We hope everyone’s first week of classes went well! Don’t forget about our 24-hour study rooms and computer lab available for your use. We have a ton of fun events coming up this month, so make sure and mark your calendars!

Maintenance Tips

Make sure your windows are closed, blinds are shut, and ceiling fans are running. This will help circulate the A/C and keep your apartment cooler. To conserve energy in your unit, set your A/C to “auto” and not to “on” or “off”.

Reminders & Updates

  • Our shuttle runs Monday–Friday from 7 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • Our clubhouse is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • We have an awesome Students First® program, so join in on the activities!
  • Follow us on social media for the latest updates regarding specials and events.

Tips on Living with Roommates!

Perhaps one of the greatest advantages of living in a Campus Advantage community is the opportunity to live and work closely with all types of people. We know that living with roommates isn’t always easy, whether you moved in with friends or were matched up with new people. Either way, it’s perfectly normal to have the occasional roommate conflict, and there’s actually a lot to be gained from handling a difficult situation maturely and respectfully.

We want to make sure you have the tools to handle these situations should they arise, so check out the tips below to ensure you and your roommates have the best living experience possible this year:

  • Schedule a roommate meeting: Set up a time for all roommates to get together and have a proactive conversation about each person’s preferences and expectations when it comes to cleanliness, guests, sleeping/study times, the use of others belongings or food, etc.
  • Be open minded: You and your roommates may be very different, and that’s OK! Stay open minded and positive about your roommates’ views and experiences, and you may end up learning a lot about them and yourself in the process.
  • Give each other space: Even though your apartment is made for multiple people, everyone appreciates having space to themselves once in a while. Make sure you’re sharing time in common areas and respecting each other’s privacy.
  • When in doubt, talk it out: Most problems can be solved by just talking through the issue before it gets out of hand. If something is seriously bugging you about one of your roommates, bring it to them in a mature one-on-one conversation before bringing in other roommates or escalating the situation. Passive-aggressive behaviors won’t help.
  • Divide responsibilities: While every roommate should commit to cleaning up after themselves, determine the best way to divide other responsibilities, such as taking out the trash, vacuuming, cleaning the kitchen, etc., to ensure everyone plays their part.
  • Use conflict resolution backup: While talking can usually fix an issue in its early stages, sometimes a more structured approach is necessary. If you’ve tried and feel your efforts aren’t helping resolve an issue between roommates, reach out to your Community Assistant or the management team to help you brainstorm options. The management team is trained and willing to help conduct a roommate mediation process if necessary, but is also happy to provide you with tips and tools to handle it yourself.

We want you to have a successful living experience while at our community, but we know that living with roommates can mean an occasional difference of opinion. When roommates decide to communicate their expectations, listen and try to understand each other, and care about each other’s well-being, the many great memories you make will outweigh any small conflict you may have.

Community Events

Puppies and a Picnic — September 12 from 6-7 p.m. — Come to the dog park and have a picnic and hang out with your furry friends! We’ll have bandanas and snacks for the puppies! Feel free to bring blankets or chairs.

Painting with 18 Seventy-Nine — September 14 from 6-8 p.m. — CA Corey will be leading a painting session in the office, so stop by and paint a canvas for your apartment!

Makeup Tutorial — September 19 from 6-8 p.m. — Join us in the office for a makeup tutorial led be a Sephora makeup technician! We’ll be going over day makeup and how to transform it into nighttime makeup.

Yoga — September 27 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. — Relax by the pool with yoga taught by an athletic trainer from the rec center! Bring a yoga mat and get some fresh air and exercise!