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EARLY BIRD DETAILS

SIGN UP IS BETWEEN OCTOBER 1, 2021 and NOVEMBER 30, 2021

 Incentives:

  • Students signing Early Bird contracts are given room assignment priority.
  • $200 in Dining Dollars + a limited edition EIU apparel item (while supplies last) for every student who completes the Early Bird Contract and down payment by October 31, 2021. 
  • $100 in Dining Dollars + a limited edition EIU apparel item for every student who completes the Early Bird Contract and down payment between November 1, 2021 and November 30, 2021.  
  • All students participating are also entered into a drawing to win free room and board for the 2022-2023 academic year.
  • The Dining Dollars will be added to the student's Panther Card upon move in for the Fall Semester, 2022.
  • The limited edition EIU apparel item (while supplies last) will be available in the upcoming weeks.

Timeline:

  • Complete the room and board contract and pay the $100 Housing Down Payment between October 1, 2021 and November 30, 2021.
  • Contract Cancellation Deadline is November 30, 2021, if returning as a student for Fall 2022.
  • Drawing Date – to be announced.
  • Dining Dollars added to Panther Card upon Fall 2022 Move-In.

Cancellation:
Many great incentives are available for students who commit early to living in the residence halls or Greek Court. The decision to cancel the Early Bird Contract must be made by November 30, 2021. After November 30, 2021, students are obligated to their Early Bird Contract for the 2022-2023 academic year, addressed in section below. However, if students will no longer be enrolled at the university, the terms of cancellation are the same as the regular room and board contract, see sections a and b below.

a. If the student cancels this contract and withdraws from University Housing and Dining Services and the University on or before June 12, 2022 for the Fall Semester, the student shall be entitled to a refund of the housing down payment.

b. If the student cancels this contract and withdraws from University Housing and Dining Services and the University after June 12, 2022 for the Fall Semester and has made the housing down payment, the housing down payment of $100 shall be forfeited.  The $100 housing down payment is not required for students continuing from the fall into the spring semester.

c. If the student cancels this contract and withdraws after December 16, 2022 for the spring semester 2023, the $250 cancellation charge will be billed to the student’s university account.

 d. After November 30, 2021 , if the student has completed this contract, made the housing down payment, and is enrolled at the university during the Fall 2022/Spring 2023 academic year, the student is bound to the terms of this contract and shall be required to pay the entire room and board charges for the fall and spring semesters. 

Complete your Early Bird Room & Board Contract here

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Contact Information

Housing & Dining Services

MLK Jr., University Union,
600 Lincoln Ave.
Charleston, IL 61920
217-581-5111
Fax: 217-581-6489


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