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Barracks Deposit FAQ's

What is the purpose of the barracks deposit?

The barracks deposit is designed to help The Citadel better forecast barracks capacity for the upcoming fall semester and to enhance the company assignment process for incoming freshmen.

What is the barracks deposit and how is it applied?

A deposit of $300 is required for any returning cadet to secure housing for the fall. The $300 deposit will be applied toward the Fall 2019 bill.

How and when can I pay the barracks deposit?

The barracks deposit can be paid anytime between Feb 15 and April 1 on the Lesesne Gateway Student Tab or via the Treasurer’s Office. Credit card and debit payment options are also available through Lesesne Gateway. Paper checks will also be accepted in the Treasurer’s Office. Payments cannot be paid through One Card.

For Step-by-step payment instructions, click here

When is the barracks deposit due?

The barracks deposit is due April 1st to secure housing for Fall 2019.


Is the barracks deposit refundable?

Yes. A 100% refund is available until July 1st. Refunds can be requested by completing the discharge process. Students may complete the discharge form available in the Office of the Registrar or send an email to from their Citadel email account notifying the Office of the Registrar that they do not intend to return.

What happens if I do not submit a barracks deposit?

Students who do not submit a barracks deposit will not be guaranteed barracks bed space and will be subject to company and battalion transfers or assignment to temporary housing options. A combination of factors, including a paid barracks reservation deposit, class registration and academic eligibility, and tuition payment will be used when making barracks assignments.

Do full scholarship students need to pay the barracks deposit?

Yes, all students must pay the 300.00 barracks deposit.





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