Residence Life

2020-2021 End of Year Closing Information

Hendrix College Residential Facilities will close on Wednesday, May 12th at 5pm 
for all non-graduating students.  

Graduating students are able to stay in their assigned spaces through Sunday, May 16th at 8pm.  

Students who have extenuating circumstances may request a late stay exception (Please see below).

Checkout Procedures

  • All students will receive an Express Checkout Form and a key envelope from either their RA or at one of our Express Checkout locations.
  • Students are expected to check out 24 hours after their last Final exam.
  • Remove all belongings from the room (Check all drawers, closets, and cabinets for personal belongings!)
  • Sweep and wipe down surfaces.
  • Return the completed Express Checkout Form & Hendrix Room Key to one of our In-Person or Dropbox Checkout stations. 

Express Checkout Locations

  • In-Person Checkout: For those who would like to return their checkout form and room key to an RA, we will have an in-person checkout station located on the first floor of the SLTC next to the Burrow. Below are the following hours for our In-Person Checkout Station, starting on Thursday, May 6th:
    • Weekdays (May 6th & 7th, May 10th – 12th):      10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
    • Weekends (May 8th & 9th, May 15th & 16th):         9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Express Key Dropbox: For those who are unable to make it to our in-person checkout station, students may still check out of Housing after hours by returning their Express Checkout form and room key to one of our Key Drop boxes. Those locations are the following:
    • 2nd Floor of the Student Life & Technology Center, next to the cafeteria
    • Hendrix Public Safety Office 
  • Before leaving Hendrix, please make sure to include your name, ID Number, and Housing assignment on your Express Checkout form and key envelope.
  • Any improper checkouts will result in an improper checkout fine. Any keys not returned will also result in a $100 Room Re-core fine. 

Late Stay Requests
Students who have a Final on the afternoon of May 12th and are not graduating, as well as students who think that they may need more time can apply for a Late Stay Request. All forms must be submitted no later than Friday, April 30th.  Our link to this form is listed below. 

Late Stay Request Form

If Faculty or Staff have a student or group of students that needs to stay late for a Hendrix-related activity, please send the following information to no later than Friday, April 30th.  

2021 Summer Housing 
Summer Housing Applications are due by Friday, April 23rd at 5:00PM. Students who are approved for summer housing will stay in their Spring assignments until the summer housing transition on May 27th.  Details regarding Summer Housing are coming soon. For questions, please email

For all questions regarding Residence Life and Housing, please contact the Housing office at