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Incoming Student - Fall Housing Cancellation Form

Students who cancel their room reservation prior to June 1 will receive a full refund of their housing deposit, minus any fees owed to Murray State University.

Students who cancel their room reservation between June 2 and July 1 will receive a 50% refund of their housing deposit, minus any fees owed to Murray State University.

Residents who cancel after July 1 forfeit their housing deposit.

Housing Disability Assignment Appeal Process
A student with a documented disability or a parent or advocate on behalf of the student and with the student’s permission may make a written request for reasonable housing accommodation(s) or a housing exemption. Said request should include appropriate documentation of the student’s disability. The request for the housing accommodation or exemption form will be available on-line or in the Housing Office.

The request form shall be forwarded to the ADA Subcommittee of the Affirmative Action Committee for a determination. Within two (2) weeks of receipt of the request for accommodation or exemption, the committee will make a decision.  The decision will then be mailed by the Housing Office to the student.

A student (or the student’s parent or advocate on behalf of the student) who is dissatisfied with the decision of the Subcommittee as to the requested accommodation(s) or housing exemption (i.e. does not believe that the housing assignment or denial of exemption accommodates the student’s disability or in some way endangers the student’s safety or health) may file a written appeal to the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity and Access, 103 Wells Hall, Murray State University, Murray, KY 42071, along with any supporting documentation.   Said appeal shall be filed in the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity and Access within ten (10) days from the date of receipt of the original decision by the Subcommittee as to the request for reasonable accommodation(s)/housing exemption. No one involved in the initial decision by the Subcommittee shall be involved in the determination on appeal which shall be made by the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity and Access. The Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity and Access shall make a written determination within thirty (30) days from the date it received the appeal. The decision of the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity and Access shall be final.

Equal education and employment opportunities M/F/D, AA employer

Please note: an exemption is required from freshmen and sophomores. Exemptions are available on-line or at the Housing Office.
If you wish to have your deposit transfered to the spring semester, it will NOT be processed for refund at this time. Your deposit will remain active and be applied to the spring semester. You will be notified in December with your specific housing assignment and roommate information for the spring semester.
The refund of your housing deposit will be processed as soon as possible. To receive a full refund, minus any fees owed to Murray State University, you must have submitted your cancellation by June 1. Please note that refunds are disseminated by the Bursars Office.

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