Residence Life Clarification, March 18, 2020

No student is required to move out of campus housing. But for the health and safety of the community, students are strongly encouraged to do so if you have that option. All students can request to stay in housing and those requests will be honored. If you choose to move out of your University residence, please follow the procedures in the email sent on March 17, 2020. Call the Office of Residence Life with any additional questions, at 920-465-2040.bAs outlined in the e-mail:

Begin the Express Check-out process as soon as practical, but no later than 10:00pm Friday, March 27, 2020.

All trash and personal items need to be removed during departure including any food in refrigerators or other areas.  All bikes need to be taken home and not left on bike racks or in apartments/rooms. Once all of your belongings have been removed from your apartment or room you need to complete the Express Check-out process online.  Any potential refunds will be issued based on check-out date so it is important to complete this process on the date you depart.

Before you leave campus empty your mailbox and pick up all packages as well as change subscription addresses (magazines, newspapers, etc.) to your off campus mailing address. Make sure your address is correct in SIS for forwarding purposes.  We forward mail and packages up to three months after your final departure from campus. Not all mail and packages are eligible for forwarding. If you have questions please call the Community Center front desk at 920-465-2040 or e-mail Residence Life at

Mailroom Hours
Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sunday: 5 to 7 p.m.

During the departure process please be respectful of the guidelines set by the CDC to limit the spread of the virus. For more information please visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website. Remember to keep an appropriate amount of space from others around you and do not overcrowd elevators or corridors. We respectfully ask that you have no more than one other person assist you in moving out.

If you are currently experiencing fever, cough, shortness of breath, or flu-like symptoms, do not return to campus to remove your belongings. You should contact the Office of Residence Life at 920-465-2040 or

It could take up to 90 days to complete the room inspections and process advanced deposit refunds.  Continue to check your UW-Green Bay e-mail for updates.

If you have extenuating circumstances that prevent you from moving out your own belongings you can designate a person to do so for you.  Please complete the Designee Form.

If you feel you have an exception that requires you to stay in housing past Friday, March 27, 2020 at 10:00pm please complete the Request to Stay Form.  Once Residence Life receives your request to remain in housing it will be reviewed and you will be notified of approval or denial via your UWGB e-mail within 24 hours.

Please keep watching your UWGB e-mail for updates on important topics such as room selection, summer housing, etc.

If you have questions, please contact the Office of Residence Life, (920) 465-2040. Thank you for allowing us to serve you this year.

UW-Green Bay
Office of Residence Life
3350 Leon Bond Drive
Green Bay, WI  54311

(920) 465-2040


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