Tag Archives: Roommate

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 to Expect During Move In Day

Move in day is coming! Here’s what to expect on this monumental day.  Resident Assistants, Community Directors, parents and students alike will all be running around in a fashion that can only be described as organized chaos. Each school has a different system, so we highly recommend students to please refer to their schools specific

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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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How to confront your dorm roommate

Move in was a success, got taste of your class schedule, and had your first few nights in your new dorm room. By now, you and your roommate should have received a roommate agreement contract from your Resident Assistant. This document list a series of questions from studying, sleep, cleaning, guests, etc., that you and

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What to expect the first semester living in a dorm room

Greetings graduating class of 2023! Welcome to an exciting new chapter in your life! For those living in the residence halls, here are a few things to expect in your first semester living in the dorm rooms. Think of the new dorm room experience like the stages of a relationship; romance, struggle, stability, commitment, then

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getting to know your roommate before the semester begins

Congratulations! You received your letter or email regarding your housing assignment and the name of your roommate. Naturally, the first thing you want to do is check their social media, right? Right. Well, we say you forego that action and try to video chat with them instead. Remember the old age, don’t judge a book

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