Spring Closing

Residence communities close at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 3.

Residents should complete the following prior to departing campus.

  1. Attend closing floor meeting (each CA will schedule this to take place between April 9-14).
  2. Schedule a time to check-out with your CA. At check-out, the room should be completely empty of your belongings and the room should be clean (if your room is dirty, you could be charged for it).
    • Beds do not have to be lofted. Make sure your it's not blocking the window.
    • Clean the following items to avoid charges:
      • Clean your sink, medicine cabinet, & mirror.
      • Wipe down your desk, dresser, wardrobe, & upper shelf. 
      • Clean dirty areas on walls, remove hooks, and adhesive.
      • Sweep the floor, including under furniture.
      • Un-stack dressers.
    • Cleaning supplies can be checked out at the Front Desk/Stadium Heights Office.
    • If your CA observes damage to items in your room, they will provide you with an estimate of charges.
  3. Return to-go containers back to the dining center for a $5 refund. During finals week, you can return containers to Chet's Place and 1872 Grill in addition to the University Dining Center.
  4. Update permanent mailing address in E-services (if living on main campus) so that mail is forwarded to the proper address. If living at Stadium Heights, complete a mail forwarding request with the United States Postal Service.
    • Packages delivered to main campus will be forwarded (to the E-services address) if they were shipped via USPS. All other carriers are returned to sender.
  5. On day of departure,
    • Attend your checkout appointment with your CA (be on time!)
    • Check your mailbox one last time for mail and packages.
    • If you brought a bike to campus, take it home.

Front Desk Hours

Until Thursday, May 2
8 a.m. to 3 a.m.
Friday, May 3
8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, May 4
9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday, May 5
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Dumpsters will arrive at specific locations (see below) on Friday, April 12. Use a cart to take your trash to one of these locations (do not place unwanted items in your floor's trash room). Stadium Heights residents should utilize the dumpster closest to their building.

a map of a building

April 29 - May 3, residents may load their vehicles in limited curbside parking. View parking maps and locations below. Light and Dark Green parking will stop being enforced on Thursday, May 2. Turn your hazard lights on when loading in the curbside zone.

  • JULIA SEARS: Park on both sides of West Road curb (in front of Julia Sears). Do not park in crosswalks or in front of the bus shelter.
  • CRAWFORD: Park along the east side of C Hall in Lot 14A and in non-Gold stalls on the north end of Lot 14. Parking in gold stalls will result in a ticket.
  • MCELROY: Park in Lot 15 stalls in front of McElroy, except for stalls designated for facility vehicles and accessible vehicle parking. Park along west side curb in front of F/G Halls.
  • PRESKA: Park in Lot 15 stalls in front of McElroy, except for stalls designated for facility vehicles and accessible vehicle parking. Park along west side curb of North Ellis Avenue along the grassy area from Lot 15 to Maywood.

Short-Term Curbside Parking



A request to stay past 7 p.m. on Friday, May 3 requires a documented (often University-related) reason. Instructions on how to submit a request are below. Late stay requests submitted after 12 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30 will acquire a $50 late fee. The form opens at 9 a.m. on April 3rd.

To submit a request, login to the Housing & Dining Portal. Click FORMS and select the Late Stay Spring 2024 form. You will receive an email response within three business days.

Students approved for a late stay will only be approved to stay until 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 5. If you need to stay on campus past this time, you should register for Interim 1 Housing.

Read more about Late Stays

Carts are available for checkout at Front Desks on main campus. Make sure you return your cart promptly after use so that other students can use it.

Carts awill be available in the lobbies of Crawford, McElroy, Julia Sears, and Preska starting Thursday, April 25. Before taking one, make sure you check it out with the Front Desk Assistant.

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Don't throw away non-perishable food - donate it to the Maverick Food Pantry! View details below.

Non-perishable food donations are accepted at the Maverick Food Pantry (142 Carkoski Commons) during the following dates/times:

  • Mondays: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesdays: 5-7 p.m.
  • Wednesdays: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Fridays: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

a blueprint of a food pantry

Cleaning supplies can be checked out at Front Desks and from CAs at Stadium Heights. View the complete list of supplies available below.

  • Vacuums
  • Brooms/Dust Pans
  • Mops
  • Trash Bags
  • Magic Erasers
  • Putty Knives
  • General Purpose Cleaner & Paper Towels
  • Goo Gone

Residents may discard of unwanted electrical appliances in the designated locations beginning Friday, April 12. Do not put appliances in the dumpster. View list of accepted items and disposal locations below.

  • Refrigerators
  • Microwaves
  • TVs
  • Other devices
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All Dining Dollars expire on Friday, May 3. If you have many to use, consider purchasing items in bulk from University Dining. See information below.