Tag Archives: Residents

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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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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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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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The Universal Language of the Dorm Room Door

The door to your dorm room is the gatekeeper to your privacy. Privacy is a precious commodity in a community space such as a residence hall but something as simple as your door can speak volumes. Let’s break down door etiquettes in dorm rooms. Door fully closed: If you know someone is inside, a door

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Details about Dorm Room Movers’ Delivery Season

There are two major seasons at Dorm Room Movers – pick up and delivery. Pick up season occurs at the end of every spring semester, while delivery season takes place just before fall semester begins. In today’s blog, we’ll be taking a closer look at DRM’s delivery season.  When students register with Dorm Room Movers,

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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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Navigating romantic relationships in the dorm room

When you’re living in a residence hall for the school year, romantic relationships are bound to form. Here’s how to navigate those especially intimate  relationships while inhabiting a dorm room. RESPECT EACH OTHER’S SPACE (as well as their roommates) It’s so nice having the ability to see your partner so effortlessly – especially if they’re

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All About Resident Assistants

So, you’re interested in becoming an Resident Assistant. Great! You might have serval clues as to what they do based on general observations and conversations with your own RA. Here’s the general description: A resident assistant (also variously known as a resident advisor, community assistant, resident mentor, residence don, peer advisor, community advisor, collegiate fellow,

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