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Checking Out

Students residing on campus have two options for check out: Traditional Checkout and Express Checkout.

Traditional Checkout

Traditional Checkout involves you (the student) signing up for an appointment with an RA in your building, and having that RA walk through your room with you prior to departure.

Traditional Checkout is a more thorough process. Choose this option if:

  • you do not feel comfortable with the condition of your room;
    • your roommate has not yet departed and you're not sure if s/he will clean the room before s/he leaves;
    • there are questionable damages to the room;
    • furniture is missing;
    • you have questions about charges that may be billed.
  • you want an RA to assess the condition of your room prior to your departure;
  • you would like an opportunity to fix any problems found before you check out.


Express Checkout

Express Checkout is the quicker of the two checkout processes. Choose this option if:

  • you feel your room is in "good condition" (as outlined here);
  • you are leaving between midnight - 8AM;
  • you are comfortable with waiving your opportunity to appeal any damage charges.


  • Your RA will give instructions on where to obtain an Express Checkout envelope.
  • COMPLETELY fill out the envelope and read all the information on the back.
  • Pack and remove all your belongings from the room.
  • Once you have finished packing and are ready to go, lock your door, and place your keys inside the envelope and seal it.
  • Turn in the sealed envelope to the designated Express Checkout drop-off location for your building.
  • Enjoy your summer!