Move-out Guide

We're Sad to See You Go!

We’ve enjoyed having you in on-campus housing and are sad to see our time come to an end. We hope your move-out goes smoothly and wish you all the best in your future endeavors.

Students moving out

Move-out Dates/Times

MSQ | July 31, 2023 by Noon
All other communities | May 27, 2023 by Noon

If you are transitioning to another space for the next academic year, you will be sent an email with transition instructions.

Need to Move Out Before the End of Your License Term?

Be sure to review the steps you need to take to request to cancel your License Agreement early. Approval is required. 

Move-out Process

moving boxes and broom


Pack your belongings and clean your room/apartment according to the Move-out Responsibilities listed below.

Please Note: University Housing is not responsible for any items left behind and will not ship/store any personal belongings.

Student handing in keys


After you have removed all of your belongings from your apartment, proceed to your designated community desk to fill out an Express Checkout form and turn in all of your keys (including mailbox keys). Your room will be inspected after you have moved out.


  • Failure to properly check out will result in an improper check-out fee.
  • Key Returns: Do NOT return any of your keys by mail. Keys not returned at check-out will result in the following fees:
    • Keys returned < 30-days after checkout: a key replacement fee + pro-rated room charges from the date of checkout until the date the keys are returned. 
    • Keys returned > 30 days after checkout: A key replacement fee + a 30-day pro-rated room charge.  
  • Personal vehicles must remain in designated campus public parking areas or on public streets during move-out. Any vehicle found on campus walking paths or within the housing community will be ticketed. 
  • To make your move easier, we recommend that you bring a dolly or hand truck to move your belongings to your vehicle.

Remember to turn off the lights, close all windows, and lock the door when you leave. 

Move-out Responsibilities

REMINDER | Charges may be assessed based on type and extent of damage or improper cleaning found in your unit after move-out. View the Community Living Standards Guide and your License Agreement for more information.

Yellow Frame

REMOVE posters, wall hangings, decals, etc. as well as any hanging material (3M Command hooks, tape, etc.).

Yellow Couch

MOVE all furniture is back to the original configuration and ensure it is in working order.

Mop and bucket

CLEAN your room/apartment thoroughly.

Trash can

DISPOSE of all trash, recycling, and compost to designated areas.