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Contract Renewal Phase Dates

Below are the Contract Renewal phases for the 2019-2020 Academic Year. For more information, please visit the Contract Renewal FAQ page.

Return to Your Same Room

November 1 (noon) –

November 5, 2018

Renew Your Contract for a Different Room
Current Seniors and Senior Specials* November 12 - 15, 2018
Current Juniors, Junior Specials*, and Displaced Residents** November 16 - 19, 2018
Current Sophomores and Sophomore Specials* November 20 - 29, 2018
Current Freshmen and Freshmen Specials*

November 30, 2018 –

February 28, 2019

*Specials are students who left University Residences for Industrial Co-op, Study Abroad, called to Military Duty, or for a medical reason and plan to return to University Residences for the 2019-2020 Academic Year.

**A displaced resident is one whose room will not be available during the contract period. Most rooms become unavailable due to requirements for Honors College, Learning/Living Communities, or a change in space management. Displaced Residents will receive the priority of a junior even if they are sophomores or freshmen.

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Wed 03 Oct
Our Contract Renewal #URLeapingForward Social Media Contest Has Begun!

In honor of Purdue's Giant Leaps Sesquicentennial celebration, University Residences is holding a social media contest using the hashtag #URLeapingForward offering awesome prizes including free housing, a free meal plan as well as some other great prizes!

Mon 10 Dec
Dining Court Winter Break Hours

Starting December 15, residential and retail dining locations will be open during special hours for winter break. Visit to view the hours.

Wed 05 Dec
Romaine Back on the Menu!

Purdue Dining & Catering has taken steps to add Romaine back to the menu by complying with the CDC and only sourcing from safe suppliers.