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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.

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 $40 Charged if you do not check out by the published deadline.
Failure to Comply with Inspection Procedures $25 Charged if you do not follow move-out procedures.
Failure to Return Keys to Designated Checkout Location $25 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  

$45

Charged if you do not follow room change procedures.

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

Key Replacement

$10

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

Key Retrieval

$195

Charged if facilities services staff are contracted to retrieve keys (or other items) from an elevator shaft.

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

$50

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 apartments, and for boxing and storage.