Tag Archives: Resident Assistants

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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 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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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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What is a Resident Assistant?

Who or what are Resident Assistants? While you’ll definitely meet them during move-in day, we want to give you some insight so that you know what to expect ahead of time.  The main  role of a Resident Assistant (or RA for short) is to build a residential community. This primary objective is achieved as a

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Packing Tips for Moving Into the Dorm This Fall Semester

Congratulations! You’ll be moving into the residence halls this fall semester.  Despite your school’s recommendations and packing lists, your mind is likely still running in circles on what to actually bring. Here are a few life experiences / tips that could possibly help you. Each school has a different approach to move in day, so

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Looking Ahead to End of Semester Move Outs

Thinking about move outs at this point of time may not be on the top of everyone’s list, it is something to dwell on, especially in the era of COVID-19.  Dorm Room Movers is both well-suited and well-equipped to help students move out quickly and safely. We have enacted new features and logistical practices to

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Appreciation post for Resident Assistants/Advisors

Resident Assistants are simultaneously the frontline and backbone of the Residence Life experience. RAs assist students on a daily basis by being a resource and guide for academics, social, or personal topics, all the while being a student themselves! It’s a selfless job that requires incredible dedication and love, and as the pandemic rages on,

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4 reasons why you should live in the dorms

Pandemic aside, here’s  4 reasons why you should live in the dorms. Social Opportunities Residence halls will be packed with a variety of  personalities and it won’t be too difficult to cross paths with  them since it’s a close quarters environment. Socializing should be a breeze, and they are also wanting to make new friends,

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