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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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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!
Are you a Vegan or Vegetarian?
Are you interested in plant based food? We want your help! Join us monthly during dinner to test new recipes, provide feedback, and give suggestions. Let us know how to improve and expand our offerings around campus! Spring semester meetings start January 28 at 5:30 pm in Windsor Dining Court. To sign up, email the Residential Dining Clerk at email@example.com. Note: A meal plan is not required to participate.
Ford, Windsor and Earhart dining courts are getting an upgrade!
In January, fried foods in Ford, Windsor and Earhart dining courts are getting an upgrade! Fryers in these dining courts will use high oleic soybean oil. This oil has a neutral flavor, allowing the true flavors of food to stand out. It also contains 0 grams of trans fat per serving as well as lower saturated fat. Learn more at Purdue Ag's website.