Volume 3 Num 12
A newsletter for the undergraduate on-campus residents of Northwestern University.
2012-13 Volume 3 Issue 12 Volume 3 Issue 12 ResidentConnections Welcome! ResidentConnections is an e-newsletter from Residential Services. Click on the graphics to link to the websites mentioned. If you notice a link is not working please email us so that we can provide you with the correct link. Residents You Should Know! Flip over to page 2 GO GREEN When you Pack up! Learn how on page 4 Summer Mail Forwarding Follow these steps to make sure you keep receiving your mail this summer! page 3 Need a Job Next Year? Work at Pick-Staiger! Details on page 5 Special Thanks pages 6-7 Comments? Suggestions? Email us at email@example.com Visit us at www.northwestern.edu/living RESIDENTS YOU SHOULD KNOW Volume 3 Issue 12 PATRICIA “TRICIA” LUKO Patricia “Tricia” Luko is a sophomore resident at Kemper Hall. Double majoring in economics and legal studies in the WCAS, she is also VP of Kemper hall government and VP of Residence Hall Association (RHA). Some fun facts about Tricia: She’s the middle child out of 6 siblings and she speaks three languages: English, French and Italian! Her favorite thing about living on campus is always meeting new people and improving her social life as well as being close to SPAC. MATT MICUCCI STEPHANIE CHANG Matt Micucci is a resident at Elder Residential Community and a freshman in McCormick. He is a wide receiver on the football team and his peers say he’s “very respectful and hardworking.” An interesting fact about Matt; he can do a 4x4 Rubik’s cube! Matt’s favorite thing about living on campus is feeling very involved and he thinks it’s an integral part of the college experience. Stephanie Chang is a resident at Shepard Residential College and is a freshman in the WCAS. She is currently the president of Shepard and does a great job connecting with her residents. A fun fact about Stephanie is that she loves food and has won 3 eating competitions throughout her life. When asked what she loves most about living on campus Stephanie answered “Having all your friends in one concentrated area.” Volume 3 Issue 12 RESIDENCE NEWS New Residence and Board Contract Cancellation Policy Summer Mail Forwarding There is a new contract cancellation policy for students choosing to live in the undergraduate residence halls. Students contracting for space in University housing must accept the terms and conditions of the residence and board contract before being permitted to enter the online room selection. All USPS First Class mail received by July 5th will be forwarded to forwarding addresses listed in RMS. If no forwarding address is listed in RMS, mail will be sent to your permanent address listed in CAESAR. Any mail received after July 5th will be returned to sender. To update your forwarding address, follow the steps listed below. Once you have selected and confirmed your room, there is a fee to cancel the assignment. The amount of the fee is determined by the date of the contract cancellation. The contract cancellation fee will be assessed directly to a your student bill and viewable on CAESAR. Additional information is available online at or by contacting Residential Services at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thinking Ahead: “Ship to School” program now available for Fall move-in Avoid the hassle of lugging boxes through airports and carrying them to your room in September. Now you can pre-ship your belongings with University and Student Services and have them delivered right to your room so they’re waiting for you when you arrive on campus. To learn more, visit the University and Student Services website. 1. Log in to RMS 2. Click “Profile” 3. Click “Update Forwarding Address” 4. Enter the data requested First class mail does not include bulk mail, periodicals (magazines and newspapers), or items from private carriers (UPS, FedEX, etc.). Make sure to update your address information with banks, periodicals, and online shipping orders to continue receiving mail over the summer. Normal mail service for new students and returning residents will resume 9/16/2013. Even though it was a pretty cold evening, nearly 40 students attended the free outdoor screening of Wall-E screening on June 6. The screening was sponsored by Eco Reps, the Mid-Quads, Residential Services and NU’s Sustainability office. Volume 3 Issue 12 GO GREEN When you Pack Up and Ship Out! Be sure to donate items and food you no longer want, recycle what you can, and take home or store clothes, household items, and furniture you want to keep for next year. ON CAMPUS DONATIONS: Through June 17, the Office of Sustainability will be running the “Take it or Leave it” program. Collection boxes will be placed in the lobby/entry of each residential building for nonperishable food items, clothing, sheets, and small household items, which will be donated to Campus Kitchens and local charities. If you see something you could use in the donation boxes, you are welcome to take it! RECYCLING: Please remember to recycle cardboard, paper, plastic, cans, and glass when moving out. Check out the full list of what is recyclable on NU’s campus. If you live off campus, review Evanston’s recycling practices. NU University Services will be collecting and recycling computers, cell phones, televisions, media (CDs, tapes, etc.), microwaves, computer mice, keyboards, speakers, and printers from June 4 - June 12, 2013 in the lobbies of Allison, Elder, Foster Walker, Sargent, 1835 Hinman, Engelhart, McManus, and Willard. For more information, contact Tom Luczkowiak. BOOKS Sell your textbooks back to Norris. Using your campus bookstore reduces the environmental impact by keeping books on campus and avoiding the need to ship them across the country for redistribution. take it or leave it Look for collection boxes in your residence hall to donate. SUMMER STORAGE If you have items you want to keep, but cannot take them home with you- consider these recommended storage companies: »» BoxCo. »» NU Campus Solutions boxes available thru June 17 call 847-467-1374 for more info Volume 3 Issue 12 To do before end of quarter: - Study for bio final -Finish history paper -Clean my room (blerg) -Apply to work at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall! Pick-Staiger is hiring for 2013-14! Get a head start on next year by applying for your work-study job now! -Stage Crew and Techs -Photographer -Marketing Assistant ... and more! *Only students with work-study aid need apply. APPLY NOW! pickstaiger.org/workpick R ING QUARTE HOURS OF END OF SPR lls Dining Ha JUNE 12 WEDNESDAY, m* ON CAMPUS MOVE-OUT GUIDE r 4:45-7pm* pm; Dinne SPRING 201 3 m-8p 11:15am-1:15 8-11:30pm* an | 7:30a 9:45am; Lunch 1835 Hinm ; Late Night fast 7:30r 4:45-7pm* r 4:45-8pm* r 5:15-7:30pm pm; Dinne Allison | Break Dinne 5pm; Dinne 11:15am-1:15 am-1:15pm; Lunch 11:15am-4:4 Elder | Lunch East | Lunch 10:45 m; ker 7:30-10:45a Exam Treats Foster-Wal | Breakfast d after Final ker West Foster-Wal 7pm*; Close m* 7:30am-8p Dinner 4:45Sargent | m-1:15pm; Lunch 11:15a Willard | JUNE 13 THURSDAY, FINALS WEEK RESOURCES OPERATION 7pm* Dinner 4:45- pm; m-8pm* 11:15am-1:15 Late Night an | 7:30a 9:45am; Lunch Dinner 1835 Hinm ; Closed for fast 7:30d for r 5:15-7:30pm pm; Close Allison | Break 5pm; Dinne 11:15am-1:15 11:15am-4:4 Elder | Lunch East | Closed m; Lunch ker 7:30-10:45a Foster-Wal | Breakfast ker West Foster-Wal m* 7:30am-8p Sargent | d Close | Willard Night d for Late Dinner pm; Close Closed for Dinner 5:15-7 14 m-1:15pm; FRIDAY, JUNE 7:30-9:45am, Lunch 11:15am; Lunch 11:15am-4:45pm; 0:45a fast Allison | Break West | Breakfast 7:30-1 ker Closed Foster-Wal * Willard | 7:30am-7pm ker East, Sargent | Foster-Wal an, Elder, 1835 Hinm halls closed dining pm All other 10:45am-12 JUNE 15 m; Lunch 7:30-9:30a SATURDAY, | Breakfast ker West Foster-Wal halls closed All other dining 16 Dinner 5-6pm SUNDAY, JUNE | Brunch 11:30am-1:00pm; ker West Foster-Wal 20 halls closed Y, JUNE All other dining 17 - THURSDA Dinner 5-6pm MONDAY, JUNE | Lunch 11:30am-1:15pm; * Normal Hours ker West Foster-Wal THANK YOU... for being a campus resident this acad year! We hope emic you enjoyed your experience. As you prep are for finals , here is impo rtant information abou t closing that all stud ents are responsible for knowing. MOVE-OUT Residents must vacate their building within 24 hours after or her last his final exam. CLOSING TIMES 12PM SATURDAY , JUNE 15 All residen ce halls, residen tial colleges, and residential communities close 6PM SATURDAY , JUNE 22 Students grante d late stay extension must move out of current assign ments Move-Out Guide Hours of Operation Important information about moving out of the residence halls Finals week schedule for all Dining Halls, Retail locations, & C-stores Volume 3 Issue 12 THANK YOU A special thanks goes out to all of our mailroom staff this year! Nolan Adams Antonia Agbeh Diana Anaya Perris Anderson Ida Asega Cheyenne Blount Amanda Bossard Ciara Caffey Chih-Yi Chang Linda Chu Lakin Davis Naina Desai Jonathan Easter Kelsey Edwards Genevieve Enowmbitang Xiang Yu Feng Elizabeth Fierro Aaron Frank John Gaffney Katherine Gallagher Ashley Gilmore Rachel Girty Jane Gross Liang Gu Daniel Han Courtney Harris Donna Hassani Tanner Hendrickson Sean Henry Jessica Holloway Jeffrey Hosan Basil Huang Vickie Huang Jason Hutcheson Kimberly Huynh Daniel Jacobs Darian Jefferson Hyun Jeong Andrea Kang Matthew Kegermann Davin Kim Jane Kim Linda Kim Matthew Kim Michell Kim Sally Kim Brian Knall Rebekah Larson Raymond C Lee Stephanie Lee Melody Lin Priscilla Liu Patricia Luko Patrick Lynch Ryan Marcus Hyosik Min Bethany Mueller Justin Nam Craig Olson Jasmine Pena Charley Pincombe Alexis Querry Joshua Raitano Simone Raiter Abby Reudelsterz Christina Robinson Gavin Rosen Daniel Russell Tedmond Schwaba Stephanie Shapiro Krysta Smith Micaela Stump Michael Szot Elizabeth Tressler Jonathan Tsay Chieh-Jung Wang Madison Welch Jessica Williams Tralon Williams Elisabeth Wojcik Rebecca Wu Paige Wzorek Jacqueline Yang Aaron Yost Danielle Zhu Volume 3 Issue 12 THANK YOU Thank you to the undergraduate hall student staff for a job well done this year! Shreya Agarwal Bobby Barnes Lexxi Becker Medhavi Bhasin Roshni Bhatnagar Grace Chan Anagh Chaudhry Yuchi Chiu Tae Won Choi Billy Choo Jacob Crofts Jake Druecke Ben Eisenberg Savannah Enders Marie Engle Faye Fang Veronique Filloux Zach Flanzman Alicia Foxx Katya Frimenko Alexis Gable Matt Gallagher Cristina Garcia-Montes Pooja Garg Alan Ge Eric Goble Jennifer Greene Deanna Hano Mike Hernandez Hsiao-Tieh Hsu Jeanette Huang Johnson Huang P.J. Huang Saya Jacob Peter Jang Jennifer Jiang Reg Jones Peter Karalis Ansh Karha Farzaan Kassam Divya Kathuria Griffin Kelly Jin Kim Sharon Kim Tony Kim Will Kim Valerie Kosiadi Anjolie Kulkarni Jon Law Helen Lee Juliette Lim Hanqiao Lin Brian Liu Robert Liu Jingwei Lou Crystal Martinez Hiro Miura Sonia Modi Claire Morley Susan Muehrcke Neeha Nandam Christine Noh Veronika Pashkina Lajja Patel Sash Patel Lauren Patras Ellyn Pena Haley Pilgrim Morgan Purrier Jack Qian Zach Rachlin Junius Randolph Supriya Rastogi Hayden Rendos Austin Rim Adrianna Rodriguez Tori Romba Michael Rossi Monica Sadek Lara Saldanha Zack Sanderson Carmen Sandford Gus Schlanbusch Abraham Schulte Jeremy Seah Jun En Puneet Sharma Akansha Singh Cameron Songer Summer Son Stephanie Stack David Stillman Jenna Stoehr Jessina Thomas Priyanka Tilve Lillian Tung Danny Wang Vivian Wang Cody Warner Mat Wedig Han-Wei Wu Merry Xiao Daniel Xiong Yang Xu Amy Zhan Tian Zhang Daniel Zuo Volume 3 Issue 12 u a o l y l a g n i h s i W y p p a H & e f Sa ! r e m m u S from all of us at s e c i Residential Serv Stay Connected Like our Facebook Page so we can fill you in with construction updates, new faculty introductions, fall quarter move-in information, and more over the summer!