Rates are determined each spring for the following fall. Rates for the current year are available to help you estimate your housing and meal plan costs — see the menu on the right. Your specific cost will depend on your room assignment and meal plan choice.
First semester housing and meal plan charges are posted to your PAWS account in July. The charges are due late August. Please contact the Bursar’s Office with questions regarding payments.
Second semester housing charges are posted to your PAWS account in January.
Please see the menu below for specific rates, or download the rate sheet for the buildings you are interested in.
Listed below are the University Housing Apartment Rates for the Academic Year 2016-2017. Questions may be directed to the University Housing Office at (414) 229-4065 or firstname.lastname@example.org. All account transactions will be posted to your PAWS account.
Rates Include: All utilities, high-speed internet, and standard cable. Apartments on floors 6 and 7 also include in-unit laundry. Residents are billed only for their portion of the apartment cost unless they have bought out the entire apartment.
Cambridge Commons Upgrade/Sandburg East Admin Fee
Students with room assignments in a Cambridge Commons Upgrade, Purin Hall, or Sandburg East are not required to purchase a full meal plan. Residents of Purin may opt out of the entire meal plan, while residents of Cambridge Commons Upgrades and Sandburg East must pay the administrative fee, regardless of their meal plan selection
Meal Plan Structure
Each meal plan includes in administrative fee. This fee is collected to cover the fixed cost of dining facilities, such as equipment, maintenance, and labor. When students use their meal plan to purchase food in the cafeteria-style dining facilities (Cambridge Commons, RiverView and Sandburg Cafeterias and Sandburg Palm Gardens) they will be charged 50% of the cash price for each item. So, as students purchase food throughout the semester, they are essentially getting the administration fee back in the form of their discount.
Adding Money to Your Meal Plan
Money can be added to meal plans at any time. Additional deposits are dollar-for-dollar — the administration fee is charged only once per semester. Meal plan additions can be done at:
- Cash Value Center located near Sandburg C134
Meal Plan Refunds
If a positive balance remains on a student’s meal plan at the end of the academic year, it will be refunded as a credit to his/her PAWS account less a $10 administrative fee.