Contract Cancellation Fee Schedule

To cancel your housing contract, complete this form. This form is the only way LSU Residential Life will accept cancellations.

Current residents need to speak with a Res Life Assignments staff member to cancel their current academic year housing contract.

The contract processing fee and/or advance rent submitted with a new contract or contract renewal are non-refundable.  
Refer to the housing contract for complete details. 
 
2019-20 Contract Cancellation Fee Schedule  Cancellation Fees Assessed on Student Account
Cancel June 16-30 $250 
Cancel July 1-31 $400
Cancel August 1 - before first day of fall classes 25% of the lowest priced room offered in the fall semester
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 lowest priced room offered in 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 and are exempt from the first-year housing expectation

75% of the rent remaining on the lowest priced room offered in the fall
75% of the lowest priced room offered in 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 and are not exempt from the first-year housing expectation 100% of the lowest priced room offered in the fall semester
100% of the lowest priced room offered in the spring semester
Does not cancel, does not check in, and is not registered for fall classes

25% of the fall rent for the lowest priced room offered
75% of the lowest priced room offered in 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.

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

75% of the fall rent for the lowest priced room offered
75% of the lowest priced room offered in 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 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 the lowest priced room offered in 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 remaining spring rent for the lowest priced room offered

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

25% of the remaining spring rent for the lowest priced room offered
Does not cancel spring housing contract, does not check in, and is registered for spring classes  75% of the spring rent for the lowest priced room offered

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 semester

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

75% of the remaining summer rent for the lowest priced room offered

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

25% of the remaining summer rent for the lowest priced room offered
Does not cancel summer housing contract, does not check in, and is registered for summer classes  75% of the summer rent for the lowest priced room offered

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

75% of the lowest priced room offered for the summer
   
 
 

 

Fall 2018 - Cancellation Timeline Refund and Fee Schedule
Cancel on or before May 1 $250 Refund**
Cancel May 2-31 $125 Refund**
Cancel in June $0 Refund & $0 Cancellation Fee
Cancel in July $0 Refund & $175 Cancellation Fee
Cancel between August 1 and the first day of fall classes Student is responsible for 25% of the lowest priced room offered for the fall semester
Cancel on or after the first day of fall classes because student is resigning from LSU Student is responsible for 25% of the rent remaining on their room for the fall semester and will be charged a rent penalty for the spring semester (75% of the lowest priced room offered).
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 Student is responsible for 75% of the remaining fall rent for the lowest priced room offered and will be charged a rent penalty for the spring semester (75% of the lowest priced room offered).
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
Student is a No Show* and is not registered for fall classes

*A No Show is defined as a student who did not cancel a room assignment and failed to check in by 11:59 p.m. on the first day of class.

Student is responsible for 25% of the fall rent for the lowest priced room offered
Student is a No Show* and is registered for fall classes

*A No Show is defined as a student who did not cancel a room assignment and failed to check in by 11:59 p.m. on the first day of class.

Student is responsible for 75% of the fall rent for the lowest priced room offered

 

 

 

Spring 2019 - Cancellation Timeline  Refund and Fee Schedule
First-year Students Not Living in Campus Housing for the Spring Semester 

First-year students failing to comply with the First-year Housing Expectation will be charged 100% of the lowest priced room offered, unless they apply for and are granted an exemption, in which case they will be charged 75% of the lowest priced room offered.

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

Student will be charged a rent penalty for the spring semester (75% of the lowest priced room offered). 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 spring housing before first day of spring classes and did not live on campus in the fall No spring rent penalty
Cancel on or after the first day of spring classes because student is resigning from LSU Student is responsible for 25% of the rent remaining on their spring room
Cancel on or after the first day of spring classes without resigning from LSU

Student is responsible for 75% of the remaining spring rent for the lowest priced room offered

Student is new housing applicant for spring, is a No Show*, and is not registered for spring classes

*A No Show is defined as a student who did not cancel a room assignment and failed to check in by 11:59 p.m. on the first day of class.

Student is responsible for 25% of the rent for their assigned space for the spring semester
Student is a new housing applicant for spring, is a No Show*, and is registered for spring classes

*A No Show is defined as a student who did not cancel a room assignment and failed to check in by 11:59 p.m. on the first day of class.

Student is responsible for 75% of the spring rent for the lowest priced room offered
Fall Graduates No spring rent penalty
Academically ineligible to return for spring semester No spring rent penalty
Participating in a university-affiliated exchange program No spring rent penalty

 

Summer 2019 Timeframe Refund and Fee Schedule
Cancel on or after the first day of summer classes because student is resigning from LSU Student is responsible for 25% of the rent remaining on their  summer room
Cancel on or after the first day of summer classes without resigning from LSU Student is responsible for 75% of the remaining summer rent for the lowest priced room offered
Student is a new housing applicant for summer, is a No Show*, and is not registered for summer  classes
*A No Show is defined as a student who did not cancel a room assignment and failed to check in by 11:59 p.m. on the first day of class.
Student is responsible for 25% of the summer rent for the lowest priced room offered
Student is a new housing applicant for summer, is a No Show*, and is registered for summer classes
*A No Show is defined as a student who did not cancel a room assignment and failed to check in by 11:59 p.m. on the first day of class.
Student is responsible for 75% of the summer rent for the lowest priced room offered


 

*This chart was updated on 10-17-17 for 2018-19.
Summer information was added 11-3-17. 
FYHE clarification info added 11-21-18.
2019-20 information added 1-2-19.