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HOUSING & DINING PROGRAMS

MARCH 2014 E-NEWSLETTER FOR CAMPUS RESIDENTS

2014 Important Dates (Mark your calendars!) Friday, March 7 Summer Campus Host Applications due at 5pm Saturday, March 8 – Sunday, March 16 Spring Break (Halls Remain Open) During Spring Break, only Complex Desks (Anderson, McDowell and Nebraska) will be operating. Other residence hall desks will be closed. Friday, March 21 Important HDP Application deadline at 5pm Monday, April 28 Spring Classes End

Dear Campus Residents, Can you believe Spring Break is next week? I’m sure that even after all of the recent snow days, everyone could use a week off to relax and regroup. As promised, I am continuing with the monthly email update to each of you in hopes of keeping you 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 29 Spring Study Day, No Classes Wednesday, April 30 – Tuesday, May 6 Spring Final Examinations Wednesday, May 7 Residence Halls close at Noon for Undergraduate Students Friday, May 9 – Sunday, May 11 Commencement Weekend

March EagleBucks Vendors of the Week Mark your calendars! During each week in March, a different oncampus vendor 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. The list will be posted on the EagleBucks website as well! Stay tuned!

Monday, May 12 Residence Halls close at Noon for Graduating Seniors 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Anderson Hall Washington, DC 20016 (202) 885-3370 www.american.edu/housing housing@american.edu


HOUSING & DINING PROGRAMS Summer Storage for AU Students

Student Staff Applications Now Live!

Summer storage is a popular option for students looking Applications for Fall 2014 Desk Receptionists are live and for a way to store their belongings for the summer will be due at 5pm on March 21. E NEWSLETTER FOR CAMPUS RESIDENTS months. Housing and Dining Programs is pleased to Looking to get out from behind your desk this summer? partner with The UPS Store to provide safe and Apply to be a member of the Residence Maintenance Crew! convenient storage for all AU students. The service is We are taking applications for our Summer RMC positions called AU Storage. until March 21, 2014 at 5pm. Interested students should apply

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The UPS Store has been on campus since 1987. They provide in-room delivery when students return in August. Stored student items are placed in a student's assigned room before they return to school. Their belongings will be the first thing they see when they open their dorm room door next semester!

at www.american.edu/ocl/housing/Fall-RMC-Application. The Summer RMC position is Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm. RMCs will be compensated with $8.25/hour as well as free on-campus housing.

For more information about summer storage, please visit the AU Storage website.

Campus Housing Waitlist

Traveling for Spring Break? Enroll in a Student Advantage membership and save big on travel services such as Amtrack and Greyhound! One membership lasts for four years and gives you access to thousands of discounts to stores, restaurants, movie theaters, and more. You can even use your Student Advantage membership to shop online for additional savings! For more information about the membership, please visit the Student Advantage website.

Give us feedback! EBI Resident Satisfaction Survey All resident students are encouraged to participate in the EBI Resident Satisfaction Survey between March 26th and April 9th. The EBI Survey is an opportunity for all resident students to give Housing & Dining Programs feedback on their experiences living on campus. Resident students will be sent an email with a link to the EBI survey. Students that complete the EBI survey will be entered into a drawing for lots of fun prizes. Save the date for March 26th and give us your feedback!

Contact housinganddiningjobs@american.edu with any questions. Students who missed the Room Selection deadlines are encouraged to apply for housing through the waitlist application, available by visiting www.american.edu/roomselection. As spaces become available, you will be offered a housing assignment based on your Room Preferences and/or Roommate Profile. Please note, completing a Waitlist Application does not guarantee that that you will be offered a housing assignment for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Update: Residence Hall Association As we all get ready for Spring Break 2014, RHA has a few reminders for when we get back! March 19: Look forward to RHA's and Green Eagle's Do It In the Dark Kick-Off Event! There will be games, food, and a chance to win prizes. Get ready for a month of saving energy and going green! March 29: RHA's Annual Hall Wars Kick-Off Event! Hall Wars is month-long endeavor promoting friendly competition amongst the residence halls, and it begins on March 29th in the Quad. Look forward to games, prizes, food, tshirts, and music to start of the competition!

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