By: Housing & Residence Life The 2nd year returning student housing selection process begins in January/February with submittal of an application through the “on-line” Zag Living portal. Applications received by the due date are randomly ordered to determine when students may make their selection during each step in the process. Applications received after the due

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By: Housing & Residence Life While there are certainly some students who enjoy the traditional trip to some tropical destination with their friends for a “classic” spring break, there are others who wish to return home for some much-needed relaxation and many who choose to stay on campus for the week.  I know when I

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By: Housing & Residence Life Recently, sophomore and junior students were notified that the Upper Division Sign-Up process will take place in November this year instead of February. Housing and Residence Life has decided to make this change in order to allow students more time to find alternative housing if they are unable to secure

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Roommate Conflicts By: Drew Satter, M. Ed., Area Coordinator in Housing and Residence Life When arriving at college, many students have stars in their eyes and think they will be best friends with their roommate. Many students have an initial honeymoon period in which things are great and they love their roommate.  Once the students

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ZAGCARD – The “Key” to Campus Living Gonzaga’s ZAGCARD is back with a national award-winning design! It is equipped with magnets, an antenna and a chip, and is used by every member of the Gonzaga University community. ZAGCARD is the key to access amenities all over campus, and beyond. As a parent, you want to know

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Hello Friendly Gonzaga Parents, I want to take some time to write about housing sign-ups and how this process impacts your student while at this wonderful place we call Gonzaga University. First, I want to compliment your student on a great college choice. As a current MBA student and employee at Gonzaga, I get to

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By: Drew Satter, Housing and Residence Life If you look on your bill and notice that it’s a little bit more than normal, it could be because of individual or common area damage charges. This term might confuse you, and the extra bill might anger you. I hope that the following information can help you

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By: Joey Sammut  One of the many aspects that students love about being at Gonzaga is the strong feeling of community. The Housing and Residence Life Department has created a Community Development Model that we feel supports this notion, as well as enhancing and building upon the work that students will be doing inside the

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By: Stuart Davis, Housing and Residence Life The 2014-15 housing selection process for returning residents begins in January 2014 with submittal of an application through the on-line ZagLiving portal. Returning students who have fulfilled the residency requirement by Fall 2014 will select their rooms in February (on-campus housing is not guaranteed). Those still subject to

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Matthew Lamsma As a 17-year veteran of working in College Student Housing, I am honestly surprised that this call home doesn’t happen more frequently than it actually does.  After all, most college students have never lived in the same room with a brother or sister, much less a total stranger from a different city, state,

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