Refund Schedule

There only three circumstances that the University will grant a Housing Refund and will only be granted in accordance to the Forfeiture Schedule.

If a Student finds they will be:

  1. Unable to attend the University
  2. Has decided not to reside on campus and  is eligible to live in off-campus housing -or-
  3. Will be commuting from home according to the On-Campus Residency Requirement

They should immediately notify the Office of Residence Life to minimize financial loss.

CANCELLATION and WITHDRAW FORFEITURE SCHEDULE

It is hereby agreed that the Forfeiture Schedule set forth in this Agreement shall be applied in the event that the Student decides not to reside on-campus and cancels prior to occupancy or withdraws from the University before, or after, occupancy. This Forfeiture Schedule will be applied for the full academic year.

 

2017-18 Fall Semester

 

The University will retain as forfeiture:

On or before June 1, 2017 No Forfeiture
June 2 – August 20, 2017 $200
August 21 – 27, 2017 10% of Housing Rate for Fall Semester
August 28 – September 3, 2017 20% of Housing Rate for Fall Semester
September 4 – 10, 2017 40% of Housing Rate for Fall Semester
September 11 – 17, 2017 60% of Housing Rate for Fall Semester
On or after September 18, 2017 Full Forfeiture of Housing Rate for Fall Semester

 

2017-18 Spring Semester

 

The University will retain as forfeiture:

On or before December 1, 2017 No Forfeiture
December 2, 2017-January 7, 2018 $200
January 8 – January 14, 2018  10% of Housing Rate for Fall Semester
January 15 – January 21, 2018 20% of Housing Rate for Fall Semester
January 22 – 28, 2018 40% of Housing Rate for Fall Semester
January 29 – February 4, 2018 60% of Housing Rate for Fall Semester
On or after February 5, 2018 Full Forfeiture of Housing Rate for Fall Semester

Spring Housing Cancellations

With exception to Centennial and Falcon Heights Halls

As indicated in Section F, a Student living on-campus for the Fall Semester is obligated to reside on-campus for the remainder of the academic year, so long as he or she is duly enrolled at Bowling Green State University subject to the following exceptions for release:

  1. Academic withdrawal/dismissal from BGSU.
  2. Graduation from BGSU.
  3. Medical or Financial Hardship.
  4. Marriage before the end of the second week of Spring Semester classes.
  5. Participation in an academic program that requires the Student to commute to an off-site location beyond the approved commuting distance (50 miles) to Bowling Green, OH.  

Legitimate cancellations for the Spring Semester will be processed without penalty providing they are filed with the Office of Residence Life prior to the cut-off dates as outlined in the Forfeiture Schedule.


Cancellations for Centennial Hall and Falcon Heights  

As indicated in Section F, a Student living on-campus beginning with the Fall Semester is obligated to reside on-campus for the entire academic year (fall and spring semester), so long as he or she is duly enrolled at Bowling Green State University subject to the following exceptions for release:

  1. Academic withdrawal / dismissal from BGSU.
  2. Graduation from BGSU.
  3. Medical or Financial Hardship.
  4. Substitution of another student. This License Agreement may not be assigned (“sublet”). Any attempted assignment shall be void and shall not operate to release Student from Student’s obligations under this Agreement. If Student continues to be registered at the University, has obtained Junior status as of August 21, 2017 and obtains prior written approval from the University, Student may be released from this License Agreement by finding another qualified student to occupy the assigned room. Substitution of another student is subject to approval by University, which has sole discretion in this matter. If University approves the proposed new student, University may enter into a License Agreement directly with the new student, and Student may be released from his or her further obligations under this Agreement, except that Student will forfeit his/her initial payment.