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Weather Alert, Open Windows, Frozen Pipes and Flooding

Dear Students,  Please read this in its entirety, you will be responsible for damage due to frozen pipes when windows are left open during freezing weather.   All residence hall students should be aware of the consequences of having windows open during times of freezing temperatures.  When the windows are left open, the heating and cooling units are forced to work harder than intended causing various heating and cooling problems.  Pipes in your heating & cooling systems exposed to outside temperatures can freeze and burst allowing water to flow out of the units and into student rooms.  In the past this has caused damage, not…

Read more January 7, 2017

Residence Halls Will Open One Day Early for Spring Semester

Dear Resident: Due to the inclement weather forecast for the Winston-Salem community and some other Eastern US areas, Residence Life and Housing will open residence halls for the spring semester one day early, Friday, January 6 at 9:00 a.m. We encourage you to consider safety of travel as you make plans to return to campus, knowing that weather conditions may improve prior to classes beginning on Tuesday, January 10. Please be aware that because the University does not officially reopen until Saturday, January 7, some services may be limited. Dining services will be operating the Fresh Food Company (The Pit) on reduced hours on Fridayfor lunch…

Read more January 5, 2017

More Space for Living and Learning

New residence hall for first-year students to open in 2017 A new residence hall for first-year students is being planned for the south side of campus next to Collins Residence Hall, on the current site of Parking Lot H.

Read more July 20, 2015

Bed Bug Info

Bed Bugs, Winter Break and Travel  In an effort to be cautious and continue providing a safe living environment, we wish to provide the following information to help as you travel over the holidays and prepare to go or return from abroad.  Traveling: Please be aware of your surroundings when traveling and take these extra steps prior to unpacking while in locations unfamiliar to you: Roll luggage to hard surface areas (such as a bathroom or hardwood floor). Check the mattress, including the box springs, for evidence of bed bugs. Check the upholstered furniture and bed frame for evidence of…

Read more March 4, 2015

Instructions for New Thermostat Control, Adjustment and Function for Student Apartments

Dear Student, Over the winter break, Facilities and Campus Services installed new energy saving thermostats for the Student Apartments air conditioning and heating systems. Facilities and Campus Services also performed annual maintenance that included cleaning of air conditioning/heating units, ductwork, and replacement of system filters. Listed below are instructions for new thermostat control, adjustment and function. The New Thermostat has 3 buttons and 1 slide switch: Red Up Arrow – Push to raise the temperature set point by .5 degree F increments Blue Down Arrow – Push to lower the temperature set point by .5 degree F increments Fan –…

Read more January 6, 2015

Residence Life and Housing Posting Policy

In an effort to effectively convey information of importance to the University community, and at the same time to keep the campus free from litter, the following guidelines have been established for the posting of notices and printed materials in and on the residence halls: All public notices or publicity material posted must be sponsored by a recognized student organization and University department and be submitted for approval by the Dean of Residence Life and Housing, or designate, at least 24 business hours in advance. Organization banners, student organization symbols and other large display items may not be posted on…

Read more November 14, 2014