rent for the spring

After the 14th class day of the spring semester, the spring rent penalty will be reversed if student is not registered for classes at LSU.

Cancel contract for spring housing before first day of spring classes, lived on campus for the fall and is eligible to return to LSU or is registered at LSU

 75% of your assigned room for the spring semester

After the 14th class day in the spring semester, the spring penalty will be reversed if the student is not registered for classes at LSU.

Cancel contract for spring housing before first day of spring classes and did not live on campus in the fall

 No spring rent penalty

Fall Graduates

Academically ineligible to return for spring semester

Participating in a university-affiliated exchange program

 No spring rent penalty

Spring Semester

Cancel on or after the first day of spring classes because student is resigning from LSU

 25% of the rent remaining on their room for the spring semester

Cancel on or after the first day of spring classes without resigning from LSU

75% of the rent remaining on their room for the spring semester

Does not cancel spring housing contract, does not check in, and is not registered for spring classes

 $500 rent penalty 

Does not cancel spring housing contract, does not check in, and is registered for spring classes

100% of your assigned room rent for the spring

Summer Semester

Cancel on or after the first day of summer classes because student is resigning from LSU

25% of the rent remaining on their room for the summer 

Cancel on or after the first day of summer classes without resigning from LSU

75% of the rent remaining on their room for the summer semester

Does not cancel summer housing contract, does not check in, and is not registered for summer classes

 $500 rent penalty 

Does not cancel summer housing contract, does not check in, and is registered for summer classes

 100% of your assigned room rent for the summer

Nicholson Gateway 12-month to Academic-year Lease Change 

Cancel a Nicholson Gateway Apartments 12-month lease before the summer semester

 75% of your assigned room's summer rent

 

Submit this form to cancel your housing contract.