REMINDER: 2022 / 2023 Housing Contract Cancellation Penalty Deadline 5.31.2022

We hope you are having an amazing summer and look forward to seeing you back HOME on campus next year!

If your plans changed and you need to cancel your Fall 2022 / Spring 2023 MSU Housing Contract, we wanted to remind you that the last day to cancel with a $400 penalty is today, Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 11:59 PM.

As a reminder, the Fall 2022/Spring 2023 Cancellation schedule is below.

2022 / 2023 Housing Contract Cancellation Penalty Schedule

  • On or before February 28, 2022: None
  • March 1 – March 31, 2022: $200
  • April 1 – April 30, 2022: $300
  • May 1 – May 31, 2022: $400
  • Beginning June 1, 2022: Students Enrolled May Not Cancel*

* Student must fill out a Contract Appeal in order for a cancellation to be considered.

To cancel, you need to do so through the Housing Portal.

How to Cancel:

  • Log in on to the MSU Housing Portal
  • Select ‘Make Changes to My Account’
  • Select the Fall 2022/Spring 2023 term
  • Complete the cancellation steps


If you will be an enrolled student this fall you will no longer be able to cancel your contract after Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 11:59 PM. If a sudden or severe medical or financial circumstance has occurred since signing your housing contract and you wish to cancel but instead must submit a contract appeal, those steps are below.

How to Submit a Contract Appeal:

  • Log in on to the MSU Housing Portal
  • Select ‘Make Changes to My Account’
  • Select the Contract appeal form

NOTE: Please read the details of the Contract Appeal form and be sure to upload all required documentation. Contract appeals will be reviewed by a committee and students are not a guarantee to be released from their contractual obligation.

Please contact us if you have any housing questions or need assistance. 

Department of Housing and Residence Life 
Mailing Address: Post Office Box 9502 
Physical Address: Dogwood Hall, Ground Floor 
Mississippi State, MS 39762
662.325.3555 (P)
662.325.4663 (F)

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