Move-Out Spring 2022

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*This information is for students with a 9-month license agreement. 

Thank you for living on campus and making San Diego State University your home. In preparation for housing move-out, please complete the Move-Out Form to acknowledge the check-out procedures by Friday, April 22 and follow the instructions outlined below. 

Complete Move-Out Form

Note that residents who do not follow check-out procedures will be assessed improper check-out fees and may also incur
cleaning and/or damage charges.

For students with a 9-month license agreement, housing facilities close at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 13. You must check out by 8 p.m. on the day of your last final exam.

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Closing  meeting

You are required to attend the closing meeting provided by your building staff. Your RA/CA will inform you of the date, time and location of the meeting. 

Once you know your finals schedule, sign up for a check-out appointment time with your RA/CA. 

  • Attend closing meeting (provided by building staff)
  • Sign up for a check-out appointment with your RA/CA. Check-out appointments will be available starting Monday, May 9 through May 13.

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Cleaning

Please clean your entire space including your bedroom, bathroom(s), kitchen and living area, if applicable, prior to your check-out appointment. This includes:

  • Remove all personal belongings (double-check drawers and closets).
  • Restore your room to its initial condition at check-in (including furniture set-up).
  • Take all trash and recycling to the dumpsters. Please put trash inside the dumpsters and do not leave trash near or around the dumpsters.
  • Wipe down all surfaces including furniture and walls.
  • Vacuum and sweep the floor (including under the bed).
  • Leave your drawers and closet doors open in preparation for your RA/CA inspection.
  • Do NOT remove nails, screws, or command strips from walls. These will be professionally removed to prevent further damage.

Cleaning supplies and vacuums are available for check-out at your community front desk. 

During your check-out appointment, your RA/CA will inspect your space, collect your keys and check you out. A secondary inspection will be completed by your RHC to assess any fees for cleaning and/or damage charges. 

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unwanted items

Please do not leave any unwanted items behind in your space. Abandoned items are subject to abandonment fees of $100 or more.

You may donate any non-perishable food and usable items in the donation bins that will be placed in each community on Friday, April 29.

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moving & Loading BElongings

Moving bins will be available for check out at your community front desk starting Friday, May 6

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Step 1: Prior to your check-out appointment, visit the USS tent located in front of the Chapultepec entrance. 

Step 2: At the USS tent, you may check out one moving bin at a time. Fill your moving bins with your belongings and take your full moving bins to the USS tent.

Step 3: Once all of your belongings are out of your room and at the USS tent, clean your space (see cleaning instructions below) and complete check-out with your RA

Step 4: After check-out, return to the USS tent to pick up a loading permit and drive your vehicle to the loading zone according to the map below.

Step 5: At the loading zone staff will load your items into your vehicle. Do not exit your vehicle. 

Step 6: Once items are loaded into your vehicle, follow the map to exit the area.

huaxyacac move out map

Step 1: Prior to your check-out appointment, visit the USS tent located at the fire lane entrance of Huaxyacac. 

Step 2: At the USS tent, you may check out one moving bin at a time. Fill your moving bins with your belongings and take your full moving bins to the USS tent.

Step 3: Once all of your belongings are out of your room and at the USS tent, clean your space (see cleaning instructions below) and complete check-out with your RA

Step 4: After check-out, return to the USS tent to pick up a loading permit and drive your vehicle to the loading zone according to the map below.

Step 5: At the loading zone staff will load your items into your vehicle. Do not exit your vehicle. 

Step 6: Once items are loaded into your vehicle, follow the map to exit the area. 

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shipping & storage

If you are needing to ship or store your personal belongings, please make arrangements with our campus partner collegeboxes.com. Create an account and enter promo code SDSU2022 for 10% savings.

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Bike & surfboard storage

Don’t forget your bike and/or surfboard. If applicable, return your bike storage key to the Housing Office between 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. during weekdays and remove surfboard storage locks. Abandoned property will be removed and discarded.

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parking

All parking regulations are strictly enforced. Do not park in any fire lanes during move-out or at any time. 

If you received a garage remote or placard for parking, please return it to your front desk or give it to your CA at check-out. Students who do not return their garage remotes will be charged a $75 replacement fee.

South Campus Plaza Residents Only:
Do not park in the alley/fire lane behind the building. A free 45-minute parking voucher for the parking structure behind the north tower (also known as the Trader Joe's parking structure) will be available for pick up at your front desk. You are responsible for parking fees should you exceed the 45-minute time limit.

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mail

Update your mailing address in the WebPortal to your permanent address. Any mail or packages delivered to The UPS store after check-out will be returned to the sender. If you are expecting a package, contact the sender to update your permanent address.

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Traveling

It is critical that you develop a travel plan to ensure your own safety as well as the safety of the members of the household where you will be returning. Please refer to the travel guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to create your travel plan.

FAQs

Yes, each student may be accompanied by two (2) family members or guests during move-out.

If you are needing to move out after hours, discuss your check-out options with your RA/CA.

If you lost or misplaced your keys, submit a service request on the Housing Portal for new keys by May 5, 2022