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Housing Rates and Fees

Application Fee
  • Summer Housing: $45
  • Academic Year (Fall/Spring): $45
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.
    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, 2016.

      *Returning students who apply from February 6 through February 10 are only required to pay the $45 application fee. If a returning resident cancels after the June 1, 2016 deadline, a $100 Advance Room Fee will be charged to the student's Upstate account.
    Failure to Notify of Cancellation: $100
    • The deadline to cancel summer housing is April 4. Anyone that cancels their summer housing application after April 4 will be assessed a $100 no show fee.
    • Cancellation for fall 2016 must occur, in writing, prior to Opening Day (August 13 or before).
    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:  $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 before being charged $25 per lockout.