Spring Semester Closedown

Important Dates:

  • Thursday, May 10th at 6pm: Residence Halls Close (Except Graduating & Summer Hall Students)
  • Sunday, May 13th at 12pm: Residence Halls Close for Graduating Students
  • Monday, May 14th: Summer Hall Students Relocate to Mattielou

Official Check-Outs

  • You must officially check out of the residence halls with a HRL staff member. 
  • Unofficial check-outs could be charged a $150 unofficial check-out fee and/or $35-$100 lock change fee (dependent upon assigned hall) and/or an applicable cleaning fee.
  • Please see Check-Out Process steps listed below for instructions on officially checking out. 

Check-Out Process: 

  • Schedule a Check-Out Time HERE. This must be done at least 24 hours in advance. 
  • Remove all personal belongings. 
  • Clean your room thoroughly. See the detailed list below. All residents in a room/cluster will be held responsible for commonly shared areas. 
  • Reset your furniture. Double rooms should be a mirror image of each other. 
  • Check-Out with a HRL staff member (RA): Document the room condition, acknowledge damages, sign paperwork, and return your key. 

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, if applicable. This includes counters, toilets, tubs, sinks, glass, etc. 
  • Lower and open your blinds. Turn off all lights. 
  • Your room/suite must be properly cleaned otherwise HRL staff cannot officially check you out. 

Check-Out Appointment

  • Sign up HERE for an official check-out time. This must be done at least 24 hours in advance.
  • An HRL staff member will meet you at your assigned room. Please have all check-out tasks completed by this time. 
  • If you have an emergency which prohibits you from checking out at your selected time, you must contact Housing & Residence Life via email or by calling 256-765-5558. 

Summer Hall

  • Summer Hall residents will stay in their spring assignment until Monday, May 14th. You will be contacted the week prior with your summer hall assignment and a timeframe for relocating to Mattielou Hall. 
  • You can find additional information on Summer Hall HERE