University of Southern Indiana
2014 Spring Closing Information

Housing and Residence Life closes at 6pm on Wednesday, May 7, 2014.  Residents need to move out 24 hours after their last final or by 6pm on May 7, whichever comes first.

Q: How do I check out?
A: All residents must sign up for a check out time with their RA by Wednesday,April 30.  RA check outs will be Thursday, May 1 through Friday, May 9.

During the check out you will turn in your key. For apartments, the last resident to check out will turn in the mail key.  Be sure all your belongings are removed and your space is cleaned prior to your check out time.  All maintenance issues should be addressed prior to check out.  Submit work orders to Fix My Home.

When packing up belongings residents are encouraged not to leave items in their vehicles overnight. This provides opportunity for theft.

Q: What if I need to stay past Wednesday, May 7?
A: If a resident needs to stay past 6pm on Wednesday, May 7, fill out a Stay Late Request by Monday, May 5.  Remember this is a request and subject to approval by HRL staff. 

If a resident needs to stay after May 11, but not the full summer then complete a summer housing contract.  Residents will be charged by the day ($21/day) for all days in Housing after May 11.  Summer contracts should be completed and turned into the HRL office by April 30. 

Q: What if I’m checking out after Friday, May 9? (midnight or after)
A: You will not sign up for a check out time with your RA.  You will go to the Housing and Residence Life office to turn in your key.  The HRL office will be open Saturday, May 10 and Sunday, May 11, 8am-midnight.  Beginning Monday, May 12, HRL summer office hours will be M-F, 8am-4:30pm.

Q: What if I’m staying for summer school?
A: You will not sign up for a check out time with your RA.  You will be contacted by Housing and Residence Life when your summer assignment is ready for you to move. Students living in summer housing will begin moving to assignments some time after the start of the summer session. Students currently living in housing will not move out of their spring assignment until notified their summer assignment is ready. Residents staying for summer school need to have completed the summer housing contract. Residents will be housed in O’Daniel South apartments.

Q: How do I forward my mail?
A: Don’t forget to change your summer mailing address.  You can change your address on one of the following websites:

Q: What if I have questions about check out, staying late or summer school?
A: Talk to your RA or contact Housing and Residence Life at 812/468-2000 or


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