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Frequently Asked Questions

COVID-19: Residence Life FAQs

Please check back regularly as we update with new and up-to-date information. Last updated 4/13/20 at 8:57 a.m. (New info added regarding Bruin Books rental return and textbook buyback.)

  • Is the Office of Residence Life open?
  • Why am I being asked to move out and check out of my residence hall?
  • What if I am feeling unwell, in quarantine, or otherwise suspect I might have been exposed to COVID-19?
  • I need to come back to campus and move out/checkout. How do I do that?
  • What will move out look like? Will I have help?
  • Where do I find the Request for Moveout?
  • I completed my Request for Moveout. I need to change my originally requested date/check the status of my request.
  • Will I be given access to my residence hall building on my assigned move-out day?
  • What is an Express Checkout?
  • I have completely moved out and just need to return my keys. How can I do that?
  • I have already completely moved out. I have already returned my keys. Is there anything else I need to do?
  • What if I do not know when I will be able to come to campus?
  • What if I don’t check out or return my keys?
  • How long are my items safe in my room?
  • Will I be charged for damages or cleaning?
  • Am I able to stay in my room overnight as I move out and check out?
  • I need to pick up a package from the UPS Store. What do I do?
  • What are my options for storing my items?
  • How can I sell back my textbooks as the semester wraps up?
  • How do I return the books I rented through Bruin Books?
  • Will the Fall 2020 Housing Selection Process (Housing Draw) still be taking place as scheduled?
  • When will Summer term housing applications be available?

Standard FAQs

  • Is there wireless Internet in my residence hall?
  • Where can I find information about parking on-campus?
  • Are there lofting kits available for use in my room?
  • May I rent a refrigerator, microwave, or other appliance?
  • Can I bring my own mattress?
  • Will I have a curfew while living on-campus?
  • How do I make a Roommate Request?
  • When is Move-In Day?
  • Is Married Student or Graduate Student housing available?
  • What if I decide to not attend Belmont and need to cancel my housing?
  • How do I know what position I am on the Waiting List?
  • How do I change my meal plan?
  • When is the last day to add Bruin Bucks to my account?