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Cancellations

Cancel Before Moving In

Summer 2014

Before move-in, students may cancel their contract by emailing Residential Life at housing@umkc.edu from their UMKC email address.

Fall 2014

Before move-in, students that want to cancel their contracts should go to Pathway and cancel their contract through their ResLife forms.

Cancel After Moving In

After move-in, requests to cancel must be made through the Residential Life Coordinator for the hall/building in which the student lives. After facilities open, contract cancellation requests will not be approved for students who remain enrolled but wish to move to fraternity or sorority houses or other off-campus locations, including UMKC Real Estate units.


Cancellation requests may be approved for the following reasons: assignment to a UMKC-sponsored internship, research project or other UMKC program which requires living away from Kansas City; completion of graduation requirements during the term of the contract; marriage — proof of marriage will be required; compulsory military duty. Otherwise, students may request contract cancellation for: loss of student status; withdrawal from UMKC; failure to enroll; or, unusual and compelling circumstances which justify special consideration. Documentation must be provided. Students must vacate facilities and cease use of dining centers upon withdrawal from UMKC.

After move-in, the student must officially vacate by obtaining check-out materials from their Residential Life Coordinator and contacting residential staff to complete official check-out procedures. Any amount paid in excess of the total due will be refunded or credited. Students who have not met their financial obligations will be billed. Students must move from the facility within 24 hours of contract cancellation approval (unless otherwise designated) or withdrawal from UMKC. All components of this contract are cancelled when the contract cancellation is effective, including dining access, meal plans and flex points. Questions concerning cancellation procedures and charges should be directed to: UMKC Office of Residential Life, Oak Street Residence Hall, room 2004, 5051 Oak Street, Kansas City, MO 64112


Before June 1, students may cancel their contract at no cost. After June 1, If the cancellation request is approved, the student will be charged a $300 cancellation fee for the residence halls and a $500 fee for the Oak Place Apartments.

Cancel 2014 - 2015 Contract

If the first payment and contract are received by UMKC and the Student later cancels their contract via My Housing or submits a written request to the Residential Life Office that such contract be canceled, the following cancellation fee schedule will apply to such cancellations based on the date the written request is received by the Residential Life Office. Recipients of financial aid will have the appropriate charge placed against their account. Dates in parentheses apply to contracts submitted for the spring semester only. If severe personal problems are cited, the Student must make written request to the Residential Life Department Business Office to cancel without paying the cancellation fee. Verbal communication of cancellation will not be honored.


Written request received by June 1 (December 1) Loss of $200 prepayment, no additional cancellation fee
Written request received June 2nd-June 30 (December 2 - December 31) Loss of prepayment & $250 cancellation fee
Written request received July 1st –July 31(January 1-5) Loss of prepayment & $500 cancellation fee
**Cancellations after July 31 (January 5) $500 cancellation fee and loss of pre-payment if student does not move-in.
After July 31, refund schedule is as follows:
Fall Semester

Up to Sept 15th daily rate proration

Sept 16th-Oct 15th 40% credit 

Oct 16th- Nov 15th 20% credit
After Nov 15th- No credits are processed
Spring Semester
Up to Feb 15th daily rate proration
Feb 16th-March 15th 40% credit
March 16th- April 15th 20% credit
After April 15th- No credits are processed

**Contract Cancellation: Cancellations after July 31 are approved ONLY for the following reasons: student teaching/internship, graduation, marriage, military deployment, withdrawal from UMKC, or severe personal problems BEYOND THE CONTROL OF THE STUDENT and which occurred after July 31 (January 5). Supporting evidence must be provided in all cases. If severe personal problems are cited, the Student must make written request to the Director of Residential Life or designee to cancel without paying the remainder of room and board fees for the academic year. The Student will receive written approval or denial of the request and the account will be adjusted accordingly. If the cancellation request is approved, the student will be charged an applicable cancellation fee. The dining plan will be billed as prorated or usage amount. After move-in and approved contract cancellation, the student must officially vacate by obtaining check-out materials from the Office of Residential Life and contacting residential staff to complete official check-out procedures. Any amount paid in excess of the total due will be refunded or credited. Students who have not met their financial obligations will be billed. Students must move from the facility within 24 hours of contract cancellation or withdrawal from UMKC. All components of this contract are cancelled when the contract cancellation is effective, including dining access, meal plans and flex points. If the appeal is denied the student is responsible for one hundred percent (100%) of the room and board fees for the academic year.


Form

Download the cancellation form
(This form is only used to cancel after you've moved in)

Questions?

Questions concerning cancellation procedures and charges should be directed to:

UMKC Office of Residential Life
Oak Street Residence Hall
Room 2004
5051 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64112

(816) 235-8840