Housing Extension Request (Metro Campus Residence Life)

Residence Hall Closing

The residence halls will close at 6pm on Friday, May 11, 2018. Any resident who needs to remain in their room past 6 PM on May 11, 2018 must submit a Housing Extension Request Application via MyHousing.

Deadline to apply is April 30, by 11:59 PM. Late applicants will be assessed a $50 late fee.

Reasons for Requesting a Housing Extension:

  • Late Flight:
    Students must email a copy of their flight reservation confirmation to rmiles@fdu.edu. Depending on the number of days requested, there may be a charge.
  • Late Final on Friday, May 11:
    If your final begins at 3 PM,
     you may vacate your room by 7 PM, Friday, May 11.

    If your final begins after 5 PM, departure time will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

    See Final Examination Schedule to determine you final examination time.
  • Graduating students participating in commencement:
    If requesting a Tueday, May 15 departure
    , resident must vacate by 4 PM.

    If requesting a Wednesday, May 16 departure, resident must vacate the residence halls by 10 AM.

    *residents are responsible for scheduling and keeping their checkout inspection directly with their RA. Failure to schedule, keep, or changing the checkout time/day at the last moment will result in a $75 improper checkout fine.
  • Other:
    Send an email explaining your request in detail to rmiles@fdu.edu. Requests are not guaranteed. If approved, the charge will be determined by the number of days.

Pre-Summer Housing:

Pre-Summer housing is from May 11 to May 18
Only available to current residents who are applying for Summer Session 1 housing. If approved, residents remain in their current room and move to their Summer Session 1 room on May 18. Cost is $320 for double rooms and $395 for single rooms.

Please complete a Summer Housing Application at MyHousing.

Additional Information:

  • Residents are responsible for vacating the residence halls by the date and time established by the Housing and Residence Life. Failure to vacate the residence halls by the approved date and time will result, at minimum, in an automatic fine of $250 for an unathorized late check-out.
  • Residents are responsible for scheduling a Check-Out Inspection with their RA by May 4, 2018. Failure to schedule and/or keep appointment will result in a $75 fine.
  • Housing Extensions approved for late flights, and/or other reasons, depending on the number of days requested, may incur a housing charge.
  • Students should not assume that their Housing Extension Request has been approved until they receive an email notification from the Housing and Residence Life and should be prepared to vacate their room by 6 PM on May 11 if not approved.
  • Overnight guests are not permitted during this period.
  • Any resident in violation a Residence Life or FDU Policy will have their extension immediately revoked and face disciplinary charges.
  • The latest date a Housing Extension will be considered is Wednesday, May 16. Only graduating students qualify to request a Housing Extension until this date.
  • If you are in need of on-campus housing past May 16, you will need to apply for Summer Session 1 Housing. See Summer Housing rates.