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Introduction to Campus Living

Introduction to Campus Living College Living Options On campus – Residence Halls/Dorms Off campus At home Student-oriented apartment complexes Other apartments or houses Residence Hall / Dorm Housing owned and operated by the university

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Introduction to Campus Living






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Introduction to Campus Living

College Living Options On campus – Residence Halls/Dorms Off campus At homeStudent-oriented apartment complexesOther apartments or houses

Residence Hall / Dorm Housing owned and operated by the university Common residence hall types or options Coed or single-sexAll-freshman or all-upperclassman or bothTraditional hall-style or suite-style or apartment-style Amenities, policies, restrictionsThemed housing, Living-Learning Communities

Living Learning Community (LLC) A campus living program providing additional educational and extracurricular experiences related to a specific theme Connects classroom learning with residential life Students in an LLC often…Live in the same dorm (and/or on the same floor)Take certain classes together Participate in social and educational activities together

Living Learning Communities May be themed around a common… - Major - Culture - Year in college- Interest - Goal - Other - Lifestyle - Extracurricular ActivityExamples of LLCs at colleges in NCJarvis Leadership Program (ECU)Future Pirate Nurse Living Learning Village (ECU)QUEST Transfer Students LLC (ECU) Substance-Free Environments (UNC-CH)La Casa – Spanish House (UNC-CH)Living Green (ASU)Sisterhood Experience (ASU)

People in Campus Living Resident Assistant / Resident Advisor (RA) Student employees, leadership role Usually 1 per floorResident Assistants… Inform students about policies, procedures, events, resources Enforce rulesMediate conflicts between residentsRespond to emergenciesCreate programs and events to create sense of community and connect residents with each other Get to know your RA!

People in Campus Living Residence Hall Director / Coordinator Full-time, professional employees Live in the residence hallSupervise RAs and oversee hall operationsOther Campus Living Staff Varies from college to collegeMay include maintenance, housekeeping, security, desk assistants, programming assistants, etc.

Transitioning to Living On Campus Independent Living Skills - Personal Hygiene - Safety - Transportation- Health/First-Aid - Nutrition - Communication- Money Management - Housekeeping/Cleaning Self-regulationWhen to go to bed? When to wake up?When and what to eat? When to come home? Whether to come home?How often to shower? How clean to keep your room? How much money to spend? What to spend money on?

Applying for Housing Pay attention to deadlines Learn about your options Be honest and accurate on lifestyle questionnairesRead the entire housing contract, and have your parents read it too!

Researching Housing Options Visit the website of the college’s housing office During your campus visit, ask to tour a dorm Ask current students what they like and dislike about their dorm and living on campus

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