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UMSL ResLife

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Hey there, Oak Residents! Thank you so much for choosing to join us for another incredible year at Oak Hall! We are SO excited to live, grow, and learn with each of you. Inside this newsletter, you will find information, tips, and tricks to help you succeed this semester and year. Please read the newsletter thoroughly each month and ask your RA if you have any questions. Use it as a resource to get involved and connect with the campus community around you! From information about upcoming events to important Oak Hall policies, the newsletter is full of need-to-know info all in one place. Thanks again for choosing to live on campus this year. We are honored by your presence in Oak Hall and we plan to do everything in our power to make this place feel like home! If there’s ever anything we can do to make your experience even better, please let any ResLife staff member know. We are here to serve YOU! Sincerely, The UMSL ResLife Staff

Reslife Events Campus Events Explore St. Louis Spotlight on Campus Policy Reminder/Mail info Desk Reminders UMSL Apps Important Contact Info Shuttle Schedules Maintenance Request RHA Staff Overview Staff Spotlight ARDs and RD

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Reslife events Keep your eyes out for info on the Grand Re-Opening of the Peer Mentor Lab!


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Campus events


Explore St. Louis

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explorestlouis.com

Visit Forest Park! It's a quick trip on the Metro or in a car! There are so many things to do!


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umsl.edu/library Check the website for hours

Research Assistance

Computer Lab

Thomas Jefferson Library Directly North of the circle on North Campus

Interlibrary loans

Spotlight on Campus


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Policy Reminder Personal trash needs to be tied in a bag and brought to the basement of Oak. This is accessible through the elevators by pressing 'B'. Any bags with broken glass need to be taken directly to the dumpsters behind Oak

What's my Where do I get Where do I pick address? my mail? up my packages? Your name One University Blvd Oak Hall [Room #] St. Louis, MO 63121

Mailboxes are located behind the front desk. You have a small key that will unlock the box labled with your room number

When you receive a package, you'll receive an email from ResLife. Packages can be picked up in the Central Office in Provincial C103. Please have your Student ID on hand.


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Oak Hall Desk Policies You MUST swipe your ID at the desk every time you enter Oak Hall (day or night!)

You can have 10 overnight guests per month Overnight guest = anyone who stays past 1AM Children under the age of 5 may not spend the night in Oak Hall You must email RD Jenna Kot (kotj@umsl.edu) to get permission 48+ hours in advance for a guest ages 5-16 to spend the night in Oak Hall You can have 3 day guests signed in at once OR 2 overnight guests signed in at once Locked out? You can get a 10-minute lockout key from the front desk 24/7


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Important Phone Numbers UMSL PD (314) 516-5155 RA on Call (314) 250-7086 Central Housing Office (314) 516-6877 ProHo Takeout (314) 516-7290 ITS (314) 516-6034


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UMSL Shuttles


11 1. Go to umsl.edu/reslife 2. Click "submit Maintenance Request" in the menu on the left 3. Click the service request image (shown at left) 4. Log in using your UMSL Google account 5. Fill out the short form 6. Track progress on the website

Sport Schedule Men's and Women's at 2pm on Sep 7 on Tennis Courts by Mark Twain

7pm on Sep 14 at Mark Twain

Women's at 5pm and Men's at 7:30pm on Sep 8 on Soccer Fields by Mark TWain


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13 Come to the RPM Lab next to the C Store on the second floor for help with homework, papers, and more! Soon, the lab will be moving downstairs to the 1st floor. Keep your eyes out for more info! Monday Tues-Thurs Fri-Sat Sunday

8-9am, 3-11pm 8-9am, 2-11pm Closed 2-11pm

MEET THE RESLIFE TEAM Every hall has an RA who is committed to making your experience at UMSL the best possible. Make sure you use your RA as a resource to succeed. Stop by and chat with your RA! His or her open doors hours and email are posted by their room


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Thomas Peer Mentor

Major: Mechanical Engineering, Computer science minor, Mathematics minor, Honors Certificate Fun Fact: Can solve a Rubik's Cube in about 30 seconds Favorite color: red Looking forward to: "I love the community and opportunity to be deeply involved that living on campus allows

Staff Spotlights

DeeDee RA 4North

Major: Math

Fun fact: I can whistle like a cricket Favorite candy: 3 Muskateers Favorite Movies: Forrest Gump, Finding Nemo, Little Mermaid Why she loves living on campus: "It helps me grow as a person and I get to know so many different people from all different walks of life."


Resident Director Jenna Kot kotj@umsl.edu Oak Hall 119

Assistant Resident Directors

Gabi Bahr Madison Bick ARD of Oak ARD of Operations gcbhgb@mail.umsl.edu mmbg2d@mail.umsl.edu Oak Hall 118 Oak Hall 118

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