Issue #1 – October 11, 2006
Welcome to the first electronic edition of the Open Door.
The Open Door is a publication of Residence Lifeâ€™s apartment area, providing information to support your experience living on campus. The electronic format will provide more timely information about issues and events.
We've Got Answers
Students may have questions or concerns about their apartments, living situations, or other potential troubles. There are eleven Community Advocates (CAs) in the apartment area that can aid in many situations. These graduate students are trained to advocate for each student in the apartments, the RIT Inn & Conference Center and Greek Circle and will often assist in Campus Safety calls to help residents through the situation. In addition, they are resources for information on life at RIT.[continue…]
Make a Positive Difference at RIT
With Mental Health Awareness Week October 5th-11th, it is a great time to become involved and make a difference on campus with the student organization, Active Minds.[continue…]
Man Eating Bugs - Cimex lectularius
They long for blood, waiting with their sharp beaks ready to pierce the skin of their host. As you sleep, they begin to feed, injecting fluid into your body in the middle of the night. You wake up in the morning baffled, with dozens of reddened areas to itch! You may have a case of bedbugs. Cimex lectularius is another phase for the unpleasant bedbugs that nestle in your mattress and in your carpet.[continue…]
The Go to Girl
Dear Go to Girl,
Iâ€™m new to Rochester, where can I go to meet some cool new people?
Lighting Her Way at RIT
Where are all the women? Did they disappear? During New Student Orientation, women students, faculty, and staff gathered for the â€œLighting the Wayâ€ ceremony to welcome the incoming class of women at RIT. Approximately 350 new students and over 50 faculty and staff participated in this inaugural event.[continue…]
SECURITY NOTICE: Lock it or lose it
A dozen bikes have been stolen from RITâ€™s campus over the past three months. 10 of the reported thefts were of unsecured bikes. Most crime on campus is opportunist â€“ in 2005, all reported thefts occurred in unlocked rooms. Make the small investment in a cable or U-lock and find your bike where you left it last!
UPCOMING ResLife EVENTS
FRIDAY 10/13 Noon â€“ 2 PM â€“ Tour de Food at Tandoor! $5.99 for RIT students â€“ find the people in ResLife gear, join your neighbors for tasty Indian cuisine, and maybe even win a prize![continue…]
Clean & Green
Click the link below to download a PowerPoint on how to keep your apartment clean and green and enter to win a basket of supplies for your home.[continue…]