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As the Spring Semester draws to a close, you will need to start thinking about your check-out process at the end of the semester. Following the instructions provided by our office will help ensure that your check-out goes smoothly.
At the end of the semester, you will need to move out of your residence hall room within 24 hours of your last final exam or by Monday, May 7 at 12PM (noon), whichever comes first.
Graduating students who are participating in their Commencement Ceremony must check-out within 24 hours of their ceremony or by Saturday, May 12 at 12PM (noon), whichever comes first. Graduating Students must request Extended Stay (see below).
Detailed Move-Out dates are available on our Important Dates page.
When you have packed/removed your belongings and cleaned your room/suite/apartment, please proceed to your Building/Area Desk to check-out and return your key. Please have your Student ID ready to provide to the Desk Receptionist. If you are checking out between 10PM-6AM, return your key using the key dropbox and you will be checked out in the morning.
After you have left, Department of Residence Life representatives will inspect your room for any damages.
Closing Community Meetings
Your Resident Advisor will be hosting a Closing Community Meeting between April 16-April 26 (the date for your meeting will be posted by your RA). During this meeting, your RA will share important information and answer any questions you might have. Attendance is required.
Extended Stay Requests
Extended Stay Accommodations will be offered for most dates* through June 1, 2018 at a cost of $40.00 per night**.
Any student staying past May 7 for any reason must request Extended Stay.
New for 2018! Students who take part in Extended Stay through June 1, 2018 will receive a 20% discount on their total Extended Stay Charges.
Requests due by 12PM on April 13, 2018
*Students remaining on-campus past May 14 may be required to change rooms; additionally, due to scheduled renovations in Simpson Hall residents of Simpson must move-out or relocate by May 7 at 12PM.
**Students who are required to remain on-campus for certain reasons after the semester has ended will have the Extended Stay fee waived provided that they meet certain requirements.
|Groups Approved for Fee Waiver||Fee Waiver Departure Date (Check-Out by 12PM)|
|Graduating Students (taking part in Commencement)||May 12 (or within 24 hours of graduation, whichever is first)|
|Non-Graduating Law Students||May 12 (or 24 hours after last final, whichever is first)|
|Graduating Law Students||May 13|
|Commencement Volunteers (including band/choir)||May 13|
|LUREC Summer Student||May 13 - Transition to LUREC|
|Quinlan Graduate School of Business||May 13|
|ROTC Commissioning Ceremony (Volunteers and Graduating Cadets)||May 13|
|Alternative Break Initiative May Participants||May 14|
|Conference Services Summer Student Workers||May 14 - Transition to Summer Room|
|FYRE Summer Program Participants||May 14 - Transition to Summer Room|
|Orientation Leaders||May 14 - Transition to Summer Room|
|Summer Scholars Student Workers||May 14 - Transition to Summer Room|
|Post-Season Athletes (TBD)||As determined by season|
|Residence Life - Resident Assistants||As determined by Residence Life|
|Residence Life - Desk Receptionists||As determined by Residence Life|
|Students staying after the Fee Waiver Departure Date for their group will be billed the nightly rate for each additional day they remain past 12PM (noon).|
Note: There is no Extended Stay Fee Waiver for Summer Residents wishing to remain between spring and summer contracts (except students residing in Baumhart Hall for the spring and summer terms).
Summer residents taking part in Extended Stay will move to their summer assignment on May 14.
If you or anyone helping you move needs a place to stay, we recommend these nearby hotels.
Summer Housing is available on Lake Shore and Water Tower Campuses for current Loyola Students who meet the Summer Housing criteria.
Summer Storage including free pick-up and delivery is available through our partnership with University and Student Services.
Have questions? Ask your RA or contact our office.