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

Roommate Series Part III: Going Global

April 24, 2013

Living with an international student After two years of living with Daniel and then Walt, last summer I was presented with perhaps the wildest roommate assignment one can get: an international student. While Walt was studying abroad in Italy for … Continued

Admitted Student Receptions

April 3, 2013

Were you just admitted to UNC? Do you have questions about Housing or UNC in general? Housing staff will be traveling to area cities for the Admitted Student Receptions: Wilmington – April 10 at 7 p.m., Hilton Wilmington Riverside Fayetteville … Continued

Top 10 Things that Won’t Change

March 27, 2013

Exciting changes are ahead, but some things will remain the same By Megan Carroll and Simon Suber Starting a new year at school and being away from home can be scary.  You always hear about the many changes that you’ll … Continued

Advice from an out-of-state transfer student

July 26, 2012

One transfer student’s positive Housing experience I met my friend Vicky through my Living-Learning Community. My hall was very close and we quickly became friends. I soon learned that she was a transfer from Boston College, but she seemed to … Continued

Tips for getting involved as an out-of-state student

July 16, 2012

A student found his niche through kick-off program Even though we already have a post from one out-of-state student, I noticed that our blog was missing posts from the male perspective. One of my friends, Hunter, a junior from Georgia … Continued

Out-of-state perspective

April 11, 2012

Tips and stories from an out-of-state student While trying to decide what my next post would be about, I noticed that we had something missing. No one had ever talked about the experience of an out-of-state student. Since all of … Continued

Will you be my exit buddy?

March 30, 2012

Living with a high school friend your first year at Carolina We’ve all heard the story before: High school senior applies to college. High school senior’s best friend applies to same college. Both get in, and they decide to room together. By … Continued

10 months, 10 ways to get involved

March 22, 2012

A month-by-month montage of why residence life is rad by Katie Jansen, guest blogger Ever wondered what a year living in a residence hall at Carolina is like? There’s something special about each and every one of the ten months … Continued

A day in the life

February 22, 2012

A typical day in a residence hall at UNC by Katie Jansen, guest blogger When I was an incoming first year, I spent a lot of time researching, trying to find answers to my questions. While the Housing website was … Continued