Residence Hall Check-out Information

The Residence Halls will close at Noon on Friday, May 7, 2021 (not including Village Flats).  Below are the check out instructions you should follow to insure a successful checkout.  

 
Check-out Instructions:
  • Sign up with your RA for a time to check out by Thursday, April 29th at 5:00PM
  • Complete the "Room Cleaning Instructions" listed below
  • Fill out the information listed on the Express Check-out Envelope provided to you by your RA.
  • Seal your room and mailbox key in the envelope provided. (will be billed accordingly for any missing keys)
  • Return completed envelope to the designated drop box located by the mailboxes.

 
Important Information:

  • Quiet Hours: 24 hour quiet hours begin Sunday, May 2nd at 1:00AM. Violations of this will result in offenders having one hour to vacate their room after their last final
  • Check Out: You must check out of the building by Friday, May 7 at 12:00PM
  • Summer Housing: If you are living in Nester for summer classes, please contact your Residence Hall Coordinator Monday, May 3rd at 5:00PM to confirm a check out time on May 8.
    • Summer move over will be the afternoon of May 8th for summer hall residents. Keys will be delivered to your mailbox mid-morning. Your belongings need to be removed by 3:00 p.m. at the latest.
  • Mail: Log in to your MyBlue account and change your ‘Permanent Address’ to reflect the address where you will be living this summer so that mail can be forwarded.
  • Bikes: Be sure to take your bicycle home. Bikes left for the summer will be impounded

Room Cleaning Instruction; Prior to checkout you will need to do the following:

  • Remove ALL personal belongings from the room.

  • Unbunk your beds.  If you rented a loft from the university, you may leave it lofted. 

  • Remove all tape and residue from the windows and wipe down windowsill.

  • Clean out drawers with a damp cloth. Check for items that fall behind the drawers.

  • Dust furniture.

  • Clean out your sink with cleanser and clean mirror.

  • Check shelves in closet for any items that may have been pushed back. Wipe down shelves. Take all hangers with you.

  • Remove all tape and marks from walls and both sides of your door.

  • Vacuum or sweep your room.

  • Any damages not listed on the room inspection you completed upon check-in are your responsibility.

  • The MicroFridge must be thoroughly cleaned, unplugged, defrosted, and dry. A staff member will inspect the unit. Charges will apply for missing parts (knobs, turntable, etc.) and if the unit is not clean/defrosted.  The MicroFridge will remain in your room following the checkout.

  • Antelope/Nester Halls: All the appliances provided in your room must be cleaned out and wiped clean.

Billing for Damages/Missing Keys
If you are charged for damages or an improper fee, you will see a charge on your student account by Thursday, May 13th. If you are concerned about a possible charge, please contact your Residence Hall Coordinator as possible. Hall staff, under the guidance of UNK Facilities, make the final determination on room damage charges.

Your room must be clean prior to check out!   If it is not clean you will billed for the cleaning as appropriate. 
If you are charged, any damage fees, they will be posted to your student account.  You will also receive an email listing the damages and the charges.  If you are concerned about a possible charge, please contact your Residence Hall Coordinator as soon as possible. Residence Life staff, under the guidance of UNK Facilities, make the final determination on room damage charges.
 
Contact your Residence Hall Coordinator or Resident Assistant if you have any further questions about the responsibilities and steps required to check-out or email housing@unk.edu.