Cancellation Charge

When you sign up to live on-campus, you agree to the terms and conditions of the applicable academic year Room and Board Agreement. You are financially responsible for the academic year housing fee, unless your cancellation is one of the four listed below.  

Requests for release are subject to the Cancellation Charge Schedule in the Room and Board Agreement.

Approved requests for release are:

  1. Graduation –Housing will verify this information with the Registrar’s office.
  2. Internship – Internship must be for UNH credit and at a distance that would prohibit living in campus housing. Student is responsible for ensuring that verification of internship is submitted to Housing by the appropriate University department.
  3. Leave of Absence or University Withdrawal – UNH Registrar’s office will automatically alert Housing when your withdrawal is processed.
  4. Study Abroad, National Student Exchange or Washington Center – Must be a University sponsored program. Student is responsible for ensuring that the appropriate University department provides written verification to Housing

All other requests for release from this agreement will not be approved and will be assessed a cancellation fee according to the schedule below. 


Non-renewal (including moving off-campus or commuting from home), non-academic suspension, eviction, exclusion, dismissal or termination of the agreement by a student are not approved and will result in cancellation charges or no refund of the fall and spring semester rate shown below in Cancellation Charge Schedule B.

Not approved agreement cancellations are subject to the following charges (Cancellation Charge Schedule B).

Academic Year Student Request Cancellation:

Student Financial Responsibility:

By June 1st prior to fall semester

$500

After June 1st prior to fall semester

100% of fall semester housing fee

Semester II Only Student Request Cancellation (not a Fall semester resident):

Student Financial Responsibility:

By December 1st prior to spring semester

$500

After December 1st prior to spring semester

100% of spring semester housing fee


Graduation, official withdrawal from the University, leave of absence, involvement in University-sponsored study abroad program or internship, or academic suspension from the University constitutes the only grounds for an approved release from this agreement and are subject to the Cancellation Charge Schedule A below:

Approved agreement cancellations are subject to the following charges (Cancellation Charge Schedule A).

Academic Year Student Request Cancellation:

If Approved, Student Financial Responsibility

By August 1st prior to fall semester

No Fee

By August 15th

$500

By first week of fall classes

25% of fall semester housing fee

By 30 days into fall semester

50% of fall semester housing fee

After 30 days into fall semester

100% of fall semester housing fee

Semester II Only Student Request Cancellation:

If Approved, Student Financial Responsibility

By January 1st

No Fee

By first week of spring classes

25% of spring semester housing fee

By 30 days into spring semester

50% of spring semester housing fee

After 30 days into spring semester

100% spring semester housing fee