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If you are staying in your current room and/or expecting the arrival of a new roommate, please refer to the information on this page. Utilize the cleaning guides we have created for each building. Make sure to return your keys and clean your (shared) space to avoid the charges. The room stay instructions apply to all residents living in both the Burnaby and Vancouver residences
Townhouse Residents need to update their key fob between August 1, 2019 and 12 p.m. on August 19.
Hold your key fob it at an access point at the entrance doors of the Residence and Housing office.
All roommates are responsible for cleaning duties.
All the cleaning must be completed by Thursday August 19 by 12 p.m. on move out day:
- Make sure you leave space for your new roommates in all of the shared spaces
- Our facilities staff will inspect all shared spaces between 12 p.m. August 19 and 4 p.m. August 20, 2019
- Our facilities staff will re-inspect all shared spaces starting 9 a.m. August 27, 2019
- Units will be cleaned to acceptable levels following each inspection and cleaning charges will be assessed to all occupants
Five steps for staying in room or arrival of new roommate
Step 1: Report maintenance issues
Step 3: Clean Your (Shared) Space
Clean your (shared) space to avoid the cleaning fee.
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.
For more information regarding how to clean visit our Cleaning page.
Step 4: Internet Access
Leave all Shaw equipment in your room when you leave to avoid the replacement fee.
If you are room switching, your Shaw SFUResNet Wifi password and SSID will not be changing. Leave all Shaw equipment in your room when you leave, including modem, remote control, and all cords.
Step 5: Dining Hall Hours
Stay informed on the Dining Hall and their hours of operations.
|Lost key/lock change fee||$155|
|Cleaning and damage||$125 average|