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Request for Release from University Apartment Lease

About the University Apartment Lease

Your university apartment lease is a legal contract. If you are, or will be, a registered student and have signed a university apartment lease, you will not be released and will not be able to cancel your lease to move off campus.

DO NOT SIGN ANOTHER LEASE
unless you have received formal written release from your university apartment lease.
 

Request for University Apartment Lease Release

Only students, current and incoming, with written documentation of significant and unforeseen change in circumstances since entering into the terms and conditions of the lease that prohibits the tenant from fulfilling his/her contractual obligations that cannot be addressed through a transfer to another accommodation within the University's housing system, may file a "Request for Release from University Apartment Lease" form.

The "Request for Release from University Apartment Lease" form is available from the Environmental Services and Housing Facilities Management Office and should be submitted with appropriate and required documentation to the Environmental Services and Housing Facilities Management Office in a sealed envelope for review by the Lease Review Committee.

Download the "Request for Release from University Apartment Lease" form.

The "Request for Release from University Apartment Lease" form must be accompanied by the required supporting documentation to be considered by the Lease Review Committee. Incomplete or missing documentation will result in the "Request for Release from University Apartment Lease" form being denied or delayed until the appropriate documentation is supplied. The "Request for Release from University Apartment Lease" form will not be granted retroactively due to a delay in providing the appropriate documentation.

The Lease Review Committee meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month while the University is in session.

Financial Hardship:  You must complete the "Request for Release from University Apartment Lease" form and the "Student Financial Statement," as well as provide additional written documentation to support the claim of significant and unforeseen change in circumstances since entering into the terms and conditions of the lease that prohibits the applicant from fulfilling his/her contractual obligations. You must also provide proof of an alternative housing arrangement priced below the lowest available on-campus space. DO NOT SIGN ANOTHER LEASE UNTIL RELEASE IS SECURED! Other documentation may also be requested.

Medical Hardship:  The "Request for Release from University Apartment Lease" form will be approved only if the medical condition cannot be supported in campus housing. Details are listed in the "Request for Release from University Apartment Lease" form.

Extremely unique and/or sensitive medical issues can be reviewed by pertinent official staff only if required.

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