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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

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RESIDENCE HALL CLOSING PROCEDURES

As the semester is coming to an end it is time to review the closing procedures for May 2016. All residence hall students except for graduating seniors and those being employed by the Student Center or Residence Life must vacate their room 24 hours after their last final examination.


Students with final exams on Friday, May 13, 2016 must vacate their rooms by 5:00 p.m. that afternoon.


Seniors who need to request housing through graduation should complete the attached Senior Housing Request form on or before Monday, May 09, 2016. Graduating seniors who request to stay through commencement must vacate their rooms by 5 p.m. on Saturday May 14th.


Check out locations and Times


Chandler Village residents check out from the CV RA office near the CV laundry room. Wasylean Hall, Sheehan Hall, Dowden Hall residents check out at the front desk within their respective buildings.


Check out times:


WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2016 ~ 9:00am - 5:00pm

Residence Life Office, Sheehan 101


THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2016 ~ 11:00am - 5:00pm

CV Residents: Chandler Village RA office, near CV laundry room

WH Residents: Wasylean Hall Front Desk, 1st Floor Wasylean Hall

DH Residents: Dowden Hall Front Desk 1st Floor Dowden Hall

SRH Residents: Sheehan Hall Front Desk 1st Floor Sheehan Hall


FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2016 ~ 11:00am - 5:00pm

CV Residents: Chandler Village RA office, near CV laundry room

WH Residents: Wasylean Hall Front Desk, 1st Floor Wasylean Hall

DH Residents: Dowden Hall Front Desk 1st Floor Dowden Hall

SRH Residents: Sheehan Hall Front Desk 1st Floor Sheehan Hall


MONDAY, MAY 9, 2016 ~ 11:00am - 5:00pm

CV Residents: Chandler Village RA office, near CV laundry room

WH Residents: Wasylean Hall Front Desk, 1st Floor Wasylean Hall

DH Residents: Dowden Hall Front Desk 1st Floor Dowden Hall

SRH Residents: Sheehan Hall Front Desk 1st Floor Sheehan Hall


TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2016 ~ 11:00am - 5:00pm

CV Residents: Chandler Village RA office, near CV laundry room

WH Residents: Wasylean Hall Front Desk, 1st Floor Wasylean Hall

DH Residents: Dowden Hall Front Desk 1st Floor Dowden Hall

SRH Residents: Sheehan Hall Front Desk 1st Floor Sheehan Hall


WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 2016 ~ 9:00am - 5:00pm

CV Residents: Chandler Village RA office, near CV laundry room

WH Residents: Wasylean Hall Front Desk, 1st Floor Wasylean Hall

DH Residents: Dowden Hall Front Desk 1st Floor Dowden Hall

SRH Residents: Sheehan Hall Front Desk 1st Floor Sheehan Hall


THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2016 ~ 9:00am - 5:00pm

CV Residents: Chandler Village RA office, near CV laundry room

WH Residents: Wasylean Hall Front Desk, 1st Floor Wasylean Hall

DH Residents: Dowden Hall Front Desk 1st Floor Dowden Hall

SRH Residents: Sheehan Hall Front Desk 1st Floor Sheehan Hall


FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2016 ~ 10:00am - 5:00pm

CV Residents: Chandler Village RA office, near CV laundry room

WH Residents: Wasylean Hall Front Desk, 1st Floor Wasylean Hall

DH Residents: Dowden Hall Front Desk 1st Floor Dowden Hall

SRH Residents: Sheehan Hall Front Desk 1st Floor Sheehan Hall


Students who fail to check out with a residence life staff member will be assessed a $50.00 improper check out fee.


Please note that room inspections will be completed after closing. Your room should resemble the condition it was in when you arrived. All possessions must be removed from the room. Students will be charged a $25 fee per bag of trash removed from rooms.


Please see your RA or contact the Office of Residence Life for further details about the check out process.

Fall 2016 Status Change Form

Did you sign up for a Residence Hall room for fall 2016 but no longer intend to live on campus?


Please be sure to complete the Status Change Form below. Once recieved forms will be reviewed on a case by case basis. Students requesting Early Release may be responsible for additional charges as outline in your License Agreement.


All Housing Deposits are non-refundable.

Fitness Center Hours

Wednesday May 4th 9:00am-6:00pm

Thursday May 5th 3:00-9:00pm

Friday May 6th 6:00-9:00pm

Saturday May 7th 12:00-6:00pm

Sunday May 8th 3:00-6:00pm

Monday May 9th 9:00am-1:30pm

Tuesday May 10th CLOSED

Wednesday May 11th 12:00-3:00pm

Thursday May 12th CLOSED

Friday May 13th CLOSED

2016-2017 Resident Parking Application

The 2016/2017 Resident Parking Application is now active and online via our webpage, www.worcester.edu/parking and as well as the Office of Residential Life and Housing webpage, www.worcester.edu/residence-life. Remember to be logged in with your WSU email address. The application will be open until July 31st 2016. Any applications received after this date will be placed on a wait list which will be utilized if and when space becomes available.

Need a Cart?

Go to the DH Game Room


Mon - May 2nd to Thursday– May 12th 9:00 am-11 pm

Fri - May 13th 9 am-5pm


Note: The last check out time for a cart will be one half hour before closing and cart must be returned by closing.

License or ID is required

Ditch the Dumpster

Ditch the Dumpster 2016 Call for Volunteers!


When: April 27th and weekdays between May 2nd and May 17th with the exception of May 3rd and 5th


Where: All residence halls (Meeting point: First floor of Dowden)


Ditch the Dumpster is a program run by the Office of Sustainability and the Green Team that aims to reduce the waste created on residential move out days by offering an alternative method of disposal—donation.


Donation boxes will be placed on every floor of Dowden, Wasylean, and

Sheehan, and in every building in Chandler Village from April 27th to May 17th .


All donations are to be collected, tested and cleaned by volunteers, after which the donations will remain in storage for the summer before being sold at a yard sale during residential move in days next semester. All proceeds of the yard sale go toward the installation of a hydration station on campus.


All volunteers will receive a free t-shirt and lunch will be provided at 12:30each day. Volunteers will be entered to win a Bose Bluetooth Soundlink Color Mini! Volunteers will be entered in the prize drawing once for every shift that they work.


Please contact green@worcester.edu if you’re interested.

Fall 2016 Room Wait-Lists

Are you looking to change your room for fall 2016?


You are now able to add yourself to Hall Wait-Lists. Wait-Lists can be found on your MyHousing Portal. Please click on the Waiting List button which is located under More Tasks. Be sure to select the fall 2016 term and select the wait-list you would like to be added to. We will begin making room changes as spaces become available. At any time you can add or remove yourself from the wait-lists.


For instructions on how to add yourself to the wait-list, please be sure to watch the video provided below.

Adding yourself to a Waiting Lists

Summer Housing 2016

The Summer Housing Application is now available!


**Please note all applications must be completed by Friday, May 6, 2016. Only residents with a fall 2016 room assignment will be allowed to stay through Intersession II. All other summer residents will be required to check out of their summer assignment on Friday, August 12, 2016 by 5 pm.


If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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Please help your peers collect donations for Sherry's house. Sherry's House is a place to live for families with kids with cancer at no cost. They are looking for non-perishable canned goods and a variety of cleaning/ hygiene products. Volunteers will be sitting outside The Pod this week from 12pm-2pm and 5pm-7pm for people to sign up to donate.


All items are due by May 6th by 5pm with the Sheehan Hall RAs on duty or by Carrie Stevens' office.


If you have any questions please email Ashley King at aking7@worcester.edu.

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