Tag: Department of Residential Life

ResLife hall coordinator work schedules to be affected by labor law change

MU first began planning for this transition in May, and the university legally has until December to implement the changes.

Seniors relay experience of living in residence halls for four years

Mia Johnson and Mariya Chukas have both lived in College Avenue Hall since their freshman year and have held jobs within the Department of Residential Life.

Recovery-focused housing to continue despite vacancies

None of the rooms offered in Discovery Hall were filled.

Recovery-focused sober housing remains empty, still “work in progress”

Wellness Resource Center director Kim Dude: “[Sober housing] would’ve just been another additional service, but it’s not the most important service we can provide.”

Graduate student housing to include Respect Hall, Tiger Reserve next year

The Department of Residential Life plans to assess the success of the new housing options midway through the 2016–17 year.

Department of Residential Life targets current students in residence hall advertisements

Because of a decline in freshman enrollment, ResLife is encouraging older students to return to residence halls.

Biggest Buzzkill: Effects of low enrollment

MU’s struggle to attract freshmen has led to budget shortages and closed residence halls.

Respect and Excellence halls’ student staff not guaranteed floor positions

The hall closures come from the expected enrollment decline of 1,500 students.

Respect and Excellence halls unavailable for incoming students

The decision comes after the Department of Residential Life closed Laws and Lathrop for the upcoming school year.

Laws and Lathrop halls to close for 2016–17 following enrollment decrease

ResLife Director Frankie Minor: “We will continue to look at other ways to reduce our operating costs and will share those as we identify them.”

Student organizations, administrators condemn Gateway Hall vandalism

The incident is the second anti-Semitic act of vandalism at the hall this school year.

MSA presidential candidate Sean Earl talks service and involvement

The sophomore electrical engineering major cites his openness as his best leadership quality.

Gateway Hall vandalized for second time this school year

This is the fourth time in a year that anti-Semitic messages have appeared in residence halls.

Maneater Long Reads: Two Years, No Progress

MU has taken few steps toward providing new graduate student housing and child care since a walkway in the University Village housing complex collapsed, and graduate students want the university to recognize their needs.

Residential Life considers new flat fee for laundry

The potential fee is expected to be between $80 and 100.

Curators discuss presidential search committee and construction projects

Room and board rates will rise 4.1 percent for the 2016-17 school year.

Residential Life adjusts housing plans for 2016 as enrollment estimates drop

An estimated decrease of 941 applications is expected for the fall 2016 semester, coming entirely from non-residents.

Residential Life to eliminate desk supervisor position

The position will be replaced by a senior desk attendant position.

Curators approve name for new residence hall

George C. Brooks Hall will be the third campus building named after a black man.

Second campus Starbucks location to open in Dobbs replacement in fall 2017

The current Pavilion at Dobbs will remain operational until the new facility opens.