Presentation on theme: "Welcome Class of 2014!. Meet the staff Find out what type of programs and involvement opportunities we offer Understand our Community Standards."— Presentation transcript:
Welcome Class of 2014!
Meet the staff Find out what type of programs and involvement opportunities we offer Understand our Community Standards and Outcomes of behaviors Meet some of our campus partners and hear about our support services
Our structure & and your direct support Central Office located in Barrows Hall RM 120 Director of Residence Life, Associate Director, & Assistant Director Area Coordinators/Resident Directors (RD’s) 1 per Building Program Assistants (PA’s) 1 per Building Resident Assistants (RA’s) Total staff of 59
Global sustainability-The 3 “R’s” Recycle Reuse Reduce Community Engagement Volunteer Student Leadership Take the lead-others will follow Welcome Vance Hall Living-Learning Communities (LLC’s)
RA Events Each month your RA plans a program based on what your floors interests are Hall Council Meets weekly to plan hall events, design hall clothing, and have shared governance of your hall Dean’s Cup Month hall vs. hall competition, winning hall gets the Cup and bragging rights IRC Meets Mondays in Belin A & B in the Student Center at 4:15 pm This a place to make your voice heard and find out about Residence Life news
Sign in workers are in each building from 8:00 pm to 12:00 am (1:00 am on Thursday & weekends). All residents must show their ID to the sign in worker and sign in their guests during those times Have your keys and Id Card with you at all times. Keep your door locked and do not prop any bathroom or exterior doors.
Restricted Items Extension Cords Microwaves (unless part of a micro fridge) A second TV or fridge Any appliance with a heating element Tapestries hanging from the ceiling Furniture brought in by students larger than 65 inches Candles even ones without a wick Weights over 10 pounds Restricted items found will confiscated and held by staff until a break period where students may retrieve them when going home Items left over break periods may be discarded RAs will be conducting regular fire inspections of every room at least once a month Violations referred to Conduct-Critical violations No smoke head or fire equipment tempering Must exit during any fire alarm
Alcohol All of our residence halls are dry and if you are found with alcohol you will be referred through the Student Conduct process and could possibly be issued a ticket by Campus Police Empty alcohol bottles are also prohibited If you are in a room with alcohol even if you are not drinking you could be found in violation of college policy Drugs CCSU has a zero tolerance policy If you are found in possession of drugs you will be referred through the Student Conduct process
Roommate & other Resident disputes If you cannot resolve it between yourselves speak with your RA or your AC/RD With campus community Utilize your campus resources to help you solve your problem Sexual misconduct
Residence Hall Damage/Vandalism Students are held responsible for damage in their room When you checked in you signed a Room Condition Form (RCF) detailing the condition of your room and its furniture At check out your room should be returned to its original condition If damage occurs speak with your RA or AC/RD immediately At the end of each semester your AC/RD will inspect your room after you have checked out and will determine if a damage bill will be issued It is for that reason that you should immediately report any damage that occurs in you r room Common Area Damage Damage that occurs in common areas may be billed to the entire floor or hall if the individual(s) responsible are not discovered If you know who caused common area damage please let you AC/RD know so that only those responsible for the damage are the ones who have to pay to repair it Jumping in the elevators is considered vandalism and you will be referred through the Student Conduct System Every elevator is monitored by video camera and Campus Police take notice to any students who jump in them Facilities: How Things Get Fixed Report any maintenance issues in your room to you AC/RD and they will create a work order for the problem
Room Changes The room change process usually takes the following steps Roommates attempt to resolve issue on their own RA mediates conflict AC/RD talks with students and determines if a room change is necessary If the room change involves changing buildings the Associate Director will work with both the AC/RD involved and the students
Room Selection Occurs once each semester Each student living on campus is required to have a $250 deposit paid by November 1 st during the fall semester and March 1 st for the spring semester Once the deposit is paid students may decide to live in the current room again, move to a different room in the same building, or moving to a different building. Students wishing to move to another room/building must complete the necessary paper work and return in the Office of Residence Life by a specific date More information about room selection will be available during the coming months
Residence Hall Closings Thanksgiving Break: November 24 th – 28 th Residence Halls reopen on November 29 th Fall Semester Closing: December 17 th Residence Halls reopen for Spring Semester on January 23 rd Spring Break Closing: March 18 th -26 th Residence Halls reopen on March 27 th Spring Semester Closing: May 21 st Staying Over Break Students may stay over Semester Break and Spring Break if approved by Residence Life but will be required to pay a fee Room fee only covers periods when classes are in session Students living on campus between the Fall and Spring semester will have to move into the break building. This year the break building is Sam May Hall
Office of Student Affairs Fire Marshal Resnet: Computer needs Health Services Counseling & Wellness Campus Police Women’s Center Office of Conduct Facilities Department Student Activities/Leadership Development