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OFFICE OF RESIDENCE LIFE
Name of Student (Print)_____________________________________________________ID# __________________________________
Term: Fall and Spring 20___ 20___ Spring Only 20___ May Term 20___ Summer I 20___ Summer II 20___ August Intersession 20___
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This document constitutes an agreement between the University of Tampa (hereinafter “the University”), acting by and through its Ofﬁce of Residence
Life and the undersigned resident student and, if the student is a minor, his or her parent or guardian, (the “student”), and sets forth the terms and
conditions on which the resident may occupy the premises. This agreement is not a lease but a license to use the facilities and is binding for the
entire academic year. By signing this agreement the student agrees to respect and adhere to all of the policies and procedures pertaining to The
University of Tampa Ofﬁce of Residence Life as outlined in this agreement, Campus Living Policies, Student Code of Conduct, as well as any other
University publications which are made part of this agreement by reference and are binding on all parties to this agreement. If the student is under
18 years of age, the signature of a parent or guardian is also required.
Hard copies are available in the Ofﬁce of Residence Life, Vaughn 213 or online at the following:
Housing Agreement https://www.ut.edu/uploadedFiles/Campus_Life/Residence_Life/HousingAgreement.pdf
Student Code of Conduct http://www.ut.edu/studentcode
Campus Living Policies https://www.ut.edu/residencelife/policies/
Signature(s) _______________________________________________ Date _______________________________________
If the student is under 18 years of age, the signature of a parent or guardian is required.
Parent Signature ____________________________________________ Date ______________________________________
DAMAGE DEPOSIT: Each new residential student must have a $500 admissions deposit on ﬁle when the housing application is completed and
submitted. After the student receives a room key, $200 of the admissions deposit will be held as the damage deposit and this $200 balance must be
maintained at all times. Upon graduation, this damage deposit, or unused portions thereof, will be refunded to the student if there is no outstanding
balance on the account. Upon written request to The Ofﬁce of Residence Life, the damage deposit, or unused portions thereof, will be refunded after the
student leaves University housing permanently.
EFFECTIVE DATES: This Agreement shall be binding for the full academic year, Fall and Spring semester, as deﬁned by the University Academic Calendar.
This agreement shall become effective on the date of assignment to a residence hall space until 24 hours after the student’s last class/exam or at the
end of the spring semester of that academic year (whichever is ﬁrst). This agreement is effective for the academic year indicated above. Assignment
to or occupancy of rooms does NOT include occupancy during the winter or summer breaks unless otherwise indicated above. The student agrees to
make all required payments for lawful charges as they become due as indicated by the Bursar. Billing and Payment information can be found online at
https://www.ut.edu/about-ut/university-services/bursars-ofﬁce/billing-and-payment-information. Room and board rates can be found online at http://
www.ut.edu/residencelife/rates/. The student may begin occupancy of the assigned room on the date designated for ofﬁcial opening of the residence
hall. Students must arrive and claim their room key by 5 p.m. on the day classes begin for the semester. Any student who has not claimed their room key
by 5 p.m. on the day classes begin for the semester will be subject to agreement cancellation and/or relocation.
All residential facilities remain open and students are allowed to stay during the University’s Thanksgiving and Spring Break periods. The right to occupy
the residential facilities during Winter Break is reserved by the University. All residential facilities shall be closed during the University’s ofﬁcial Winter
Break; provided, students may be approved to reside in University owned or operated facilities during Winter Break, subject to an additional charge and
possible temporary relocation.
ROOM ASSIGNMENT: Room assignment in the residence halls shall be contingent upon ﬁnal admission to the University and enrollment as a full-time
student. The University’s acceptance of this agreement does not guarantee assignment to a particular type of accommodation. Assignments will be
determined by the University. Residents may be assigned to any University owned or operated residential facility where there is sufﬁcient vacancy or a
non-owned and non-operated facility with which the University has contracted to provide housing.
Students who have medical needs or disabilities that may affect their assignment must contact and register with the associate director of Academic
Excellence Programs in Student Disability Services to request appropriate accommodations and provide supporting documentation.. Accommodations
will be approved based on availability and receipt of appropriate documentation as outlined by Student Disability Services.
The University of Tampa is an equal opportunity institution. The University of Tampa is committed to providing an environment that is free from unlawful
harassment and discrimination. The University maintains a strict policy prohibiting any kind of harassment or discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color,
religion, national origin, disability, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, military or veteran status, marital status, genetic information,
or any other protected characteristic. Likewise, ethnic, religious, age-related, disability, gender or sexual orientation considerations will not be used as
the basis for housing decisions affecting any student, faculty member, or employee. The designated coordinator for University compliance with federal
laws and regulations concerning nondiscrimination is the Executive Director for Human Resources, Room 266, Southard Family Building; telephone (813)
253-6237. Room assignments may be changed or cancelled by the University in the interest of order, health, discipline, maximum utilization of facilities,
necessary repairs, disaster or other necessity in the sole discretion of the University. This includes making temporary assignments, cancellations and
re-assignments when necessary due to the aforementioned.
ROOM USE/STUDENT RESPONSIBILITY: Only a student assigned to a given room may occupy that room. Unauthorized trading, swapping, exchanging,
or subletting of University housing is prohibited. A student may not allow any third party to stay in the residence hall for a fee. Rooms are to be kept
clean and orderly at all times and are to be clean upon departure. Roommates and apartment mates are both individually and jointly responsible
for shared areas of their living quarters. Overnight guests including immediate family members may stay up to three days per semester with prior
authorization from roommate(s). Rooms are to be used for residence only. The student shall occupy the assigned space solely as living quarters and not
as a salesroom or storage room for merchandise or any commercial activity. The student shall not make any alteration to rooms, furnishings, ﬁxtures
or equipment, and the student shall not allow anyone else to do the same. Charges will be made for alterations, damage, or unauthorized use of room
and/or for cleaning necessitated by improper care. Students are jointly ﬁnancially responsible for common areas and the contents of their assigned
residence halls. The University reserves the right to determine the use of all lounges, common and public areas of the residence halls. The student
is responsible for knowing and complying with all University regulations and procedures set forth in ofﬁcial publications, which are available to each
student. The Ofﬁce of Residence Life will communicate with students via a student’s University email account. All students are required to set up and
utilize their University e-mail account.
ROOM INSPECTION/MAINTENANCE: The University shall make reasonable efforts to provide privacy to the occupants of the residence halls. The
student grants permission for the entry and inspection of the assigned room, suite or space by any authorized University personnel or agents in the
discretion of the University for purposes that include, but are not limited to, completion of work requests or the repair and/or maintenance of the facility,
inspection for ﬁre and safety violations, when University personnel believe that the safety and/or welfare of the occupants is at stake, and to enforce
University policies and regulations including, but not limited to, alcohol and drug violations. University personnel or agents are also authorized to enter
an assigned room or space and conduct a search if it is reasonably believed that a violation of University regulations or policies, or local, state or federal
laws is occurring. Additionally, in the event staff members discover anything reasonably believed to constitute, or be evidence of, a felony violation of
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