Important Dates

Sunday, April 29 – Sunday, May 6
Extended Quiet Hours from 7pm – 10am

Sunday, May 6
24 Hour quiet hours begin at 7pm through 8am on Saturday, May 12

Monday, May 7 – Friday, May 11
Final Exam Week

Thursday, May 10 – Friday, May 11
Donate Don’t Dump trucks open for donations from 10am – 6pm

Friday, May 11
Market Places close at 2pm

Saturday, May 12
Donate Don’t Dump trucks open for donations
10am – 12pm

Saturday, May 12
Residence Halls close at 12pm noon – all students must be checked out by this time
*Students must move out of the halls within 24 hours after their last final
* Graduating seniors may request to stay until 12pm on Sunday, May 13

Room Check Out Options and Processes

You may complete an express check out at any time. Choosing an express checkout means that your room will be checked at a later date and you will waive your right to appeal any damage charges that may be assessed after the final room inspection is completed.

  • Remove all belongings from your room and clean your room.
  • Lock you room.
  • Check your mailbox one last time.
  • Return carts.
  • Go to the front desk, bring your room key and student ID, and ask to complete an express check out.
  • Turn in all keys and checked out items.
  • Complete the check-out form.
  • An RA will check your room for damages at a later date, if there are damages you will receive that information by email.

Available Saturday, May 5 through Friday, May 11 from 8 am - 10 pm, or Saturday, May 12 from 8 am - 12 pm. An RA will escort you to your room and complete the checkout.

  • Remove all belongings from your room and clean your room.
  • Check your mailbox one last time.
  • Return carts.
  • Go to the front desk, bring your room key and student ID, and ask to complete an traditional check out.
  • Turn in all keys and checkout items.
  • An RA will escort you to your room.
  • The RA will inspect the condition of your room and ensure all belongings have been removed and complete the check-out form. If there are damages, you will receive an email with your charges and information on the appeal process).
  • The RA will lock the door behind you and you will no longer have access to the room.

If you need to check out overnight between 10 pm - 8 am and would like an RA to come with you to complete the checkout, you must request an alternative check out time in the Hall Coordinator’s office at least 24 hours in advance to be considered for approval. The Hall Coordinator Office is open from 8 am – 4:30 pm.

Donate Don't Dump

Keep valuable items out of the landfill. Crisis Center donation bins will be available in the residence hall lobbies beginning Friday, May 4 to accept donations of non-perishable food items, toiletries, and cleaning products. Goodwill donation carts will be available in lobbies beginning Wednesday, May 9 to accept donations of gently used clothing and small household goods. For larger items, a donation truck will be available by Burge, Catlett, Hillcrest, and Mayflower Thursday, May 10 until Saturday, May 12. Please read the posters on the various bins and donate items in good condition. For more information visit recycle.uiowa.edu.

View the Move-Out Guide