The Suite Life: My Experience in a Shared Living Space

April 28, 2018

Living on campus is a key part of the authentic college experience. A lot of incoming first-years might be excited for the new adventure, but less excited about sharing a living space (and a bathroom). As a weathered old first-year, … Continued

Making Roomie Life A Bit Easier

May 29, 2014

Sharing about 200 square feet of space with someone day and night for an entire school year. It seems a daunting task, but some people, it seems, were born to live with a roommate. For the rest of us, it … Continued

Introducing CaroLaundry

August 13, 2013

Hold a machine, sign up for text alerts…even nudge the last user! In partnership with the UNC OneCard Office, we are thrilled to introduce CaroLaundry — a host of super-convenient laundry features for campus residents that will have recent graduates … Continued

Top 10 Move-Out Reminders

April 25, 2013

During Finals Week, it’s easy to forget those last few things on your to-do list. 1. Take a Study Break – Make these last few days on campus before the semester ends worth it. If your summer is going to be anything … Continued

One Man’s Trash, Another Earth’s Treasure

April 1, 2013

Composting Spreads Across UNC’s Communities Whether it’s the smell of rotting banana peels or the often long overdue hassle of actually taking bags out to the dumpster behind my residence hall, I’ve always assumed that all UNC students probably had at least … Continued

Housework Horrors

March 20, 2013

Confessions of a cleanliness-challenged college student Growing up, I learned to live with chores. In a home with four kids, that’s just how it was. Tidiness never came easily, but my mother delegated tasks with a cheerful efficiency that scared … Continued

Will I have to clean my own bathroom?

July 28, 2011

Bathroom cleaning responsibilities for campus residents Since there is a lot of talk about bathroom cleaning and care, I thought I’d clear up some common questions about what to expect when you get here. It all starts with one question…. … Continued