Moving in & out
Spring 2021 Move-Out
It’s almost summertime! Before you leave campus, be sure to turn in your key, fill out the express checkout form and complete all the checkout steps to avoid unnecessary fees. Read below for checkout procedures in your area of campus.
Beginning May 17, students will have the opportunity to check out of the residence halls. Residents are asked to move out within 24 hours of their last final. Residence halls close for the summer at 10 p.m. on May 27. Graduating seniors and those with late finals can request a late stay (details below).
Moving out of traditional and suite-style rooms
Beginning May 17, 2021, students will have the opporutnity to check out using the express check-out form in the My Housing portal and drop off their keys in the designated keyboxes. Use the checklist below to complete all move out steps in a traditional or suite-style room.
Moving out of apartment-style rooms
Residents of Courtyard Apartments need to schedule a check-out appointment with their RA before checking out.
If you would like to move out before check out officially opens, please contact your RA to make arrangements.
If you have rented a microfridge, please unplug, defrost and clean out the microfridge before you check out. You can simply leave your microfridge in the room.
The University of Delaware has partnered with Lazybones to offer a summer storage option. For a fee, Lazybones will pick up your packed belongings, store for the summer, and then deliver them in the fall to your new campus location. Please visit Lazybones at www.mylazybones.com to register by May 11.
Students with eligible circumstances can request a late stay by completing the Late Stay Spring 2021 application in the My Housing portal under the “Breaks & Early/Late Stays” section of the portal. The application will be open from May 4 through May 25 at 5 p.m. The late stay options available will depend on student circumstances.
Students who fail to follow proper check-out procedures may be billed a $75 improper check-out fee in addition to key and resource loss fees, depending.
Dumpsters will be placed around campus for Residence Hall Move Out.
The ‘UDon’t Need It?’ program also will be available from May 24 - June 10th down at UD’s Star Campus located at 540 S. College Avenue. Dumpsters will be available for students to discard any unwanted items. Please see below schedule for times.
Students that may have lost one of the above during spring semester also need to complete the express check out form and indicate such on the form. There will be replacement charges charged to your student account at the end of the semester.
Failure to remove all of your belongings (if not registered with Lazybones) or not leave your room clean, may result in an excessive housekeeping charge. We recommend students lightly clean before leaving (including shared spaces in suites and apartments) to avoid charges.
Please note that parking regulations are in effect. Do not leave cars parked in fire lanes and be sure that you have the proper permit for any space you park your car.
Gates at South Academy, Gilbert, Redding, Caesar Rodney and Independence Halls will be open to assist with loading 9 a.m.—1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 25 and Wednesday, May 26.
On Thursday, May 27, gates will be open 9 a.m.—1 p.m., due to Commencement excercises.
Residence Life & Housing is part of the Division of Student Life, which contributes and facilitates critical learning and development within healthy, inclusive and supportive communities, so that all students may thrive at UD and beyond.