Texas A&M University-Kingsville

University Housing and Residence Life

Housing Deadline Information


 

Cancellation Deadline

In order to receive $100 refund of their $150 deposit, students wishing to cancel their housing agreements should do so by the following dates. Failure to comply with these dates will result in forfeiture of their housing deposit. Cancellation requests must be made in person, by email, or by written request to the Department of University Housing & Residence Life.

  • Fall - July 1
  • Spring - December 1
  • Summer I - May 1
  • Summer II - June 1

Cancellation after the Semester Deadline for 1st Time Applicants and Returning Residents: A Housing Exception Request Form must be submitted and if approved, the $150 housing deposit will be forfeited.

Cancellation fees
Effective Date of Cancellation Cancellation Fee
On Or Before Semester Deadline $50
After Semester Deadline ( Between 1-30 Days) $550
After Semester Deadline (After 30+ Days) $650

*$50 of your Housing Deposit will be forfeited.

**A Housing Exception Form must be submitted and if Approved the housing deposit will be forfeited and your Blue and Gold Student Account will be charged $400 for Cancellation Fees.

***A Housing Exception Form must be submitted and if Approved the housing deposit will be forfeited and your Blue and Gold Student Account will be charged $500 for Cancellation Fees.

Meal Plan Change Deadline

Requests to change your meal plan should be made online at https://www.tamuk.edu/housing/resources/HallMealPlanChanges.html no later than the 5th class day.

Meal Plan Payment Deadline

Meal plan payment deadline will occur after the 20th class day of each term.  If your plan is suspended at this time, due to nonpayment, you will be required to pay 50% of the plan cost upfront to reactivate the plan.  For those students who enroll into a meal plan after the payment deadline date, 50% payment of the plan cost will also be required before the plan is activated. Contact the University Business Office for information regarding payment.

Housing Assignment Info

Students who have applied for housing for the Fall semester will receive their housing assignments no later than August 1. Students who have applied for housing for the Spring semester will receive their housing assignment no later than January 7.

Housing Charge Refunds

No refunds for housing charges will be made after the mid-semester point during any semester.

Private Room / Room Change / Hall Transfer Requests

The Private Room/Hall Transfer waiting lists begin the first day of class at 7:30 AM. The Hall Transfer and Private Room requests must be made online here https://www.tamuk.edu/housing/resources/HallMealPlanChanges.html. Room Change requests can be made at the time of check in.

Check-In Dates

Check in begins on the following days for each respective semester.

  • Summer I 2021:   May 31
  • Summer II 2021:  July 4
  • Fall 2021:             August 14-16
  • Spring 2022:        January 17-18

Check in to the hall is by schedule only. After you receive your room assignment email for Fall, Spring or Summer, 3 check in forms (COVID-19 Acknowledgment, Hall Registration and the Emergency Health) must be completed in order for you to receive the check in calendar email to schedule your check in date and time.  The forms can be found on your Blue and Gold page under the University Housing & Residence Life area.