Requesting Release from the Housing Contract
When you signed up to live on-campus, you agreed to the terms and conditions of the Room and Board Agreement which clearly states in Section A2 that the commitment is for the full academic year (both semesters). You are therefore legally and financially bound to fulfilling the agreement. Any request to be released from this commitment must be submitted formally via a petition from release from housing.
Petitions for release from the housing contract for Semester II are made by completing a Semester II Petition for Release from Housing. The online petition request form is located in the Housing Online module in Blackboard. (Blackboard > Webcat/Services tab > Housing Online > Current Residents, hover over the Assignment link in the blue menu bar for the Petition Link). In order to maintain necessary levels of occupancy and ensure that Housing is able to meet its budget and financial obligations, please know that many petition requests will not be approved. For more information about the petition process for Semester II, please visit our Petition frequently asked questions (FAQ's) page.