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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Joey Sammut, Director of Residence Life The leaves have barely begun to change here in Spokane, and yet it’s time for you and your student to start coordinating travel plans for the holiday season! I hope the information below will help guide your decision-making in the matter! Your student should look for more information from

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By Rachel Rasmussen 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 your student will be doing inside

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By: Joey Sammut What does it mean to “live in community”? That phrase can conjure up images of late-night study sessions, friends just down the hall, and an overall fun time! While those first ideas can be correct, ultimately we find that living in community at Gonzaga is a much more holistic notion – one

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Room assignments for new students who are required [1] to reside on-campus are made using a computer algorithm. This algorithm factors in the housing style and roommate preferences, as well as, the responses to the profile questions. Priority is determined based on the date the housing agreement terms and conditions were accepted, with the “early

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Click here to download the Spring 2013 Newsletter or read on below. Contents Quiet Hours, Closing (Check-out) Date, Housing Extensions Graduates, Summer Housing, No On-campus Summer Storage Deposit Refunds, Check-Out Summer Storage Options 24 Hour Quiet Hours Quiet hours will be enforced around the clock in the residence halls and apartments beginning Friday, May 3,

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Understanding Damage Charges If you happen to look on your bill and see that it’s a little bit more than normal, it could be because of individual or common area damages. This term might confuse you, and the extra bill might anger you. I hope that the following information can help you understand the University’s

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Steps towards Finding a Positive Roommate Fit By: Joey Sammut Even though the current academic year is less than halfway through, I can guarantee that chatter regarding housing for next year has already begun! Our housing selection process for the 2013-14 academic year will occur in February and March for upper-division and lower-division students, respectively.

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Thanksgiving Break Week All residence buildings will remain accessible to fall semester occupants. However, residents must notify their Residence Director if they plan to stay all or part of the break. Closing for Christmas Break (Incl. Check-out for Residents Not Returning for the Spring Semester) Except for Burch, Corkery, and Kennedy [1] all residence buildings

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By: Matthew Lamsma “I hate my roommate!” As a 15 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

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