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University of Toledo is a student-centered, public metropolitan research university with 20,000 students and picturesque campuses recognized nationally for their beauty. During the summer months from May 12 – August 2, 2013 the Office of Residence Life offers quality summer housing to residents who would taking summer classes.
We are excited that you will consider spending your summer at The University of Toledo. Ottawa West is a 400 student facility with secured access, an information desk, air-conditioning, vending and laundry machines, and floor lounges. These rooms’ are single or double bedrooms in a suite-style with shared living room and bathroom.
In each hall you will have access to cable and internet hook up. The individual rooms have an extra-long twin size bed, desk, wardrobe and a chair, and a refrigerator in a common living area of the suite.
To be eligible to live in summer student housing, you must be registered for a summer classes.
How to apply
Apply online through the myUT Portal at http://myut.utoledo.edu
All room assignments are made by the housing staff
Summer Session 1
Summer Session 2
Summer Session 3
Summer Session 4
There will be no food or dining service during the summer sessions, please feel free to visit the food vendors at the student union.
For your convenience the Library and Recreation Center will be opened limited hours. For hours of operation please contact:
Carlson Library at 419.530.2423 or visit www.utoledo.edu/library
Recreation center at 419.530.3700 or visit www.utoledo.edu/studentaffairs/rec
All rooms have freestanding loft furniture, hook-ups for cable TV and telephone, and access to the mainframe computer system. There is a large Multi-Purpose room, a ritual washroom, meeting space, laundry facilities, and a kitchen on each floor for your use.
Summer Semester Contract Terms and Conditions
The Housing Contract is a legally binding agreement between you (“you” or “Resident”) and The University of Toledo (“University”). Once you have submitted and signed your housing application and it is accepted by the University, your Housing Contract is valid for the duration of the contract and can only be canceled in accordance with these terms and conditions of the Housing Contract. These terms and conditions outline both your responsibilities and those of the University. This contract remains in effect for the remainder of the summer session(s) as indicated above, beginning with the first day of classes or the day a resident is assigned to a space if classes have already begun.
Residency Requirement: Student must be registered for a summer class within five days after the session begins, workshop, or internship program for the duration of the contract.
Students who have been convicted or have pled guilty to a felony offense including but not limited to, sexual offenses such as assault, rape or any violent crimes, or the use, possession, sale transportation or distribution of a controlled substance, are not permitted to reside in University housing.
GENERAL RESIDENCE HALL REGULATIONS
Occupancy is a privilege extended to the Resident by the University. The continuation of this privilege is dependent upon the Residents’ reasonable and satisfactory personal conduct. You must abide by the Housing Contract, as well as the Residence Living Guide and McComas Village Living Guide (residencelife.utoledo.edu) (as applicable), the Student Handbook (utoledo.edu/studentsaffairs/pdfs/handbook.pdf), the Student Code of Conduct, and all other University policies, procedures and rules.
POLICIES AND REGULATIONS
Residents are subject to regulations and policies in the Residence Hall Living Guide, any additional regulations, policies or standards promulgated by The University of Toledo or The State of Ohio, and the following. Smoking is not permitted in any residence hall. Students who are 21 years or older may possess and consume alcoholic beverages in their rooms as permitted under state law, but may not do so in public areas such as hallways, lounges, and exterior spaces. Students under 21 years of age are prohibited from possessing or consuming alcoholic beverages. Guests must abide by the residence halls and University visitation policies. Incense, firecrackers, smoke bombs, or combustible liquids are prohibited. Use thereof will subject a resident to immediate loss of housing privileges. Public area furniture is to remain in public areas for community use and not placed in a resident’s room/suite. Likewise, room furnishings are to remain in the resident’s room/suite/apartment. Window screens must not be removed for any reason. All noise should be kept to a reasonable minimum level 24-hours a day. This is a general courtesy to others. No noise should be heard outside of a resident’s window. Fire safety equipment (including pull stations, smoke detectors, horns, fire extinguishers, and hoses) are provided for the safety of all persons. Carelessness or intentional misuse will subject a resident to immediate loss of housing privileges. Residents are expected to secure their keys at all times. If keys are lost, locks will be changed with the cost of a minimum of $125 per lock change being the responsibility of the resident.
PERIOD OF CONTRACT
Your Housing Contract is a legally binding agreement between you and the University. Your Housing Contract is valid for the selected summer session or as defined by your academic program unless terminated earlier in accordance with the terms herein.
PAYMENT OF FEES
All fees, including but not limited to housing, tuition, and other associated fees, are due and payable as required by the University. Should Resident default in complying with any payment dates for any of Resident’s financial obligations, the University may seek any remedy in law or in equity, including specific performance of the Resident’s obligations or seek money damages. Resident agrees to pay all reasonable costs, attorney fees and expenses that are incurred by the University in enforcing this provision.
Session 1 or 2 Session 3 Session 4
Double Room: $672.00 $896.00 $1,344.00
Single Room: $780.00 $1,040.00 $1,560.00
Inform the Office of Residence Life in writing by noon of the first day of classes to cancel their housing contract. If you wish to cancel the Housing Contract after occupancy, you must submit a contract release request form. Requests will be reviewed by the Office of Residence Life and if approved, release from the Housing Contract will be in effect upon the issuance of the decision. If your request is denied, the Housing Contract will continue and you will be liable for the full amount for housing.
If you are not registered for a summer class within five days after the session begins, workshop, or internship program for the duration of the contract or become unregistered at any point in the semester, you are thereby automatically terminating the Housing Contract by your actions. You are required to immediately vacate the residential facilities. You will be financially responsible until the date you completely vacate the facilities and return your keys.
Occupancy occurs when you have been issued a key to your room by the University. Actual physical occupancy of the room by student and/or placement of student’s possessions within the room do not constitute occupancy.
You must claim your keys to your assigned room no later than noon on the first day of classes for the requested summer session or assigned check-in date, unless the Resident has advised the Office of Residence Life of delayed arrival. Failure to do so may result in Housing Contract termination.
ADMINISTRATIVE ROOM CHANGES
The University reserves the right to reassign Residents at any time based on conduct, contract violations, resident conflicts, and to make the most efficient and beneficial use of available accommodations. The University may reassign or remove a Resident from the residence halls at the University’s or the Department of Health’s discretion due to illness or disease and in the best interest of the individual Residents and the public’s safety. Student may not change rooms without authorization from the Office of Residence Life.
The Office of Residence Life has the right to consolidate residents into rooms in order to maintain occupancy and accommodate additional students in on-campus housing. Residents must accept a room consolidation, if his/her roommate does not arrive or moves out mid-semester, by being prepared to receive a roommate at any time and by keeping half of the room unoccupied, or by moving in a new room with a new roommate. Consolidation may occur within the same residence hall or between residence halls.
All room changes must have prior authorization from the Office of Residence Life or the Hall Director. If the Resident is in violation of this Housing Contract, then he/she must meet with a Residence Life representative and could face conduct charges.
ENTRY TO A ROOM
University employees may enter a Resident room at any time to assess and repair the physical facilities, complete inspections, verify occupancy, adjust temperature controls, maintain safety standards, and/or for other reasons determined necessary by Residence Life staff.
University employees may enter and search a Resident room and seize matter in violation of University policy or the law. Such search and seizure will be conducted in the presence of the occupant(s) of the room when there is reasonable cause to believe a violation has occurred, unless the matter necessitates an immediate entry. Conditions that necessitate an immediate entry include:
1. a person may be physically harmed and/or endangered;
2. when University property is being damaged or is reasonably in danger of being damaged;
3. as directed by The University of Toledo Police Department;
4. to silence disruptive noise;
5. to determine if Residents have vacated during a fire alarm or drill;
6. when necessary for the health, safety or welfare of Resident or anyone else in the room; or7. for other reasons determined necessary by Residence Life staff.
PERSONAL PROPERTY DAMAGE
The University assumes no responsibility for loss or damage to a Resident’s personal property. The University highly encourages all residents to get personal property insurance.
ABANDONED PROPERTY/FACILITY DAMAGES
Residents assume care for the physical facilities of the residence units. Depending on the type of residential facility, a unit may be a room, suite or house. Damage to the Resident’s room and furnishings will be the financial responsibility of the assigned occupant(s) of the room, if the responsible party(ies) cannot be identified. Damage to the common area of a suite will be the financial responsibility of all suite-mates, if the responsible party(ies) cannot be identified. If damage beyond normal wear and tear occurs to the public areas of the residence hall or house and it is not possible to determine the responsible party(ies), residents of the floor/suite/wing or building may share the financial responsibility for such damage. Residents may not be permitted to live in a residence hall or house the following academic year if all property damages have not been paid in full. Residents may not install or use a satellite dish, cable, wireless router or any other device or contract with any provider to run television, internet, gaming, etc. to the facilities other than what is provided by the University.
Residential rooms, the building, its facilities and adjacent grounds are solely for residential purposes. Commercial for-profit businesses will not be permitted to operate from, or on residential premises owned or operated by the University.
KEY/ID LOANING AND DUPLICATING
Duplication and loaning of University-issued keys or ID cards or accommodation of unauthorized guests is prohibited. Students found in violation will be subject to judicial action and fines.
GUESTS AND VISITORS
A guest is defined as any individual who visits a UT residential facility in which he or she does not reside. Guests are expected to observe all University rules and regulations. Overnight guests may be accommodated for a maximum of two consecutive nights with written roommate consent via a guest pass permit available at the information desk. Residents who have unauthorized overnight guests will be charged the daily cost of the room rate and may be subject to disciplinary action.
Violations of the guest policy include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Allowing a guest to enter a residential facility without a host (i.e. tailgating)
• Violation of any State, University or Residence Life regulations by a guest.
Hosts assume full responsibility for the behavior and activities of their guest(s) regardless of whether the host is present to observe the behavior of the guest(s). For safety and security reasons, hosts are expected, whenever, reasonably possible, to accompany their guests at all times.
Guests are required to register at the residence hall information desk. They are to check out at the same location when the visit is complete. Overnight guests cannot be under the age of
TERMINATION OF HOUSING CONTRACT BY UNIVERSITY
The Housing Contract may be terminated by the Office of Residence Life for: violation of law, violation of University or residence hall regulations or policies, conduct or existence of such conditions that would reasonably affect the health, safety or welfare of the Resident or others; revocation of student status; or nonpayment of housing or University fees.
If the University takes action to terminate the Housing Contract for failure to comply with any of the Terms and Conditions or violation of the Student Code of Conduct or any University policy, rule, or procedure, the Resident will receive a notice with a right to be heard and a hearing in accordance with Ohio Revised Code Section 5321.031.
If Resident breaches the Housing Contract, it may be terminated in accordance with the Terms and Conditions herein and, in addition, Resident may also be brought up on conduct charges in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct.
Violations that may result in immediate termination of the Housing Contract include but are not limited to:
- physical abuse, verbal abuse, threats, intimidation, harassment,
- use, possession, manufacturing or distribution of marijuana, heroin, narcotics, drugs, illegal or unauthorized possession,
- use or unauthorized storage of firearms, fireworks or realistic replicas of weapons on university premises,
- conduct that is disorderly, lewd, or indecent; disruption or obstruction of Education,
- attempted or actual theft or destruction of or unauthorized use or possession of property of any kind belonging to the university, a member of the university community, a campus visitor, or a person or agency participating in a university activity.
DISCLAIMER: the Office of Residence Life reserves the right to alter or change the Housing Contract as deemed necessary