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


Your undergraduate housing contract covers the entire academic year.

Failure to comply with the contract terms may result in additional fees charged to your student account.

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

Fee Type Amount How it will Appear on your Bill
Unauthorized Occupancy (including early return or late move out) $595
  • Undergraduate Housing Early Arrival Fee
  • Undergradaute Late Move Out Fee

Failure to meet the cancellation form deadline

$250 Housing Cancellation Fee
Cancellation of housing during the academic term $250 plus payment of pro-rated rent Housing Cancellation Fee
Failure to submit a cancellation form for summer housing by the cancellation deadline $250 Housing Cancellation Fee
Failure to return lock-out key in allotted time $30 [House] Key Fee
Room/suite is damaged $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
Failure to complete required housing forms $250  Undergraduate Housing Inaction Fee
Charge for students who enter spring housing switch lottery but do not have final room assignment

$4530

(subject to change by academic year)

Undergraduate Housing Switch Lottery Average
Charge for students who need transition housing to summer conferences varies Undergraduate Housing Transition Housing Fee
FOR FIRST YEAR STUDENTS ONLY
Average housing charge for first year students until final room assignments are determined

$4530

(subject to change by academic year)

Initial Housing Average

 

Charge for housing during FPOP $30/night [House] FPOP Housing Fee