Tag: Residence Life

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

Decorating Your Dorm: The Quad Basics

Congratulations! You are in, and just received your roommate and dorm room assignment. Living in the quad at Clarkson University is a great place to meet other first-year students new to the campus and college living just like you! The Quad is comprised of four residence hall buildings that are all connected. Whether you are …

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Four Reasons You Should Get Involved at Clarkson

I have worked at Clarkson for 3 years as the Director of Student Life, and I’ve had the wonderful opportunity to see a few classes of students join campus. 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 …

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Dorm Hacks

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. …

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This is how the Office of Accessibility Services Supports Clarkson Students

Here to Help you succeed … They do more than you think. Clarkson’s Office of Accessibility Services – aka OAS. Our office of Accessibility Services is located on the first floor of Price Hall, in the same suite as the Dean of Students and Residence Life offices. Our goal is to provide every student who …

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First-Year Students’ Roommate Survival Guide

  Hi, everyone! My name is Emma Blaiklock, and I’m the Assistant Director of Residence Life here at Clarkson University. My experience managing and mediating conflicts between roommates during 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 …

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

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

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. …