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The Rate Saver option is a major financial benefit to living on campus! Select a residence hall space for 2017-18 and pay the 2016-17 rates! Rate Saver is available to any continuing student and means big savings. Any continuing student who applies during the Priority Housing Application Period and selects (or is assigned) a residence hall space will automatically receive the discounted room and meal plan rates.

Whether you currently live in a residence hall, other university housing, or off-campus, you can make campus housing your plan for next year and enjoy big savings.

How do you take advantage of Rate Saver? It’s simple!

  1. Apply during Priority Housing Application Period (April 17-24, 2017)
  2. Select (or be assigned) a space in a residence hall room
  3. Maintain continuous residence in a residence hall room throughout the 2017-18 academic year
Room + 7-Day Meal Plan
Single Double Small Double Large Triple Triple Quad
2017-18 Quarterly Rate $6,063 $5,460 $4,566 $4,698 $4,536 $4,566
2016-17 Quarterly Rate
$5,889 $5,301 $4,434 $4,563 $4,404 $4,434
Rate Saver
Quarterly Savings
$174 $159 $132 $135 $132 $132
Rate Saver Academic Year Savings $522 $477 $396 $405 $396 $396

 

Room + 5-Day Meal Plan
Single Double Small Double Large Triple Triple Quad
2017-18 Quarterly Rate $5,901 $5,298 $4,404 $4,536 $4,374 $4,404
2016-17 Quarterly Rate
$5,730 $5,142 $4,275 $4,404 $4,245 $4,275
Rate Saver
Quarterly Savings
$171 $156 $129 $132 $129 $129
Rate Saver Academic Year Savings $513 $468 $387 $396 $387 $387

 

Conditions of Rate Saver:

  • Residence Hall Rate Saver option is available during the 2017-18 academic year only.
  • Option will be available to Priority Housing Application Period applicants who apply for housing to begin in Fall 2017. Continuous residence must be maintained from start of application term through end of academic year.
  • If student cancels a 2017-18 Priority Housing Application Period contract/residence hall assignment due to withdrawal, leave of absence, or to participate in an exchange program the student can petition Student Housing Services to reinstate Rate Saver benefits upon return to UCSC and a residence hall assignment for 2017-18
  • If student cancels a 2017-18 Priority Housing Application Period contract/residence hall assignment for any other reason than noted above, Rate Saver benefits will be voided.
  • If student receiving Rate Saver benefits moves from a residence hall room to an apartment Rate Saver benefits will be voided.
  • If student moves from an apartment to a residence hall room they will receive Rate Saver benefits if the student applied during the Priority Housing Application Period.