Costs and Contracts

Student Housing on Campus

Students living on campus must sign a Lander University "Housing Contract" and comply with terms of the contract. For information on move-in dates, contract buy-out dates and more, please refer to the "Important Facts & Dates document".

Basic expenses for full time students living on campus can be found online at Lander University's Business Office by viewing tuition and fees. All fees subject to change.

Basic expenses

Advance Registration Deposit - Undergraduate freshmen intending to enroll at Lander are required to submit a $100 Advance Registration Deposit to confirm their plans. This deposit will be used towards paying the student's university fees. The deposit is non-refundable after May 1 for fall and December 1 for spring.

Return Check Charge -$25.00 Charge for check returned by bank.

Textbooks - Normally allow between $500.00 - $600.00 per semester. For your convenience, the Bookstore accepts MasterCard, VISA American Express and Discover credit cards.

Parking Permit -Students must have a Parking Permit to park a vehicle on campus. A fee of $30 per semester or $50 per year can be paid at the Business Office located in the Carnell Learning Center. Take receipt of payment to Lander University Police Department (LUPD) for parking permit. LUPD is located in the back of Genesis Hall.

Housing Fees

The following Housing Fees are due by March 7, 2104 to apply to live on campus for the upcoming academic year (2014-2015).

New Students: $225 Total
Payment of the following fees is due by March 7, 2014 in order to apply to live on campus for the upcoming academic year.

  • $100 Room Confirmation Fee
  • $50 Housing Administrative Application Fee
  • $75 Room Damage Deposit

Returning Students: $150 Total
Payment of the following fees is due by March 7, 2014 in order to sign-up to live on campus during the upcoming academic year (2014-2015).

  • $100 Room Confirmation Fee
  • $50 Housing Administrative Application Fee

Room Damage Deposit - $75  
All students living on campus are required to deposit a $75 damage deposit. This will be refunded subject to conditions cited in the housing contract.

Room Confirmation Fee – $100
All students living on campus are required to pay a Room Confirmation Fee of $100 to live on campus for the upcoming academic year.  It is due by March 7.  This fee will be deducted from the student's room & board fee.  It is non-refundable after June 30 for new housing applicants.

Administrative Housing Application Fee - $50  
Any student, new or returning, must pay a $50 Administrative Housing Application Fee. It is non-refundable.

Laundry Fee
All boarding students will be assessed a $35 Laundry Fee, per semester.  This fee allows unlimited use of washer-dryer services in their assigned residence hall area.  This fee is included as part of their total board fees and is non-refundable.

Single Room - A student who requests single occupancy in a double room will be charged an extra one half the semester fee for residence hall involved per semester. Rooms are subject to availability