Auxiliaries Serving Our Community Housing, Dining, ACCESS Card & Bookstore Summer Orientation 2012
Housing & On-Campus Life 94% of freshmen & 70% of sophomores live on campus in 8 RLCs
Stay in touch with updates on housing news, events, and policies at www.scu.edu/housing. Daily posts also on Facebook & Twitter.
Campus Apartment Living 30% of juniors & seniors live on campus. We offer the choice of single or double rooms in fully furnished two bedroom & four bedroom/2 bath apartments.
With the recently opened University Villas junior/senior community as well as the daVinci and Loyola RLC apartments, SCU now has plenty of upperclassmen housing to accommodate any student wishing to stay connected all four years in a student community living environment.
Residence Hall Activities Weekly/Quarterly Events • • • • • • • • •
New digital displays in the halls will help you stay informed about activities and events!
Midnight Breakfast Pizza & Politics Urban Plunge Special Student Mass Dormal Formal Lounge Acts Mr. RLC Competition Prima Notte Saturnalia Festival
Roommate Requests If you meet another student at Orientation you would like to have as a roommate in the fall, both of you need to email firstname.lastname@example.org by July 27th.
– If students are in the same RLC, we can likely accommodate this request. – Odds are very slim to make RLC changes. Contact the Housing Office, Benson 212, today to see if an RLC change is possible before registering for classes tomorrow – Once roommate assignments are posted in mid-August, no roommate changes will be allowed until the Room Change period during the third week of classes in the fall
Assignment & Move-in Information Available online in mid-August On eCampus: •RLC & room assignment •Your SCU mailbox address •Roommate’s information (name, email, hometown, and phone number) On Housing website: •On-Campus Living brochure with move-in schedule, appliance rentals, laundry service, room descriptions & dimensions, and more
What to Bring
What to Bring
Items NOT to Bring Items not allowed: •Pets •Toaster ovens •Heaters •Portable air conditioners •Burnable incense •Candles •Hot plates •Halogen lamps •Ceiling fans •Weapons Vacuum cleaners and cleaning supplies are available to check out at all residence hall service desks
Shipping How to address your packages: Your name SCU-XXXX (your box #) 500 El Camino Real Santa Clara, CA 95053-XXXX Please mail packages no more than one week in advance.
Welcome Weekend Move-in • Saturday, September 15th • Welcome Weekend volunteers will help move all items from sidewalk to residence hall room • All items should be tagged with name, building, and room # Get Organized Faire Vendors offer services like refrigerators & microwave rental, laundry, water, cell phones, bank accounts, and more.
Visit our family page at www.scu.edu/housing
Sign up for our Parent Newsletter!
Dining On Campus Visit www.scu.edu/diningservices for venue hours, menus, and special events
Dining Venues On Campus • Benson Memorial Center • Learning Commons, Technology Center, & Library
• Lucas Hall
Resident Dining Plans •
The Preferred (1,531 points) and Basic (1,308 points) Resident Dining Plans are flexible quarterly allowances for all freshmen living on campus. No fixed number of meals resetting per week. Exempt from Ca Sales Tax creating a savings over cash, debit, or credit card purchases. Allow you to eat anytime, anywhere on campus. Something open all hours of the day until late at night. “Pace Yourself” charts posted at cash registers. Up to 65 unspent points carry over quarter to quarter. Unspent balance forfeited at end of year only.
Changing Dining Plans To change your Resident Dining Plan, submit a Resident Dining Plan Change Request Form to the Housing Office by the deadline: – August 10th for Fall Quarter – November 9th for Winter Quarter – February 15th for Spring Quarter Resident Dining Plans cannot be changed once the quarter has started. The request form and deadlines can be found on the Housing web site: www.scu.edu/housing
Dining Plus Plan • •
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Flexible in amount Ideal if you will be commuting or if you run low on your Resident Dining Plan Valid at all on-campus dining locations Ca Sales Tax exempt offers savings over cash or credit card purchases Unspent balance expires only when you end enrollment
Tapingo Mobile App
Order food for residence hall delivery from The Bronco at night or to pick up from the dining venues during the day to avoid lines.
Bronco Student Services â€“ Room Service Delivery
Food delivery from the Bronco offered 6 nights a week from 9pm until closing.
Dining Events & Programs Dining Services hosts a variety of events and programs throughout the year including: • Iron Chef SCU • Chef Expo • Theme Nights & Series
New Bakery Program
Starting this academic year, an on campus bakery in Nobili Hall will begin making all of our own pastries and breads to be sold all over campus.
Students with special dietary needs are invited to explore menu alternatives with our professional staff. Set up an appointment with the General Manager by emailing email@example.com.
SCUâ€™s ACCESS Card
Multi-functional, free, convenient tool used by students everyday replaces cash, keys, and more. www.scu.edu/access
Application Diversity Off Campus Merchants
Bookstore Libraries Laundry Parking
Vending Copy & Printing Services
Secures Campus Facilities The card is your key to residence halls, labs, athletic & performing arts facilities, communications studios, and other specialized classrooms.
Unlike a lost key, you can deactivate your card 24/7 if lost or stolen while we avoid costly re-keying.
ACCESS Card Financial Accounts Three debit accounts on one card for security, savings, and convenience eliminating the need for daily cash or coins: Resident Dining Plan Dining Plus Plan Flex Account
Flex Account The ACCESS Flex Account is accepted at over 200 locations on campus and in the surrounding area. Offers cashless spending for books, supplies, laundry, copying, printing, parking permits, event tickets, library fines, etc. Students spend $600+ from their Flex Accounts per quarter.
Flex Off Campus
Many restaurants & stores in the surrounding area accept the Flex Account
Smartprint: Each year you will get an allotment equivalent to 600 pages of free printing on your ACCESS Card to be used at any networked printer on campus, including in the Learning Commons, your residence hall, and the WEPA kiosk in the Benson Center. The WEPA kiosk allows printing from any smart phone, computer, iPad, or USB drive.
Setting up & Managing Accounts Resident Dining Plan is automatically set up with housing contract. Dining Plus and Flex Accounts are set up with a deposit of any amount at anytime.
Cash register & VTS displays, receipts, statements, and web site keep you aware of your charges and account balances at all times.
Online Account Management www.scu.edu/access
• Available 24/7 • Check balances, deposit, review transactions, & deactivate lost cards • Parents may make instant deposits to their students’ accounts
• At ACCESS Card Office counter • At Value Transfer Stations • Online at www.scu.edu/access
ACCESS Deposits Using the Bursar Account •
You are allowed charge your Bursar Account for replacement or lost cards and for Dining Plus or Flex Account deposits up to $500 per quarter. This is especially helpful for students with scholarships covering the cost of books.
These charges will be billed by the Bursar’s Office with tuition and other fees.
This transaction must be made in person at the ACCESS Office.
Lost Cards • Deactivate a lost card right away at www.scu.edu/access, in person, or by phone • Limited liability • Transferable privileges & account balances • Replacement cards $15
Meeting every need for books, supplies, residence hall accessories, and SCU gear in store and online. www.scu.edu/bookstore
Bookstore Registration Integration
New registration integration enables student to register for classes through eCampus and immediately have the booklist for their classes pop up ready to order.
Order Textbooks Now Rent or buy books online at www.scu.edu/bookstore or through eCampus as soon as you register for classes.
Avoid lines and get first choice of used and rental books by ordering in advance. Ordered books are shipped or held for pickup at the Bookstore. Flex Account and credit card charges are not processed until September.
Textbook Rental Program •Save on up front textbook costs by renting online or in the store for 45% of the cost of purchasing new. •Rented books must be returned, in good condition, by last day of finals. Normal usage, note taking, and highlighting in rented textbooks are acceptable. •Rentals returned damaged or after the due date will result in a charge to the credit card on file.
Text Option Financial Impact New
* If bought back
Cash for Books We buy back used books and pay up to 50% of the original cost if we know the faculty plan to use the books the following quarter. We offer for sale as many used books as possible to allow you to save 25% off the price of new books.
Campus Bookstore Tech Store
Our Tech Store features demonstration computers to try out and a knowledgeable manager ready to assist you. It also offers computers and tech gear for sale including hardware, Bluetooth devices, and media storage to support your life on campus.
Residence Hall Accessories A full line of residence hall room supplies are available at the Bookstore.
Shop at the store for a complete selection or order online in advance for pick up at Welcome Weekend.
School Supplies & Bookstore Vending Machine The Bookstore has all of the supplies you will need from pens, pencils, notebooks and backpacks to calculators, art supplies and more.
Vending machine in the Learning Commons & Library conveniently offers testing forms and other supplies when store is closed.
Sport, casual, spirit wear for children, students, and parents.
Our Online Store www.scu.edu/bookstore •Shop conveniently from anywhere, anytime •Buy or rent textbooks online •Order clothing, supplies, and more •Hold items for pick up or have them shipped
Stay Connected The Bookstore would love to keep in touch with you! •Opt in for valuable messaging and exclusive offers throughout the academic year. •Receive reminder messages on the best time to sell back your books as well as when to shop for the best selection of used books. •Get a coupon for 25% off an item with SCU logo when you return this form.
Interested in Working On Campus? Dining Services, Housing, the ACCESS Office, and the Bookstore all hire students each year for part time employment on campus. Check out the list of all on-campus job postings on the Career Centerâ€™s web site through Bronco Link.
Questions? Please take a look at the SCU Campus Experience brochure in your Orientation Packet. Additional information is posted on each areaâ€™s web site including links to our Facebook & Twitter pages. You are also welcome to call or email any office over the summer for additional information. Thank you and enjoy the rest of your day!