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Submitted by RA Steve, Resident Assistant, West Chester University of Pennsylvania Feel free to change this to your school colors and make edits as appropriate!
Be courteous. Hold the elevator for others. Keep public areas clean, especially the bathrooms. Listen to music and the TV at an appropriate level to not disturb others sleep or studying. Say Hi to everyone: other residents, university staff and more. A hello can brighten up someones day.
Be studious. Keep a schedule of projects and homework to be done. Do it early to get it out of the way so you dont miss out on other things. Dont stress! Sure, its important but not worth the stress. Take it all one step at a time. Visit the Writing Center (214 Lawrence). Use the library for a quiet escape.
Be smart. Dont get into trouble with: – the law. – Public Safety. – the RA staff. Dont tick off your roommate. Talk out any problems with those involved. Dont be afraid to ask for advice.
Have fun. Start a movie or game night in your room. Make a date for meals, on- and off-campus. Join a student organization. Explore the town of West Chester. Join an intramural sports team. Being a roommate is being a friend. Go to on-campus concerts (Asplundh, Swope).
Be open. Keep your door open when youre inside. Make new friends. Explore new music genres. Watch a variety of new movies. Try new foods. Study new subjects. Think about different ideals. Respect others and their beliefs.
Be safe. Alcohol – Know who youre drinking with. – Know your limit. – Know what youre drinking. – Best tip: dont drink (unless you are 21 and off- campus). Sex – Talk it over beforehand. – Dont pressure anyone or feel pressured into sex. – Be safe: STD-testing and protection.
Be healthy. Dont give up on your diet for college food. Hit the gym in Sykes. Run around the beautiful town of West Chester; find a friend to go with you. Keep your room clean. Rotting food is bad! Get the proper amount of sleep. Kick old habits like smoking.
Be social. Make friends. Take breaks from studying and refresh yourself in a social setting. Join an organization or two: these are great places to make connections to other people. Leave your door open (when youre in it and want guests).