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On-Campus Residents

Move Out Process

Residents are asked to move out 24 hours after their last final exam and are strongly encouraged to move out prior to Saturday, May 12th due to Commencement traffic. 

All residents must be moved out by Saturday, May 12th at 4:30 PM. Move out will be restricted to 1:30 PM until 4:30 PM on Saturday. You will not be able to move out between 7:00 AM and 1:30 PM on Saturday. 

Move Out Steps

  1. You MUST attend a check-out meeting and obtain a check-out envelope or request an envelope from the housing office. Please see your RA regarding meeting time and location. 
  2. Check out envelopes can also be picked up from the boxes located next to the mailrooms after-hours.
  3. Please visit the Housing Portal (under Move-Out menu) to indicate your anticipated move out day and provide a mail forwarding address.
  4. Remove all of your belongings from the room and common area. Lock and close your room/suite door.
  5. Complete and sign the form on the outside of the Check-Out envelope.
  6. Place the room key and mailbox key (Summits residents) in the envelope.
  7. Seal and drop off the envelope at your Housing Office or the Check Out Key Drop box slot by the mailroom NO LATER THAN 4:30pm on May 12, 2018. 
  8.  There will be an alternative check-out location in The Den on Thursday, May 10 - Friday, May 11; 12pm - 8pm as well as Saturday, May 12, 1:30pm - 4:30pm.

Residents will be notified of any charges and will have the opportunity to submit an appeal.

Parking Information

Parking will be available in the Bellevue lots during move-out week. Parking is enforced until 6 pm Monday - Friday and visitors will need to purchase a parking pass at the kiosk in the lot. Parking is free after 6 pm and on weekends. 

 Please be safe, courteous and watch for pedestrians. 

 Due to Commencement traffic, cars will not be able to enter campus until 1:30 pm on Saturday. (Families arriving before 1:30 pm can park at Yosemite Lake for $6.) 

For further information, visit taps.ucmerced.edu or call (209) 228-8277

Important Information About Saturday, May 12th
 

Move-Out Limited to 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Move out vehicles may begin entering campus at 1:30 PM. Only vehicles displaying a commencement park-ing pass are permitted to enter campus between 6:30 AM and 1 :30 PM. Vehicles arriving before 1:30 PM will be directed to wait at Lake Yosemite ($6 entrance fee). If you leave campus during this time you will not be permitted back on until 1:30 PM.

Dining Information 

Dining Services will be closed as of 9 PM following dinner service on Friday, May 11th.  Please be aware meal plans will be deactivated Saturday at 2 PM by the campus card system. Please email your questions to dining@ucmerced.edu.

Cleaning Check-List

ALL Residents

  • All amenities accounted for - bed, desk, chair, 2 sets of drawers, mattress, and 1 trash and 1 recycle can per room.
  • Furniture must be completely emptied and wiped down.
  • Remove all personal items from your room, bathroom, and living room if applicable.
  • Trash and recycling must be taken out to the dumpsters.
  • All personal furniture must be removed.
  • Turn off lights.
  • Close and lock all windows.  Leave drapes open.
  • Return your OZZI containers before you move out. Unreturned containers will result in a fee. Also, please return any Dining Center dishes and utensils to the Dining Center before moving out.

Valley Terraces ONLY

  • Suite should contain: vacuum cleaner, 1 bookshelf, 1 loveseat, 1 stuffed chair, 1 small end table, 1 round table and 4 chairs.
  • Turn off heat/AC.

Sierra and Valley Terraces Only

  • Suite should contain: 1 toilet plunger, 1 small broom/dustpan, and 1 cleaning tote.

Other Details

Late Move Out Fee

A late move out fee of $50/hr. will be assessed to residents who have not moved out by 4:30 PM on Saturday, May 12th.

Can I leave my bike here? 

All bikes must be removed by Saturday, May 12th at 4:30 PM.  Bikes left after closing will be impounded by the UCM Police.  Housing and Residence Life is not responsible for impounded bikes.

How much will I be charged for damages?

Below is a list of estimated charges for common cleanings and repairs.  Actual charges are based on time and materials. 

Trash Removal....................$25/bag               

Carpet Cleaning..................$60

Painting Room....................$15/hr.               

Painting Door......................$45

Screen Repair.....................$50               

Light Fixture Cover.............$25

Carpet Repair.....................$90/Sq. Ft.             

Key Replacement...............$5-$178

Avoid key charges by returning assigned keys to the office before leaving campus; this includes your mailbox key if applicable.

Work Orders

If there are any items needing repair in your room or apartment please make sure to submit a work order as soon as possible. On campus residents can submit a work order online. 

Heritage Residents

Move-Out Process

Residents are asked to move out 24 hours after their last final exam.

All residents must be moved out by Saturday, May 12th at 4:30 PM.  

Move Out Steps

  1. Remove all of your belongings from the room and common area. Lock and close your room/suite door.
  2. Visit your complex leasing office to check out during office hours. No appointment needed. 
  3. Check out with your RA when the leasing office is closed. Monday, May 7th - Friday, May 11th from 5pm - 9pm and Saturday, May 12th, 8am - 4:30pm. Locations: VT Clubhouse, VL Leasing Office Lounge, NV 255 Snowhaven #1.
  4. After 9pm, residents can call the RA on duty (209-756-5802) or use the leasing office drop box.
  5. Complete and sign the form on the outside of the Check-Out envelope. If you have lost your key, you will indicate this on your envelope. There is a $100 charge for lost keys.
  6. Residents will be notified of any charges and will have the opportunity to submit an appeal.
  7. If there is damage to your room, visit the campus housing office for a Damage Claim form so the responsible parties can make note before the move-out process. The form can be returned to the housing office when complete.

Parking Information

Parking will operate as normal. You may park in your assigned spaces or temporarily in visitor spaces for loading. Do not park in assigned spaces that do not belong to you as you may be towed. 

Cleaning Check-List

  • All amenities accounted for - bed, desk, chair, 2 sets of drawers, mattress. 
  • Furniture must be completely emptied and wiped down.
  • Remove all personal items from your room, bathroom, and living room if applicable.
  • Trash and recycling must be taken out to the dumpsters.
  • All personal furniture must be removed.
  • Northwood Only: Return Laundry Cards (if you have it)
  • Last Person
  • Turn off lights.
  • Turn off heat/AC
  • Lock front door
  • Make sure stove/oven is off
  • Close and lock all windows. Close blinds. 
  • Comcast routers must remain in the apartment. 

Other Details

Late Move Out Fee

A late move out fee of $50/hr. will be assessed to residents who have not moved out by 4:30 PM on Saturday, May 12th.

How much will I be charged for damages?

Below is a list of estimated charges for common cleanings and repairs.  Actual charges are based on time and materials. 

Trash Removal....................$25/bag               

Carpet Cleaning..................$60

Painting Room....................$15/hr.               

Painting Door......................$45

Screen Repair.....................$50               

Light Fixture Cover.............$25

Carpet Repair.....................$90/Sq. Ft.             

Key Replacement...............5-$178

Avoid key charges by returning assigned keys to the office before leaving campus; this includes your mailbox key if applicable.

Work Orders

If there are any items in your apartment needing repair, please visit your leasing office to submit a work order.