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蜜桃影院 Housing Contract 'Terms and Conditions'

2024-2025 UNIVERSITY OF DALLAS HOUSING CONTRACT

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This Housing Contract (鈥淐ontract鈥) is made and entered into by the 蜜桃影院 (鈥溍厶矣霸衡) and the individual student named below (鈥淪tudent鈥), or the individual guarantor named below (鈥淕uarantor鈥) on behalf of Student if Student is under the age of 18.  This Contract is effective upon 蜜桃影院鈥檚 acceptance of Student鈥檚 completed Contract.  This Contract grants Student a license to occupy and use the residential space assigned to Student for a limited purpose (鈥溍厶矣霸 Housing鈥), and is not a lease of 蜜桃影院 property.  This Contract is made and entered on the condition that Student is enrolled as a full-time 蜜桃影院 student and the Student is not a registered sex offender as defined in state and/or federal law.

I. OBLIGATIONS OF THE ST蜜桃影院ENT AND GUARANTOR - Student (and Guarantor) agrees:

  1. To pay all fees and charges as due.
  2. To be bound for the full term of this Contract and to be responsible for the full value of this Contract except as set forth in Section V of this Contract.
  3. To comply with and abide by all terms and conditions in this Contract, the 蜜桃影院 Bulletin, the Student Code of Conduct, the Student Handbook, all Housing Policies, and all other 蜜桃影院 rules and regulations governing the conduct of students which are now in effect and that may be adopted and published at a later date.
  4. Not to sell or assign this Contract to a third-party and not to assign or lease Student鈥檚 assigned 蜜桃影院 Housing to another party. This Contract is personal and not transferable.
  5. To use Student鈥檚 assigned 蜜桃影院 Housing for residential purposes only. Any use other than for residential purposes will violate 蜜桃影院 policy and 蜜桃影院 may unilaterally terminate this Contract in accordance with Section V and/or take disciplinary action.
  6. To exercise care to maintain residence hall/apartment and room keys/access devices, and to reimburse 蜜桃影院 for all costs, such as key and lock replacement, associated with Student鈥檚 loss or misuse of keys.
  7. To be accountable for the conduct of Student鈥檚 guests.

II. CONTRACT TERM

  1. The term of this Contract shall be for the full Academic Year which shall include the fall/spring semesters of the academic year but not including the Thanksgiving, Christmas and spring break periods when residence halls are closed. Voluntary summer residents are bound by this same Contract for the official duration of the summer program up until the publicized summer closing date. 蜜桃影院 will not give Housing Fee credit for periods when Student does not occupy assigned 蜜桃影院 Housing.  Any special requests for housing during periods when 蜜桃影院 Housing is closed must be made in writing to the Director of Housing Operations and may be subject to terms and conditions in addition to those set forth in this Contract.
  2. Student may occupy their assigned 蜜桃影院 Housing from the beginning of the day that residence halls/apartments officially open for the academic year until the date the halls/apartments officially close for the academic year or for the contracted summer term.

1. Failure to properly check-in prior to publicized move-in deadlines could result in reassignment of the assigned room.

 2. Student must properly check out of their assigned 蜜桃影院 Housing/apartment no later than publicized closing dates for the fall, spring and summer terms, unless specifically approved in advance by the Office of Student Affairs.

3. If Student voluntarily withdraws from 蜜桃影院 prior to the end of the semester, Student must notify the Office of Student Affairs and vacate their assigned room and residence hall/apartment within 48 hours of providing written notice of withdrawal to the Registrar.  If student is involuntarily separated from campus housing, the student will be directly notified of the time allotted to move out.

III.  HOUSING FEES AND CHARGES

  1. All Housing Fees are published in the 蜜桃影院 Bulletin and on-line. Housing policies are posted in the Student Handbook and on the 蜜桃影院 website.
  2. Housing fees are billed each semester and are subject to change without notice.
  3. 蜜桃影院 will not refund Housing Fee due to mechanical, heating or air conditioning malfunction or for any other reason unless specifically set forth in this Contract.
  4. Student agrees to pay charges for all loss or damage, except normal wear and tear, that Housing Staff determines Student caused to floors, walls, windows, ceilings, appliances (if any), fixtures, furnishings, plumbing, electrical wiring or other property in 蜜桃影院 Housing, including Student鈥檚 assigned 蜜桃影院 Housing, common areas and other student rooms/apartments. IF 蜜桃影院 cannot determine who caused such damage or loss, Student agrees to pay the cost of repair and/or cleaning, pro-rated as deemed appropriate by the Dean of Students among all residents of a room/apartment, or if damage is in a common area, among each resident who uses the common area.
  5. 蜜桃影院 will inspect Student 蜜桃影院 Housing for damage and cleanliness at time of check-out. Appropriate charges for damage and/or extra cleaning will be posted to Student鈥檚 account. Student agrees to pay any fees associated with failure to follow posted housing check-out procedures and timelines.

IV. CONTRACT TERMINATION, HOUSING FEE REFUND AND CONTRACT BREAKAGE FEE

  1. Student acknowledges that all full-time matriculating undergraduate students enrolled prior to fall of 2024 and with fewer than ninety (90) credit hours (senior standing) or under the age of twenty-one (21) prior to the start of the academic year are obligated by 蜜桃影院 policy to reside in 蜜桃影院 housing. Students enrolling fall of 2024 or after are required to live on campus for six semesters.  Students who qualify to do so may claim an automatic exemption by successful submission of a commuter application along with a signed 鈥極ff Campus Living Agreement Form鈥.   Requests for exemption to the mandatory 蜜桃影院 residency requirement by students under the residency requirement and based on financial hardship or medical needs are reviewed by a committee after an announced submission deadline each semester during announced housing registration periods.  The committee decision related to an exemption from the 蜜桃影院 housing obligation is final and students not approved for an exemption agree to be billed for 蜜桃影院 Housing as set forth in this Contract and on the 蜜桃影院 website.
  2. Contract Breakage Fee 

1. Early termination of this Contract by continuing students will result in a Contract Breakage Fee, as set forth below. The Contract Breakage Fee constitutes liquidated damages that will compensate 蜜桃影院 for costs incurred and/or losses suffered as a result of early termination, which costs are difficult to quantify.  

a. Termination of this Contract before August 1st will result in a $100 Contract Breakage Fee.

b. Termination of this Contract after August 1st and before the official annual move-in date will result in a $300 Contract Breakage Fee.

c. Termination of this Contract for any reason and at any time after move-in and during the academic year while still enrolled will result in a $500.00 Contract Breakage Fee in addition to the Housing Fee refund schedule outlined below.  

 C. Refunds for Student termination BEFORE move-in:

1. Any Student who qualifies for an automatic exemption to the residency requirement may submit a written request to the Office of Student Affairs to terminate this Contract prior to the official move-in date and request full refund of all Housing Fees.

2. Students who remain under the 蜜桃影院 residency requirement may request termination of this Contract based on significant changes in personal circumstances (financial, illness, etc.) which could not have been foreseen at the time this Contract and that now prevents fulfillment of this Contract. Student must submit a written request to the Office of Student Affairs and document the catastrophic change in circumstances.  Requests will be reviewed by a housing exemption committee.  If a request to terminate is denied, Student remains bound to the full terms of this Contract, even if Student vacates. The decision of the committee will be final.  If Student鈥檚 request for termination based on a catastrophic change in circumstances is approved, housing fees will be removed from the Office of Finance account of the student.  

 3. A Contract Breakage Fee may be assessed following guidelines in section above.

 D. Refunds for Student termination AFTER move-in:

1. Written requests for refund of Housing Fees from qualifying students (including mid-semester withdrawals) will follow the refund schedule outlined below. Each week is calculated from the last day of the academic add/drop period. A week is seven calendar days long beginning immediately after the closing of the add/drop period. Refer to the General Bulletin for the official ending date of the add/drop period for the semester of withdrawal. 

Notification Date

Refund %

After Student move in and through last day to add/drop classes

80%

Anytime during the 1st full week following the last day to the add/drop classes

60%

Anytime during the 2nd full week following the last day to the add/drop classes

40%

Anytime during the 3rd full week following the last day to the add/drop classes

20%

Anytime during the 4th full week following the last day to the add/drop classes

0%

2. Student may terminate this Contract in writing and only pay housing fees based upon university refund schedule below plus any applicable Contract Breakage Fee, if Student: 

a. Graduates at the end of the fall semester.

b. Provides proof of marriage at any time during the Contract and resides with a spouse.

c. Participates in 蜜桃影院 academic programming requiring residence off campus (such as study in Rome or other study abroad experience).

d. Withdraws from 蜜桃影院 by filing formal notice with the University Registrar.

e. Qualifies for and claims mid-year automatic exemption to the residency requirement for the following spring semester.

 3. Termination by 蜜桃影院:

a. 蜜桃影院 reserves the right to terminate this Contract at any time.  If student is involuntarily separated from campus housing, the student will be directly notified of the time allotted to move out.

b. If Student voluntarily withdraws from 蜜桃影院, or is removed from 蜜桃影院 housing for disciplinary reasons as determined by the Dean of Students, this Contract will be terminated and Student must pay housing fees based on below university refund schedule.

c. If Student is involuntarily withdrawn from 蜜桃影院, this Contract will be terminated and Student must pay housing fees based on below university refund schedule.

Notification Date

Refund %

Before official publicized semester move in date.

100%

After Student move in and through last day to add/drop classes

80%

Anytime during the 1st full week following the last day to the add/drop classes

60%

Anytime during the 2nd full week following the last day to the add/drop classes

40%

Anytime during the 3rd full week following the last day to the add/drop classes

20%

Anytime during the 4th full week following the last day to the add/drop classes

0%

 V. ROOM/APARTMENT ASSIGNMENTS

  1. 蜜桃影院 assigns roommates without regard to race, religion or national origin. Priority of assignment will typically be based upon timeliness of housing application, academic classification, participation in scheduled room selection and also gender.  Changes in room assignments may only be made with the approval of the Dean of Students in consultation with both the Director of Residence Life and the Director of Housing Operations.
  2. If Student has a disability or other unique needs related to housing, Student must submit a written request for accommodations to the 蜜桃影院 Disabilities Coordinator. 蜜桃影院 will act as quickly as possible to make reasonable accommodations.   
  3. 蜜桃影院 reserves the right to make temporary housing assignments and to change housing assignments as deemed appropriate in the sole and absolute discretion of 蜜桃影院. Students assigned to a multi-occupancy room agree to accept other roommates assigned to fill vacancies, or to move into a different housing assignment, if requested.
  4. Student may be removed from assigned 蜜桃影院 Housing to a new assignment based on a determination that the student poses a continuing danger to persons or property, or presents a threat of disrupting the normal operations of 蜜桃影院 housing.
  5. Campus Apartment residents are responsible for maintaining an electric account for the duration of occupancy in a campus apartment. Along with a monthly electricity charge, a $25 administrative fee will be billed to students鈥 accounts when the Office of Student Affairs must pay an electric bill due to the students鈥 failure to maintain the electrical account.
  6. This Contract will terminate if assigned accommodations are destroyed, or otherwise made unavailable, and 蜜桃影院 cannot furnish other accommodations. All rights and liabilities of the parties will cease and Housing Fees previously paid by the Student will be pro-rated and returned to the Student.

VI.    CARE OF ROOM, EQUIPMENT AND PROPERTY

  1. Student agrees to maintain 蜜桃影院 Housing and common areas in a neat and orderly fashion at all times. Any abuse must be immediately reported to the Residence Life staff.  Student agrees to be financially responsible for all room damage occurring during their term of occupancy and for all damage caused by Student to common areas or other student rooms.
  2. Student is responsible for the security of Student鈥檚 own property. 蜜桃影院 is not responsible and is not liable for theft, damage, or other loss of money, valuable or personal effects of Student regardless of the cause of the loss.  Student agrees that any personal effects, valuables or other property Student leaves in 蜜桃影院 housing after this Contract term may be considered abandoned property and may be retained by 蜜桃影院 as its property, or may be disposed of through sale, donation or in such other manner as 蜜桃影院 in its sole discretion determines.  On-campus storage is not available.
  3. 蜜桃影院 takes reasonable steps to maintain all 蜜桃影院 facilities and grounds, and to provide adequate security. 蜜桃影院 is not liable for the loss of, or damage to, personal property or for any other personal injury caused by acts of nature, fire, smoke, water, equipment malfunction, or caused by the negligent or criminal conduct or acts of any person occurring in 蜜桃影院 facilities or grounds.  蜜桃影院 insurance covers 蜜桃影院 facilities and property and does not cover the cost of replacing resident property and personal items.  Student is advised to purchase personal property insurance to cover losses while living in 蜜桃影院 housing.
  4. 蜜桃影院 makes commercially reasonable efforts to maintain sanitation and cleanliness in all 蜜桃影院 facilities and grounds and to implement and require compliance with all local, state, federal and CDC-recommended health and safety protocols and guidelines. 蜜桃影院 is not liable for any bodily injury, emotional distress, or death resulting from exposure to a communicable disease, including COVID-19. Student acknowledges that Student voluntarily assumes any and all risks of coming into contact with and/or contracting a communicable disease such as COVID-19 by coming onto 蜜桃影院 grounds and/or entering 蜜桃影院 facilities, and that such exposure and illness may result in personal injury, illness, temporary or permanent disability, or even death.

VII. ROOM ENTRY

蜜桃影院 reserves the right for any authorized 蜜桃影院 official to enter any assigned 蜜桃影院 Housing, at any time, for the purposes of: inspecting 蜜桃影院 property; conducting routine maintenance and repair, including pest control; conducting safety checks, including ensuring evacuation during assigned safety drills; responding to emergencies; inspecting assigned rooms prior to the close of this Contract term and during semester breaks; and for any other purpose including to investigate suspected violations of the Student Code of Conduct or other 蜜桃影院 policy.

VIII. RULES AND REGULATIONS

The University's failure to perform any term or condition of this contract as a result of force majeure conditions beyond its control such as, but not limited to fires, flood, government restrictions, acts of nature, epidemics, damage or destruction shall not be deemed a breach of this contract. Furthermore, with the exception of those claims arising out of 蜜桃影院鈥檚 gross negligence or willful misconduct, 蜜桃影院 shall not be liable to Student of Guarantor, or those claiming through or under Student for injury, death or property damage caused by acts of nature, fire, water, smoke, utility or equipment malfunction, or caused by the negligent conduct or acts of any other person occurring in, on or about the residence halls or apartments, and Student shall indemnify and hold 蜜桃影院 harmless from any such claim or damage.

IX. DINING SERVICES

  1. Students living in 蜜桃影院 residence halls must purchase a residential meal plan based upon their classification and subject to change and requirements as set forth on the 蜜桃影院 website.
  2. 蜜桃影院 will not reimburse or reduce meal plan charges if Student fails to eat meals in the 蜜桃影院 dining hall, or to use the meal plan at other campus locations.
  3. Student will report any meal card malfunctions to Dining Services. Failure to report malfunctioning meal cards will not result in reduction of meal plan charges.
  4. Meal Plan upgrades can be made online each semester by the announced deadline which is the third Friday of the semester. Meal Plan downgrades are only possible for juniors and seniors and must also be made before the semester deadline.
  5. Only the Student to whom it is issued will use a meal card for food service.  Use by another person will result in disciplinary action.

 X. WAIVER AND INDEMNITY

With the exception of those claims arising out of 蜜桃影院鈥檚 gross negligence or willful misconduct, 蜜桃影院 shall not be liable to Student of Guarantor, or those claiming through or under Student for injury, death or property damage caused by acts of nature, fire, water, smoke, communicable disease, utility or equipment malfunction, or caused by the negligent conduct or acts of any other person occurring in, on or about the residence halls or apartments, and Student shall indemnify and hold 蜜桃影院 harmless from any such claim or damage.

XI.    MISCELLANEOUS

  1. 蜜桃影院 has the right to determine when provisions of this Contract are violated and to determine the appropriate course of action. If any section or subsection of this Contract is found illegal or invalid, the determination will not affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions of this Contract.
  2. The validity of this Contract and all matters pertaining thereto including but not limited to matters of performance, non-performance, breach, remedies, procedures, rights, duties and interpretations shall be governed by the Constitution and laws of the state of Texas. Any lawsuits to enforce this Contract must be filed in Dallas County, Texas.

By written acknowledgment via the housing application, the Student (or Guarantor) certifies that s/he read this Contract in full and understands and agrees to its terms and conditions, agrees to pay all charges arising under this Contract when due and in accordance with the policies of the 蜜桃影院, together with all fees and other reasonable costs for collection of any amount not paid when due, and acknowledges that 蜜桃影院 will not grant the license described herein unless personal guarantee of payment of all charges and obligations under this Contract is made by Student (or Guarantor, if applicable).