Abandoned Items

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After a resident has moved out of the hall, apartment or suite, an item is considered abandoned if it is left behind.  Abandoned property will be inventoried, packed and stored by University Housing Services staff. Residents will have up to 30 days to claim their belongings (after notifying University Housing Services staff in writing) after having officially checked out. After 30 days, staff will dispose of abandoned items pursuant to California Civil Code. University Housing Services staff members are not responsible for abandoned items. The resident may be charged $25 for packing, handling and storage fees, along with any other charges or fees associated with the  Improper Check Out policy.