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Housing Fees

Academic Year Rates 2016-2017

  • Double + Value Meal Plan = $10,380
  • Double + Traditional Meal Plan = $11,502
  • Double + 49er Balance Meal Plan = $11,682
  • Double + 7 Day All Access Meal Plan = $11,954
  • Triple + Value Option Meal Plan = $9,386
  • Triple + Traditional Meal Plan = $10,508
  • Triple + 49er Balance Meal Plan = $10,688
  • Triple + 7 Day All Access Meal Plan = $10,960

Additional Fees: All residents are required to pay an additional $20 social fee and if on a payment plan, a $40 fee is added to the above rates.

Estimated Monthly Payments (8 Payments - Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec, Feb, Mar, Apr, May )

 

  • Double + Value Meal Plan = $1,297.50
  • Double + Traditional Meal Plan = $1,437.75
  • Double + 49er Balance Meal Plan = $1,460.25
  • Double + 7 Day All Access Meal Plan = $1,494.25
  • Triple + Value Option Meal Plan = $1,173.25
  • Triple + Traditional Meal Plan = $1,313.50
  • Triple + 49er Balance Meal Plan = $1,336.00
  • Triple + 7 Day All Access Meal Plan = $1,370.00

Payments above are only estimates and could end up being a different dollar amount. First payment will include the $20 social fee and $40 installment fee.  The service fee ($275) required to complete the application, will be deducted from the first month payment.

 

Spring Semester Rates 2016

  • Double + Value Option Meal Plan = $5,558
  • Double + Block Meal Plan = $5,585
  • Double + Traditional Meal Plan = $5,695
  • Double + Gold Option Meal Plan = $5,805
  • Double + 7 Day All Access Meal Plan = $5,915
  • Triple + Value Option Meal Plan = $5,061
  • Triple + Block Meal Plan = $5,088
  • Triple + Traditional Meal Plan = $5,198
  • Triple + Gold Option Meal Plan = $5,308
  • Triple + 7 Day All Access Meal Plan = $5,418

Additional Fees: All residents are required to pay an additional $20 social fee and if on a payment plan, a $40 fee is added to the above rates.

1. What is the cost for the room and meal plan for the academic year?

The cost will depend on which room plan and meal plan you select. The rates for each plan are listed below. All residents are required to have a meal plan while living in University Housing. 

Additional Fees: All residents are required to pay an additional $20 social fee and if on a payment plan, a $40 fee is added to the above rates.

2. What is the $275 Service Fee?

Your service fee is required to complete the application process. It will be applied towards your total cost of housing for the academic year. The service fee ($275), will be deducted from the first month payment. The service fee is non-refundable.

3. What are my payment options?

Pay in full - You may send in a check to the Housing Office on or before July 29, 2016. The amount you owe for the academic year varies depending on your room type and meal plan. Note: when making a payment in full please take into consideration your initial payment which can be deducted from the total amount. For further charges, please feel free to call the Housing Office.

Installment Payment - You can choose to pay in 8 monthly payments. A one-time $40 installment fee will be added to the total cost. If you will be receiving financial aid you will need to choose this plan.

Additional Fees: All residents are required to pay an additional $20 social fee and if on a payment plan, a $40 fee is added to the above rates.

4. Which Meal Plans are offered?

Meal plan information can be found by going here.

5. Can financial aid be used to cover housing payments?

Yes; however, financial aid cannot be used for the service fee. The university applies your aid first to registration fees, second to housing payments and third to any other outstanding payments that may be due. You are required to select the installment payment plan if you are receiving aid.

6. Will my aid cover all college expenses?

No. Very few students receive enough aid to cover all expenses. So, expect to cover some expenses yourself.

7. May I use loan money towards housing?

Yes; however, loans cannot be used for the service fee. The university applies your loans first to registration fees, second to housing payments and third to any other outstanding payments that may be due.

8. How can I find additional information on financial aid?

You may contact the Financial Aid Office at (562) 985-4641.