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University Plans Renovations to Residential Living

University Plans Renovations to Residential Living

The university is planning to renovate Alumni Square, Village A and Village C East this summer to include new windows, furniture and LED lighting for the three communities. The Office of Planning and Facilities Management and the Office of Residential Living are working together to ensure that the upgrades are[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Guards will no longer monitor dorms overnight in an effort to re-appropiate funds toward security maintenance.

Overnight Guards Replaced by CCTV Surveillance

Security guards will no longer monitor dorms overnight, in an effort by the Georgetown University Policy Department and the Office of Residential Living to re-appropriate funds toward closed-circuit TV camera maintenance and other security expenses. Security guards will now monitor dormitories from a new Security Operations Center —located in the[Read More…]

by September 9, 2016 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Students Face Move-In Issues

Students returned to uncleaned apartments, water leaks, mold and broken furniture during the early move-in period last week, which left some students in temporary housing as they waited for their accommodations to be prepared. Beginning with students who moved in early for pre-orientation programs, New Student Orientation advisor training and[Read More…]

by September 2, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News - Top
Office of Residential Living Introduces Hoya Housing Portal

Office of Residential Living Introduces Hoya Housing Portal

Ahead of the upcoming 2016 housing selection, the Office of Residential Living has launched a new housing selection portal called Hoya Housing. The redesigned housing management system replaces Georgetown University Student Housing, the university’s housing portal for over a decade. Hoya Housing will provide students with a greater range of[Read More…]

by March 18, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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The Office of Residential Living will replace current housing management with the StarRez system this spring.

Housing Management System Replaced

The Office of Residential Living will replace Georgetown University Student Housing with a new software called StarRez as the campus-wide housing management system for the spring semester. This new system, designed to simplify and condense the housing selection process, will affect all students who plan on living in university housing[Read More…]

by January 26, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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The Office of Residential Living installed GOCard readers in the stairwells and elevators of a majority of the university’s residence halls. Budget limitations prevented security upgrades in LXR, Copley and Walsh.

Student Security Tightens in Residences

The Office of Residential Living activated new GOCard security measures at the start of the semester that limit access to stairwells and elevators in residence halls to increase campus wide security. A recent email sent from the Office of Residential Living and Department of Public Safety to the Georgetown community[Read More…]

by January 22, 2016 1 comment Business, Business - Top
ERASE Expands Membership

ERASE Expands Membership

Educating Residents About Social Equality, a group sponsored by the Office of Residential Living that provides programming on equity and diversity to the university residential community, restructured its organization to include general membership positions for students this year. Since it was founded in 2011, the organization has been run by[Read More…]

by November 3, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Policies Define Expression

The Office of Residential Living and the Division of Student Affairs clarified their policies against hanging banners, flags and clothing outside windows and chalking on buildings in two university-wide emails this month, the former of which prompted concerns over their infringement on the Speech and Expression Policy. In an email[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Housing Process Amended

The Office of Residential Living altered the housing selection process for students studying abroad this fall, shifting housing applications six months forward to March and giving students the option to have semester-long unfilled vacancies in housing groups. “Ultimately we wanted to lay out spring housing options for fall study abroad[Read More…]

by March 20, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Residential Living Conducts Inspections

The Office of Residential Living conducted health and safety inspections in all on-campus residences last week, and will continue through this Friday. At least two staff members can enter dorm rooms any time between 10 a.m. and 9 p.m. to look for prohibited items and safety concerns in plain sight.[Read More…]

by October 7, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News