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Canceling Your Housing Contract

Canceling my housing contract Academic Year 2016-17:

Full Cancellation

To cancel your contract, Resident must submit a completed Housing Cancellation Request.  A resident’s cancellation of this Housing Agreement will result in accruing certain cancellation charges as described in the Summer, Fall, and Spring Cancellation Schedules (see tabs). Exceptions to this are below in the "No Cost Termination" section.

No Cost Termination

Resident may cancel his/her Housing Agreement without cancellation charges upon submission of supporting documentation evidencing one of the following occurrences during the Term:

  1. Graduation
  2. Call to active military duty
  3. Marriage
  4. Birth of a child
  5. Enrollment in a University-sponsored study abroad program or affiliated academic internship
  6. Approved medical withdrawal from the University
  7. Death of Resident

Any Resident canceling for one of the reasons covered by the above list will remain responsible for payment of the Housing Fee on a pro-rata basis through the date of cancellation.

How to Cancel

If you know that you are no longer interested in living on campus and want to cancel your contract complete the Housing Cancellation Request for the Fall/Spring or Summer sessions:

Return the completed form to the Residence Life Office in one of the following ways:

  • Scan and e-mail to residencelife@ung.edu
  • Mail to, or drop off at: 
    • Residence Life
      361 Stewart Center
      Dahlonega, GA 30597
  • Fax to (706) 867-2845 (please call to confirm)

Summer 2016 Semester Cancellations – Maymester

Cancellation PenaltiesDates
Cancel without penalty Through May 1
Cancel with 25% penalty and forfeit housing deposit May 2 - first day of class
Full penalty and forfeit housing deposit After classes begin

Summer 2016 Semester Cancellations – 1st Short Session

Cancellation PenaltiesDates
Cancel without penalty Through May 15
Cancel with 25% penalty and forfeit housing deposit May 16 - first day of class
Full penalty and forfeit housing deposit After classes begin

Summer 2016 Semester Cancellations – Full Session

Cancellation PenaltiesDates
Cancel without penalty Through May 15
Cancel with 25% penalty and forfeit housing deposit May 16 - first day of class
Full penalty and forfeit housing deposit After classes begin

Summer 2016 Semester Cancellations – 2nd Short Session

Cancellation PenaltiesDates
Cancel without penalty Through June 15
Cancel with 25% penalty and forfeit housing deposit June 16 - first day of class
Full penalty and forfeit housing deposit After classes begin

Summer 2016 Semester Cancellations – SLI

Cancellation PenaltiesDates
Cancel without penalty Through June 1
Cancel with 25% penalty and forfeit housing deposit June 2 - first day of class
Full penalty and forfeit housing deposit After classes begin

* Penalty % is based on the cost for the contract for the semester in which you are canceling
* New Student = has not started classes at UNG
* Returning Student = has been enrolled and taking classes at UNG

How to Cancel

If you know that you are no longer interested in living on campus and want to cancel your contract complete the Housing Cancellation Request for the Fall/Spring or Summer sessions:

Return the completed form to the Residence Life Office in one of the following ways:

  • Scan and e-mail to residencelife@ung.edu
  • Mail to, or drop off at: 
    • Residence Life
      361 Stewart Center
      Dahlonega, GA 30597
  • Fax to (706) 867-2845 (please call to confirm)

Fall 2016 Semester Cancellations – Returning Students

Cancellation PenaltiesDates
Cancel without penalty Through March 31
Cancel with 25% penalty and forfeit housing deposit April 1 – April 30
Cancel with 50% penalty and forfeit housing deposit May 1 – June 30
Cancel with 75% penalty and forfeit housing deposit July 1 – first day of class
Full penalty and forfeit housing deposit After classes begin

Fall 2016 Semester Cancellations – New Students

Cancellation PenaltiesDates
Cancel without penalty Through May 31
Forfeit housing deposit June 1 - June 30
Cancel with 25% penalty and forfeit housing deposit July 1 – July 31
Cancel with 50% penalty and forfeit housing deposit August 1 - August 15
Cancel with 75% penalty and forfeit housing deposit August 16 - August 31
Full penalty and forfeit housing deposit On or after September 1

* Penalty % is based on the cost for the contract for the semester in which you are canceling
* New Student = has not started classes at UNG
* Returning Student = has been enrolled and taking classes at UNG

How to Cancel

If you know that you are no longer interested in living on campus and want to cancel your contract complete the Housing Cancellation Request for the Fall/Spring or Summer sessions:

Return the completed form to the Residence Life Office in one of the following ways:

  • Scan and e-mail to residencelife@ung.edu
  • Mail to, or drop off at: 
    • Residence Life
      361 Stewart Center
      Dahlonega, GA 30597
  • Fax to (706) 867-2845 (please call to confirm)

Spring 2017 Semester Cancellations – Returning Students

Cancellation PenaltiesDates
Cancel with 25% penalty and forfeit housing deposit July 31
Cancel with 50% penalty and forfeit housing deposit August 1 - November 30
Cancel with 75% penalty and forfeit housing deposit December 1 - first day of class
Full penalty and forfeit housing deposit After classes begin

Spring 2017 Semester Cancellations – New Students

Cancellation PenaltiesDates
Cancel without penalty Through November 30
Cancel with 25% penalty and forfeit housing deposit December 1 - December 15
Cancel with 50% penalty and forfeit housing deposit December 16 - December 31
Cancel with 75% penalty and forfeit housing deposit January 1 - January 15
Full penalty and forfeit housing deposit On or after January 16

* Penalty % is based on the cost for the contract for the semester in which you are canceling
* New Student = has not started classes at UNG
* Returning Student = has been enrolled and taking classes at UNG

How to Cancel

If you know that you are no longer interested in living on campus and want to cancel your contract complete the Housing Cancellation Request for the Fall/Spring or Summer sessions:

Return the completed form to the Residence Life Office in one of the following ways:

  • Scan and e-mail to residencelife@ung.edu
  • Mail to, or drop off at: 
    • Residence Life
      361 Stewart Center
      Dahlonega, GA 30597
  • Fax to (706) 867-2845 (please call to confirm)

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