All non-graduating residents are required to check out and vacate their rooms within 24 hours of their last exam, or by Tuesday, May 18 by 5:00 p.m., whichever comes first.

Checkout Procedure:

  • In order to ensure the health and safety of students and guests during move-out, all students will be required to select a move-out appointment in the Reslife Portal. A limited amount of timeslots per hour will be offered in order to encourage proper social distancing rules.
  • It is your responsibility to read through the End-of-Year Closing Procedures and General Check-out information so that you fully understand the University’s expectations.
  • All non-graduating residents are required to check out and vacate their rooms within 24 hours of their last exam, or by Tuesday, May 18 by 5:00 p.m., whichever comes first.
  • Your Academic Year Residency Agreement is in effect as long as you remain on campus.
  • Fill out an Express Checkout Form in the Reslife Portal when you have completely moved-out and are departing campus. Please note that your Move-out Appointment is different from your check-out. You must complete the Express Check-out Form as you depart campus so that our staff know that your space is empty.

One-Night Extensions:

Students are able to apply for a one-night extension until 11am on Wednesday, May 19 for travel-related reasons. Please apply via the Spring Extension Form and follow the on-screen instructions. If you are not yet logged in, please click on “BC - Student SSO Login” at the bottom of the screen. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The extension application will close on Friday, May 7.

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 15 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Sun. May 16 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Mon. May 17 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tue. May 18 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Cart Checkout Locations
  • Reservoir Apartments lobby
  • O’Connell House
  • Stayer First Floor
  • Keyes Hall

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 18.
  • 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 2021-2022 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.

Piece by Piece

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 24 by 8:00 p.m.

Checkout Procedure:

  • In order to ensure the health and safety of students and guests during move-out, all students will be required to select a move-out appointment in the Reslife Portal. A limited amount of timeslots per hour will be offered in order to encourage proper social distancing rules.
    • We encourage students to move the majority of belongings out of their room in the days before Commencement if it is possible and only remain in their room with an overnight bag and essentials
  • It is your responsibility to read through the End-of-Year Closing Procedures and General Check-out information so that you fully understand the University’s expectations.
  • All non-graduating residents are required to check out and vacate their rooms within 24 hours of their last exam, or by Tuesday, May 18 by 5:00 p.m., whichever comes first.
  • Your Academic Year Residency Agreement is in effect as long as you remain on campus.
  • Fill out an Express Checkout Form in the Reslife Portal when you have completely moved-out and are departing campus. Please note that your Move-out Appointment is different from your check-out. You must complete the Express Check-out Form as you depart campus so that our staff know that your space is empty.

One-Night Extensions:

Extensions will not be be granted beyond May 24, 2021 at 8PM. Please plan your travel plan accordingly.

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.

Time

Saturday May 22, 2021
9:00AM - 5:00PM

Sunday May 23, 2021
2:00PM - 8:00PM

Monday May 24, 2021
2:00PM - 8:00PM

Place

2150 Lobby
Rubenstein Lobby

2150 Lobby
Reubenstein Lobby
2150
Gabelli
Ignacio
Rubenstein
Reservoir
Stayer
Voute


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 24.
  • 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.

Piece by Piece

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.

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 Charities Does BC Clean Partner With and What Do They Accept?

BC Clean Partners with:

  • Allston Brighton Food Pantry
  • Brookline Food Pantry
  • HouseHold Goods
  • Montserrat
  • Re-Stream
  • St. Vincent De Paul
  • Thea Bowman AHANA and Intercultural Center
  • Jamaica Mustard Seed

BC Clean accepts clothing, shoes, books (including text books), blankets, bedsheets, towels, small kitchen appliances, televisions, mini-fridges, and unopened non-perishable food.

NOT accepted this year: pillows, mattress covers, plastic storage bins, show racks, bulletin boards, furniture, art or seasonal decorations

Where Can I Donate My Belongings?

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 - Left side of the main lobby
  • Fitzpatrick/Gonzaga - Left side of main lobby
  • Kostka - 1st floor social lounge
  • Shaw House - First floor social lounge

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 - Room 117 (enter through door from main lobby)
  • Voute - 2nd floor social lounge
  • Walsh Hall - 2nd floor social lounge, room 227
  • Modulars - Stayer 103 prior to Monday, May 24th
    • 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)
    • Drop off items directly at the donation trucks in the parking lot adjacent to the Modular Apartments