Topic: Residential Life

U. removes ethernet cables from residence hall dorms

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U. removes ethernet cables from residence hall dorms

September 24, 2017 0 comments

Computing and Information Services removed all Ethernet cable ports from residence halls this year, meaning they will all be Wi-Fi-only.

University provides new housing option for substance-free students

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University provides new housing option for substance-free students

April 19, 2017 0 comments

“Brown was the first university to provide support to students in recovery back in 1977 and is cited as being a leader in the collegiate recovery field.”

The Office of Residential Life shifted the off-campus lottery timeline, instituting three lotteries — one in September, one in November and one in January — so students can re-apply to live off-campus if they do not initially receive off-campus permission.

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Off-campus housing in high demand, complicated by lottery process

November 16, 2016 0 comments

As sophomores and juniors seek housing off campus for next fall, the Office of Residential Life has shifted the lottery system for rising juniors.

Despite renovations, dorms still inconsistent, over quota

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Despite renovations, dorms still inconsistent, over quota

September 23, 2016 0 comments

As the new school year gets into full swing, students are beginning to settle into their new dorms on campus.

The new council will make decisions regarding program houses such as West House, one of the University’s two environmental houses.

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ResLife to resurrect Program House Council

March 2, 2016 0 comments

The Office of Residential Life is re-forming a program house council for the eight program houses, said ResLife Associate Director Kate Tompkins.

As a residential peer leader, Lauren Galvan ’16 conceived of the idea for BWell Health Promotion Week after polling her residents and observing high stress levels due to classes and college life.

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Initiative focuses on mental health on campus

November 21, 2014 0 comments

As students prepare for finals period, BWell Health Promotion Week is offering workshops, discussions and activities to promote students’ mental health.

First-years signed a petition to grant all students housed in Keeney Quadrangle swipe access to the entire dorm complex.

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Keeney residents petition for access between houses

October 22, 2013 3 comments

The U. separated Keeney to foster community, but some first-years said they feel isolated.

The University now requires hosts of Class F parties to pay for contracted security officers, who must check IDs at the door.

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U. officials deny ‘crackdown’ on frat parties

October 11, 2013 6 comments

Some students say they have noticed more rigid enforcement of security and safety policies.

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ResLife expands community director program

October 2, 2013 0 comments

The office now employs six community directors, the highest number in the program’s five years.

Students gather in Sayles Hall for the annual Housing Lottery.  A proposal to move the lottery online is currently under review. Herald file photo.

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Housing lottery potentially to move online

September 4, 2013 5 comments

The proposal is meant to reduce student stress and allow them more time to select their rooms.