Leaving Residence, Building Closure and Extended Stay Requests

As stated in the "Conditions of Accepting a Room in Residence" Contract, all residents must vacate their rooms within 48 hours following the date of their final examination, test or class as recorded by the Registrars' Office at the end of the term. The Residence Office and the Residence Dons will be collecting this information from each resident.

Residents requesting to stay beyond 48 hours following the date of their final examination test or class must complete the online Extended Stay Request form Did you miss filling out the ESR form by the deadline? Please go to the Front Desk of your complex for assistance. If you do not contact our office, you will be expected to leave 48 hours after your last exam.

All requests will be acknowledged, however, not all requests received will be granted.

Summer Accommodations

Residents wishing to stay in residence after the building closing date (e.g., summer courses) must make arrangements by emailing Stay@Nipissingu.ca, filling out a Residence Accommodation Reservation form available at the Residence Office, or you can complete a Guest Reservation Form online.

Check Out Procedure

The check out procedure is different each year, and varies building to building. The full check out procedure will be available at the end of the year in the "End of Year" memo which is emailed to each student.

Garbage, Recycling and Unwanted Items

Please ensure that all garbage is removed from your room/suite/townhouse prior to your Check Out. All items for recycling (e.g., cans, plastics, glass, newspaper, and cardboard) should be placed in the proper recycling containers.

If you have an unwanted non-perishable food items, please leave these items in the designated area in the lobby. These items will be donated to the NUSU food bank.

If you have any clean unwanted clothing, please leave these items in the designated area in the lobby. These items will be donated to a local charity.

If you have any unwanted cleaning supplies (e.g., dish soap, glass cleaner) laundry products (e.g., laundry detergent, dryer sheets) or school supplies (e.g., pens, binders), please leave these items in the designated area in the lobby.

Local Telephone and Mail

Your local telephone service will be automatically disconnected shortly after your departure.


Please ensure that you update your Nipissing University official mailing information on Webadvisor before you leave campus. Residents who wish to have their mail forwarded to them can arrange this with the Residence Office. You will need to leave a self-addressed, stamped envelope (with sufficient postage) for any mail that you wish us to send along to you. Otherwise, all mail received after the residence officially closes will be "returned to sender."