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Forms, Policies & Procedures

The list below includes policies and procedures for residents living on-campus.

Housing Policies

University Housing Policy

Freshman Live-on-Campus-Requirement Policy/ Exemption Request (policy and on-online submission form)

Damage Fee Schedule

Housing Procedures

Sample Housing Contract

Roommate Conflict Tips - Your Resident Assistant (RA) will reach out with instructions to complete your roommate agreement at the beginning of the semester.

Move-in Procedure

Housing Forms

All Housing forms for contract cancellations, room change requests, damage appeals, etc. are now only accessible via the Housing Portal. After logging into the Housing Portal, the links to necessary Housing form will be on homepage under the "Quicklinks" section.

Housing Reservation Information

In order to live in University housing, you must submit a nonrefundable housing contract application (or renewal) fee and contract for the intended term(s) of residence. The application process must be completed online with a credit/debit card through your housing portal.

All contract applications and cancellations (if applicable) and associated fees will be processed in accordance with the following the schedule:

Schedule for Application Submission/Contract Cancellation and Related Fees Contract Entry Term / Submission Date: Contract Application Fee* (nonrefundable) Contract Cancellation Fee (if applicable and based on date of cancellation submission)
Fall Semester By July 1 (priority deadline) $200 $250
After July 1 $300 $500
After First Day of Classes $300 $750
Spring Semester By December 1 (priority deadline) $200 $250
After December 1 $300 $500
After First Day of Classes $300 $750
Summer Term By May 1 (priority deadline) $100 $250
After May 1 $200 $500
After First Day of Classes $200 $750

* Any offered Renewal Discounts will be applied through the contract submission process. Contract cancellations must be submitted via the specified online form available in the Housing Portal

How to Submit a University Housing Contract

  1. Be a newly admitted (received acceptance letter) or continuing student at Clayton State University.
  2. View housing costs for Laker Hall and Laker Village.
  3. Review other Important Fee Payment Information. Complete any required Financial Aid paperwork and advise Financial Aid that you are applying for housing, if applicable.
  4. Complete your housing contract and pay your contract Application fee online through the housing portal. Credit/debit card required. (Visa, Master Card, and Discover only will be accepted.)

Housing Portal  

(Use your Clayton State login credentials to access Housing Portal. If you do not see a housing application available to you in the portal, email to request one.)

Note: You must accept the terms of your housing contract and click the "Submit" button on your Housing Application page in order for a room to be assigned. Room assignments generally will be available two-three weeks prior to the published housing move-in date(s).