Summer Contract Lengths for Single Undergraduates

Many contracts lengths are available for students participating in various summer programs. If you are unsure if you qualify for a certain contract, please contact Housing Assignments.

All students applying to live in Single Undergraduate Housing are eligible for an eight-week contract. Continuing Stanford student are also eligible for a ten-week contract. Continuing Stanford students with a ten-week summer assignment and an autumn assignment are eligible for Summer-Autumn Interim Housing. This will allow them to remain on campus continuously from the end of the ten-week summer contract through the start of their autumn housing. Student will likely be required to move to a different room for the interim period prior to moving into their autumn assignments.



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Between Spring and Summer Quarters

June 16 - June 24, 2017

All undergraduate students in housing spring quarter assigned to summer housing during the First-round Lottery or Second-round Waiting List are required to have continuous housing contracts. This period is not optional.

10-week contract

June 24* - September 5, 2017

For continuing Stanford undergraduate students only.

8-week contract

June 24* - August 20, 2017

Any student is eligible for this contract.

Other/Special Contract Length

Students submit course name, course number, and requested start and end dates by filing a Summer Contract Change Request form in Axess -> Student menu -> Housing and Dining -> Petitions -> Summer Contract Change Request

Only students enrolled in a course held outside of the regular session dates are eligible for an alternate contract length. Students doing research, doing an internship, or working are not eligible.

Summer - Autumn Interim

September 5 - September 21, 2017

Only students who have a 10-week summer contract and a 2017-18 autumn contract are eligible. Partial interim is not available. A move into your autumn housing will be required ~ 2nd week of September (exact date to be determined)

* Students who have a Spring Quarter contract will not have a gap between their Spring and Summer contracts. Their summer contracts will begin June 16, though they will not move into their Summer location until a later date.

Summer Contract Change Request

Students who already have a Summer Quarter housing assignment but who now need to change their contract should file a Summer Contract Change Request as soon as possible. Please read the information below to confirm that you are eligible for your requested change.

The deadline to make changes to summer contracts is Friday, July 21, 2017. After this deadline, requests to extend contracts may not be granted.  Students requesting extensions may need to switch rooms or buildings. Sections of Mirrielees and the Suites will close at the end of the 8-week session. Every effort will be made to place students with 8-week contracts in the designated section of Mirrielees and the Suites.  However, some students in Mirrielees and the Suites with 10-week contracts will need to move.

  • The administrative fee is waived if change is requested May 12 - June 16
  • Students with changes requested from June 17 – July 9 are charged an administrative fee of $25
  • Students with changes requested July 10 – July 21 are charged an administrative fee of $50
  • Students with changes requested July 22 - August 20 are charged $100
  • Students with changes requested after August 20 are charged $200

Students living in Single Undergraduate Housing may:

  • Extend contract from 8 to 10 weeks (contract will end September 5, 2017)
  • Shorten contract from 10 to 8 weeks (contract will end August 20, 2017)
  • Add Summer-Autumn Interim (only those with an autumn contract are eligible)
  • Remove Summer-Autumn Interim
  • Request a Special Contract Length (only those enrolled in a class that falls outside of the regular dates are eligible; students doing research, doing an internship, or working are not eligible)

Instructions for Filing a Summer Contract Change Request Form

  • Log in to Axess
  • In the Student menu, select Housing and Dining
  • Select Petitions
  • Select the Summer Contract Change Request form
  • Complete and submit the form

You will be notified of the decision on your request within ten business days by email from Housing Assignments. If you do not receive notification within ten business days, please contact Housing Assignments.

The administrative fee may be added to your student bill, depending on the date that you submit the request (see schedule above).

Approved requests to add or remove interim housing will affect your summer and/or autumn bills, which will be due at the Student Service Center within 30 days of the change. Students may also need to move to another room or apartment within the residence or to a different residence in order to accommodate extensions.