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Residence Hall Closing Information

The residence halls officially close at 6:00pm on Friday, May 15th 2015

This page contains important information on the move-out process for the end of the Spring 2015 semester. On this page you will find information on the following:

 

The residence halls will officially close at 6:00pm on Friday, May 15th 2015

Final exam period ends and all residence halls close at 6:00pm on Friday, May 15th
  • Any student whose last final exam begins before noon is required to leave campus by 6:00pm on the same day
  • Any student whose last final begins after noon is required to leave campus by noon on the next day
  • Any student who has no scheduled final exams is required to leave campus by 6:00pm on the last day of classes, Friday, May 8th
  • Final exam period ends and all residence halls will close at 6:00pm on Friday, May 15th
Any student who remains in the residence halls after 6:00pm on Friday, May 15th 2015 without permission will receive serious disciplinary action.


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Policies During Final Weeks

Quiet Hours
24 hour quiet hours will start on Friday, May 8th at 10:00 pm. Students should be respectful of the community and be committed to studying by limiting any noise in the residence halls. Anyone who is unable to meet this expectation will be asked to leave the residence halls immediately.

Overnight Guests:
Overnight guests are not allowed during the final exam period. The last night that overnight guests will be allowed for the remainder of the semester is Thursday, May 7th.

**SENIOR FORMAL** Please await further instructions on guest registration on the night of Senior Formal in an email.

Inappropriate behavior during the final exam period will not be tolerated.  Students violating the Student Handbook will be immediately dismissed from the residence halls.

 

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Check-Out Procedures

Students are expected to take the following steps to ensure a proper check-out. 
  • Attend the mandatory check-out community meeting hosted by your Resident Assistant.
  • Schedule a check-out appointment in the lobby area of your residence hall for move-out dates of May 8th-May 15th.  If you plan on moving out of the halls before May 8th, please contact your RA as soon as possible to coordinate a move-out time.
  • Have all your belongings removed from the building BEFORE you check-out with the Resident Assistant.
  • Please have your key ready to be handed in during check out.
  • Make sure your entire living space is completely clean.
  • Your living space should be returned to the way it was when you moved in. If you fail to comply, a monetary charge will be assessed.
  • Throw all trash and unwanted appliances in the dumpsters.  Dumpsters will be placed outside of your residence hall.
  • Remove all clothing and personal items.
  • Contact friends, family members and companies that send you mail and inform them of your home address, mail will not be forwarded to your home address over the summer break.
  • If your living space is not in satisfactory condition for check-out, you will be asked to come into compliance before being allowed to check-out.
  • Residents who do not properly check-out and do not hand in their key will be fined $250.00 for an improper check-out.

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Donations/Collections of Unwanted Items

As you clean out your living space, please consider donating your unwanted items, instead of throwing them away. In an initiative in support of Abraham House, Br. Devlin of Student Success (in coordination with Residential Life) will be collecting donations of the following items during the move-out process. Examples of items accepted are:
  • Non-Perishable Food, Drinks – Perishable food cannot be accepted
  • Toiletries
  • Clothing and Jackets / Hats / Gloves
  • Linens, Blankets, & Towels
  • Cleaning Products and Supplies (including laundry detergent)
  • Kitchen Goods (pots, pans, small appliances, utensils)
  • Small furniture and appliances (Chairs, lamps, shelving, area rugs, etc.) – Large furniture cannot be accepted
Please watch for flyers in the residence hall lobbies for exact collection dates and times.


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Room Damage Assessments

As stated in your Student Handbook, Residents will be held responsible for damage, misuse, removal or theft of any College property.  If the individual responsible for damage(s) cannot be identified, all residents of a room, suite floor, or the entire residence hall will share the costs for labor and materials.  If there is damage in your living space please understand that there will be a charge. 
 
In order to minimize confusion with the assessment of damages, we encourage all residents to talk with their roommates about any possible damages that might have occurred in the living unit.  If one or several individuals are responsible for the damages, please take the time to fill out the Damage Responsibility Form which can be obtained from your Resident Assistant or Residence Hall Director. This form must be handed in before you leave for the summer. If damages are observed during inspections and no information was received from the students in the space, everyone will be responsible and charged for damages in the apartment/suite/room.


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Summer Housing

If you are interested in on-campus housing for the summer, you should hand in a completed application and payment to the Office of Residential Life. If you are a residential student who is taking a class during Summer Session I and would like to remain on campus for Summer Session 1, you must apply for Summer Housing. Additional information about the summer housing program and the application can be obtained by visiting the Summer Housing Residential Life Website. 


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