Cancellation Policy

2018-2019 Housing Contract Cancellation Policy

Any student who submits a housing contract cancellation request that is approved by SHaRE after receiving a housing assignment will be charged a cancellation fee based on the fee structure below. The cancellation fee is in addition to the applicable room, meal plan, and repair/cleaning charges. 

The cancellation fee will only be waived if a student is not enrolled at USF for the housing contract period for any of the following reasons: leave of absence, withdrawal from USF, studying abroad, and graduation at the end of that semester. 

Cancellation Fee Schedule

Cancellation DateCancellation Fee Charged
Before May 1, 2018$250
May 1, 2018 - May 31, 2018$500
June 1, 2018 - June 30, 2018$750
Starting July 1, 2018$1,000

Cancelling Your Housing Contract Before the Occupancy Start Date* 

Students who submit a housing contract cancellation request may be approved if the contract cancellation request is submitted before the occupancy start date and the student has not occupied the assigned campus bedspace. 

Cancelling Your Housing Contract On/After the Occupancy Start Date*

On or after the occupancy start date, the housing contract cancellation may be approved if students meet the criteria below and provide supporting documentation: 

  • Medical conditions that are necessary for students to live off campus
  • Students who have drastic and unexpected financial changes that occur after the date the housing contract was signed 
  • Students who are not enrolled at USF within the contract period 
  • *Occupancy Start Dates: 

  • August 18, 2018 for an academic year housing contract 
  • January 17, 2019 for a spring semester only housing contract 
  • August 11, 2018 for a St. Anne's academic year housing contract 
  • January 1, 2019 for a St. Anne's spring semester only housing contract 
  • The occupancy start date will be adjusted to the first date the student occupies the bedspace if the approved occupancy date is earlier than the occupancy start date listed in the housing contract.
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