Residence Halls, Reimbursement for Space Used on a Temporary Basis

Policy Number: 
Reason for Policy: 

To articulate guidelines by which University Housing should be reimbursed for residence hall spaces temporarily used for other purposes.

Entities Affected by this Policy: 

University Housing; departments using space within University Housing

Responsible Office: 

For questions about this policy, please contact University Housing (, 541.346.4277) or Student Services and Enrollment Management (, 541.346.9386).

Enactment & Revision History: 

Technical amendments made by the University Secretary on March 22, 2017.

Became UO policy by operation of law on July 1, 2014.

Adopted by the Oregon State Board of Higher Education July 26, 1971.


When University Housing spaces are used for educational or administrative purposes on a temporary basis, payment shall cover utilities, maintenance, insurance, administrative costs, and the same rate of debt service that is required for the space used as dormitories.

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