Category - Housing

University of Rochester

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Residential Life Staff
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Summer Video Blog
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Meliora, Class of 2016!
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The Insider’s Guide to Campus Housing for Freshmen!
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Spring Break!!
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Starting the Morning with a Baking Facial
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Sundays
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Roommates: I want to meet mine now! I think…
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The Great Housing Debate
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Alarm

Residential Life Staff

So I know a lot of incoming freshman and prospective high school students see the terms Freshman Fellow, RA, GHR, D'Lions, Eco Reps, etc. thrown around by staff and current students. I decided to dedicate a post explaining these terms and what these positions are for. All of these positions are students who work for[…]

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Summer Video Blog

Hey everyone, I just wanted to check-in during the summer to give you a little information about a few new developments at the U of R during the last semester. There are a few new buildings being built on campus, as well as a new security update regarding a safe ride home service. Lastly, I[…]

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Meliora, Class of 2016!

By Jonathan Burdick, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid I’m happy to report that more than 1,200 high-achieving and exciting new students have declared their intention to enroll in the 163rd freshman class at the University of Rochester this fall. A few students still have an opportunity to reply in the next couple of weeks.[…]

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The Insider’s Guide to Campus Housing for Freshmen!

The University of Rochester has plenty of housing options on campus, and residental life is expanding. There is a new building being constructed, complete with air conditioning and carpeting! With its opening this fall, there is a lot of excitement amongst us students, and everyone’s competing in the housing lottery to get to live there.[…]

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Spring Break!!

IT IS FINALLY HERE. And yes, I am talking about nothing other than spring break. At the University of Rochester, this break lasts one week, but I feel like it is placed perfectly in the academic calendar. It is right in the middle of the semester, after two stressful weeks of midterms. Right when I[…]

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Starting the Morning with a Baking Facial

Since I don't have any AM classes this semester, I like to start the morning by practicing my choreography. Sometimes, I just sleep in too. Other days when I feel lazy, I bake! I love it when the warm and delicious heat spreads throughout my face as soon as I open the oven. It's kind[…]

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Sundays

I think Sunday is my new favorite day of the week. I know it’s not as exciting as Friday or Saturday, but I love the chill atmosphere. Last weekend featured the perfect Sunday. I didn’t set my alarm Saturday night (the only day of the week that happens!), slept until 11, and then spent the[…]

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Roommates: I want to meet mine now! I think…

I recently watched the movie The Roommate with my friends. Have you heard of it? It was all right. But hey, I’m not here to be a movie critic. While I was watching it, it got me thinking about my future roommate and the people I will be living with in my dorm. I have[…]

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The Great Housing Debate

Members of the Class of 2015: Your next major milestone will be getting your housing details squared away. Here, Christopher Bierasinski and Leah Squires, both members of the Admissions staff and Class of 2010 alumni, share their memories about their own freshman housing experiences and debate which hall reigns supreme. Christopher Bierasinski (CB): Susan B.[…]

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Alarm

I just wanted to take this time to rant about fire alarms. I do not like them. Well, who does? I mean, it’s not very likely you’re going to meet someone who’s all like, “I LOVE fire alarms.” I have an interesting history with fire drills. The first one I remember was the cause of[…]

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