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Move-out: fast facts

  • You will receive a move-out date, which will be 24 hours after your last exam.
  • If you don't have any final exams you are required to move out 24 hours after the last day of classes.
  • Check-out time is 11 a.m.
  • To check-out, you can either visit Residence Services (Dining Centre or Crowsnest Hall) during office hours or use a check-out envelope. Drop the envelope in the return mail slot near the mailboxes in either the Dining Centre or Cascade Hall. Yamnuska and Crowsnest residents can drop the check-out envelope into the box at their buildings office. Make sure it's before 11 a.m. though, or there's a $100 late check-out fee.

More details

Before you check out

  1. Remember to check your mailbox.
  2. Clean your room, including defrosting your freezer. If you wish, Housekeeping can come by to do an inspection of your room and let you know if your room needs more cleaning. To book this you will need to contact the Housekeeping Office at 403-220-5311. Use the Room Inspection Checklist as a guide to make sure you will pass inspection.
  3. Moving carts and vacuums are available for sign-out at Residence Services in the Dining Centre and Crowsnest Hall

Learn more about the cleaning process on the Cleaning Tips page.

Checking-out with the envelope

  1. Fill out your move-out envelope.
  2. Put your keys and laundry card inside the envelope.
  3. Sign it.
  4. Seal it.
  5. Deliver it to the return mail slot near the mailboxes in either the Dining Centre or Cascade Hall. Put into check-out box at the Crowsnest or Yamnuska Office. Make sure it's before 11 a.m. though, or there's a $100 late fee.

Checking-out at Residence Services Offices

You will need:

  1. Photo ID
  2. Keys
  3. Laundry card

Storage

Residence Services offers storage lockers in many of the residence buildings that students can use over the summer months. There are two types of unites that can be rented: 6ft x 3ft x 2ft (bike) or 3ft x 3ft x 2ft (regular). They are $40 for the Spring/Summer term and go on sale usually the first week of April. Check the last Buzz in March for on sale date.

If are looking for larger storage space you can visit the find storage fast website for information on local storage companies.

Transferring rooms

If you are staying in residence for the next term but are moving to a different building or room, you will receive a transfer date. Your move-out date is synchronized with your transfer date so that you go from your old room directly into your new room on the same day.

Potential fees

For residents moving out of residence, below is a listing of potential fees that will be applied if move-out is not completed/conducted according to Residence guidelines.

Late check-out fee: $100
  This fee applies if you are not moved out of your room by 11 a.m. on your scheduled move out day.
Cleaning fee: $50-$1000
  This fee applies if housekeeping needs to be called in to clean a room that has not been properly cleaned. For cleaning guidelines, refer to your Residence guidelines.
Extra day fee: $100
  This fee will be applied for every day following your move-out appointment that you have not moved out of residence
Move-out charges: $200
  This fee applies if Residence Services has to move your belongings
Lost keys: $40
  Keys that are lost, stolen, not returned or otherwise need to be replaced, result in a replacement fee.
Laundry cards: $10
  Laundry cards that are lost, stolen, not returned or otherwise need to be replaced, result in a replacement fee.

Move-out checklist (PDF)