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If you are moving out, please refer to the information on this page. Utilize the cleaning guides we have created for each building. Make sure to clean your (shared) space, return your key and move out on time to avoid the charges. The Move out instructions apply to all residents living in both the Burnaby and Vancouver residences.
FALL 2023 MOVE OUT
UNDERGRADUATE / GRADUATE
Date: DECEMBER 19, 2023
Time: By 12:00 p.m. Noon (late fees will apply)
Date: Last day of the month
Time: 12:00 p.m. Noon (late fees will apply)
Five steps to a successful move out
Update your mailing address
Clean your (shared) space
Clean your (shared) space to avoid the cleaning charges.
Everyone's responsibility is to clean their shared spaces including Bathroom, Kitchen, Fridge, Stove and Living Room.
Our maintenance staff will take photographs of any rooms that are left unclean, untidy, or damaged. Refer to the room condition/inventory form you completed when you moved in. Any damage or items needing repair will have been reported on this form and this will be the standard used to assess whether your room is left in the same condition it was received.
Downloadable cleaning checklists:
Remove all garbage + recycle
Return your key on time
Return your key BEFORE NOON to avoid the late fees or lock change charges.
Please LOCK YOUR DOOR, then drop off your keys with our team at the Front Desk in the main office or through the mail slot.
If you are remaining in the same room for the next term, you should not return your key.
Burnaby: Return your key to SFU Residence and Housing office.
Vancouver: Return your key to the drop box located beside the mail boxes in the lobby.
Off Campus Storage
Residence and Housing does not provide any on campus or off campus storage to residents who are moving in, moving out, or staying in between terms. Each student is responsible for researching and finding adequate off campus storage that is suitable for your needs.
Additional things to know
- Upon moving out, there will be no storage available
- Burnaby Residents: No parking on campus roads
To avoid the charges return your key and clean your (shared) space prior to move out.
|Lost key/lock change charge
||$25 - $400|
|Lost fob/not returned||$20|
|Cleaning and damage||$140 average (where assessed)|
|Moving cart late return charge
||Overdue rental charge $50 per hour (or each portion of an hour) to a max of $350|
|All charges can be found on Charges PDF