Policies & Procedures
Housing and Residence Life Community Policies
Please review the Housing and Residence Life Community Policies. Students, parents, and guardians are strongly encouraged to read about our policies and procedures in detail. Not only does this include the rules, standards, and expectations that come with living in a community, but it also includes emergency procedures and helpful information intended to ensure students have a safe and successful experience while living on campus.
Canceling a Housing Application
Before Contract is Signed:
In order to cancel your application and request a refund of $200.00, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and explain in writing that you have canceled your application and are requesting a refund. Please include the following:
- Student name
- Student NUID
- Postal mailing address - street, city, state, and zip code - this is the address used to send the deposit refund
Failing to complete any of the steps above may prevent you from canceling your application or receiving a deposit refund.
After Contract is Signed:
In order to cancel your application after signing your contact, you must contact the facility where you signed the contract. All cancelations must be submitted in writing via email.
Terms of Canceled Contract
Cancelling a signed contract on or before April 30th and prior to contract start date:
Student would forfeit their $200 deposit.
Cancelling a signed contract between May 1st and July 31st and prior to contract start date:
Student would forfeit their $200 deposit and would pay $750 to terminate housing contract.
Cancelling a signed contract after August 1st:
Student would forfeit their $200 deposit and would be billed 50% of remaining contract balance (based on payment plan selected and the date canceled).
Cancelling AFTER contract start date and after April 30th:
Student would forfeit their $200 deposit and would pay for entire time remaining on the contract but would officially check out of their apartment. For example, a student on an annual contract who cancels and moves out on May 15th during the spring semester of their contract would be responsible for paying the full amount of May, June, and July.
Any student removed from campus housing for student conduct reasons will still be held liable for the terms of their contract. Violating student conduct policies does not provide students the ability to end their housing contract. Student would forfeit his/her $200 deposit. More information on student conduct.
Exceptions to the Cancelation Policy:
(documentation may be required)
- Student transfers to another institution after an academic program is removed from UNO
- Student participates in study abroad program
- Student gets married
- Student has child
- Student medically withdrawals from campus/housing
- Student has a military obligation
- Student graduates
If a cancelation is approved, the $200 cancelation fee will apply to any situation, except graduation and military obligation.
Application Refund Policy
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