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Service Charges

Fire extinguisher/water (discharged) $25
Excessively dirty bathroom $100
Excessively dirty common area $100
Excessively dirty bedroom $100
Lock change related to lost key $275
Loss of loaner key $275
Failure to return loaner key/holiday core key $25
Fire extinguisher/chemical (discharged) $25
Improper checkout $25
Improper room preparation at recess and break closings $20
Late checkout $25
Minor damage to walls, doors, other surfaces (under 3") $75
Major damage to walls, doors, other surfaces (over 3") $150
Recore $250
Removal of room window screens $25
University Housing furniture/property found in student room $25
Unauthorized room change $25
Altering of room fixtures (lights, closets, etc.) $50
Contact paper with adhesive backing found in room $50
Paint or writing on walls, doors or windows (under 3") $75
Paint or writing on walls, doors or windows (over 3") $250 minimum
Bed lofting request (before fall or winter semester opening deadline) $45
Bed lofting request (after stated semester deadline) $65
Unapproved loft 95
Murals or writing on walls and doors $75
Unapproved room/floor lounge/hallway paint job $75

Please note that these are base charges for offenses. If furniture or rooms are severely damaged, charges will be determined by cost of repair or replacement.

Appeals for Recess and Break Closing Service Charges
There is a formal appeal structure for all service charges associated with holiday recesses and semester/session breaks. All charges can be appealed within 10 business days of the mailing date of the written notification of the charge(s). The appeal must be submitted in writing to the Residence Director of the appropriate building or complex. 

Appeals for other University Housing Service Charges
There is a formal appeal structure for all service charges associated with damages to university property and/or assessment of repair and replacement costs to individual residents, floors or buildings. All charges can be appealed within 10 business days of the mailing date of the written notification of the charge(s). The appeal must be submitted in writing to the Residence Director of the appropriate building or complex.

University Housing

Hamlin Hall, Room 448
550 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 370-3570
housing@oakland.edu
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

University Housing

Hamlin Hall, Room 448
550 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 370-3570

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.