General Move Questions
Q: Will I need to pack my own office?
A: No, the moving company will pack for you. Please shut down and disconnect all computer and printer equipment. However, the moving company will not relocate personal items (i.e. mini fridges, coffee pots, microwaves, art, plants)
Q: Will the moving company move everything?
A: No, personal appliances (i.e. mini fridges, coffee pots and microwaves), art, plants and any other personal items will not be moved by the moving company.
Q: Do I need to be present on the day of my move?
A: No, occupants should not expect to use their old and/or new desk on move day. You may move any items on Tuesday after your office move.
Q: What do I do with my keys?
A: Keys will be available for pick up on Tuesday of each move week from 7:30am - 9:30am at the Lock shop pick up window, located in Facilities Services Building A (same location as the TAPS office). If this pick up time does not accommodate your schedule, Lock and Access has a standing key pick up times: Mon-Fri 11:00am to 12:00pm and 2:00pm - 3:00pm.
Laboratory Move Questions
Q: Will I need to pack my own lab?
A: No, the moving company will pack for you. However, you are expected to ensure all equipment is properly shutdown and disconnected. Glassware and equipment must be clean and ready for packing.
Q: Do I contact manufacturers directly for moving equipment?
A: No, all required manufacturers will be contacted in advance of the move by the relocation planning team to coordinate proper preparation and post-move set up.
Q: Will my gas cylinders be relocated?
A:Yes, the cylinders in your lab will be relocated. Please make sure they are closed and disconnected before your move date.
Q: What do I do with chemical products?
A: Please use down your chemical stock as much as feasible. All chemical products will be moved over by a professional chemical movers to provide proper and safe transport.
Q:There are some items that are sensitive that I would rather move. Is that possible?
A: Yes, please let Sara Anastos know so we are aware.