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Tips For Living In Transitional/Emergency Housing In College

Tips For Living In Transitional/Emergency Housing In College

At one point during my time in college, I had to live in emergency dorm housing, also known as transitional dorms. The reasons why I was living there are not important, but I was nervous at first because I didn’t know anything about college emergency…

What If I Get Trapped In My Dorm?

What If I Get Trapped In My Dorm?

My family and friends frequently tell me that I am the type of person that can handle any situation that life throws at me and that many of my experiences can make great blog material. As a result of this, I have decided to start…

Dealing With Dorm Temperature Issues

Dealing With Dorm Temperature Issues

One of the less fun parts about living in on-campus housing in college is dealing with dorm temperatures and learning what to do if a dorm is too hot, or alternatively what to do when a dorm is too cold. In the four years I…

What If I Lock Myself Out Of My Dorm?

What If I Lock Myself Out Of My Dorm?

My family and friends frequently tell me that I am the type of person that can handle any situation that life throws at me and that many of my experiences can make great blog material. As a result of this, I have decided to start…

How To Use Campus Alert Systems

How To Use Campus Alert Systems

Part of living on campus is being prepared for emergencies-make sure you know your campus alert system

What To Pack When Evacuating A Dorm

What To Pack When Evacuating A Dorm

There’s many reasons why someone may have to evacuate their dorm- flooding, smoke, gas leak, power outage, infectious disease outbreak, investigations, or similar. Be prepared to pack these ten items

Dealing With Power Outages On Campus

Dealing With Power Outages On Campus

There have been many instances where I have been sitting in my dorm room, and suddenly the power would cut out. Sometimes it was just for a few seconds, but I once was in the dark for 36 hours, and am currently writing this post…