University Housing

Housing Updates & FAQ's

Spring 2022 FAQ’S

Q1. What is the Priority Deadline for Spring 2022 Housing?

The priority deadline for spring 2022 housing is Friday, October 1st, 2021.

Q2. If I am currently living on campus this fall 2021 semester, do I need to submit a new housing application for spring 2022 semester?

Students currently living in fall 2021 housing do not need to complete and submit a new housing application to apply for spring 2022 housing. However, current students must complete and submit an Intent to Return form on or before Friday, October 1st, 2021.

Q3. When will spring 2022 housing assignments be determined?

Spring housing assignments will be determined and University Housing Billing Statements will be sent out starting the week of October 5th, 2021.

Q4. If I choose to cancel my spring housing assignment, will I receive a full housing refund?

Please refer to the University Housing’s Refund Policy for information regarding our Cancellations & Refund Procedures.

Q5. What is the latest that I can cancel my spring 2022 housing assignment to still receive a full refund?

Please refer to the University Housing’s Refund Policy for information regarding our Cancellations & Refund Procedures.

Q6. What date is full housing and meal plan payments DUE?

The date that full housing and meal plan payments that are due for students that are assigned for spring 2022 housing is Friday, November 12th, 2021 by 4:00pm.

Q7. If I am a current fall resident that will be returning for the spring 2022 semester, will I be required to move out during the Winter Break?

If you are a current resident who has submitted an Intent to Return form by the October 1st priority deadline and you have received confirmation that you will be returning to the same space for spring 2022 semester, you do not need to move out between fall and spring semesters.

Q8. If I am a current fall resident who will be transferring to a different room or a different hall, when will I be able to move?

Current Fall residents who have been approved to transfer to a new room or a new residence hall will be relocating to their new residence hall and/or the new assignment will be transitioning on December 22nd - 23rd, 2021.

Q9. What date can I start to move in for spring semester?

Spring Move-In day is scheduled to start on Wednesday, January 5th, 2022 starting at 9:00am. More information will be provided for Spring Move in Day.

Q10. Do I need to schedule my Check In date and time or can I just show up at any time on or after January 5th after 9:00am?

Students who have a confirmed assignment and have been cleared to check in must schedule their check in date and time with University Housing prior to their arrival. University Housing will be sending students who are cleared to check in a link to schedule their scheduled check in date and time before students start to move in on January 5th at 9:00am.

Q11. Can I still apply for spring 2022 housing after the October 1st Priority Deadline?

Yes. Students can still apply for on campus housing for spring 2022.

Summer Housing

Q1. Will Summer Housing be available even if all summer courses offered in summer session I are online?

Yes. Students may request summer housing by submitting confirmation of the summer class they are registered in along with a letter of explanation and/or letter of support as to why summer housing is needed when summer session I is online.Summer Housing requests should be emailed to University Housing’s main office at uhhhouse@hawaii.edu and must be approved by the Director of University Housing or its designee.

Q2. When will Summer Housing Applications be available?

Summer Housing Applications will be available for Summer Session I and Summer Session II starting March 7th upon request.

Q3. How do I apply for Summer Housing?

Contact University Housing at (808) 932.7403 or send an email to uhhhouse@hawaii.edu to request a application.

Q4. Can I apply for Summer Housing for summer session I and summer session II?

All current/continuing students may apply for summer session I and summer session II. All Summer Housing requests should be emailed to University Housing at uhhhouse@hawaii.edu and must be approved by the Director of Housing.

Q5. When can I expect to be billed for summer housing?

Applicants will be processed for assignment within 5 days after the priority deadline, April 15, 2022.

Q6. The date for summer housing rentals ends on August 13. What happens after August 13 for students who wish to continue residing in the residence halls? What are the rates for the period between August 1 and the fall semester check-in date?

Students who have confirmed fall 2022 housing assignments will transition from their summer assignment to their fall 2022 assignment. Students will be charged during this interim period. Fall interim rates TBA as it will be based on the Resident's assigned hall for fall 2022. Please note that University Housing will not be responsible for providing meals during this transition period.

Q7. Where is summer housing located?

All summer housing residents will be assigned to Hale Ikena.

Q8. Can I stay in my residence hall unit in ‘Alahonua all summer and use the community kitchen to prepare my own meals?

No, all summer housing residents must relocate to Hale Ikena.

Fall 2022 Housing

Q1. When will I receive my housing assignment?

University Housing anticipates that fall housing assignment will be issued in early July.

Q2 Are students who have applied for fall housing being notified that they can expect to receive an assignment in early July?

Yes. University Housing will send students who have applied for fall housing a memo with new fall housing updates prior to being notified of their placement.

Q3. When is the latest date I can cancel my housing assignment and receive a full refund?

University Housing’s Refund Policy can be found at: Cancellations & Refund Procedures

Q4. Will students be placed in the dorms according to social distancing rules?

Yes. University Housing will be aligned with CDC guidelines and guidelines set by the university when determining student housing assignments. These guidelines also include social distancing practices within the University Housing and Residence Life program.

Q5. When are the payment deadlines?

Full Room and Meal Plan Payment Deadline for those assigned a space for Fall 2022 is: July 30th, 2022 by 4:00pm

Q6. Are you still doing the room selection lottery/raffle?

Updated 04/20/22: University Housing will be conducting a Room Selection process for the fall 2022 semester. Students who are eligible for Room Selection will receive an email from the Student Housing Office.

Q7. When can I choose roommates?

Students will be able to select their roommates by accessing the Housing Application for fall 2022. Please note that roommate requests must be mutual between persons submitting a preferred roommate request.

Q8. Can I still apply for Fall 2022 housing?

Yes. Students can still apply for Fall 2022 housing.

Q9. I heard that students are now required to have a health clearance requirement to live in on campus housing. Is this true?

Yes. Students who are 16 to 21 years of age who apply to live on campus for the first time will be required to have the Meningococcal Vaccine before they can move into their assigned room. Students who do not clear this requirement will not be allowed to check in until this requirement has been cleared.

Q10. If a student does not have their MCV vaccination before they are assigned, will the student not be assigned to housing in the fall?

Students who apply for fall housing will be assigned to housing in the fall. Students who do not have their MCV vaccination prior to move will not be allowed to check into their fall housing assignment.

Q11. If a student is quarantined in their room, how do their meals work? Who checks on the student?

If it is determined that University Housing must designate an area for quarantine rooms, University Housing staff will resume meal service to students in quarantine. University Housing will also assume responsibility to conduct wellness checks during the students duration of their quarantine period. Details regarding any type of modified quarantine will be forthcoming.

Q12. If I need to be quarantined when I return back to campus, will meals be included while I am in quarantine?

While details are still being determined for fall 2022, if it is decided that students will be quarantined on campus, University Housing will coordinate meals with the student and dining services vendor on campus. Details regarding any type of modified quarantine will be forthcoming. _

Spring 2023 FAQ’S

Q1. What is the Housing Application Priority Deadline for Spring 2023 Housing?

The priority deadline for spring 2023 housing is Saturday, October 1st, 2022.

Q2. If I am currently living on campus this fall 2022 semester, do I need to submit a new housing application for spring 2023 semester?

Students currently living in fall 2022 housing do not need to complete and submit a new housing application to apply for spring 2023 housing. However, current students must complete and submit an Intent to Return form on or before Saturday, October 1st, 2022.

Q3. When will spring 2023 housing assignments be determined?

Spring housing assignments will be determined, and University Housing Billing Statements will be sent out starting the week of October 3rd, 2022.

Q4. If I choose to cancel my spring housing assignment, will I receive a full housing refund?

Students who choose to cancel their fall housing assignment must notify University Housing via email to inform them of your Cancellation Request. While all Cancellation Requests will be considered, not all Cancellation Requests will be issued a housing refund. Please refer to the University Housing’s Important Dates and Housing Cancellation and Refund Policy for more information. Cancellations & Refund Procedures

Q5. What is the latest that I can cancel my spring 2023 housing assignment to still receive a full refund?

Students could be eligible for a full refund if notification of written cancellation is received by the University Housing Office by the full payment deadline. Please refer to the University Housing’s Important Dates and Housing Cancellation and Refund Policy for more information. Cancellations & Refund Procedures

Q6. What date is full housing and meal plan payments DUE?

The date that full housing and meal plan payments that are due for students that are assigned for spring 2022 housing is Friday, November 11th, 2022 by 4:00pm.

Q7. Will students be assigned to on campus housing for spring 2023 be assigned with social and physical distancing guidelines?

Yes. University Housing will be aligned with CDC, federal, state and local guidelines in addition to guidelines set by the university when determining student housing assignments. These guidelines also include social distancing practices within the University Housing and Residence Life program.

Q8. If I am a current fall resident that will be returning for the spring 2023 semester, will I be required to move out during the Winter Break?

If you are a current resident who has submitted an Intent to Return form by the October 1st priority deadline and you have received confirmation that you will be returning to the same space for spring 2023 semester, you do not need to move out between fall and spring semesters.

Q9. If I am a current fall resident who will be transferring to a different room or a different hall, when will I be able to move?

Current Fall residents who have been approved to transfer to a new room or a new residence hall will be relocating to their new residence hall and/or the new assignment will be transitioning on December 21st - 22nd, 2022.

Q10. What date can I start to move in for spring semester?

Spring Move-In day is scheduled to start on Wednesday, January 4th, 2023 starting at 9:00am. More information will be provided for Spring Move in Day.

Q11. Do I need to schedule my Check In date and time or can I just show up at any time on or after January 4th after 9:00am?

Students who have a confirmed assignment and have been cleared to check in must schedule their check in date and time with University Housing prior to their arrival. University Housing will be sending students who are cleared to check in a link to schedule their scheduled check in date and time before students start to move in on January 4th at 9:00am.

Q12. Can I still apply for spring 2023 housing after the October 1st Priority Deadline?

Yes. Students can still apply for on campus housing for spring 2023.

Q13. Do I need to wear a face mask/face covering in the residence community?

Yes. To reduce and minimize exposure, residents must be in the practice of wearing face masks/face coverings while in the residence community.