Cleaning Instructions

All tenants are responsible for final cleaning prior to departure.  This includes your accommodation and all shared facilities such as kitchens (freezer, fridge, cupboards) study rooms and common areas.  Please see detailed instructions for:

Please follow the cleaning instructions carefully and remove all personal items.  It is not permitted to leave personal belongings in your room or in any communal areas for the next tenant (including extra furniture, clothes, electronic devices, bed lines, pillows, quilts, food, hair gel, soap, garbage bags and so on).

Housing Inspection

All student accommodations will be inspected after your departure. This is to ensure that the accommodation is cleaned properly, all personal belongings are removed and that nothing in the room has been damaged or needs repair. 

If your room has not been cleaned properly you will be required to pay a cleaning fee. This is a set fee from the cleaning company, and does not reflect the amount of cleaning needed. In addition, if you have smoked in your accommodation and a cleaning specialist is required to decontaminate your accommodation, you will be charged the cost of this extra work. If all of your personal belongings are not removed before you move out, you will be required to pay for the cost of removing these items. This cost can vary depending on what type of items need to be removed.

Key Return

Please return your keys to Servicecenter, at the latest by 09.00 the day after your contract ending date. Servicecenter is located at Södra Huset, Entrance D, Floor 4 (right next to the Stockholm University Library). Servicecenter is open Monday-Friday between 10:00-14:00. 

If you do not have a staff key card, or if you are handing in keys on a weekend, Swedish national holiday or after Servicecenter opening hours, keys must be returned in the Security Key Box, located outside the entrance D of Södra Huset. If you return your keys at the Key Box it is important that you have placed your key in an A5 envelope with the address of your accommodation written on it.

It is not permitted to return your keys at any other place than the Housing Office Key Desk or the Security Key Box outside entrance D. If your keys are not returned on time and/or are returned in the wrong location, the locks will be changed and you will be charged the cost for the lock change. 

If you have any questions regarding cleaning and/or key return up please contact the Housing Office via e-mail at: