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Revised 2011 / 2012 Housing Contract, New Spring Move-Out Dates

Columbia is moving the start of the spring 2012 semester up two weeks to avoid potential conflicts with the G8 and North Atlantic

Move Out Date

All on-campus students must be moved out no later than Sunday May 6th, 2012. Specific move-out arrangements will be made with individual RAs as the end of the year gets closer.

 
Treaty Organization (NATO) summits. Reflecting this change, Residence Life has amended the 2011 / 2012 housing contract to fit the new spring semester dates. All student housing contracts will now begin and end two weeks earlier. All on-campus students must be moved our of their residence no later than Sunday, May 6th, 2012.

The final day of the Spring 2012 semester is Saturday, May 5th. Students can check-out of their residence as soon as their academic obligations on campus are complete, although check-out will be closed on Friday, May 4th in observance of the annual Manifest Urban Arts Festival. Specific move-out arrangements will be made with individual RAs as the end of the year gets closer.

It is important to plan ahead, make all necessary travel arrangements and inform your parents about this change.

On-campus students will be able to sign up for 2012 /2013 housing between February 20th, 2012 and March 2nd during the annual contract campaign. A $500 housing prepayment is required to secure on-campus housing for the next academic year.

Columbia is investigating more affordable on-campus housing options for students for the upcoming academic year. Any developments or changes to Columbia’s current on-campus housing options will be delivered to students through the Loop and in their campus mailbox as part of the contract campaign.