First and Second Year Residency Requirement Exemption Request Form

The university requires that all first and second year students live on campus. Exemptions to this residency requirement may be requested by completing this form  If you fail to complete this form completely, it will be returned to you and not submitted to the On Campus Residency Exemption Committee for review.  Once the form is completed successfully it will be automatically submitted for review at the next On Campus Residency Exemption Committee meeting.  Exemptions are only considered if submitted under published deadlines, are reviewed on a case-by-case basis, and are only considered if one the following criteria are existent. The On Campus Residency Exemption Committee will begin meeting on a monthly basis and decisions will be released via e-mail within 48 hours of each meeting.
Residency Waiver Deadlines:
Newly incoming students: April 15, 2014
Current students petitioning for Fall 2014/Spring 2015: April 15, 2014
Important Message for All Financial Aid Applicants:

Approval of this request may change your offer of financial assistance, due to a reduction in your annual estimated cost of attendance (eliminating costs for room and board).  Most financial assistance offers are created using an estimated cost of attendance, which includes on campus room and board costs.

General Contact Information

Please indicate your reason for an exemption request below:





Newly-admitted Freshmen must complete this form by April 15, 2014. Exemption requests will be reviewed on a case by case basis after the deadline. There may be a delay in processing as the committee no longer regularly meets after the April 15th deadline! A Residency Requirement Exemption request can only be submitted once during an academic year. All decisions will be communicated in writing via HuskyMail on a rolling basis.

I certify that all information submitted in this process-including the waiver, any supplements, and any other supporting materials-is my own work, factually true, and honestly presented, and that these documents will become the property of Northeastern University and will not be returned to me. I understand that I may be subject to a range of possible disciplinary actions, including admission revocation, expulsion, or revocation of course credit, grades, and degree should the information I have certified be false.

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