Completed contracts with the housing application fee are binding. Students who check into on-campus housing are liable for housing and dining charges for the entirety of the contract period. All cancellation requests must be made using the Contract Cancellation Request form available on the Housing and Residence Life website. If requested, the Contract Cancellation Committee will review to determine if a fee waiver is appropriate.
Students canceling their housing and dining contract in writing prior to July 1 will be released from their contract without penalty and receive a full refund of the $50 housing application fee. Students canceling on or after July 1 shall forfeit the $50 housing application fee. A student who fails to check in by the first day of school and fails to cancel this contract in writing may be held liable for room charges through the date of cancellation.
The process of canceling this contract in writing includes emailing email@example.com from your Missouri Western email with the following information
- Reason for cancellation
- Whether or not you will be attending Missouri Western State University for the semester you are canceling your housing application
Students who are required to live in on-campus housing (see University On-Campus Housing Policy) will be charged the full price of their assigned room regardless of whether they are residing in the room during the contract period.
Students who are not required to live on campus and are not-approved to cancel their Housing and Dining contract will be charged to the date the room is vacated and are liable for 50% of the remaining housing and dining contract balance.
A no-penalty cancellation is possible under the following conditions. Contract will be prorated up to the day the student checks out.
- Mid-year graduation
- University withdrawal
- Military activation
- Participation in official University-approved programs (such as internship, Study Abroad, National Student Exchange, student teaching or practicum assignment.
- Student gets married
- Personal or financial issues approved by the Contract Committee