Tag: Residence Life

Undergrad

Surviving a North Country Winter

As a Northern New York (NNY) native, I have faced firsthand the struggles of the North Country’s harsh winters. If this is the first you’re hearing of it, yes, we can get 7 feet of snow (and have! But not recently … ), and yes, the temperature can get well into the negatives. Don’t let …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. …