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Office of Residence Life Newsletter

APRIL 2, 2014

YOUR SOURCE FOR "INSIDE" INFORMATION ABOUT THE RESIDENCE HALLS


Residence Hall Selection process

Since the completion of the 2014-2015 residence hall selection process, we have received a few questions about our centralized waiting list and room change process.

Centralized Waiting List

Students who wish to be placed on a waiting list for a particular building or room type need to submit a request online by Friday, April 25.

Students who are added to the waiting list by April 25 will be prioritized based on their original assignment time and the list will be maintained throughout this summer.

You must include your MUID, preferred building/room type and roommate information if applicable (your roommate(s) must also send a separate request to be on the waiting list).

Note: You cannot submit a request until after you have completed the selection process.

Person – for – Person Room Changes

Any students who wish to make a person-for-person room change to another occupied room (e.g. switching roommates) must stop into the Office of Residence Life (between 9 am and 4 pm) to complete a room change form beginning Monday, April 14 and on later than Friday, May 2.

All of the students who will be affected by the change (even those not changing rooms) must be present to complete the form.

Late Sign Up Process

Any student who has not signed up for a university residence hall will need to pay their housing deposit and complete the process by Friday, April 25.

Please note: All first- and second-year students, regardless of academic classification, are required to live in a university residence hall.

 

Saturday Opening Date for Returners

Please note that the residence halls will reopen for all returning students on Saturday, August 23, 2014.

A schedule of arrival times will be sent to all residence hall students with their housing assignment confirmation email in June.

 

Summer Housing

Summer housing applications for students who need on campus housing in a residence hall during Summer Sessions are now available in the Office of Residence Life and online. The priority application deadline is Friday, May 2.

 

Summer Storage

Need Storage for the summer? If you need a place to store your belongings this summer, you can contact:

Graebel Moving and Storage

Graebel Moving will pick-up your things, store them for the summer, and deliver them to your desired location.

You can contact by email or the phone to make a reservation or for more information, email wvazquez@graebel.com or call 1-800-383-9220 and ask for Wendy.

Dorm Room Movers

Need storage for the summer? Use the Nation's #1 collegiate moving, shipping & storage company, Dorm Room Movers!

They'll pick-up your stuff, store it for the summer, and deliver it all back to you at your new place. Register for Summer Storage at Marquette University before 4/15/14 and receive 20% OFF.

 

RESIDENCE HALL ASSOCIATION (RHA) EVENTS

Lil' Sibs Weekend 2014

Marquette's Residence Hall Association hopes you will join us for Lil' Sibs Weekend 2014: Solar Sibs.

This weekend will be full of out-of-this-world events that will give current students and their younger loved ones memories for light years to come. Siblings and guests 5 years old and up are welcome to stay overnight in the residence halls and participate in an array of events during the weekend of April 11-13.

Advanced registration is closed, but sibs can still register day-of in the AMU! For further information please go to RHA’s webpage.

 

RHA Open E-Board Positions

Congratulations to Maddie Smart and Kaitlyn Angrove, they were recently elected as the President and Executive Vice President of the Residence Hall Association (RHA) for the 2014-2015 academic year.

RHA is a group of student leaders who are interested in supporting community development while serving as the voice for residence hall and university apartment students.

RHA is still accepting applications for next year’s Executive Board, for the following open positions:

Vice President of Administration
Vice President of Finance
National Communications Coordinator
Vice President of Legislation
Vice President of Campus Relations

For more information or to download an elections packet please visit our website.

All materials must be submitted by 4 pm on Thursday, April 3, 2014.

 

NRHH OTM Awards

NRHH LogoDo you know someone who does their job really well? Someone who is always on top of their game and has an awareness of what is going on on campus and in the community?

If so, they may be eligible for an Of The Month (OTM) Award. OTMs are given monthly to individuals, groups or programs that have made a positive impact on the residence life community.

If you would like to make a nomination, please visit the NRHH OTM website.

• Select the type of OTM (general or program)
• Select the institution (Marquette University)
• Select the category and start recognizing!

 

IMPORTANT DATES

Saturday, May 10, 2014: Residence halls close at 12 p.m. for the spring semester

Saturday, August 23, 2014: Residence halls reopen for returning students for the fall semester

IN THIS ISSUE

YOUR "INSIDE" INFORMATION

2014-15 Housing Selection Process

Summer Housing

Summer Storage

RHA EVENTS

Lil' Sibs Weekend

NRHH OTM Awards

IMPORTANT DATES

Check out these important opening and closing dates

Marquette University
Office of Residence Life
Carpenter Tower, 203

Phone 414-288-7208
Email ORL@marquette.edu

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