Summer Contract Lengths for Single Graduates

Many contracts lengths are available for students participating in various summer programs. If you are unsure if you qualify for a certain contract, please contact Housing Assignments.



Eligibility Requirements

10-week contract

June 20* - September 1

Only students enrolled as terminal graduate registrants or those with Autumn 2015-16 contracts are eligible for this contract.

8-week contract

June 20* - August 16**

Any student is eligible for this contract.

Bar Review contract

June 20* - August 3

Graduating Law School students only.

English for Foreign Students (EFS) 688 Program contract

July 1 - August 16**

Only students enrolled in EFS may select this contract. Students assigned to 2015-16 Autumn housing will have their summer contracts extended to September 1, 2015, when Autumn contracts begin. If moving between residences, the exact move date will likely take place as a different time.

Stanford-Peking University Chinese Summer Language Program

June 20* - July 24

For students participating in the Chinese Summer Language Program only.

GSB MSx Program for International Students

June 27 - September 1

International students enrolled in the Graduate School of Business MSx Program only.

GSB MSx Program

July 2 - September 1

Students enrolled in the Graduate School of Business MSx Program only.

Other/Special Contract Length

Students submit course name, course number, and requested start and end dates by filing a Summer Contract Change Request form in Axess -> Student menu -> Housing and Dining -> Petitions -> Summer Contract Change Request

Only students enrolled in a course held outside of the regular session dates are eligible for an alternate contract length. Students doing research are not eligible

* Students who have a Spring Quarter contract will not have a gap between their Spring and Summer Quarters. Their summer contracts will begin June 15, though students will most likely not move into their Summer location until a later date (probably the weekend of June 20 - exact date to be determined).

**Students who are also assigned housing for the 2015-16 academic year will automatically have their summer housing contracts extended to 9/1/2015 and their autumn contracts begun on 9/1/2015. Extensions are not available for students participating in research.

Summer Contract Change Request

Students who already have a Summer Quarter housing assignment but who now need to change their contract should file a Summer Contract Change Request as soon as possible. Please read the information below to confirm that you are eligible for your requested change.

The deadline to make changes summer contracts is Friday, July 17, 2015. After this deadline, requests to extend contracts may not be granted.  Students requesting extensions may need to switch rooms or buildings.

  • The administrative fee is waived if change is requested May 8 - June 12
  • Students with changes requested from June 13 – July 5 are charged an administrative fee of $25
  • Students with changes requested July 6 – July 17 are charged an administrative fee of $50
  • Students with changes requested July 18 - August 16 are charged $100
  • Students with changes requested after August 16 are charged $200

Students living in Single Graduate Housing may:

  • Extend contract from 8 to 10 weeks (contract will end September 1, 2015). Only students who will be enrolled at Stanford for 2015-16 or are enrolled as Terminal Graduate Registrants (TGR) during the summer term may extend to a ten-week summer contract. Extensions are only granted on a space-available basis. Extensions are not available for students participating in research.
  • Shorten contract from 10 to 8 weeks (contract will end August 16, 2015)
  • Request a Special Contract Length (only those enrolled in a class that falls outside of the regular dates are eligible; students doing research, doing an internship, or working are not eligible)

Note:  Summer contracts are extended to September 1, 2015 for students who have Autumn Quarter housing, which is when the Autumn contract begins.

Instructions for Filing a Summer Contract Change Request Form

  • Log in to Axess
  • In the Student menu at the top of the page, select Housing and Dining
  • Select Petitions
  • Select the Summer Contract Change Request form
  • Complete and submit the form

You will be notified of the decision on your request within ten business days by email from Housing Assignments. If you do not receive notification within ten business days, please contact Housing Assignments.

The administrative fee may be added to your student bill, depending on the date that you submit the request (see schedule above).

Approved requests to add or remove interim housing will affect your summer and/or autumn bills, which will be due at the Student Service Center within 30 days of the change. Students may also need to move to another room or apartment within the residence or to a different residence in order to accommodate extensions.