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Housing Cancellations and Refunds

Students desiring to cancel their Residence Life License Agreement must email housing@salemstate.edu to submit a Request for Cancellation of Residence Life License Agreement. 

Residence Life Cancellation Fees and Housing Refund Policy

If a student has received an approved Request for Cancellation form, the student will be subject to the following cancellation fee and refund policy:

Cancellation and Proration Tables

Fall Semester

Date Cancellation is Received 

% Housing Costs Refunded

Cancellation Fee

Housing Deposit

Before June 1

100%

None

Credited to Student Account

Between June 1 and August 1

100%

None

Forfeited

August 1 to the first Move in Day 

100%

$250

Forfeited

During the first week of the semester

75%

None

Forfeited

During the second week of the semester

50%

None

Forfeited

During the third week of the semester

25%

None

Forfeited

After the third week of the semester

0%

None

Forfeited

Spring Semester

Dates Cancellation is Received 

% Housing Costs Refunded

Cancellation Fee

Housing Deposit

Before January 5

100%

None

Credited to Student Account

Between January 5 and Move In Day

100%

$250

Forfeited

During the first week of the semester

75%

None

Forfeited

During the second week of the semester

50%

None

Forfeited

During the third week of the semester

25%

None

Forfeited

After the third week of the semester

0%

None

Forfeited