Move Out

Honors Residents

Honors Residents may start picking up their belongings on Monday, May 18, 2020 and will need to pick them up by Sunday, August 30, 2020.

Picking Up Belongings

To pick up belongings, residents must schedule a time with Richmond Commercial Services (RCS). Their contact, location and hours of operation are below. 

Richmond Commercial Services (RCS)
3215 Williamsburg Rd., Richmond, VA 23231
Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(804) 380-7224

When picking up belongings, residents will need to bring a photo ID and their Honors College keys. We are committed to the safety of our residents and their guests, so RCS will be practicing physical distancing by only allowing approximately 10 residents to sign up per day to collect resident belongings.

If a resident has collected their belongings but did not return their keys, please mail them to: 

Residential Life and Housing
207 N Laurel St
Richmond, VA 23220-4126
Please include a note in the envelope listing their full name, building, and room number. 

If a resident has collected their belongings and returned their key, then they do not need to do anything further.

9-month and 12-month Residents Whose Contracts Have Ended And Need To Move Their Belongings

In order to retrieve their belongings, residents will need to sign-up for a move-out time slot. Please use the step-by-step instructions for help on sign-up for a move-out time slot. Time slots will start Monday, May 18, 2020 and run through Friday, June 19, 2020. Each day we will host three-hour time slots starting at 8 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. We will monitor time slots as they fill, and will reschedule residents if we find that residents in the same room or nearby rooms have signed up to move out at the same time. Residents must complete this sign up by Friday, May 29, 2020. If a resident and/or their guest have a fever or exhibit any COVID-19 symptoms, they cannot return to campus. CDC guidelines must be followed for the duration of the move out process. 

Residential Life and Housing Safety Precautions 

We are committed to the safety of our residents, their guests and our staff. As such, we will be practicing the following precautions:

  • There will be a limited number of move-out time slots offered per day in each building.
  • Move-out will have an express checkout that limits face-to-face contact with staff and residents/guests. Instructions for checkout and returning your key will be provided once you sign-up for a time slot.
  • Please be sure to move out within your selected three-hour time slot. We ask that residents arrive on time because we are not able to extend time slots or begin time slots early. Residents will need to bring their VCU student ID to gain entry into their residence hall.
  • Staff will be present on-site to answer housing questions and monitor safety protocols.

Expectations of Residents During Move-out

In an effort to provide a safe and seamless move-out process, please adhere to the following expectations:

  • Residents will only be allowed one guest with them to help with move-out.
  • Residents and their guest must wear face coverings that they provide at all times when inside the residence halls or outside when within 6 feet of others. 
  • Residents and their guest should maintain physical distancing by keeping at least 6 feet away from others, where possible.
  • Residents should only ride elevators with their guest and use stairs when possible. 
  • Residents should bring a cart, dolly or hand truck to assist with their move-out. Residential Life and Housing will not be providing carts.
  • Residents are required to bring their VCU ID to scan into their residence hall.
  • Residents and their guest should arrive on time as we are not able to extend time slots or begin time slots early.

If a resident or guest is sick and needs to reschedule, please call (804) 828-7666 or email vcuhousing@vcu.edu.

Johnson Residents

Because of COVID-19 disruptions, a few Johnson Hall renovation projects remain underway. During the move-out period, only one of the even-side elevators will be functional, and the building will not have AC. We apologize for the disruption and ask that you please make your plans to collect your belongings accordingly.

9-month Emergency Housing Residents

The new move out date and time for residents in 9-month Emergency Housing is June 19, 2020 by 8 p.m. If a resident wishes to move out earlier, they can do so. When moving out, please remember to complete the Express Checkout Envelope located at your hall’s information desk. During move-out, residents will be allowed one guest, and residents and their guest must follow the expectations below.

Expectations of Residents and Guest During Move-out

To provide a safe and seamless move-out process, please adhere to the following expectations:

  • Residents will only be allowed one guest with them to help with move-out.
  • Residents and their guest must wear face coverings that they provide at all times when inside the residence halls or outside when within 6 feet of others. 
  • Residents and their guest should maintain physical distancing by keeping at least 6 feet away from others, where possible.
  • Residents should only ride elevators with their guest and use stairs when possible. 
  • Residents should bring a cart, dolly or hand truck to assist with their move-out. Residential Life and Housing will not be providing carts.
  • Residents are required to bring their VCU ID to scan into their residence hall.
  • Residents and their guest should arrive on time as we are not able to extend time slots or begin time slots early.

If a resident or guest is sick and needs to reschedule, please call (804) 828-7666 or email vcuhousing@vcu.edu.

Residential Life and Housing Safety Precautions 

We are committed to the safety of our residents, their guests and our staff. As such, we will be practicing the following precautions:

  • There will be a limited number of move-out time slots offered per day in each building.
  • Move-out will have an express check-out that limits face-to-face contact with staff and residents/guests. Instructions for check-out and returning your key will be provided once you sign-up for a time slot.
  • Please be sure to move out within your confirmed time slot. We ask that residents arrive on time because we are not able to extend time slots or begin time slots early. Residents will need to bring their VCU student ID to gain entry into their residence hall.
  • Staff will be present on-site to answer housing questions and monitor safety protocols.
  • Housekeeping will be regularly monitoring and cleaning common areas (front doors, lobby areas, elevators, and bathrooms) throughout the move-out period. 

12-month Emergency Housing Residents

The move out date and time for residents in 12-month Emergency Housing is July 15, 2020 by 10 a.m. If a resident wishes to move out earlier, they can do so. When moving out, please remember to complete the Express Checkout Envelope located at your hall’s information desk. During move-out, residents will be allowed one guest, and residents and their guest must follow the expectations below.

Expectations of Residents and Guest During Move-out

In an effort to provide a safe and seamless move-out process, please adhere to the following expectations:

  • Residents will only be allowed one guest with them to help with move-out.
  • Residents and their guest must wear face coverings that they provide at all times when inside the residence halls or outside when within 6 feet of others. 
  • Residents and their guest should maintain physical distancing by keeping at least 6 feet away from others, where possible.
  • Residents should only ride elevators with their guest and use stairs when possible. 
  • Residents should bring a cart, dolly or hand truck to assist with their move-out. Residential Life and Housing will not be providing carts.
  • Residents are required to bring their VCU ID to scan into their residence hall.
  • Residents and their guest should arrive on time as we are not able to extend time slots or begin time slots early.
  • If a resident or guest is sick and needs to reschedule, please call (804) 828-7666 or email vcuhousing@vcu.edu.

Residential Life and Housing Safety Precautions 

We are committed to the safety of our residents, their guests and our staff. As such, we will be practicing the following precautions:

  • CDC guidelines must be followed for the duration of the move-out process.
  • We ask any individual to come to campus only if they have no fever or other COVID-19 symptoms and to wear a face covering inside the residence halls and outside where within 6 feet of others. 
  • There will be a limited number of move-out time slots offered per day in each building.
  • Residents that are moving out will be allowed to have one guest assist them with move-out as our moving carts will not be available.
  • Move-out will have an express check-out that limits face-to-face contact with staff and residents and guests. 
  • High contact areas such as doors and elevators will be continuously cleaned throughout the move-out process.
  • Staff will be present on-site to answer housing questions and monitor safety protocols.

Same-room residents who chose a Virtual Same-room Move appointment

Residential Life and Housing will send an email by June 10, 2020 with a link to sign-up for Virtual Same-room Move appointment. Appointments will take place June 22-June 26, 2020.

During virtual appointments, residents will be able to speak with a staff member to point out your personal belongings in the common areas (kitchen, bathroom and living room area). The staff member will then move your items to their individual bedroom. This will allow Residential Life and Housing to properly clean all common areas of apartments in preparation for the 2020 -2021 Housing period.

If a resident is unable to make a virtual appointment between June 22-June 26, 2020 they should email vcuhousing@vcu.edu to schedule an alternative arrangement. 

Same-room Residents Who Chose To Come Back To Camps To Move Their Items

Same-room residents who chose to come back to campus to move their items from the common areas, will need to sign-up for a move-out time slot. Please follow the step-by-step instructions on how to sign-up for a move-out slot time. Time slots will start Monday, May 18, 2020 and run through Friday, June 19, 2020. Each day we will host three-hour time slots starting at 8 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. We will monitor time slots as they fill, and will reschedule residents if we find that residents in the same room or nearby rooms have signed up to move out at the same time. Residents must complete this sign up by Friday, May 29, 2020. 

We ask any individual to come to campus only if they have no fever or other COVID-19 symptoms. Please check your temperature before coming to campus. CDC guidelines must be followed for the duration of the move-out process.

Residential Life and Housing Safety Precautions 

We are committed to the safety of our residents, their guests and our staff. As such, we will be practicing the following precautions:

  • There will be a limited number of move-out time slots offered per day in each building.
  • Move-out will have an express check-out that limits face-to-face contact with staff and residents/guests. Instructions for check-out and returning your key will be provided once you sign-up for a time slot.
  • Please be sure to move out within your confirmed time slot. We ask that residents arrive on time because we are not able to extend time slots or begin time slots early. Residents will need to bring their VCU student ID to gain entry into their residence hall.
  • Staff will be present on-site to answer housing questions and monitor safety protocols.
  • Housekeeping will be regularly monitoring and cleaning common areas (front doors, lobby areas, elevators, and bathrooms) throughout the move-out period. 

Expectations of Residents During Move-out

In an effort to provide a safe and seamless move-out process, please adhere to the following expectations:

  • Residents will only be allowed one guest with them to help with move-out.
  • Residents and their guest must wear face coverings that they provide at all times when inside the residence halls or outside when within 6 feet of others. 
  • Residents and their guest should maintain physical distancing by keeping at least 6 feet away from others, where possible.
  • Residents should only ride elevators with their guest and use stairs when possible. 
  • Residents should bring a cart, dolly or hand truck to assist with their move-out. Residential Life and Housing will not be providing carts.
  • Residents are required to bring their VCU ID to scan into their residence hall.
  • Residents and their guest should arrive on time as we are not able to extend time slots or begin time slots early.
  • If a resident or guest is sick and needs to reschedule, please call (804) 828-7666 or email vcuhousing@vcu.edu.

 

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