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Rate Saver is a major financial benefit to living on campus! Select a residence hall space for 2018-19 and pay the 2017-18 rates! Any continuing student who applies during the Priority Housing Application Period and then 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 16-23, 2018)
  2. Select (or be assigned) a space in a residence hall room
  3. Maintain continuous residence in a residence hall room throughout the 2018-19 academic year
Room + 7-Day Meal Plan
Single Double Small Double Large Triple Triple Quad
2018-19 Quarterly Rate $6,246 $5,625 $4,704 $4,839 $4,674 $4,704
2017-18 Quarterly Rate
$6,063 $5,460 $4,566 $4,698 $4,536 $4,566
Rate Saver
Quarterly Savings
$183 $165 $138 $141 $138 $138
Rate Saver Academic Year Savings $549 $495 $414 $423 $414 $414

 

Room + 5-Day Meal Plan
Single Double Small Double Large Triple Triple Quad
2018-19 Quarterly Rate $6,078 $5,457 $4,536 $4,671 $4,506 $4,536
2017-18 Quarterly Rate
$5,901 $5,298 $4,404 $4,536 $4,374 $4,404
Rate Saver
Quarterly Savings
$177 $159 $132 $135 $132 $132
Rate Saver Academic Year Savings $531 $477 $396 $405 $396 $396

 

Conditions of Rate Saver:

  • Residence Hall Rate Saver option is available during the 2018-19 academic year only.
  • Option will be available to Priority Housing Application Period applicants who apply for housing to begin in Fall 2018. Continuous residence must be maintained from start of application term through end of academic year.
  • If student cancels a 2018-19 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 2018-19
  • If student cancels a 2018-19 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.