Move Out Information

Friday, May 8

  • Spring 2020 classes end
  • Quiet hours begin at 11:00 p.m. and go through hall closing (May 17)
  • Current residents with items in storage are asked to remove them no later than the Sunday before Finals Week – Sunday, May 10.

May 11 – May 15 (Finals Week)

  • Plan to move out within 24 hours of your last final and no later than 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 16
  • Dining centers will be open early for breakfast at 6:30 a.m.
  • Overnight guests are not permitted
  • During move-out, vehicles without permits may park in loading zones and hall lots for short periods of time to load, but cars must be moved once loading is complete as parking regulations are still enforced. Vehicles parked in bike lanes or overnight without a permit are subject to be ticketed or towed.

Friday, May 15

  • Meal plans deactivate at 2 p.m.
  • Ram’s Horn, Durrell Express, Braiden, Allison, and Durrell and The Foundry close at 2 pm. To receive a to-go meal, please request a to-go container from the meal check stations before 2 p.m.
  • Ram’s Horn Express is open from 7 a.m – 7 p.m. Meal plans will not be accepted after 2 pm. Ram Cash and credit /debit cards are accepted.

Saturday, May 16

  • Residence halls close and students must move out no later than 10:00 a.m.
  • Ram’s Horn Express is open from 11:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Meal plans will not be accepted. Ram Cash and credit/debit cards are accepted.

Read and follow all the information and procedures presented below:

Room Preparation

Pack it.

  • Remove personal property from room, bathrooms, closets, drawers, and vanities
  • Return all University property to its appropriate area – including items borrowed from the front desk and cups, plates and silverware from the dining centers.

Clean your room thoroughly to avoid charges:

  • Remove writing, marks, and residue from walls, ceilings, and doors
  • Clean up bathroom areas in suite halls
  • Vacuum the carpet in and immediately outside your room, including under beds
  • Empty all trash/recycling to the designated dumpsters outside your hall and wash out bins (DO NOT leave it in hallways, restrooms, fire towers, or other common areas)
  • If you have rented a Micro-Fridge, empty and clean it, then leave it in your room (with fridge door open) when you check out
  • Close and lock windows, and close drapes (ask your RA for more information about securing windows)
  • Turn lights off
  • Close and lock doors

Store it.

  • Remember to start packing before finals and take things home in the weeks leading up to move-out if you can.
  • If you are currently storing anything in your hall’s storage area, contact your RA before finals week to get items out by May 10.

Exodus is offering pick-up and three months of secure storage for $200, and if you’re living in the halls again next year they’ll deliver it back to you in the fall. If you’re living off campus, just pick up your items from their warehouse (120 NE Frontage Road, Unit D, Fort Collins, CO 80524) when you return for the fall semester.

  • Pick-up will occur outside all halls May 15-17 and a prior reservation is required.
  • All boxes must be labeled with: [full name] and [Fall 2019 Residence Hall Name] or [Picking Up from Warehouse]
  • Call (800) 549-1488 and mention the CSU Student Summer Storage Program to reserve your spot.

If you’re living in the halls again next fall

Starting May 13, you can store certain belongings that are properly boxed and tagged in a storage area in the hall you’re planning on moving to next fall. Visit the front desk of your new hall to arrange a time to drop off your items. No furniture (futons, shelving, etc.), appliances (microfridges, microwaves, etc.), electronics, or bicycles/scooters are permitted.

Bike Storage and Shipping

Donate it!

During Move Out 2018, 32,033 pounds of donations were collected, but students threw away 185,520 pounds of trash. If there are items that you can’t take home with you or you wish to donate upon moving out, you can drop off gently-used items to Donation Station trucks/trailers outside each hall.

Donation Station Hours:

May 13-15, 1-5 p.m.
May 16-17, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Items accepted:

  • Clothing and shoes
  • Towels and linens
  • Household and school supplies
  • Non-perishable, unopened foods,
  • Mini-fridges, microwaves, and small appliances,
  • Bikes

Items not accepted:

  • Furniture
  • Broken electronics
  • Medicine (Prescription or non-prescription)
  • Mirrors/glass

All donated items will benefit Homeward Alliance and their local network nonprofit agencies.

Gone Card

Once you have completed the room preparation requirements, schedule an appointment (preferably 24-hours in advance) or contact your RA on duty to review your room and to initial and post the “Gone Card” on the exterior side of your door.

Room Inspection

  • RAs may make suggestions regarding the condition of your room, but this review does not constitute an inspection.
  • Your signature on the Room Inventory Form indicates your agreement that Maintenance and Environmental Services personnel will inspect your room after you leave.
  • This is the final inspection. If you wish to be present during the inspection, or if you have any concerns to discuss, schedule an appointment at (970) 491-7171
    • The appointment needs to be scheduled at least 24 hours prior to check-out.
    • Personal belongings must be removed before inspection.
    • If damages or cleaning charges are assessed they will be posted to your student account

Check-Out

  • Complete an address change through your RamWeb account prior to check-out.
  • Bring your portion of the “Gone Card” and your keys to the front desk.

Charges

Charges may be assessed if the above procedures are not followed, and may include:

  • Improper check-out charge: $50
  • Failure to turn in keys: charges vary
  • Room cleaning charge: minimum of $50
  • Damages to room: charges vary

Read and follow all the information and procedures presented below:

The most sustainable and cost-effective thing you can do is bring all personal property you possible can home with you to reuse next year.

  • Remove personal property from room, bathrooms, closets, drawers, and vanities
  • Return all University property to its appropriate area – including items borrowed from the front desk and cups, plates and silverware from the dining centers.
  • Remember to start packing before finals and take things home in the weeks leading up to move-out if you can.

Clean your room thoroughly to avoid charges:

  • Remove writing, marks, and residue from walls, ceilings, and doors
  • Clean up bathroom areas in suite halls
  • Vacuum the carpet in and immediately outside your room, including under beds
  • Empty all trash/recycling to the designated dumpsters outside your hall and wash out bins (DO NOT leave it in hallways, restrooms, fire towers, or other common areas)
  • If you have rented a Micro-Fridge, empty and clean it, then leave it in your room (with fridge door open) when you check out
  • Close and lock windows, and close drapes (ask your RA for more information about securing windows)
  • Turn lights off
  • Close and lock doors

Utilize campus resources and in-town storage services over the summer.

Exodus Storage Services

Exodus is offering pick-up and three months of secure storage for $200, and if you’re living in the halls again next year, they’ll deliver it back to you in the fall. If you’re living off campus, just pick up your items from their warehouse (120 NE Frontage Road, Unit D, Fort Collins, CO 80524) when you return for the fall semester.

  • Pick-up will occur outside all halls May 15-17 and a prior reservation is required.
  • All boxes must be labeled with: [full name] and [Fall 2019 Residence Hall Name] or [Picking Up from Warehouse]
  • Call (800) 549-1488 and mention the CSU Student Summer Storage Program to reserve your spot.

On-Campus Storage

If you’re living in the halls again next fall, starting May 13, you can store certain belongings that are properly boxed and tagged in a storage area in the hall you’re planning on moving to next fall. Visit the front desk of your new hall to arrange a time to drop off your items. No furniture (futons, shelving, etc.), appliances (microfridges, microwaves, etc.), electronics, or bicycles/scooters are permitted.

Bike Storage and Shipping

You can also store your bike in CSU’s Central Receiving warehouse, or have it shipped home to you.

During Move Out 2018, 32,033 pounds of donations were collected, but students threw away 185,520 pounds of trash. If there are items that you can’t take home with you or you wish to donate upon moving out, you can drop off gently-used items to Donation Station trucks/trailers outside each hall (see map below).

Donation Station Hours:

May 13-15, 1-5 p.m.
May 16-17, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Items accepted:

  • Clothing and shoes
  • Towels and linens
  • Household and school supplies
  • Non-perishable, unopened foods,
  • Mini-fridges, microwaves, and small appliances,
  • Bikes

Items not accepted:

  • Furniture and futons/couches
  • Broken electronics
  • Medicine (Prescription or non-prescription)
  • Mirrors/glass

All donated items will benefit Homeward Alliance and their local network nonprofit agencies.

Gone Card

Once you have completed the room preparation requirements, schedule an appointment (preferably 24-hours in advance) or contact your RA on duty to review your room and to initial and post the “Gone Card” on the exterior side of your door.

Room Inspection

  • RAs may make suggestions regarding the condition of your room, but this review does not constitute an inspection.
  • Your signature on the Room Inventory Form indicates your agreement that Maintenance and Environmental Services personnel will inspect your room after you leave.
  • This is the final inspection. If you wish to be present during the inspection, or if you have any concerns to discuss, schedule an appointment at (970) 491-7171
    • The appointment needs to be scheduled at least 24 hours prior to check-out.
    • Personal belongings must be removed before inspection.
    • If damages or cleaning charges are assessed they will be posted to your student account

Check-Out

  • Complete an address change through your RamWeb account prior to check-out.
  • Bring your portion of the “Gone Card” and your keys to the front desk.

Charges

Charges may be assessed if the above procedures are not followed, and may include:

  • Improper check-out charge: $50
  • Failure to turn in keys: charges vary
  • Room cleaning charge: minimum of $50
  • Damages to room: charges vary