Tag Archives: University Student

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Gearing up for move out season

It’s that time of year again where summer feels so close, yet so far away. While you’re off at school, DRM has been busy gearing up for end of the semester move outs. Sure, it is only February – but soon, school will be out for the summer! Before the end of the semester sneaks

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And here we go… finals!

Hello and welcome to the endgame of your Fall Semester! The last obstacles to overcome are those dreaded finals. You’ve probably heard countless stories from your parents, friends, and everyone else in between about the long nights  they spent studying for anxiety-inducing final exams.  Fear not my friend, for we’re here to ease your stress.

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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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The Tail End of Fall Semester

Now that you’ve made it to the tail end of your first semester in college, congratulations are in order! All in all, it wasn’t so bad, right? At this point in time, there are two major events that are just around the corner  – Thanksgiving and finals.  Leading up to Thanksgiving, we know that every

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Utilizing Office Hours

This week, we’re going to talk about something that might sound all too familiar. To set the scene – you’re struggling to grasp the topics conveyed in a  lecture. You’ve done research, talked to classmates, and triple checked your notes, but nothing is clicking or sticking. Your only option left is going to office hours.

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Conflict Resolutions with your Roommate

Some residence halls require each resident to read and sign a  “roommate agreement” form alongside their roommate. Each roommate will read through various scenarios and then discuss them. Both parties will explain what their respective expectations are and then come up with agreeable solutions. For example, the appropriate times to invite guests to the room.

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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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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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