The Residential Life Student Occupancy Contract is a legally binding contract the Student and Lindenwood University. The contract should be carefully ready. This Contract is for the academic year and can only be cancelled without penalty on or before May 15. Should Student cancel this Contract after May 15, and before the fall cancellation deadline of July 15, Student is responsible for a $250 cancellation fee and forfeits the housing deposit (Spring cancellation deadline is December 1). Any questions about this contract should be referred only to the Residential Life Office at 636.949.4848 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student shall abide by the terms of this Contract and the Student Handbook, and Student shall comply with all University rules, regulations, and policies, as well as all procedures and standards related thereto, all of which are made a part of this Contract by reference.
Residential Occupancy Contract 2023-2024
This Contract is for the academic year and can only be cancelled without penalty on or before May 15. Should Student cancel this Contract after May 15, and before the fall cancellation deadline of July 15, Student is responsible for a $250 cancellation fee and forfeits the housing deposit (Spring cancellation deadline is December 1). Upon submitting this Contract and receiving a housing assignment from University, Student is legally responsible for all amounts owed in accordance herewith. Students who are registered for classes and have a residency requirement to live on campus must go through the Contract Release Petition.
Contract Cancellation – University Withdrawal
If Student officially withdraws from the University before the end of the academic year, Student must complete the Exit process in the Office of Student Academic and Support Services, which is located in the Library and Academic Resources Center, room 354. Student is responsible for all charges accruing under this Contract until such time as Student completes the checkout process and returns Student’s key to residential staff.
If Student voluntarily withdraws from classes or if Student is dismissed from University for any reason, including for a violation of any University policy, Student will not be entitled to any refund of amounts paid hereunder. An appeal can be submitted to the University Bursar's Office if there are mitigating circumstances that could warrant consideration for a refund of charges.
Contract Cancellation – Appeal
A release from this Contract for reasons other than academic drop or official withdrawal from the University is highly unlikely. If Student feels that personal circumstances warrant consideration past the cancellation dates listed above, Student may request a copy of the Contract Release Petition from the Residential Life Office. Student shall submit the Contract Release Petition and additional supporting documentation to Residential Life (3010 Evans Commons) for consideration.
Contract Release – Academic Absence
If Student will not be utilizing University’s on-campus housing in the spring term because of participation in a University sponsored off-campus academic program such as study abroad, internship, student teaching, etc., Student shall contact the Residential Life Office by December 1 to avoid any fees or charges for the spring term.