Residence Life

Mission

The Office of Residence Life is committed to promoting student learning in a safe and secure living environment.  We encourage and support:  community responsibility; development of leadership skills and social confidence; respect for others; and healthy, balanced lifestyles.  In collaboration with our colleagues across campus, we strive to connect in-class and out-of-class experiences to foster individual growth.

Opening September 2020

First Years – check in begins at 8 a.m. on Saturday, August 15.

Returning students check-in August 16-19.

In order to control the number of people in the residence halls we are implementing a system where students schedule a block of time to arrive and move on to campus.   On JULY 6 students will receive an email with a link to SignUp.com where they will be able to sign up for a time.

Process for New students:
New students arrive Saturday, August 15.   Students will sign up for a one-hour block on SignUp.com to arrive to campus and move items into their hall.  Timeframe will be 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.   Two people may assist the student moving in.  Students/moving assistants will need to follow all physical distancing guidelines outlined in the Community Pledge.

Process for Returning students (on-campus):
Students will sign up for a check in time 2-hour block on line at SignUp.com   One person may bring student to campus, drop belongings at residence hall and then leave hall.  They may go to storage to get belongings left this past spring.  This should allow enough time to bring items in and unpack/set up a little.   Students/moving assistant will need to follow all physical distancing guidelines outlined in the Community Pledge.

Process for Returning students (honor houses):
Students will check in at the house.  Students will sign up for a check in time so we are aware when they are arriving.  They too, may only have one person assist them moving back to campus.  Students/moving assistant will need to follow all physical distancing guidelines outlined in the Community Pledge.

Process for Returning students (hotels):|
Students will check in with hotel staff and hotel Resident Assistant.  Students will sign up for a check in time so we are aware when they are arriving.  Students/moving assistants will need to follow all physical distancing guidelines outlined in the Community Pledge.

Storage rooms will be open August 16-19 from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.