Author: Emma Blaiklock

Undergraduate Programs

How to Reach Out to Your Roommate

Got your housing and roommate assignment? Now is the time to get in touch with your roommate and get to know them before moving into your residence hall in August. If you’re hung up on how to start that initial convo, we got you!  Here are some tips on how to reach out to your …

Undergraduate Programs

Overcoming Homesickness

While college students are experiencing the excitement and freedom of being away from home, they can also experience college homesickness. Almost all college students experience it in one way or another, and it’s a normal sign that you are understandably missing the familiar and comfortable environment of home, family, and friends. Clarkson University works hard …

Undergraduate Programs

Residence Hall Living Hacks

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Hello Clarkson students! Welcome to your first year as a Golden Knight! The Residence Life Office is excited to share with you some tips, tricks and hacks that we have learned from our students to make your on-campus living experience more personal. Living on campus has many benefits, including easy access to resources and events. …

Undergraduate Programs

First-Year Students’ Roommate Survival Guide

  Hi, everyone! My name is Emma Blaiklock, and I’m the Residential Housing Manager here at Clarkson University. My experience managing and mediating conflicts between roommates while working in Res Life has taught me some of the best ways to prevent roommate conflicts in the first place and also gave me helpful tools for managing …