All non-graduating residents are required to check out and vacate their rooms within 24 hours of their last exam, or by Tuesday, May 17, 2022 by 5:00 p.m., whichever comes first.

Checkout Procedure:

  • All non-graduating residents are required to check out and vacate their rooms within 24 hours of their last exam, or by Tuesday, May 17 by 5:00 p.m., whichever comes first.
  • Rooms must be left in broom-swept condition.  Please refer to the check-out checklist below for directions on removing items from your space. 
  • Fill out an Express Checkout Form in the Reslife Portal.
  • Your Academic Year Residency Agreement is in effect as long as you remain on campus.

Late Stay Requests:

  • Students are able to apply to stay late until 10am on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 for travel-related reasons and students must apply via the Spring Late Stay form in the Agora Portal through the MyResLife Portal when it is made available. 
  • For Late Stay requests questions or concerns please email transistions@bc.edu

Carts and Staff Availability:

  • Students in need of carts for the move-out process will be able to retrieve a cart for up to 45 minutes from the below locations. ResLife staff will also be available to answer any questions during this time. Unfortunately, we are not able to provide carts outside of this window.
Cart Checkout Times
Sat. May 14 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Sun. May 15 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Mon. May 16  8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tue. May 17 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Cart Checkout Locations
  • TBD

Keys:

  • Students living in Walsh, Vanderslice, 90 STM, Stayer, Voute, Gabelli, Rubenstein, and Ignacio will receive an envelope for their bedroom keys. Upon checking out and departing, please drop your key envelope in the dropbox that will be placed in your building lobbies. We ask that all keys are in envelopes labeled with student name and room number.

Check-out Checklist:

Please show respect for the custodial staff who care for your residence throughout the year. All residents are expected to complete the following checklist. Failure to do so may result in fines being placed on your student account. For more information on keys, damage, and trash, please review the Conditions for Residency.

  • Clean stove thoroughly, including the top, under the burners, and in the oven and broiler. (Apartments)
  • Remove all food from refrigerator and clean with mild soap, water, and baking soda. Leave doors closed and refrigerator on. (Suites/Apartments)
  • Remove all posters, signs, pictures, nails, hooks, tacks, and tape from walls and ceilings by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17.
  • Return all curtains, shades, lamps, and furniture to their proper place throughout your unit.
  • Remove all trash, papers, and belongings from drawers and shelves.
  • Wipe all drawers and shelves clean.
  • Remove all trash from room. It is a fire hazard to leave trash in the hallway. Please place trash and area rugs in the dumpster outside of your building.
  • Remove all personal belongings from room.
  • Close and lock all windows.
  • Turn off all lights.
  • Lock your room behind you.
  • Check out of your residence hall at one of the Area Checkout Locations, and return your key if you were issued one upon check-in.

Any student, who wishes to take a Leave of Absence or Withdrawal from housing for the 2022-2023 academic year must complete the appropriate Web Form within My ResLife via the Agora Portal by June 1. If you have any questions, please email placement@bc.edu.

Storage and Shipping

  • Students in need of storage or shipping of their items should contact Piece by Piece Movers at www.storagebc.com. Piece by Piece is the only approved vendor BC storage needs permitted on-campus to gather belongings.

 

All graduating residents are required to check out and vacate their rooms by Monday, May 23, 2022 by 8:00 p.m.

Checkout Procedure:

  • All graduating residents are required to check out and vacate their rooms by Monday, May 23rd by 8:00 p.m.
  • Rooms must be left in broom-swept condition.  Please refer to the check-out checklist below for directions on removing items from your space. 
  • Residents should find a Resident Assistant in order to have their room inspected prior to departure. 
  • Your Academic Year Residency Agreement is in effect as long as you remain on campus.

Late Stay Requests:

  • Graduating students are not eligible for Late Stay requests.

Carts and Staff Availability:

  • Students in need of carts for the move-out process will be able to retrieve a cart for up to 45 minutes from the below locations. ResLife staff will also be available to answer any questions during this time. Unfortunately, we are not able to provide carts outside of this window.
Cart Checkout Times & Locations
Sat. May 21 12:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. Stayer 104
Sun. May 22 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Stayer 104
Mon. May 23 1:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 

2000 Comm. Ave (Reservoir Apartments): Lobby

2150 Comm Ave (Thomas More Apartments): Lobby

Stayer: Stayer 104

Ignacio: 1st floor lounge

Rubenstein: Rubenstein 1A

Voute: Voute 303H

Gabelli: Gabelli 214

Keys:

  • Students living in Walsh, Vanderslice, 90 STM, Stayer, Voute, Gabelli, Rubenstein, and Ignacio will receive an envelope for their bedroom keys. Upon checking out and departing, please drop your key envelope in the dropbox that will be placed in your building lobbies. We ask that all keys are in envelopes labeled with student name and room number.

Check-out Checklist:

Please show respect for the custodial staff who care for your residence throughout the year. All residents are expected to complete the following checklist. Failure to do so may result in fines being placed on your student account. For more information on keys, damage, and trash, please review the Conditions for Residency.

  • Clean stove thoroughly, including the top, under the burners, and in the oven and broiler. (Apartments)
  • Remove all food from refrigerator and clean with mild soap, water, and baking soda. Leave doors closed and refrigerator on. (Suites/Apartments)
  • Remove all posters, signs, pictures, nails, hooks, tacks, and tape from walls and ceilings by 8:00 p.m. on Monday, May 23.
  • Return all curtains, shades, lamps, and furniture to their proper place throughout your unit.
  • Remove all trash, papers, and belongings from drawers and shelves.
  • Wipe all drawers and shelves clean.
  • Remove all trash from room. It is a fire hazard to leave trash in the hallway. Please place trash and area rugs in the dumpster outside of your building.
  • Remove all personal belongings from room.
  • Close and lock all windows.
  • Turn off all lights.
  • Lock your room behind you.
  • Check out of your residence hall at one of the Area Checkout Locations, and return your key if you were issued one upon check-in.

Storage and Shipping

  • Students in need of storage or shipping of their items should contact Piece by Piece Movers at www.storagebc.com. Piece by Piece is the only approved vendor BC storage needs permitted on-campus to gather belongings.

 

Flyer BC Clean Clean Donate Help

What Is BC Clean?

BC Clean is a donation initiative overseen by the Office of Residential Life in collaboration with Custodial Services and the Office of Sustainability. Members of the BC Community have the opportunity to donate items in good condition, such as clothing, non-perishable food, books, appliances, as well as general household goods and furniture. All donations are collected by local non-profit organizations who distribute them to individuals and families in the greater Boston community. Donation drop off locations are set up on the last day of classes during the Spring semester across Newton, Upper, and Lower campuses so students can donate items until they depart for Summer break.

 

Which Community Organization Does BC Clean Partner With and What Do They Accept?

Flyer Listing can be donated, unopened non-perishable foods, mini-fridges,clothing, shoes linens, sheets blankets comforters, towels, no pillows or mattress pads.  Kitchenware pots, pans, toasters, coffeemakers, blenders, baking pans, microwaves, etc. basic household items, fans, lamps vacuums, irons, ironing boards, clocks, tv's wall art etc.

Where Can I Donate My Items?

Newton Campus:

  • Cushing - 1st floor social lounge
  • Duchesne - 1st floor social lounge
  • Hardey - 1st floor social lounge
  • Keyes - Basement study lounge in south wing

Upper Campus:

  • Cheverus - 1st floor social lounge
  • CLXF - Main lobby - side nearest basketball court
  • Fitzpatrick/Gonzaga - Main lobby Fitzpatrick side
  • Kostka - 1st floor social lounge
  • Shaw House - 1st floor social lounge
  • We invite Medeiros residents to donate items in Shaw House

College Road:

  • Roncalli - basement social lounge
  • Welch - basement social lounge
  • Williams - basement social lounge

Lower Campus:

  • 66 Comm. Ave - 1st floor social lounge
  • 90 St. Thomas More - 2nd floor study lounge
  • Gabelli - 2nd floor social lounge
  • Ignacio - 1st floor social lounge
  • Reservoir Apartments (2000)- 2nd floor social lounge
  • Rubenstein - 1st floor social lounge
  • Stayer – 1st floor lounge, room 103
  • Thomas More Apartments (2150) - 1st floor lobby
  • Vanderslice - Cabaret Room on 1st floor
  •  Voute - 2nd floor social lounge
  • Walsh Hall - Walsh Function Room | enter through double wooden doors in main lobby
  • Modulars - Stayer 103 prior to Monday, May 23rd
    • On Commencement Day: seniors in the Modular Apartments can eitherput "BC Clean" stickers on items and place them by their front doors (stickers provided to students on Commencement Day) Or
    • Drop off items directly at the donation trucks in the parking lot adjacent to the Modular Apartments (known as the Mod Lot)