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Policy STUA-RES-003

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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-003
Status: Effective

 

HOUSING FEE POLICY


 


Policy Statement


Students desiring to live in campus housing pay fees determined by the Board of Trustees.

 


Reason for Policy/Purpose


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

 


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-003

 


Definitions


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Policy/Procedures


The Housing Contract Lease agreement binds a student to pay housing rental fees according to the University payment schedule for one academic year (fall and spring semesters), or the balance thereof, that begins the first day of fall classes in August and ends in May on spring commencement day, with the exclusion of designated University closures, such as winter and spring breaks. The rental fee is billed per semester and is subject to final approval by the Board of Trustees. The application processing fee is nonrefundable.

 


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


N/A 

 


Appendices


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Related Information


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History


Amendments: Month, Day, Year – summary of changes

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

 

 

 

 

 

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