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Institutional Policies

Policy STUA-RES-001

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Responsible University Administrator: Vice President for Student Affairs
Responsible Officer: Director of Student Housing Administration
Origination Date: N/A
Current Revision Date: 03/15/13
Next Review Date: 03/15/17
End of Policy Date: N/A
Policy Number: STUA-RES-001
Status: Effective

 

UNIVERSITY HOUSING POLICY

     

 


Policy Statement


Students residing in university housing must sign a lease agreement and agree to abide by its policies and guidelines.

 


Reason for Policy/Purpose


This policy is required for the effective communication of university policy regarding the housing policy. 

 


Who Needs to Know This Policy


All students of The University of Southern Mississippi community living on campus.  

 


Website Address for this Policy


usm.edu/institutional-policies/policy-stua-res-001 

 


Definitions


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Policy/Procedures


The signed contract lease agreement becomes a legally binding document between the University and the signee(s) for both the fall and spring semester or balance remaining at the time of assignment.

 

The residence hall application and contract are for residence hall accommodations and do not guarantee specific hall, room or roommate preferences, including single, private and double rooms.

 

Residents must be accepted to the University and enrolled to live on campus, and are responsible for knowing and abiding by the rules and regulations contained in the housing contract lease agreement, the University handbook, Residence Life handbook and updates posted on university Web sites, as well as other correspondence (i.e., electronic, direct mail).

 


Review


The Director of Student Housing Administration is responsible for the review of this policy every four years (or whenever circumstances require immediate review). 

 


Forms/Instructions


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Appendices


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Related Information


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History


Amendments: Month, Day, Year – summary of changes

11/01/11: Formatted for Institutional Policies page.

03/15/13: Formatted for template. Minor editing throughout.

 

 

 

 

 

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