When It Is Time To Leave

Procedures

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When It Is Time To Leave

We hope you have enjoyed your stay with EHS. In order to ensure a smooth check-out, your school and/or EHS will conduct pre-check-out inspections 1-2 weeks before your departure. This allows for each school, EHS and the resident to plan and quickly expedite your check-out. Prior notice will be given.  

Please note, you must check-out on or before 12:00pm on your move out day assigned by either EHS or the school you are in a contract with. Failure to do so will result in additional charges.

If you need an extension for a later departure date, you must contact the EHS Associate Directors at [email protected] or by calling 212-994-8813. If you booked directly with your school/institution we recommend that you speak to them. For a list of charges please check our Damages section in the building Code of Conduct.

PREPARE FOR YOUR MOVE OUT

Below are some steps you can take for a successful check-out. Failure to clean, remove garbage/debris/personal belongings and not return your mailbox key and EHS ID card will result in fees and extra charges applied to your account. 

  • Clean and remove garbage/debris and all personal belongings from your room, otherwise you will incur charges.

  • Remove all food from your refrigerator.

  • Return all furniture to its original set up.

  • Return your mailbox key and your EHS ID card. 

  • If applicable, provide credit card information to the EHS staff member that checks you out for any damages and unpaid fees/fines. For a list of charges please check our ‘Damages’ section in our Code of Conduct.

  • Notify companies and the Post Office of your address change. After you depart, EHS will no longer accept any mail or packages in your name. Any current mail/packages you fail to retrieve will be returned to the sender at your own expense. 

CHANGE YOUR ADDRESS

To change your address you can complete an online change of address form or personally go to the closest Post Office located at 271 Cadman Plaza STE 1, Brooklyn, NY 11201 (Phone: (800) ASK-USPS). After you depart, EHS will no longer accept any mail or packages in your name and any current mail/packages you fail to retrieve will be returned to the sender.

HOW TO CHECK-OUT

To avoid any improper check-out fees you must follow these check-out procedures. An improper check-out includes not completing the proper check-our paperwork. Residents who neglect to follow the check-out procedures will receive an “Improper Check-out” fee of $150.00 (rates are subject to change) added to their account.

For all check-outs, stop by the Student Life Desk to fill out an Express Checkout Form. When the Student Life Desk is closed place your form, ID and mailbox key in an Express Checkout envelope and drop the envelope in the Express Checkout Box next to the Student Life Desk. Your room will be checked by a staff member after you depart.

  • Fill out the form completely (front and back), and be sure to read all the information on it. There is a section where you can bring to our attention anything you would like us to know prior your departure.

  • Use one of the provided yellow envelopes and complete the requested information, insert the Express Check-out Form, your EHS ID card and Mailbox Key (if you received one).

  • Seal the envelope and drop it inside the Express Check-out Drop Box.

  • Please note, that you must vacate your room after you submit this form.

  • If you would like a copy of this express check-out form, please email [email protected]. The copy will be emailed to you within 5 business days.

By using this Express Check-out Form, you understand and agree that:

  • You waive all rights as they relate to damages which may be assessed and charged to your account.

  • You will not be able to appeal damage charges.

  • A member of the Student Life Department will inspect your room after you hand in your keys.

  • Any items remaining or left behind will be considered to be abandoned and will be disposed at your expense.

  • Room Keys ($20), Mailbox Key ($20) not turned in will be charged to your account.

  • Rooms that require extensive cleaning will be charged an additional fine.

  • Click here to view a complete list of damage charges.

 

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