The housing contract is legally binding for the entire academic year. Exceptions may be granted in extreme circumstances such as withdrawal from the university, graduation or student teaching. Incoming students who choose not to attend Texas State after having submitted a contract should also complete this form. Once the contract is signed, the Student has 72 hours to cancel without penalty. After 72 hours, restrictions will apply and requests will be reviewed but cannot be guaranteed. Please click on the reason for your request below to review important information and requirements regarding your request. Please note that cancellation requests for any reason except withdraw/no longer enrolled and cancelling within 72 hours may take up to three (3) weeks to process. The length of the review process depends on for which reason you are cancelling and the volume of previously submitted cancellation requests.
Students are allowed to cancel a housing contract within 72 hours of contract submission regardless of the reason. Please provide the following:
Students are allowed to commute from the permanent residence of a parent (or legal guardian) if that home is located within 60 miles (driving distance) of Texas State University-San Marcos. This type of request will only be considered prior to occupancy. Once the academic year begins andor the student has occupied the space, this type of request will be returned. If you would like to request an exmeption based on commuting, you must provide the following:
Students requesting a cancellation based on financial need must show proof of the need and that their financial situation has changed since the submission of the housing contract. If you would like to request an exmeption based on financial need, you must provide the following:
Students who decide not to enroll for the fall 2013/spring 2014 academic year after signing a housing contract for that term can cancel their housing contract. If you are no longer attending Texas State for Fall 2013 and/or Spring 2014, please submit the following:
IMPORTANT: If you cancel your contract, then later decide to enroll, you will be required to live on campus.
Students who are married or have children are allowed to cancel their housing contract in order to better accommodate their living situation. If you become legally married or have a child and you would like to cancel your contract for housing to due this change, please submit the required documents below.
Students who plan to be away from San Marcos participating in a University-sponsored internship or student teaching position can choose to cancel their housing contract. If you have a position that prohibits you from being able to live on campus, please submit the following: