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Transitioning into College Life

We are merely weeks away from the start of the new school year! New friends, classes, opportunities, and adventures await you! Before we dive in, let’s discuss the transition into college life. Simply and bluntly put, it will be overwhelming. Don’t fret! Here are a few tips to help you get your bearings straight.  Subvert

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What to expect during move in day

Move in day is a day that puts you into a roller coaster of emotions, but mostly it’s a combination of nervous-excitement. The best way to describe it is organized chaos. Depending on the campus, ResLife manages the flow of students. By separating students move in times  into unique blocks of time(usually one hour blocks),

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What is a Resident Assistant?

As we march closer to move in day, you’re going to hear/read more about Resident Assistants. Resident Assistants (RAs) are trained, college-aged mentors. Most of the time, they’re sophomores and juniors. They help to create a supportive and safe environment for students living in the residence halls. RAs can be an immensely helpful resource, especially

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What’s it like to live in the Residence Halls?

If you’re planning to live in the Residence Halls for the first time,  you’ve probably heard/read about the pros and cons of living in the dorms by now.  Feel free to take all that information under consideration, but allow me to give you my perspective on the matter (since I just so happened to have

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How to Stay Motivated During Summer Classes

You either love or hate summer classes. Love it because you get those pesky general courses out of the way. Hate it because it takes time away from your summer vacation.  Whether you’re full or half-time, here are a few ways to keep you motivated. Create a task list – summer courses are accelerated, meaning

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What happens to your belongings in storage?

You’ve signed up, scheduled your belongings to be picked up, then put into storage until you come back to campus next fall, but what happens to your stuff the time you’re away?  Your belongings will be put into our nearest climate – controlled and secured storage facilities. Your box will be inventoried and put into

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