Questions regarding Contracting & Assignment
No. KU's Greek chapter houses are not operated by the University, so funds do not transfer between the two entities.
Additionally, Student Housing contracts are for the full academic year. Once you've moved into Student Housing, you have accepted the contract for the full academic year. You will not be released from the contract to move into a fraternity chapter house.
Refer to the cancellation policy and charges schedule for more information.
No. Some types of room are more limited in numbers, such as single rooms or suites. Regardless of when you contract, rooms will be available. The earlier you sign a contract, the sooner you will know your assignment in the spring.
KU has 12 cooperative living halls right in the heart of main campus. The “scholarship” is a lower housing rate because the 50 residents in each hall complete four to six hours of household duties each week, such as cooking or cleaning. You’ll live, study, eat, play and help build traditions. You’ll be a “schol haller” — proud to be part of your community’s diversity and the KU scholarship halls.
Any prospective or current undergraduate student may enter this competitive selection process, based on financial need academic merit and essays.
To cancel your student housing contract, follow these steps:
- Choose "myKU" from the uppermost blue navigation bar above or go to the myKU portal page.
- Enter your KU online ID and password.
- Click “Student Housing.”
- Click “Sign into Housing.”
- Click "Cancel my housing contract."
The cancellation policy and charges are explained here.
Student Housing works to ensure that every student has an equal opportunity to succeed at KU. We are here to help you whether your disability is physical, medical, sensory, psychological, or related to attention or learning.
Don't panic. Student Housing maintains temporary closures on some spaces during room selection to accommodate special programs and students with special needs. We also receive cancellations throughout the February through August assignment cycle. We process cancellations every Friday, so just keep checking back until you find the room that's right for you.