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: 

22 March 2017 - Technical amendments made by the university secretary

01 July 2014 - Became UO policy by operation of law

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


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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