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Residence Hall Policies & Safety

Housing License Agreement

The 2015-2016 Housing License Agreement is a one year agreement to live in University Sponsored Housing.  This includes deposit and credit deadlines as well as policies such as breaks in regards to living in housing. 

For students who have questions regarding canceling their Housing License Agreement, please click here for more information.If a student decides it is in their best interest to appeal their Housing Agreement, the appeal process can be found here: Information about the Housing License Agreement: Appeal Process. After a student submits their appeal to the Housing Refund Committee, the committee will vote on all appeals based on the proper documentation that was submitted. A student will be notified of the committees decision via their UNH student email account. 

Campus Police

Theft and Safety:  It is important for students to protect their personal property (stereos, cameras, computers, books, furniture) as the University is not responsible for the personal property of residents. This includes, but is not limited to, items in rooms, in storage, being delivered on the student’s behalf, in route or under any circumstances. It is strongly recommended that students have personal property insurance as the University does not provide insurance coverage for these items.

There are several options for obtaining personal property insurance which you should confirm by contacting your family’s insurance agent. A parent’s homeowners or tenant insurance may provide coverage; check the language of the policy to see if you need to add a rider. As a suggestion, please refer to National Student Services, Inc (NSSI) regarding coverage for students living on-campus and for those renting apartments off campus (1-800-256-NSSI). They can also be reached on-line ( Students should keep a complete inventory of their personal property and serial numbers as a way to prove ownership in the event they need to file a claim with an insurance company.

For more information on the Univeristy of New Haven's Campus Police team and their resources, click here

Health & Safety Inspections

Health & Safety Inspections occur on a monthly basis and their purpose is to ensure that residents are complying with the student handbook and all policies regarding health and safety.  Please see a member of the Office of Residential Life staff if you have any questions or concerns. Our number one concern is your Safety!

Other Important Polices

University of New Haven Student Handbook

  1. Office Hours

    8:00am- 5:00pm
    Summer Hours
    8:30am- 4:30pm
    8:30am- 1:30pm
  1. Contact Us

    Phone: 203-932-7076
    Fax: 203-932-7178