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Housing Rates and Fees

Application Fee
  • Summer Housing: $45
  • Academic Year (Fall/Spring): $45
    Advanced Room Placement (must be paid before room assignments are made)
    • Summer Housing: $0
    • Academic Year (Fall/Spring): $100
    • This fee is refundable if housing is cancelled in writing before June 1, 2017.

    *Returning students who apply from February 6 - 10 are only required to pay the $45 application fee. If a returning resident cancels after the June 1, 2017 deadline, a $100 advanced room fee will be charged to the student's account.

    Failure to Notify of Cancellation: $100
    • The deadline to cancel summer housing is April 3, 2017. Anyone that cancels their summer housing application after April 3, 2017 will be assessed a $100 cancellation fee.
    • Cancellation for fall 2017 must occur in writing prior to Opening Day (August 20 or before).  Anyone that cancels on or after Opening Day will be assessed a $100 no show fee.
    Contract Release (subject to approval by committee)
      • Summer Housing: Resident will be responsible for the full rent of any space occupied a minimum of 24 hours and 40% of the remaining value of the contract.
      • Academic Year (Fall/Spring): 40% of the remaining value of the contract.
      2016-2017 Rates*

      Tree Houses (Magnolia and Palmetto Houses): 

      • Single: $3,008 per semester
      • Double: $2,506 per semester

      Villas Apartments:

      • Single: $3,232 per semester  
      • Double: $2,227 per semester

      *These rates do not include meal plan prices.

      Upstate Technology Fee (2016-2017 rate):  $15 per semester
      Every residential student will be charged a $15 technology fee each semester.

      Damage/Cleaning: The assistant director in your community will work with maintenance to determine the cost of damages or cleaning that is documented at move-out. Residents will only be billed for the actual cost of materials, supplies and labor needed to complete the work. The assistant director in each community will notify his/her residents of any damage or cleaning fees that will be billed.       

      Lockouts: Residents are allowed three lockouts (per year) before being charged $25 per lockout.