Tag: Residence Life

OSL Podcasts, Undergrad

Student Life Podcast: Episode 2 – Living and Learning at Clarkson

Photo of Troy Lassial

Ever wonder what housing is like on campus? This week on the podcast we sat down with Troy Lassial, the Director of Residence Life here on the Clarkson University campus to talk about the housing lottery and how it works.  The housing lottery is the process we use to house returning students (students coming back …

Undergrad

Tips For Move-In Day

Move-In Day can be full of chaos, stress and emotions. Planning for this day with the appropriate tips can reduce the stress and amp up the excitement! Here is a list of what to do before and during Move-In Day! Before Move-In Day: Write a list of things you need to bring. Make sure to …

Undergrad

10 Questions to Ask on a College Campus Tour

Hi everyone! My name is Kim Keeley, and I am an admissions counselor at Clarkson. Campus tours are the best way to find out if you will like a certain school. When you take a tour, you see firsthand what campus is like, get a feel for the community and truly start to understand what …

Undergrad

Four Reasons You Should Get Involved at Clarkson

I have worked at Clarkson for 10 years, so I’ve gotten to see how Clarkson has evolved over the last decade. One thing that has remained constant over those years is that, when asked about the best part of their Clarkson experience, almost all students tell me the same thing: their on-campus involvement outside of …

Undergrad

First-Year Students’ Roommate Survival Guide

Hi, everyone! My name is Tamera Rizk and I am the Assistant Dean of Students at Clarkson! I have worked here for 10 years, and, for three of those years, I worked in Residence Life. I oversaw all of the apartments on campus (Woodstock — where I lived for two years, Riverside and the Townhouses …

Undergrad

Dorm Hacks

Hello Clarkson students! Welcome to your first year as a Golden Knight! We are Area Coordinators Emma Blaiklock and Kristina Fletcher, and we are writing this blog with our new intern for the Office of Student Life (OSL), Michelle Eccher. We are excited to share with you some tips, tricks and hacks that we have …

Undergrad

The Three Biggest Adjustments Faced by First-Year Students in College

I can tell you firsthand that the change between high school and college is a big adjustment that affects every student, regardless of how prepared you are, how mature you are and how open to change you are. Moving away, meeting new people and being more of an individual than ever before can be difficult. …