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HOUSING & DINING PROGRAMS

MARCH 2013 E-NEWSLETTER FOR CAMPUS RESIDENTS

2013 Important Dates (Mark your calendars!) Friday, March 8 Summer Campus Host Applications due at 5pm Saturday, March 9 – Sunday, March 17 Spring Break (Halls Remain Open) During Spring Break, only Complex Desks (Anderson, McDowell and Congressional) will be operating. Other residence hall desks will be closed. Friday, March 22 Desk Receptionist, Residence Maintenance Crew, Student Receptionist Applications due at 5pm Monday, April 29 Spring Classes End

Dear Campus Residents, Are you ready for Spring Break? I know that the time between the start of January classes and Spring Break’s arrival is a long stretch of time, so I am excited that each of you will have the opportunity to regroup very soon. As promised, I am continuing with the monthly email update to each of you in hopes of keeping you well connected to what’s happening in Housing & Dining Programs. If you have any questions about what is written in this message, please contact your RA, your RD or the Main Office staff at 202-885-3370 or housinganddiningprograms@american.edu. Sincerely, Chris Moody Assistant Vice President Housing & Dining Programs

Tuesday, April 30 Spring Study Day, No Classes Wednesday, May 1 – Tuesday, May 7 Spring Final Examinations Wednesday, May 8 Residence Halls close at Noon for Undergraduate Students Friday, May 10 – Sunday, May 12 Commencement Weekend

February EagleBucks Merchants of the Week Mark your calendars! During each week in February, a different EagleBucks merchant will be offering a special when you use EagleBucks at their location! Make sure to follow us on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for the specials. March 4-10: Cava Grill March 11-17: Spring Break March 18-24: Angelico - La Pizzeria March 25-31: Crisp and Juicy

Monday, May 13 Residence Halls close at Noon for Graduating Seniors Please note that Dining Dollars expire at the end of the spring 2013 semester. Check your balance at www.eaglebucks.com. If you have any questions or concerns, send an email to eaglebucks@american.edu.

4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Anderson Hall Washington, DC 20016 (202) 885-3370 www.american.edu/housing housing@american.edu


HOUSING & DINING PROGRAMS 2013-2014 Room Selection Process Has Ended

Student Staff Applications Now Live!

Congratulations to those of you who participated in the Room Selection process for Fall 2013 campus housing! NEWSLETTER FORa CAMPUS RESIDENTS IfEyou have not already selected room, our housing application process has closed and we have begun a waitlist for fall housing. Unfortunately, this means that on-campus housing will likely not be available for you for the Fall 2013 semester. If you are interested in being on the waitlist for fall housing, please visit http://www.american.edu/ocl/roomselection and click ‘Apply Now’.

Are you interested in learning more about Housing & Dining Programs? Do you enjoy working in a flexible and fun environment? Maybe a job with Housing & Dining Programs is for you! Visit http://www.american.edu/ocl/housing/studentstaff.cfm for up to date information about open student employment positions and application requirements.

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Applications for Fall 2013 Desk Receptionists are live and will be due at 5pm on March 22. We are also in the process of hiring members of the Summer Residence Sign Up Early for AU Storage and Save! Maintenance Crew. Apply by March 8 at 5pm to be The UPS Store offers big savings when you reserve your considered. Contact summer AU Storage early. With on-campus pickup and housinganddiningjobs@american.edu with any delivery, AU Storage has offered excellent service to AU students since 1987. There is no risk in signing up early because questions. they offer a 100% refund if you ever change your mind about using the service. Basic Storage is the choice for students with a Considering Moving Off-Campus? traditional summer break but they also offer short term and long Each year, some students venture out into the city for off-campus housing which can be an intimidating and term arrangements. The earlier you sign up, the bigger the uneasy process for many. We have developed multiple savings. So reserve your space today at web based off-campus housing resources, which include http://www.austorage.com/index.html. the Off-Campus Housing Guide and the Moving and Living Off-Campus Webinars to accommodate those The Risks Associated with Marijuana with busy schedules. All of these resources can be Research from the National Institute of Drug Abuse indicates found at www.american.edu/offcampushousing. If you that individuals who smoke marijuana, tobacco or both, are would like to set up an appointment for an individual exposing their lungs to respiratory problems, such as daily consultation please email the Off-Campus & Guest cough and phlegm production, more frequent chest illness, and Housing Coordinator at a heightened risk of lung infections. Not only is smoking marijuana dangerous, but it is a student conduct policy violation offcampushousing@american.edu. that could result in your removal from the residence halls.

Changes to AU’S Package Notification System In collaboration with AU’s Mail Service’s office, Housing & Dining Programs will be transitioning to a new package system in the coming weeks. While there will be no interruption in service, there will be a change in the notification emails to residents. Package notifications will now come from noreply@sqbxmail.com, rather than residencehallpackages@american.edu. This email account is managed by American University and is not a spam message. Any questions should be directed to your residence hall front desk staff.

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Extended Hours in the One Card Office The One Card Office is now open for extended hours. We are open during the following times weekly for all of your ID card needs: Monday – Thursday: 9:00 am to 7:00 pm Friday: 11:30 am to 5:00 pm Saturday: 11:00 am to 3:00 pm Please direct any questions to the One Card Program Coordinator at idcards@american.edu.

March 2013 E-Newsletter for On-Campus Residents  
March 2013 E-Newsletter for On-Campus Residents  

March 2013 E-Newsletter for On-Campus Residents

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