Your Room Reservation Deposit

Due February 19, 2016

Join the Room Selection Process

The $200 Room Reservation Deposit is a non-refundable deposit and is the first step to living on campus your next academic year. This applies to all students interested in participating in any part of the housing selection process, including those in Living Learning Communities, Fraternity/Sorority housing or living with Residence Life student staff.

Your deposit confirms your desire and commitment to live in college housing for the upcoming academic year, and will serve as a pre-payment on the fall housing rent. You may begin paying your room reservation deposit November 9, 2015.


February 19, 2016 (by 5pm in person/mail, by 11:59pm online)


If you're on a full scholarship, you must come to Residence Life by 5:00p.m. on Friday, February 20, 2015 for a room deposit to be credited in your name.

Pay in Person

Cashier's Window, 1st floor Blow Memorial Hall from 8am - 5pm (see a map of campus)

Account Credits

If you have a credit on your student account that you would like to have applied to your room reservation deposit you can email with your request; this will not happen unless you specifically request it.  The request must be made with sufficient funds on your account by 5:00pm on February 19, 2016.  If you have questions contact Student Accounts.

Pay by Mail

The check or money order is made payable to The College of William and Mary, and should include the student's name and student I.D. number in the memo section of the check.  Important note: Postmarks will not be honored.  Deposits mailed and/or received after February 19, 2016 will not be accepted.

The Cashier's Office
P.O. Box 8795
Williamsburg, VA 23187
Student Account Credits

If you have a credit on your student account you must contact Student Accounts prior to the deposit deadline if you want the credit applied to your account as a room selection deposit.  Late requests to move credit balances will not be accepted.

Pay Online

On-line payments for eDeposits opens on November 9, 2015.

Access the New Online Payment System by completing the following steps:

  • Log into Banner Self Service
  • Select Student
  • Select Student Account
  • Select eServices
  • Select eDeposits - you must select this in order for your deposit to be accurately applied to your account for room selection
  • Select Term - Fall 2016 and Deposit Account - Returning Student Housing-200.00
  • Click continue to provide payment information.

Note, when paying online:

  • There will be an additional service fee for paying by credit card that is estimated to be around $5.50.
  • There is no service fee for paying by e-check.
  • In order for a parent or other third party to make a payment for a student, the student must make that person an authorized user on their e-services account.
  • Be sure to onfirm your information before submitting your deposit, including verifying the student name, ID number and account number.
  • A $50.00 returned item fee will be applied to your student account for any item returned unpaid for any reason.