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Move-out information

We hope you had a great term! Thank you for choosing to live with Waterloo Residences.

Fall 2014 moving dates

Residents of UWP, V1, MKV, REV, Minota Hagey, Columbia Lake Village-South

» You must move out 24 hours after your last exam. 

NOTE: You will receive an email on November 10 from Waterloo Residences indicating when your final exam for the term will be.

All residents are expected to move out of residence 24 hours after their last exam.

Residents of CLV-North

» You must move out on Wednesday, December 31, by 12 noon.*

*There are no exceptions to this move out deadline.

Any student found to be residing in their room beyond the 24 hour policy will be charged $100 for every day they stay. You are not permitted to stay with other residents, you must vacate residence completely.

Room/suite inspections

If your room does not pass the inspection you will be held financially responsible for any cleaning or repairs.

Upon vacating your room, if you are not returning to that room next term, an inspection will take place to assess standards of cleanliness. Items left behind will be disposed of which will also result in a charge to your account.

When you move out, your room is expected to be in the same condition as it was when you moved in.

Winter 2015 residents

Staying in the same room?

If you're returning to the same room, it's not necessary to remove your belongings or to return keys. We do suggest that you take home any valuables.

Moving to a different room or residence?

Are you an international, out-of-province, or student with a postal code beginning with K or P? 

If you are moving to a different room or residence for the next term you are required to submit a storage request to make arrangements for your belongings.

If you do not meet the above criteria, check out Store Your Dorm for short term storage options.

Moving out for winter 2015?

Be sure to remove all your personal belongings.

Please return your keys, ResNet ethernet card and cable (if applicable) to the Front Desk. Failure to return your keys will result in a $50 charge to pay for a lock change.

Any items left behind will be disposed of which will result in a charge to your account.

Address changes must be made through Canada Post prior to your moving date. We are not able to forward mail to your new address.

Key returns

Keys must be returned 24 hours after your last exam.

CLV-North residents - keys must be returned by 12 noon, December 31.

Please note: Drop boxes have been provided at MKV, CLV, and UWP to return your keys outside of regular operating hours.

Move-out extensions

Please read the extension request guidelines.

Extensions will only be granted to undergraduate students who meet the following criteria:

  • International or out-of-province students who have a pre-purchased airline ticket with a departure date extending beyond the 24 hour move-out deadline.
  • Students beginning an out of province or an international co-op.

  • Students with a permanent address from postal codes P or K (Northern Ontario).

  • Students with academic course requirement due dates past their move-out deadline. Proof of academic requirement must accompany the request.

Don't forget!

To change your address

Address changes must be made through Canada Post prior to your moving date. We are not able to forward mail to your new address.

To find storage

Store Your Dorm offers storage solutions. The University of Waterloo does not provide student storage.

To save energy

When you leave, please turn out all lights, and close all windows. Please be sure to leave your fridge on and plugged in, if applicable.