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     (802) 656-1142
     UVM Department of Residential Life
     406 South Prospect St.
     Robinson Hall
     Burlington, Vermont, 05405-0364

Contract Cancellation Prior to Move-in

Students not required to live on campus who wish to cancel their housing contract prior to fall semester should email They will be charged as follows:

  • No charge if they cancel by the last day of spring semester
  • $250 if they cancel by June 30th
  • $500 if they cancel by move-in day for that semester

Mid-Year Cancellation Request Form

Between semesters, students can request to cancel their contract for a $750 fee for one of these reasons:

  • They have fulfilled their residency requirement (i.e., lived on campus for four full semesters)
  • They have no residency requirement (i.e., transfer students)
  • Their parent or guardian submits a notarized live-at-home request letter. See Living at Home

The mid-year cancellation request form is in myResLife.

Read more about contract cancellation at:

Housing and Meal Plan Contract Terms & Conditions 
Housing Contract Release


Last updated February 12th, 2014