Campus Housing Waiver
Illinois Institute of Technology is committed to providing all of its students with a comprehensive educational experience. There are numerous educational and social benefits for first year students living in the residence halls that may not be realized by those living off campus. With this understanding, IIT requires all first year students to live on campus effective Fall Semester, 2003.
Campus housing has wide variety of room and board options, consider living on campus. Learn more about these options online at: housing.iit.edu.
First Year Live-On Requirement:
First year undergraduate students enrolled as full-time students, as defined in the Illinois Institute of Technology Undergraduate Bulletin, will be required to live in campus residence halls. Students first enrolling in the summer are required to live in the residence halls during the Summer, Fall, and Spring Semesters. Students first enrolling in the fall are required to live in the residence halls during the Fall and Spring Semesters. Students first enrolling in the spring are required to live in the residence halls during the Spring Semester.
Exemption from the First Year Live-On Requirement:
Those individuals who live full time with their parent or guardian, within 50 miles of the IIT campus, during first term of enrollment are exempt from the requirement to live in the residence halls. Students may be exempt from the requirement to live in the residence halls while they reside in the principal residence of a parent or legal guardian.
Requests for exemption to the First Year Live-On Requirement on the basis of compelling individual circumstances will be considered.
Requests for exemption must be submitted according to the following schedule:
July 1 for Fall Semester first enrollment
November 1 for Spring Semester first enrollment
May 1 for Summer Term first enrollment
Requests for exemption will be reviewed every Friday beginning April 11, 2014. All requests submitted before 12pm Friday from the previous week will be reviewed at that time. Notifications of exemption will be sent to the requestor's IIT email address by 5pm Friday.
For additional information regarding requests for exemption, contact Residence and Greek Life.
To cancel your Room and Board contract, please view the Cancellation Terms.