Charges - Moving out - University of Derby


Student cleaning room

Cleaning your room before you leave will save you money.

Cleaning charges

Cleaning your flat before you leave will save you money. If you haven’t cleaned these areas before you leave we’ll charge you. The following list of charges gives a general idea of what you can expect to pay if you haven't cleaned a particular area: 

Required cleaning


kitchen unit/work top/surfaces and floor












bedroom (standard)


bedroom (en suite)


carpet cleaning (bedroom)


carpet cleaning (corridor)


rubbish and recycling removal from kitchen/bedroom including removal of electrical goods (min charge)

£25 plus £5 per additional bag

Student Living will base these charges on the key return dates. The minimum charge per person is £25.

Redecoration charges

Allowances will be made for normal wear and tear but charges will be made for unreasonable damage. The costs below are maximum charges: 

Required redecoration

Maximum charge










Replacement/repair of items

Items such as fire signs, health and safety notices, door numbers, fixtures, fittings, upholstery, TVs, DVD players mattresses and chairs may need to be replaced or repaired if they are found to be damaged. Charges will be made at cost plus VAT at 20%. 

Loss of keys 

If you do not return your room key, access fob, car parking fob and bike shed key when you leave you will be charged in line with Student Living policies and procedures.