Tag Archives: Residence Hall

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Getting to know your dorm neighbors

Now that you’ve settled into your dorm room, here’s your chance  to get to know your dorm mates outside your hall mates. Here, we’ve listed some main reasons why you should start mingling with other students on campus now: Making friends, of course! Maybe you’ll become best of friends or not, but that’s completely okay.

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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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Preparing for Move Outs! Dorm Room Movers Can Help!

We know many of you are knee-deep in your notes and books studying for finals, but move outs are coming and the last thing you want is to put yourself in a position of overloaded stress. Here’s where Dorm Room Movers can help!  Dorm Room Movers’ services are pretty simple: You register, get boxes and

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What are Dorm Room Movers’ Free Dates?

Did you know that Dorm Room Movers has a signature feature called “Free Dates?” Well, now you do! These are specially selected dates on the calendar where our moving team will come  pick up your belongings and bring them to storage (free of charge!). These free dates are coordinated by our logistics team and Residence

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Preparing for the Final Stretch of Spring Semester

Welcome back! We hope everyone’s spring break was fantastic and left you all feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. We’re now into the final stretch of the semester, which means one more exam, then finals.  The final stretch of spring semester will come fast with preparing to move out, studying for  finals, finishing projects, writing essays, etc.

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Staying on Campus for Thanksgiving Weekend

There are a few reasons why someone might be staying on campus for Thanksgiving Weekend. Perhaps you’re a Resident Assistant volunteering to stay in the residence halls, or you’re an international student. Who knows, maybe  you’re staying on campus because of unforeseen circumstances beyond your control. Whatever your reason for staying on campus might be,

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Living with “Quiet Hours” in a Residence Hall

One thing students will need to adjust to when living in a residence hall is “Quiet Hours.” Quiet Hours are designated time periods in which residents and guests have the responsibility of ensuring that their noise levels are in check out of respect for other residents.  Quiet hours time and policies differ for each campus,

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