Spring Semester Closedown

Important Dates

  • Thursday, May 5th at 6pm: Residence Halls Close (Except Graduating & Summer Hall Students)
  • Sunday, May 8th at 12pm: Residence Halls Close for Graduating Students
  • Monday, May 9th: Summer Hall Students Relocate to Mattielou
  • Tuesday, May 31st: 10-Month Apartment Contracts End / Residents must properly check out by 4pm. 

Floor Meetings

  • Every resident must attend a closedown floor meeting. This can be any meeting within your hall (for example, if you live on 2nd and are unavailable at that time then you can go to the 4th floor meeting).
  • If you absolutely cannot attend due to class requirements or work obligations, you may arrange to meet with a Resident Advisor in your hall within 72 hours of the floor meeting.
  • Apartment residents will receive this information in an email and letter which will be delivered to your mailbox/apartment. 

Official Check-Outs

  • You must officially check out of the residence halls and apartments using the Express Check-Out process. 
  • Unofficial check-outs will be charged a $150 unofficial check-out fee and/or $40-$100 lock change fee (dependent upon assigned location) and/or an applicable cleaning fee.
  • Please see Check-Out Process steps listed below for instructions on officially checking out. 

Check-Out Process

  • Remove all personal belongings. 
  • Clean your room thoroughly. See the detailed list below. All residents in a room/cluster/apartment will be held responsible for commonly shared areas. 
  • Reset your furniture. Double rooms should be a mirror image of each other. 
  • Return your key to the Housing & Residence Life office. There are envelopes and a lockbox provided in the Mane Market / HRL Office entryway. Please fill out the envelope and seal your key inside before dropping in the lockbox. 
  • Your room/apartment will be assessed for damages and cleaning charges within 24 hours of your departure. Damages will be documented by HRL and added to your student account. You will receive email notification of any charge over $50. 

Cleaning Tasks 

  • Take out your trash and dispose in the proper location. Large items must be taken outside. 
  • Clean your room. Sweep, Vacuum, and Mop Floors. Dust furniture.
  • Clean bathrooms, kitchens, lounges, and living areas, if applicable. This includes counters, toilets, tubs, sinks, glass, fridge, etc. 
  • Lower and open your blinds. Turn off all lights. 

Summer Hall

  • Summer Hall residents will stay in their spring assignment until Monday, May 9th. You may pick up your Summer Hall key on Monday, May 9th and you will be given further instructions on your relocation timeline.
  • Prepared rooms will be available immediately. Rooms needing additional preparation may not be available until mid-week and you will remain in your spring assignment during that time period. 
  • Residents will have 24 hours to complete the Spring to Summer move once approval to move is granted. You must check-out of your spring assignment using the process described above. 
  • You can find additional information on Summer Hall HERE