2018-2019 Paris College of Art Housing License

Your signature on the 2018-2019 Student Housing License, completion of the electronic housing request form, or your acceptance of an assigned space or a room key, signifies your agreement to and acceptance of all of the terms of this License.

1. License
This License is for use of an assigned room in the housing facility, the Fondation des Etats-Unis (hereafter FEU) and its common spaces, facilities, and furnishings. For the purpose of this license, the Fondation des Etats-Unis has made available rooms in their residence hall to Paris College of Art’s students.

2. Eligibility
You must remain a full-time (12 credits or higher) PCA student enrolled in an applicable Program, and meet all other eligibility requirements for housing set by PCA throughout the License Period or PCA will have the right to terminate this License, at its sole discretion.

3. License Period
This License is for the Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 terms. The License Period begins on September 1, 2018 and ends no later than June 30, 2019, unless this License is canceled or terminated earlier as specified below. Your License Period cannot be changed from these dates unless approved in writing by PCA. You waive any right that you may have or acquire to remain in the assigned space beyond the end of the License Period.

4. Cancellation of License
(A) This License binds you for the entire License Period unless: (i) Paris College of Art receives your written cancellation request prior to May 15, 2018 for Fall 2018 semester; or (ii) Paris College of Art receives and approves, at its sole discretion, your written petition to cancel this License because of a documented personal crisis. (B) Cancellation fees and entitlement to reimbursement will be assessed in accordance with the written fee schedule available at www.paris.edu”
(C) If you never occupy or you vacate your assigned space without submitting a written cancellation request, or if your cancellation request is not approved by Paris College of Art, this License will not be canceled and you will continue to be responsible for all fees due under or as a consequence of this License for the entire License Period.

5. Termination of License by PCA
PCA reserves the right at any time, in its sole discretion, to terminate this License, to suspend you from student housing, to postpone or cancel the assignment of any space, or to postpone the commencement of the License Period (A) if you fail to pay any sum due under this License when due, violate any other term of this License, cease to be a PCA student, or fail to occupy or improperly vacate the assigned space; (B) if the assigned space is unavailable for dormitory use or unusable due to any damage, construction, renovation, or repair; (C) if you violate any term of this License or the policies and regulations of PCA (see section 9); or (D) for any other reason that PCA, in its sole discretion, deems to be good cause. Upon termination of this License or suspension from student housing you are required to immediately vacate the assigned space and return all keys and/or access cards. In the event this License is terminated or you are suspended from student housing, PCA may take any and all action (including, litigation) to remove you from the assigned space. If this License is terminated because of your failure fully to perform any of your obligations under this License, you will continue to be responsible for all fees due under or as a consequence of this License for the entire original License Period.

6. Fees and Payments
All charges due under or as a consequence of this License must be received by the due dates specified in the bills and statements that you will receive from PCA. If full payment is not received by the due date, PCA will terminate this License, withhold registration and academic records, and hold you responsible for all costs, including collection agency and legal fees, incurred by PCA in collecting past-due payments owed under this License.

7. Occupancy and Use
(A) You alone must occupy your assigned space during the License Period. (B) You may not transfer or assign any rights you may have under this License to any other person; any attempt to do so shall be null and void. (C) You shall use the room only for housing purposes and shall not permit any other person to use the room for any purpose without the prior written approval of PCA. You will be responsible for any actions of your guest(s) on the FEU premises – including but not limited to: your assigned room, shared space, common rooms. (D) Pets and any sort of animal are prohibited. (E) Agreement to this license means you will be present for the assigned check-in and check-out inspection appointments between you, FEU, and PCA. Should you fail to attend, the inspections will be carried out without your presence and any assessments will be officially recorded by PCA at its sole discretion.

8. Regulations
You agree to review and abide by all policies and regulations of PCA, its Office of Student Life, and the Fondation des Etats-Unis that are or shall become effective during the License Period. These policies and regulations are included in the electronic handbook available on the mon.paris.edu portal under Student Services and, where applicable, any external provider’s handbooks or Welcome Guides and other publications distributed by and/or available at the Office of Student Life. If you violate any such policy or regulation, you will be subject to disciplinary action and/or termination of this License without refund by PCA, in its sole discretion.

9. Access
PCA or its designated representative reserves the right, at any time and for any reason, in its sole discretion, to enter the room without prior notice to you to make repairs; to inspect for compliance with health, fire, or building codes or with PCA policies or regulations; or because of any situation that PCA, in its sole discretion, deems to be a danger to health, safety, or property.

10. Condition of Premises
(A) You shall maintain the room in a clean, safe, and undamaged condition at all times. You will not permit noise or odors to emanate from the assigned space in such a way as to unreasonably disturb other residents, including those sharing a room/suite. You shall not store food so as to cause the infestation of the assigned space. You and any other persons assigned to the room shall be jointly responsible for cleaning and maintaining any kitchens, bathrooms, or other common areas. (B) You shall not alter the room or any furnishings therein in any way without the prior written consent of Paris College of Art. (C) When you vacate your assigned space, you shall remove all your personal property and leave the room and any furnishings clean and in the same condition they were in when you commenced occupancy, ordinary wear and tear excepted. You agree that PCA may promptly dispose of any personal property left in the room after the end of the License Period and PCA will assess cleaning, repair, and disposal charges. (D) Charges for damage to any public areas or furnishings, and shared spaces (including but not limited to: kitchen, showers, bathroom, common rooms) in the housing facility may be assessed, in PCA’s sole discretion, against any or all of those assigned to the floor or the entire facility.

11. Personal Property
PCA shall not be liable or otherwise responsible in any way for any loss of or damage to your personal property. PCA recommends students purchase insurance to cover their personal property. It is recommended that you carry property/renters insurance. Use of the laundry room or any other facility outside of your assigned space is at your sole risk or the sole risk of your guest(s), and PCA will not be liable for any injury or loss, theft, or damage to, any property suffered by you or your guest(s) while using such facilities. Any personal property left in your space after you vacate will be disposed of by PCA, and you will be charged for removal of that property.

12. Vacate Premises
You shall vacate your assigned space, and officially check out and return all keys, by the end of the License Period or immediately upon cancellation or termination of this License. If you do not officially check out, and/or return your keys, and/or vacate the space by that date, PCA reserves the right to change the locks for the room, and not to allow you to enter the room or the facility in which it is located. You shall also be responsible for all costs and direct or indirect damages suffered by PCA in connection with your failure to check out and vacate by that date, including, without being limited to, the cost of accommodations for each person who would otherwise have occupied the assigned space and all legal and other expenses incurred by PCA in connection with removing you from the assigned space.

13. Miscellaneous
(A) This License is the sole agreement between you and PCA regarding the assigned space, and may not be changed except by an instrument in writing signed by PCA and you. (B) If any provision of this License shall be found to be invalid, the remaining provisions hereof shall continue in full force and effect. (C) In the event of a court determination of any PCA liability to you in connection with this License, the aggregate amount of damages to be paid by PCA shall not exceed the sum you paid under this License. (D) This License shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of France applicable to contracts made and to be performed therein. You agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the Tribunal de Grand Instance de Paris, for the resolution of any disputes arising hereunder. (E) Time shall be of the essence in the performance of each of your obligations under this License.