Living under lock and key

July 25, 2010

Flexpasses and room keys If you want to be spotted on campus as a first-year, all you have to do is wear your Orientation lanyard around your neck with your key and flexpass on it. I’m not even close to … Continued

Meeting New People on Your Hall

July 22, 2010

Worth that awkward moment This past year, there was a guy named Max who lived a suite down from my suite, and he seemed to know everyone! There wasn’t a person who would walk by from our hall that he … Continued

ResNET to the rescue

July 19, 2010

ResNET offers resident free, on-site tech support Got computer issues? ResNET is on the way! According to its own description, “ResNET (Residential Networking, Education & Technology) is part of User Support & Engagement, a division of ITS. ResNET is an … Continued

Finding a Roommate

July 19, 2010

Looks can be deceiving // Roommates. Ah, this can be one of the best things in college…or the experience that some of you are dreading. For those of you who have never shared a room or lived with someone who … Continued

Recycling and Trash During Move-In

July 16, 2010

Carolina green Moving in takes a lot of packing, boxes, bags, and duffels. Chances are that when you move in to your room, you are going to create some trash. Imagine what move-in would look like if everyone just threw … Continued

What to pack

July 11, 2010

Should I bring this? Packing can be super-stressful when you are trying to figure out how to move your whole life into one room that you have to share with someone you might have never met. Those who know how … Continued

Campus Resources

June 26, 2010

Resources, resources, resources If I tried to tell you about all of the Housing and other on-campus resources in this one blog post, I’d be typing for a very long time. Hopefully that says to you that there are lots … Continued


June 22, 2010

Carolina Dining meal plans offer variety and convenience Everyone’s gotta eat, and what’s really nice about UNC is that there are always places to grab a bite. There are two main dining halls on campus where your meal plan will … Continued

Making the Transition from High School to College

June 21, 2010

High school is over College is the beginning of a new chapter in your life. Yes, I know that sounds awfully like a greeting card or a sappy graduation speech, but it’s so true. I’m nowhere close to the same … Continued

The many benefits of living on campus

June 19, 2010

Why live on campus? I know living on campus is now required for nearly everyone for their first year at UNC, but that’s a really good thing. Whether you choose to stay on campus for one year or four years, … Continued