Post Tagged with: "residential living"

EDITORIAL: Listen to Student RHO Workers

Without student workers employed by the Office of Residential Living, Georgetown University would not function properly. Student employees are vital to the maintenance of the residential communities they serve. They distribute packages, issue communal resources like vacuums and umbrellas and provide loaner keys to students who are locked out of[Read More…]

by April 6, 2018 0 comments Editorial
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Room and board charges for the 2017-2018 school year will include the cost of 24 loads of laundry, the result of a joint effort between the Office of Residential Living and the Georgetown University Student Association.

Housing Costs to Include Laundry Fees

The university plans to include the price of 24 loads of laundry in room and board charges for the 2017-18 school year to reduce the economic burden of laundry costs on students receiving financial aid. The Office of Residential Living collaborated with the Georgetown University Student Association on the program,[Read More…]

by April 7, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Pedro Arrupe, S.J. Residence Hall is one

Campus Unveils Residence Upgrades

The newly constructed Pedro Arrupe, S.J. Residence Hall – formerly known as the Northeast Triangle Residence Hall – began hosting its first residents last week. Completing construction on the residence hall is one of several projects the Office of Planning and Facilities Management has undertaken this summer, including significant infrastructure[Read More…]

by August 30, 2016 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

University Announces Summer Housing Study

University contractors will conduct a study over the next few months to determine the timeframe, price and priorities for immediate and long-term housing renovations. Organized in conjunction with the Georgetown University Student Association, administrators and students will take representatives of architecture firm Ayers Saint-Gross and subconsultant Brailsford & Dunlavey, on[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Housing Process Sees Early Selection Error

The 18 housing groups who were unable to select housing during phase one of selection because of a system error will be offered housing based on their original time slot, according to Executive Director of Residential Services Patrick Killilee. Groups with average housing points over 3.00 were unable to select[Read More…]

by April 8, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Defending Our RAs’ Rights

After resident assistant Thomas Lloyd (SFS ’15) reported a Georgetown student in possession of ricin, whom he believed to be both willing and able to kill another student, it would have been reasonable to assume that he had gotten past the worst of a difficult situation. That assumption would be[Read More…]

by November 18, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
CHOLVIN & CHRISTIANSEN: Freeing RAs From Their Fetters

CHOLVIN & CHRISTIANSEN: Freeing RAs From Their Fetters

The publication of an op-ed by Thomas Lloyd (SFS ’15) in this paper last week has had profound effects on campus since it went to press. His account of how systemic mismanagement and stonewalling by the Office of Residential Living left him without help or support shocked many and has[Read More…]

by November 18, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Amid debate over RA rights, a poster advertises the position to students.

RA Rights Await Clarification

Following widespread student concerns about the treatment of resident assistants and enforcement of the confidentiality policies all RAs must sign governing their interactions with residents, the university has yet to offer clarification or propose changes, prompting the Georgetown University Student Association to unanimously pass a bill Sunday calling for the[Read More…]

by November 18, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
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The Alumni Square RHO will be renovated to house four students.

Alumni Square RHO Shuttered In Favor of New Apartment

As the deadline to add 385 beds to campus per the 2010 Campus Plan approaches, the Office of Residential Living permanently closed the Alumni Square Residential Hall Office at the end of the spring semester to make way for a new apartment. The East Campus RHO, located in LXR Hall, previously[Read More…]

by June 7, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
MICHELLE XU

Housed in Miscommunication

A few months ago, students on the Hilltop gathered in protest when they found out about the subtle, yet radical change in Georgetown’s housing policy. The decision to redact the housing eligibility of students studying abroad, thus preventing them from participating in housing selection, illustrates the Office of Residential Living’s[Read More…]

by April 4, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top