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Contract Renewal Phase Dates

Below are the Contract Renewal phases for the 2019-2020 Academic Year. For more information, please visit the Contract Renewal FAQ page.

Return to Your Same Room

November 1 (noon) –

November 5, 2018

Renew Your Contract for a Different Room
Current Seniors and Senior Specials* November 12 - 15, 2018
Current Juniors, Junior Specials*, and Displaced Residents** November 16 - 19, 2018
Current Sophomores and Sophomore Specials* November 20 - 29, 2018
Current Freshmen and Freshmen Specials*

November 30, 2018 –

February 28, 2019

*Specials are students who left University Residences for Industrial Co-op, Study Abroad, called to Military Duty, or for a medical reason and plan to return to University Residences for the 2019-2020 Academic Year.

**A displaced resident is one whose room will not be available during the contract period. Most rooms become unavailable due to requirements for Honors College, Learning/Living Communities, or a change in space management. Displaced Residents will receive the priority of a junior even if they are sophomores or freshmen.

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Wed 03 Oct
Our Contract Renewal #URLeapingForward Social Media Contest Has Begun!

In honor of Purdue's Giant Leaps Sesquicentennial celebration, University Residences is holding a social media contest using the hashtag #URLeapingForward offering awesome prizes including free housing, a free meal plan as well as some other great prizes!

Thu 01 Nov
Are you a Vegan or Vegetarian?

Are you interested in plant based food? We want your help! Join us monthly during dinner to test new recipes, provide feedback, and give suggestions. Let us know how to improve and expand our offerings around campus. Monthly meetings will start November 19 at 5:30 pm in Windsor Dining Court. To sign up, email the Residential Dining Clerk at Note: A meal plan is not required to participate.

Tue 30 Oct
Thanksgiving Made Easy!

Order a delicious, home-made Thanksgiving meal from the Union this Holiday season! Orders will be taken until 10 p.m. Friday, November 16, and pick-up will be available at the Oasis on Tuesday, November 20 from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. and Wednesday, November 21 from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Visit to place your order today!