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Applying for Housing at Pleasantville – Briarcliff Campus

Thank you for your interest in applying for housing on the Pleasantville – Briarcliff campus.  Please note that there are three times throughout the school year that we assign housing for new or returning students.  Please click on the time frame that you would seeking a housing assignment.  If you are a returning student of commuter being pulled in, please use the process outlined for the Fall 2014 Room Selection or click here.

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Returner Room Selection

Application Process

Cancelling Housing

 


Fall Semester

Move -  in Dates for the Fall Semester 2014:

                New Students:  10:00 am – 3:00 pm on September 1, 2014. (Sunday of Labor Day Weekend)

                Transfer Students: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm on September 1, 2014.  (Sunday of Labor Day Weekend)

                Returning Students:  10:00 am – 3:00 pm on September 2, 2014. (Monday of Labor Day  Weekend)

New Students and Transfers – Application for new students and transfers need to be received by May 1st for guaranteed housing.  Applications received after this date could result in the student being place on a non - guaranteed housing list where assignments could be made anywhere up until the second week of the Fall semester due to availability.  New students must submit a housing application either online or by mail (see Application Process) along with a $400 housing deposit and $100 security deposit.  The application, if being mailed in, and the deposits must be sent to the Office of Student Assistance.  The housing deposits are non – refundable unless otherwise specified by the Admissions department.

Returning Students who have lived on the Pleasantville – Briarcliff campus will have selected their room during the Room Selection process in April.  For more information about the Room Selection Process, click on Returner Room Selection or click the tab for Room Selection 2014.   

Returning Students who did not select during the Room Selection Process will be placed on a waitlist and will be the last people placed on campus.  People could be assigned from the waitlist as late as the third week of school if they are placed at all.  Returning students who do not get placed on campus would have their housing deposits refunded to them. 

Graduate Students should refernce the Gradute Housing link.  We have brought our Graduate Student back to campus this year and have made a Graduate Section in New Dorm Hall, which is located on the Briarcliff campus.  This housing arrangement is for two Graduate students who would share a common living area, balcony, and bathroom while having their own bedroom.

 

 

 


  Spring Semester

   Move – In date for the Spring:

       New, Transfer, and Returning Students: January 26th, 2014

New Students and Transfers – Application for new students and transfers are housed on a first submitted, first housed for housing and is made on availability.  New students or transfers must submit a housing application either by mail/ fax (see Application Process) along with a $400 housing deposit and $100 security deposit.  The application, if being mailed in, and the deposits must be sent to the Office of Student Assistance.  The housing deposits are non – refundable unless otherwise specified by the Admissions department.  

Returning Students who lived on campus for the first semester will be rolled over for the Spring semester unless the resident has let the Office of Residential Life know that they will be leaving housing in the Spring in writing.  Returning students from the city campus or commuters will find out if they have a placement on campus at the end of December or the begining or January.  

Graduate Students should refernce the Gradute Housing link.  We have brought our Graduate Student back to campus this year and have made a Graduate Section in New Dorm Hall, which is located on the Briarcliff campus.  This housing arrangement is for two Graduate students who would share a common living area, balcony, and bathroom while having their own bedroom.

 


  Returner Room Selection

   Housing Deposits are to the Office of Student Assistance by March 28th.

   Selection Processes take place during the month of April.

 

The Returner Room selection is for students who are currently living on campus or are being pulled in by current on campus residents.  Every person who participates in the Room Selection Process must turn in a $400 housing deposit to OSA and fill out an On-line application which can be found using the MyHousing Website.  The selection order goes by the average housing points of the applications for the Townhouses and New Dorm, while all other selections are done by total housing points per person.  For more information on Housing points, please click on the Room Selection Process tab. 

Graduate Students who are part of a fifth year program may be a part of a Townhouse / New Dorm application.  Graduate students who are not in a fifth year program should reference the information on the Graduate Housnig link.

 


Application Process

   For anyone applying for housing, you will need to complete the following steps. 

1)      Submit a housing application either on – line  for new students / new transfers for Fall or select from the forms below and send the completed form to the Office of Student Assistance:

 

         A) Returning Undergraduate Students - Fall 2014 & Spring 2015

         B) Graduate Students - Fall 2014 & Spring 2015
 

2)      Submit a $100 security deposit to the Office of Student Assistance.

3)      Submit a $400 housing deposit to the Office of Student Assistance.

If you have any questions about the Office of Student Assistance receiving any of your information, please call them at 914-773-3741.  After they have recieved all application material, the Office of Student Assistance will forward the application to the Office Residential Life.

 


Cancelling Housing

 The Housing Deposit Refund Policy for returning students is as follows:

  1. Any student cancelling housing must complete this Cancellation form and send it to the Office of Residence Life.
  2. Upon cancellation, students will recieve a refund of their $100 damage deposit (less the cost of any damages incurred if they have already moved in to the residence halls).
  3. The $400 housing reservation pre-;payment is handled as follows:

Returning studentsare eligible for a refund of their $400 housing reservation pre-payment as follows:

  • Returning students who cancel their housing by June 1 will receive $400 of their deposit back.
  • Returning students who cancel their housing by July 1 will receive $300 of their deposit back.
  • Returning students who cancel their housing by August 1 will receive $200 of their deposit back.
  • Returning students who cancel their housing by September 1 will receive $100 of their deposit back.
  • Returning students who cancel their housing after September 1 will not receive any refund.