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Apartment Incidental Charges

Charge Amount1 Charge Information

After-hours Lockout Assistance


Charged if HFS assistance is required for room/apartment access outside of front desk hours

Boxing and Storage $50 per box Charged if items are left in a room or public area, requiring HFS staff to collect and store
Cleaning $500 Charged if cleaning is required during your occupancy or after you vacate



Mandatory, one-time, refundable charge, due at the time of application

Early Arrival Late Request $50 Charged for early arrival applications received after the deadline

Emergency Kit


Mandatory (only required once during your occupancy with HFS)

Failure to Check out by Deadline $60 Charged for every 30 minutes after the published deadline

Failure to Comply with Inspection Procedures


Charged if you do not follow proper checkout procedures

Failure to Return Keys to Designated Checkout Location $60 Charged if you do not return keys to proper location when checking out; lock change charges may also apply
Improper Room Change2


Charged if you do not follow room change procedures

Improper Sublicense   $120 Charged if you do not follow sublicensing procedures

Key / Building Access Card Replacement


Charged for replacement of a lost mailbox key, bathroom key, bike room key or temporary door access card

Late Agreement Extension $50 Charged for requesting or cancelling interim housing after the deadline
Late Payment


Charged if payment is received more than 5 calendar days after it is due. Your dining card may also be turned off

Late Sublicense Notice $15/day Charged if you do not provide a 14-day notice of your intent to sublicense your room



Charged per load. Cash not accepted; must use Husky Card Account

Lock Change $120

Charged for a lost or misplaced room, apartment or cluster key



On-campus parking is managed by Commuter Services

Replacement ID Card


Charged for replacing a lost or damaged Husky Card

Returned Check (NSF) $25 Charged if a check written to HFS is returned for insufficient funds.
Room Change


Charged for any voluntary room change

Sublicense $50 Charged when you are approved for sublicensing an apartment
Unauthorized Room Change


Charged for room changes made without authorization from HFS Desk Services or HFS Student Services


HFS passes along all charges associated with damage caused by a student regardless of intent. The labor rates set by the University are valid from July 1 to June 30 each fiscal year and can be found here. Labor rates do not include materials. Rates vary based on the skilled trade required to complete the specific job. When considering replacement versus repair, the most economical option will be selected.  

You may also be charged for occupying two spaces, and for boxing and storage.