Tag Archives: ResLife

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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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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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Why it’s important to Register with Dorm Room Movers Now

Can you believe that Finals are just around the corner? and we know many of you are starting to gear up for long sleepless nights of studying and eating copious amounts of ramen. We also know that this type of study schedule leaves you little to no room to think about move outs. Make no

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Dorm Room Movers Status Update

Hello 2022! We hope that you’re enjoying the new year. With everything going on right now, we wanted to chime in and give you a tiny glimpse into what we have planned for the upcoming Spring Semester. – specifically regarding the Omicron variant starting to take a foothold across the country.  Dorm Room Movers has

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Friendsgiving In Your Dorm

Hard to believe Thanksgiving is less than a week away! For those of you staying on campus that have no idea what you’ll be doing (besides binge-watching shows on Netflix)- why not plan or go to a Friendsgiving? For the uninitiated, Friendsgiving is Thanksgiving, but with friends.  So, what do you do if all your

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Halloween in the Dorm

The energy and excitement with Halloween in the residence hall is immense. Some Dorm Rooms participate in decorating contests – either in an internal wing by wing contest or in a campus wide contest with each residence hall competing. Other Dorms build haunted houses  and some Dorms even do the old fashion trick or treating

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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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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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