Dorm life and the living (can) be easy
It is the third week of the semester, and many of us are still adjusting, or re-adjusting, to college life and residence hall life in particular. After the chaos of moving into your room, you probably went to a floor meeting to discuss community guidelines for living together. However, the details on how to be a good roommate may have been left up to you and the other students in your building to know and learn. If you are new to living in residence halls, you may be unfamiliar with dorm etiquette. If you are a returner, perhaps you could use a refresher (or know someone who could). Not to worry — as seasoned dormers, we are here to give you the insider’s guide to residence hall etiquette.
Your new home away from home
While all incoming students have their own list of anxieties regarding the start of school, those coming from out-of-state have a stress all their own. In an effort to calm those butterflies in your stomach, try out a few of these tips and tricks to make Whittier feel like home: