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Occupancy Terms and Dates

Fall and Winter OccupancyThis Occupancy Agreement is for the 2021-2022 academic year. Occupancy will commence on Saturday, September 4, 2021 and will end twenty four (24) hours after the student’s final class/exam or on Friday, April 29, 2022 at noon (12:00pm), whichever is earlier.
Winter OccupancyStudents who are admitted to York for the Winter Term are eligible to apply for residence once they have accepted their Offer of Admission. Residence applications will be reviewed on a first-come first-served basis, and room assignments will depend on the availability of space.

Occupancy for the Winter Term will commence on Saturday, January 8, 2022 and will end twenty four (24) hours after the student’s final class/exam or on Friday, April 29, 2022 at noon (12:00pm), whichever is earlier.
Incoming Exchange ProgramOccupancy for students admitted for the Fall Term Exchange Program will commence on Saturday, September 4, 2021 and will end twenty four (24) hours after the student’s final class/exam or on Thursday, December 23, 2021 at noon (12:00pm), whichever is earlier.

Occupancy for students admitted for the Winter Term Exchange Program will commence on Saturday, January 8, 2022 and will end twenty four (24) hours after the student’s final class/exam or on Friday, April 29, 2022 at noon (12:00pm), whichever is earlier.
Holiday ClosureAll undergraduate residences will be closed during the Holiday Closure period starting Thursday, December 23, 2021 (4:30pm) until Saturday, January 8, 2022 (9:00am). Students are required to make alternative living arrangements; however, residents whose permanent addresses are outside of Ontario may apply to stay. Requests will be reviewed by Residence Life and Housing & Conference Services, and students who are approved to remain in residence for this period will be assessed a standard Holiday Closure fee.
TerminationThe University reserves the right to take any necessary steps to ensure the health, safety and security of all residents, which may include the removal of students from residence if required. Housing & Conference Services can terminate this Occupancy Agreement, at any time, if it is determined to be in the best interest of the University.

The University may impose terms on students who have been evicted from residence, including a ban on entering the residence building, and possibly others, and deem them ineligible to apply for residence in future years. The process to re-enter residence, as per the appeals process, will be outlined in the decision letter from Residence Life and Housing & Conference Services.