When you depart, it's your responsibility to leave your room in the same clean and tidy condition that it was in when you arrived. Find out what you need to do and what's on hand to help below.
It’s your responsibility to make sure you leave your accommodation in the same clean and tidy condition it was in when you arrived. If we need to clean or remove rubbish from your accommodation, we'll deduct fees from your £200 deposit, based on our standard charges.
Kitchen charges are split equally between all kitchen users.
You'll receive your room deposit back once your room has been inspected and deemed not to need any further work or repair. We’ll notify you of the outcome within 28 working days of the end of your contract. Find out more on our contracts payments and prices page.
To avoid being charged, make sure you complete all the tasks on the Moving Out Checklist (PDF , 264kb) included in the moving out pack that we'll leave in your kitchen.
Even if you move out before your housemates, you may still be charged if your kitchen or corridor is left in an unsuitable condition when the last person leaves. It’s worth making a plan with your housemates before you all go.
We’ll compare the condition of your room when you move out with the inventory you completed when you moved in, to make sure we don’t charge you for damage caused by previous residents. Keeping your accommodation clean throughout the year will save a lot of effort when it comes to moving out. You can find some tips on our cleaning page.
During the departure period we’ll we provide extra recycling facilities to encourage a reduction in waste generated during departure.
You can find information about what to recycle in the waste guide in your departure pack.
Look out for signs for the Big Green Clean and the big red British Heart Foundation bins to donate your unwanted goods to charity or students joining us next year.
YUSU’s Big Green Clean provides a new life to your unwanted items.
Look out for the signed, central locations at your college where they’ll be collecting crockery, books, electrical items and non perishable, un-opened food around campus.
Big Green Clean locations
|Alcuin||Alcuin main reception||15/05/19||08/09/19|
|Constantine||H block, house 1||15/05/19||08/09/19|
|James||James Lodge canopy||15/05/19||08/09/19|
|Langwith||Langwith centre building||15/05/19||08/09/19|
||Fairfax House laundry room (FX/032)||15/05/19||08/09/19|
|Higginston House laundry room (VBA/W/004)||15/05/19||08/09/19|
|James Nucleus laundry room||15/05/19||08/09/19|
|The Warren ground floor toilet||15/05/19||08/09/19|
If you’re in 38, 40 or 44-week let room, your accommodation doesn’t include the summer vacation.
With YUSU's summer storage, you can store your belongings until your next room or house is ready to move into. Simply pay per box. Find out more at the YUSU reception.
If you’re in a 38, 40 or 44-week let room, your accommodation doesn’t include the summer vacation.
You may want to take advantage of our summer accommodation until your next room or house is ready to move into. You can also book on-campus accommodation for your graduation.
Accommodation for next year
If you haven’t organised accommodation for next year there are a few options to consider: