Tag Archives: fall semester 2020

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A to-do list before Thanksgiving

In just a week and a half, students living on campus will depart for Thanksgiving and will not return until spring semester 2021. Here’s a quick little to-do list to ensure you’re ready to go. Due to the unpredictable nature of COVID-19, it’s best to begin the packing process. Start with packing non everyday essentials,

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Leaving campus for ThanksgivIng

In 23 days, students will be leaving for Thanksgiving break and won’t be returning until spring semester 2021, effectively marking the end of fall semester 2020. Students will need to find a way to pack and either store or ship their belongings out of the residence halls. There are a ton of things to consider

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Upcoming Holiday Season will be different than most

2020 has felt like one moment stretched into infinity due to COVID-19 but we’ve finally made it to October, which also marks the beginning of the holiday season. However, due to the pandemic, the academic calendar looks mighty different than previous school years, so it is our hope Dorm Room Movers can be of service

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Fall Semester 2020 Has Begun

The greatest test of our might and will is the start of a new school year…with a pandemic attached to it. We’ve written enough blogs about what to expect and have provided a plethora of tips to help you navigate this extremely weird time. So,this week we’ll stick to what the internet does best –

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Storage and shipping solutions for a pandemic ridden semester

Spring semester 2020 taught us great lessons. When COVID-19 hit, campuses across the nation reacted and adapted quickly to ensure the safety of every student, faculty, and staff member. Classes went online, and students were encouraged to return home after spring break. The students left on campus were on high alert trying to keep pace

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Something light and Fun

Throughout the past several blogs, we’ve broken down what campus life will look like amidst this ongoing pandemic – so we’ll do something light and fun for this blog to ease the stressful situation we’re already in. For those that have begun classes this past week or sometime in the month of August, this is

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Facing the UNCERTAINTY of Fall Semester 2020

Fall semester 2020 is nearly upon us, and just like you, we’ve been monitoring real closely for updates on what colleges are planning to launch for the upcoming academic calendar year. We’ve seen plans range from open campus with restrictions to fully remote learning. There is also a hybrid option that is a combination  of

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How to Prepare a Quick Move Out if Campus Shuts Down

By now, your college has laid out their plans for fall semester 2020 – but alas, just like how the wind can change, so can those plans. Here’s how you can prepare for a quick and smooth move out if campus decides to shut down. Let’s start at the beginning. You’ve decided to live in

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What to Bring to my Dorm Room This Fall Semester?

Prior to COVID-19, there were standard expectations on what to bring to your new dorm room, but everything’s changed with the pandemic still going on. Residence Life is reducing the density of students in residence halls by converting quads and triples into doubles and turning doubles into singles. If you plan on living in the

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What residence halls are doing for fall semester 2020

Last week, we discussed the health and safety measures that campuses across the nation are implementing for fall semester 2020 during the pandemic. These policies are vast and highly detailed, but they are great first steps needed to both ensure high quality academic education and maintain good health safety protocols. This week, we’ll look into

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