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Housing Cancellation Procedures and Fees

  • Those students, who are assigned a space in housing, must cancel their housing by submitting the Housing Cancellation Form. (It is located under 'Applications and Forms' in the top navigation.)
  • Those students who have deposited for housing, but have not yet been assigned a space, must cancel their housing by emailing westchesterhousing@pace.edu.
  • Upon cancellation, students will receive a refund of their $100 damage deposit (less the cost of any damages incurred if they have already moved into the residence halls).

Cancellation of Housing Before the Semester Starts:

New Students

  • New students who are attending Pace University for the first time for Fall 2019 are not eligible for a housing deposit refund after May 1, 2019.
  • New students who are attending Pace University for the first time for Spring 2020 are not eligible for a housing deposit refund after December 1, 2019.

Returning Students

Returning students are those students who have attended Pace University previously.

Prior to Fall Semester 2019 starting, the housing deposit will be refunded according to the following schedule:

Cancellation Form Submitted By: Amount of Housing Deposit Refunded:
June 1 100% ($400)
July 1 75% ($300)
August 1 50% ($200)
September 1 25% ($100)

Prior to Spring Semester 2020 starting, the following cancellation fees will be charged to those students who are assigned in fall:

Cancellation Form Submitted By: Cancellation Fee Charged:
December 1 $0
January 1 $400
January 25 $1,000

Cancellation Fee and Room Rent Charges for Students After the Semester has Started:

For Fall 2019 Semester:

Room rent is charged according to the following schedule for students who cancel their housing for the fall semester after the fall semester has already started:

Cancellation Form is Received and Student is Moved Out By: Room Rent Refund Amount:
First week of classes (Move in to September 8) Students will be refunded a prorated amount based on the number of days they resided in housing
Second week of classes (September 9 to 15) 70% of room rent will be refunded
Third week of classes (September 16 to 22) 25% of room rent will be refunded
Fourth week of classes (September 23 to 29) 20% of room rent will be refunded
Fifth week of classes or after (September 30 or after) NO room rent will be refunded


Room rent is charged according to the following schedule for students who cancel their housing for the spring semester after the spring semester has already started:For Spring 2020 Semester:

Cancellation Form is Received and Student is Moved Out By: Room Rent Refund Amount:
First week of classes (January 26 to February 2) Students will be refunded a prorated amount based on the number of days they resided in housing. Students will also have to pay a $1000 cancellation fee.
Second week of classes (February 3 to 9) 70% of room rent will be refunded
Third week of classes (February 10 to 16) 25% of room rent will be refunded
Fourth week of classes (February 17 to 23) 20% of room rent will be refunded
Fifth week of classes or after (February 24 or after) NO room rent will be refunded