Message on 5/23: Residential closing on Friday, May 27th at 2pm


As we begin the final week of May Term and courses come to a close, we want to remind you the residential experience will close for the summer on Friday, May 27th at 2pm. Please review all the information below thoroughly, as many of your questions will be answered.

Do you want to request a late departure? To request a one night extension to your applicable move-out date, please complete the Late Departure Request under Applications and Forms on the MyRedlands Housing Portal. For a cost of $100, charged to your student account, you will be permitted to remain until 5pm the following day.

Are you an athlete with continued competition? Student athletes who continue to compete are permitted to remain in their current spring housing assignment, but are expected to check-out of their room within 24 hours of their last competition or return to campus after travel.

Are you interested in Summer Housing? The application to apply for Summer Housing is available on the MyRedlands Housing Portal under Applications and Forms. Please be aware housing priority is first provided to students who are employed on campus for the summer through Student Employment. The remaining availability is offered to students on a first come, first serve basis. Learn more about the process and Summer Housing in the application.

Ensure a Proper Check-out

  • Attend your community's closing meeting.
  • Review the closing information on community bulletin boards.
  • Pick up an Express Check-out envelop and familiarize yourself with the prompts.
  • Make sure all items are removed from drawers, walls, and doors including removing any adhesive substances.
  • Thoroughly clean your room by dusting all surfaces, including the interior of all drawers, and sweeping all floors, including under furniture and in the bathroom.
  • If applicable, thoroughly clean your suite bathroom, including the countertops and shower.
  • Remove trash and unwanted items from the room to the dumpster and remember to clean and leave behind the trash can
  • and recycling bins.
  • Consider donating any unwanted items to the Donation Drop-off (more information to come).
  • Complete the Express Check-out envelop, enclose your keys, and return it to a staff member or designated spot in your community.
  • Take your car and bike with you as bikes left on racks will be donated and cars towed.

Should you have any questions, please contact Residence Life and Housing at

Best wishes,

Residence Life and Housing

University of Redlands