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Millersville University Residence Halls Spring 2024 Semester Closing and Check Out

The residence halls will close at 10:00 PM on Friday, May 3, 2024.  Residents are expected to move out of the residence halls and turn in their keys within 24 hours after their last exam and no later than 10:00 PM on Friday, May 3, 2024.  Resident students who are graduating, are involved in graduation, have a Friday afternoon final, or has an extenuating circumstance must email their Residential Area Director by 5:00 PM on Wednesday, May 1, 2024, to obtain permission to remain in the halls until Saturday, May 4, 2024. 

For students graduating on Saturday, May 4, 2024, it is recommended that you check-out of the residence halls prior to your graduating ceremony.   All graduating students will need to be checked-out of the residence halls by 8:00 PM on Saturday, May 4, 2024.

Students may move out prior to finals, just make sure to follow the procedures listed below.

Students who have applied for summer housing should read the summer housing section below.

Review the following information carefully to avoid violations of the Student Code of Conduct and additional charges for improperly checking out of your residence hall room.


Please keep your fellow students in mind as they prepare for exams.  Quiet hours will be maintained, 24 hours a day, beginning at 9:00 PM on Friday, April 26, 2024, and continuing through the end of the semester.


Prior to leaving for the summer break, all resident students MUST properly check out of their room.  All residents must do the following prior to the actual check-out:

  • Remove all belongings from your area of the room (open desk/dresser drawers).
  • Dispose of trash by removing it to the dumpster area outside of your residence hall.
  • Clean the room by sweeping the floor and wiping down furniture to remove dust and sticky residue.
  • Clean the bathroom/s. This would include cleaning the toilet, shower, sink, and floor area. This should not be left for the last resident to clean.
  • Return furniture to its original position. See schematics posted on the bulletin board of your hallway.
  • Un-bunk beds and make sure that the bed frame is at the proper height.

The LAST resident to check-out of a room should also do the following:

  • Turn off the lights.
  • Set the thermostat to 70 degrees.
  • Close and lock the window.
  • Lower the blinds halfway but leave them open.
  • Lock your bedroom and suite door.


 To use the Express Check-out Procedure:

  • Proceed to the main desk of each residence hall and you will find express check-out envelopes next to a locked drop box.
  • Complete all the information required on the front of the envelope.
  • Sign your name as indicated.
  • Place your room key inside the envelope and seal it. Shenks Hall residents should include your parking pass.
  • If you have lost your key, complete the envelope, and write on the front: “No key enclosed, lost key.”
  • Drop the envelope into the lock box.


Remember to take your bicycle with you before you leave campus.  As of Sunday, May 5, 2024, all bicycles left in the residential areas will be treated as abandoned property.


The last day for mail delivery will be Friday, May 3, 2024. Unclaimed mail may be returned to sender.  The mailroom cannot forward packages.


Help local families and students by donating items you may no longer need before leaving for break. There will be a designated area in each hall lobby for you to leave donation items.  Items to donate would include clean clothes (we cannot accept dirty clothing), hygiene products, cleaning supplies, bedding (we cannot accept mattress pads), non-perishable foods (cannot be opened), educational supplies, and other usable items. We cannot accept rugs from your suite.


Registered summer session residents will be assigned to live in South Village D wing.  Students staying for the entire summer term or for the first part of the term may request to stay in their room until Sunday, May 5, 2024, at which time you will need to move to their summer room and be checked out of their spring assignment before 9:00 PM that day. All personal items must be moved over to your summer assignment. There is not storage available, and you will need to remove all your belongings at spring closing and checkout using the instructions above.

For information regarding summer housing,  please review our webpage: https://www.millersville.edu/housing/summer-housing.php


Returning Students can check into the halls starting on Saturday, August 24, 2024. Fall 2024 move-in details will be posted in August.

If you have specific questions, please speak with your residence hall staff.  Have a nice summer!