Check Outs

Check Outs

This page is updated closer to check out periods

Check-Out Process

An express check-out consists of the Resident checking out of residence 24 hours after your last exam or by deadlines listed below. Your specific check-out deadline is emailed to you in March.

Check-Out Envelope - you will need it to hand in your residence & mailbox key. Pickup at the Residence Services Desk.

First Half Check-Out Deadline - Monday, June 24, 2024 at 12:00 PM (noon)
Full Term & Second Half Check-Out Deadline - Sunday, August 18, 2024 at 12:00 PM (noon)
Graduate & Medical Check-Out Deadline - Sunday, August 18, 2024 at 12:00 PM (noon)


How to Have the Perfect Checkout

Here are some resources to ensure you have a proper checkout! 

  1. Pick up your check-out envelope at the Residence Services Desk.
  1. Take a look at our FULL check-out checklist:  
  2. Learn how to clean your spaces & check out some tips below. 
  3. Check out Sustainable Check Outs for more info

Please note you are not able to return to your unit after your check-out date. Failure to remove belongings by the appropriate check-out date may result in items being thrown out & check-out charges.


Cleaning Your Spaces

Prior to Cleaning

  1. Engage in conversations with your roommates about cleanliness expectations!
  2. Submit Work Orders as needed. Scroll down to check out some tips & tricks from our facilities team!
  3. Be aware of Damage & Cleaning Charges 

How to clean

Ensure you clean all required spaces for your unit: Click each text to view a video on how to clean!

Don't Forget to . . . .

  • Remove all personal items & garbage
  • Wipe down all surfaces with a general all-purpose cleaner
    • See discolouration from build-up (i.e. on the stove, toilet sink etc.)? Use a job-specific cleaner, not an all-purpose
  • Sweep, vacuum and mop ALL floors
  • Take photos before you leave! If you are concerned about cleaning charges, take photos & document concerns that can be submitted if needed for an appeal

Garbage & Recycling Disposal

  1. Use recycling to dispose of appropriate material!
    • Unsure of what can be recycled? Check out the Peel Region Page!
    • When recycling boxes always remember to flatten the box before placing it in the recycling bin.
  2. Use large outdoor garbage and recycling bins located in your area
  3. Do not leave bags on the ground outside the bin
  4. Additional garbage bins will be placed behind around residence during check out season
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Cleaning Tips

  • Please leave your drawers and cupboards open
  • Leave your washroom doors open so the air circulates
  • Lift your mattress and lean it against the wall
  • Please remove your garbage from your unit, common/shared spaces
  • Wipe down all surfaces in your unit

Rent out vacuums and Swiffers at the Residence Services Desk

Maintenance Tips

  • Is your faucet/shower head dripping constantly? Work order it!
  • Is your keycard swipe flashing orange? Work order it!
  • Is your toilet constantly running? Work order it!
  • Is your bathroom fan noisy/not working? Work order it!
  • Is your sink leaking? Work order it!

Submit your own work orders at

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