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  1. 1. Housing and Residential Communities
  2. 2. Assignment Status <ul><li>Online room selection continues until </li></ul><ul><li>7:00 a.m. on July 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Latest residence hall room assignment and roommate information available through myBama- roommates might change before move-in </li></ul><ul><li>Final assignment and move-in information sent by mail in mid-July </li></ul>Freshman Residency Program Exemption Deadline: July 15, 2010 Cancellation deadline: July 1, 2010
  3. 3. Room Changes <ul><li>Open discussion and RA assistance may eliminate need for room change </li></ul><ul><li>During the year, room changes are made on a “no fault” basis if mediation is not successful </li></ul><ul><li>Students may change within and among residence halls as space permits </li></ul><ul><li>For within-hall changes, see the Community Director </li></ul><ul><li>To change from one residence hall to another, contact HRC </li></ul><ul><li>Room changes begin 2 weeks after classes begin, if no students are in overflow situations, space permitting </li></ul>
  4. 4. Residence Hall Room Features <ul><li>All rooms or apartments feature: </li></ul><ul><li>Twin beds (full size bed in Bryant Hall)-check HRC Web site for specific mattress length </li></ul><ul><li>Dresser(s), desk(s), desk chair(s) </li></ul><ul><li>Closets or wardrobes </li></ul><ul><li>Window blinds </li></ul><ul><li>Microfridge or full-size refrigerator </li></ul><ul><li>Microwave (except in Rose Towers, Highlands or Bryce Lawn) </li></ul><ul><li>Cable TV-at least 6’ coax cable needed </li></ul><ul><li>High speed internet </li></ul>For more information, visit http://housing.ua.edu Model rooms in Burke East, Rose Towers and Ridgecrest East
  5. 5. <ul><li>HRC communicates with students through their Crimson e-mail account </li></ul><ul><li>All student rooms have high speed internet access, and many are wireless; ethernet cables are helpful </li></ul><ul><li>All residence halls have Wireless Network Zones </li></ul><ul><li>Both Macintosh and PCs are compatible with ResNet </li></ul><ul><li>For computer or internet assistance, </li></ul><ul><li>contact the Help Desk at </li></ul><ul><li>348-HELP or help.desk@ua.edu </li></ul>ResNet Services
  6. 6. Residence Hall Staff and Support Student and professional staff serve as resources, a support network, and a connection to campus activities and opportunities. Professional Staff Community Directors Student Staff Hall Directors Resident Advisors (RAs) Desk Assistants Faculty-in-Residence
  7. 7. Residence Hall Safety <ul><li>Safety is a partnership involving the staff, the residents, and the facilities. </li></ul><ul><li>Residence hall safety features include: </li></ul><ul><li>Desk staff and RAs </li></ul><ul><li>ACTion Card access to buildings and/or elevators </li></ul><ul><li>Cameras on external doors used as entrances </li></ul><ul><li>UA Alerts -please note, students must sign up for this service through myBama </li></ul><ul><li>Student behavior to maximize security of community </li></ul>
  8. 8. Community Living <ul><li>Ingredients for successful </li></ul><ul><li>community living include: </li></ul><ul><li>Residence hall policies </li></ul><ul><li>Roommate agreements </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledgeable hall staff </li></ul><ul><li>Communication, compromise, </li></ul><ul><li>and consideration </li></ul>
  9. 9. Week of Welcome <ul><li>W.O.W welcomes the Class of 2014 </li></ul><ul><li>beginning August 13 </li></ul><ul><li>Includes academic receptions, residence hall activities, a night street fair, and more </li></ul><ul><li>Visit http://wow.ua.edu for events </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Approved Early Arrival: Sunday August 8 </li></ul><ul><li>Week of Welcome Arrival: Friday, August 13 </li></ul><ul><li>Freshmen: Saturday, August 14 </li></ul><ul><li>Upperclassmen: Sunday, August 15 </li></ul><ul><li>Limited approved early arrival for Tutwiler and </li></ul><ul><li>Ridgecrest only: Saturday, August 7 </li></ul><ul><li>Online move-in registration form available mid-summer </li></ul><ul><li>Approved Early Arrival designated for students in certain activities only </li></ul><ul><li>Tips for a Successful Move-in </li></ul><ul><li>*Arrive at your scheduled move-in time. If tempted to arrive early, don’t! </li></ul><ul><li>*Communicate with roommate ahead of time; you don’t need two of everything! </li></ul><ul><li>*Follow all parking and traffic instructions. </li></ul><ul><li>*The weather will be hot. Dress appropriately and drink lots of water. </li></ul><ul><li>*Be patient: with staff, new roommates, other students, and yourselves. </li></ul>Move-In Information
  11. 11. More Move-in Tips Pack everything in boxes and label each box with student’s name, residence hall, and room number. Leave some things at home! Students cannot and should not recreate their rooms from home in their residence hall. If you have to rent a U-Haul, you’re bringing too much!
  12. 12. Move-in Web Site Web site: movein.ua.edu Move-in Hotline: 205-348-1767 Move-in Email: [email_address]
  13. 13. Housing and Residential Communities Location: 1 st Floor Burke East Phone: 888-498-2262 or 205-348-6676 Email: [email_address] Web site: http://housing.ua.edu For Move-in Questions: Move-in Hotline: 205-348-1767 Move-in Email: [email_address]