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Residence Hall Incidental Charges

Charge

Amount1

Charge Information

After-hours Lockout Assistance

$10

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 your 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

Deposit

$500

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

Emergency Kit

$25

Mandatory (only required once during your occupancy with HFS)

Ethernet Hub Replacement

$30

Charged if a hub borrowed from your front desk is damaged, lost, or not returned when you vacate

Failure to Check out by Deadline $50 Charged for every 30 minutes after the published deadline
Failure to Comply with Inspection Procedures $30 Charged if you do not follow move-out 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 and key replacement charges may also apply

Improper Checkout

Charges vary

Charged if you do not follow move-out procedures

Improper Room Change2  

$70

Charged if you do not follow room change procedures

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

Key / Building Access Card Replacement

$15

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

Late Payment

$50

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

Laundry

$1.50

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

Laundry Deposit

$36

Charged quarterly. Automatically deducted from your housing and dining payment, and applied to your Husky Card Account. Fully refundable

Lock Change

$120

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

Replacement ID Card

$25

Charged for replacing a lost or damaged Husky Card

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

$35

Charged for any voluntary room change

Unauthorized Room Change

$100

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

Notes

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 rooms, and for boxing and storage.