University Housing

Housing Updates & FAQ's

Fall 2024 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. When are the payment deadlines?

_Full Room and Meal Plan Payment Deadline for those assigned a space for Fall 2024 is: **TBD***_

Q5. Are you still doing the room selection lottery/raffle?

University Housing will be conducting a Room Selection process for the fall 2024 semester. Students who are eligible for Room Selection will receive an email from the Student Housing Office.

Q6. When can I choose roommates?

Students will be able to select their roommates by accessing the Housing Application for fall 2024. Please note that roommate requests must be mutual between persons submitting a preferred roommate request.

Q7. Can I still apply for Fall 2024 housing?

Yes. Students can still apply for Fall 2024 housing.

Q8. 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.

Q9. 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.

Spring 2025 FAQ’S

Q1. What is the Housing Application Priority Deadline for Spring 2025 Housing?

The priority deadline for spring 2025 housing is Friday, October 18th, 2024.

Q2. If I am currently living on campus this fall 2024 semester, do I need to submit a new housing application for spring 2025 semester?

Students currently living in fall 2024 housing do not need to complete and submit a new housing application to apply for spring 2025 housing. However, current students must complete and submit an Intent to Return form on or before Friday, October 18th, 2024.

Q3. When will spring 2025 housing assignments be determined?

Spring housing assignments will be determined, and University Housing Billing Statements will be sent out starting the week of October 20th, 2024.

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 2025 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 2025 housing is TBD

Q7. If I am a current fall resident that will be returning for the spring 2025 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 18th priority deadline and you have ***received confirmation*** that you will be returning to the same space for spring 2025 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 26th - 27th, 2024.

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

Spring Move-In day is scheduled to start on Wednesday, January 8th, 2025 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 8th 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 8th at 9:00am.

Q11. Can I still apply for spring 2025 housing after the October 18th Priority Deadline?

Yes. Students can still apply for on campus housing for spring 2025.

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 April 1 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, 2024.

Q6. The date for summer housing rentals ends on August 10. What happens after August 10 for students who wish to continue residing in the residence halls? What are the rates for the period between August 10 and the fall semester check-in date?

Students who have confirmed fall 2024 housing assignments will transition from their summer assignment to their fall 2024 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 2024. 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.