Cancellation Charges | Webster University

Cancellation Charges

Note: Cancellation fees refer to contracts that have not yet begun. If you are looking to terminate an active contract, please refer to the mid-contract termination page.

When you complete the housing application, you agree to the terms and conditions of the housing contract. Once you submit the housing application, this is your housing contract. If you choose to cancel your housing contract PRIOR to being assigned a housing placement or moving in to your assigned space, you must notify the Housing & Residential Life Office by sending an email to housing@webster.edu with your full name and ID number. Once a housing contract has been submitted, it becomes subject to the following cancellation fee schedule, please be mindful of the dates and associated charges. 

NOTE: Students who have do not submit their housing deposit with their contract are still subject to the fee schedule. In lieu of the forfeiture of deposit, the student will be charged the $175 housing deposit to their student account. ($25 is a non-refundable application fee, $150 is a damage deposit).

If you wish to cancel your housing contract AFTER you have moved in, you must fill out a Request for Termination Application online. Please read the Request for Termination Form carefully for more information on charges and limitations associated with it.

Contract Cancellation for Spring 1 2020

Date of Cancellation Cancellation Charges
Prior to or on November 15, 2019 No Charge
November 16 - November 30, 2019 Forfeit Security Deposit ($150)
December 1 - December 13, 2019 Forfeit Security Deposit ($150) + $200
December 14 - January 1, 2019/2020 Forfeit Security Deposit ($150) + $400
January 2 - January 8, 2020 Forfeit Security Deposit ($150) + $600
On or After January 9, 2020 Request for Termination Fees Apply


Contract Cancellation for Spring 2 2020

Date of Cancellation Cancellation Charges
Prior to or on January 7, 2020 No Charge
January 8 - January 27, 2020 Forfeit Security Deposit ($150)
January 28 - February 11, 2020 Forfeit Security Deposit ($150) + $200
February 12 - March 3, 2020 Forfeit Security Deposit ($150) + $400
March 4 - March 10, 2020 Forfeit Security Deposit ($150) + $600
On or After March 11, 2020 Request for Termination Fees Apply


Contract Cancellation for Fall 1 2020

Date of Cancellation Cancellation Charge
Prior to May 1, 2020 No Charge
May 2 - May 31, 2020 Forfeit Security Deposit ($150)
June 1 - June 30, 2020 Forfeit Security Deposit ($150) + $200
July 1 - July 31, 2020 Forfeit Security Deposit ($150) + $400
August 1 - August 27, 2020 Forfeit Security Deposit ($150) + $600
On or After August 28, 2020 Request for Termination Fees Apply


Contract Cancellation for Fall 2 2020

Date of Cancellation Cancellation Charge
Prior to August 1, 2020 No Charge
August 2 - August 31, 2020 Forfeit Security Deposit ($150)
September 1 - September 16, 2020 Forfeit Security Deposit ($150) + $200
September 17 - October 9, 2020 Forfeit Security Deposit ($150) + $400
October 10 - October 25, 2020 Forfeit Security Deposit ($150) + $600
On or After October 26, 2020 Request for Termination Fees Apply