Housing Fines and Fees

Please refer to the chart below for more information on common fines and fees.

Failure to comply with the contract terms of the graduate housing license agreement may result in additional fees charged to your student account.

Don't see a matching fee type in this chart? Email graduatehousing@mit.edu.


Fee Type Amount How it will Appear on Your Bill
Charge for not accepting an assignment after receiving an offer through the housing allocation $250 Graduate Housing Cancellation Fee
Charge for moving out AFTER the assigned move-out date $595 Graduate Housing Late Move-Out Fee
Fee for failure to terminate housing for an approved reason or for termination during the first two months of the semester  (see Moving Out for more information) varies Graduate Housing Termination Fee
Charge for moving from one space to another in graduate housing $200 Graduate Housing Transfer Fee
Charge for Sidney-Pacific residents moving from one space to another within Sidney-Pacific $200 Sidney-Pacific In-House Transfer Fee
Room/apartment is damaged (including unauthorized painting, furniture/room damage, excessive trash, etc.) $200 minimum [House] Damages
Programming fee used by house staff varies by building [House] House Tax
New lock core and key replacement $150 [House] Lock Change Fee