Housing Cancellation & Exemptions
Fall & Spring Cancellation
If you applied for housing for the fall and spring semesters you are held to the cancellation submission deadline of June 30th. Students who cancel their room reservation for fall and spring semester after June 30th will be charged $500 and are responsible for the room charges until the room is reassigned.
If the semester has started and the student has begun occupancy of the space, they will continue to be responsible for the room charges until the student has submitted the proper documentation and checked out of their assignment.
Spring Semester Cancellation
Current students who would like to cancel their housing assignment for the spring semester may cancel at any time but will be charged $500. If the semester has started and the student has not submitted the proper documentation and checked out of their assignment, they will continue to be responsible for the room charges.
Incoming students for the spring semester who apply for housing for the spring semester and choose to cancel their room reservation for the spring semester after December 31st will be charged $500 and are responsible for the room charges until the room is reassigned.
Students who cancel their room reservation after the first day of class for the summer sessions(s) are charged $50 and are responsible for the room charges until the room is reassigned. Below are the cancellation deadlines for the upcoming semesters.
Winston-Salem State University has a 2 year (4 semester) live on requirement for all WSSU students that enter the university as a NFTF. If a student currently fits this criterion, but does not want to stay on campus must request an exemption. Exemptions from the two-year policy may be granted based on the following:
- Student is or will be 21 years of age or older prior to the first day of classes.
- Student is married.
- Student has custody of dependent child
- Student is a veteran who has completed two years of active military service.
- Student current lives with parent(s)/guardian(s) whose current permanent primary place of residence is not more than 15 miles from campus.
- Student has extreme personal circumstance
Students who qualify for an exemption based on one of the above reasons may submit an exemption form with all supporting documentation. Students will be notified via email once their exemption is approved.
Request for exemption must be submitted by the dates outlined below:
|Fall||First Day of Fall Classes|
|Spring||First Day of Spring Classes|
Two Year (4 Semester) Live On Requirement
Students who have not fulfilled the two year (4 Semester) live on requirement and do not plan to return to the university MUST complete the Housing Exemption Form. Failure to complete an Exemption Form may result in a $135.00 application fee being placed on their account and the student will be placed in temporary housing until a permanent space is available. If the student chooses to return to campus (i.e. register for classes), a $135.00 application fee being placed on their account and the student will be placed in temporary housing until a permanent space is available.