Cost FAQs

  • Why is my rent not prorated?

    Rent is NOT prorated. That is because, as a resident you are paying for a set contract price. That contract prices is broken down into 12 equal payments for your convenience.

  • Can I move out when I am done with classes?

    The Resident’s contract is usually for August through July of the next year. Whether or not you will be attending summer classes, the student will still be responsible for the payment of rent for June and July.

  • Can I use my financial aid to pay for my housing?

    Yes. However, you should contact housing to learn about how financial aid works before assuming housing will be automatically deducted.

  • When is rent due?

    For all communities except ARC Phase II:
    Rent is due on the 1st of every month. There is a 5-day grace period, on the 6th, late fees will apply and incur every 5 days.

    For ARC Phase II:
    Rent is due by payment deadline, unless on a payment plan that can be set up by the Bursar’s Office. You can also use Financial Aid, which will be directly taken out after tuition and fees have been paid.

  • What forms of payment are accepted?

    For all communities except ARC Phase II:
    Online, you can pay by electronic check, debit or credit card. American Express is NOT accepted.

    For ARC Phase II:
    Online, you can pay by debit or credit card or you can pay in person at the Bursar’s Office.

  • How can I pay my students rent?

    For all communities except ARC Phase II:
    Please go to Kennesaw.edu/housing homepage. Please click the payments & maintenance option.

    For ARC Phase II:
    Please go to your Owl Express account and payments can be made online, or in person at the Bursar’s Office.

  • Who do I make my checks out to?

    For all communities except ARC Phase II:
    Kennesaw State University Housing

    For ARC Phase II:
    Kennesaw State University

  • What is the mailing address to send in payments?

    We recommend paying rent online on the online portal, but you can mail in your rent as well.

    Mailing Address:

    Austin Residence Complex Phase I, KSU Place, University Village, University Village Suites
    KSU Housing
    3805 Canton Place
    Kennesaw, GA 30144

    Austin Residence Complex Phase II only
    Office of the Bursar
    395 Cobb Ave NW
    Kennesaw, GA 30144