Move-Out

The Residence Halls will close on Friday, May 14th at 12NOON.

All students are required to move out of the residence halls within 24 hours of their last final exam or by 12noon on Friday, May 14th, whichever comes first.

Important detailed information is below for students moving out of the residence halls and apartments. Students should contact the Housing Operations at 410-516-7962 or requests@jhu.edu with any questions or concerns.

Move Out Procedure

As a reminder, due to Public Health guidance, no guests or family members will be allowed in the residence hall to help with move-out. Families and guests can assist in loading vehicles once items have been brought outside

If you are moving out between Tuesday, May 11th and Friday, May 14th

You will need to schedule a move-out appointment through the Housing Portal AT LEAST 48 hours before your desired move-out time. Appointments are half an hour long and will be available starting on May 11 at 9AM and will run through May 14. The last appointment each day will be at 7PM, with the exception of May 14. The last appointment on May 14 is at 11:30AM.

Students that packed lightly, are taking rideshare, or are shipping their belongings do not need to sign up for an appointment.

At the time of your appointment, load your vehicles.

If you are moving out before Tuesday, May 11th

You do not need to sign up for an appointment to move out or notify housing. You will simply complete the move-out preparation listed below and return your keys to the key drop box in your building.

Move Out Preparation

Please follow the instructions below to ensure a quick and safe move out process

Pack your Belongings

Your belongings should be packed and ready to be moved BEFORE your scheduled move out time.

If you would like to ship your items, the Wolman Mailroom offers everything you need to pack and/or ship your belongings. You may purchase boxes, tape, and ship UPS from the Shipping Depot in Wolman Hall.

Please note: JHU does NOT permit the use or storage of “POD” containers on campus. Please DO NOT use any “POD” company.

Clean your room/suite

Please make sure that your room is properly cleaned and is left in the condition you received it upon moving in. The checklist below will be helpful to ensure there are no room condition and damage concerns.

  • Remove all trash. Students who leave excessive trash or belongings in their room after moving out will be charged a custodial fine. Those items left behind will be considered trash and will be disposed of.
  • Remove all items from the walls (decorations, adhesives, hooks, tape, nails, push pins, etc.) You may be charged for any items not removed, in addition to the repair removing the items my cause.
  • Sweep Please note that vacuums are not available to check out. Do your best to ensure your room is cleaned before moving out and returning your key.
  • Clean all common space in suites. Foyers, bathrooms and/or kitchenettes should be cleaned as well. Do not forget to empty your refrigerator!
  • All students should make sure that their windows are closed, locked, and blinds are pulled down.
  • Damage, maintenance, and custodial fines will be assessed if your room is not left in the condition you received it.
  • Key replacement fines will be assessed if you do not return your JHU issued keys: $125 for room keys and $15 for mailbox keys
  • A final walk-through will be completed by staff after move-out to determine if there is any additional room damage. Students will be billed accordingly.

Return your key

You should close and lock your door PRIOR to returning your key to prevent others from tampering with your room.

Once you have finished cleaning your room, you can put your keys in a key return envelope. Envelopes will be available at the key drop boxes and at the security desk. Please make sure to write legibly and include the date of move out.

You will then be able to drop your key off at the key drop off boxes located:

  • AMR 1 – large wall in between MPR and Reading Room
  • AMR 2 – Mailroom
  • AMR 3B – entrance of the building, by study room
  • Bradford – main entrance
  • Wolman – to the left of the security desk
  • Charles Commons – behind the Security desk
  • Homewood – next to mailboxes

You are not permitted to return to your room after you return your keys; make sure all your items are out of the room and your door is locked!

Dollies, Hand trucks, and Bins

Before May 11th

Dollies, hand trucks and bins are available from the Housing Office in Wolman or the Residential Life office in AMR 2 during business hours (Monday through Friday 8:30AM to 5PM) on a limited basis. It is the student responsibility to return the carts to the office.

Homewood Residents: A limited number of carts will be available in Homewood for your convenience.

May 11th through May 14th

Dollies, hand trucks, and bins will be available at the following locations during move out appointment hours, but are on a limited basis:

  • All AMR’s – AMR I MPR
  • Wolman – Wolman MPR
    • Bradford Residents should go to Wolman Hall for checking out bins, dollies, and hand trucks.
  • Charles Commons – Charles Commons MPR
  • Homewood – Homewood Apartments Fitness Center

It is the student’s responsibility to return the cart to these locations so they can be cleaned for future use.

Car Loading Instructions and Road Closures

Please pay close attention when parking as areas that you may usually have parked in may have parking restrictions in place for move out. If you are not cognizant of these parking restrictions you may be ticketed or towed by Baltimore City or JHU Parking. Please pay close attention to ALL signage around campus.

Large Commercial moving trucks such as U-Hauls will not be permitted on campus.

Be prepared to load your vehicle quickly and safely, and move your vehicle (within 15 – 30 minutes). A family member must stay with the vehicle while you complete the checkout process.

Metered spaces will NOT be closed, so please make sure to pay attention to all parking signage and/or meter rates.

AMR I & II RESIDENTS

Beginning Tuesday, May 11th, enter campus from University Parkway, go halfway around the circle past the Athletic Center, and continue straight down the hill. Just beyond AMR III A, turn left onto a bricked roadway that will put you in front of AMR II. There is no direct driving route to the front of AMR I. Once completed you will exit by proceeding straight out which will take you out onto Charles Street. You will turn right on to Charles Street, southbound.

AMR III B RESIDENTS

Beginning Tuesday, May 11th, enter campus from University Parkway, take the road immediately to your left as you enter the circle at the Athletic Center. You will stop briefly behind AMR III B to load your vehicle, then exit by proceeding around past the tennis courts and veering left, which will take you out on to Charles Street. You will turn right on to Charles Street, southbound.

WOLMAN HALL RESIDENTS

Enter from Greenway and turn left onto 34th Street. 34th Street will be closed to thru traffic from Tuesday, May 11 (starting at 12:01am) through Friday May 14 (ending at 12:00pm), and security will be directing cars and traffic between those days. You will be permitted to briefly stop your car to load your belongings. You will not be allowed to park on the closed street between those dates.

CHARLES COMMONS RESIDENTS

Approach from St. Paul Street to 33rd St. Vehicles may utilize the Charles Commons alley for loading purposes from Tuesday May 11 (starting at 9:00am) through Friday May 14 (ending at 12:00pm). Security will be directing cars and traffic between those days and you will be permitted to briefly stop your car to load your belongings.

BRADFORD RESIDENTS

You will need to approach Charles Street from the left lane of Art Museum Drive, turn left on Charles Street, then turn right on 34th Street. You will cross St Paul Street toward the hospital, then turn right onto Calvert Street. You will then turn right onto 33rd Street and right onto Bradford Drive, which is the service road in front of Bradford.

HOMEWOOD RESIDENTS

You will need to approach Charles Street from the right lane of Art Museum Drive, turn left on Charles Street, then turn right on 32nd street. You will need to loop around, by turning right on St Paul Street, then right on 30th Street. You will then turn on the second right onto the parking lane in front of Homewood.