For many of you, residence may be your first chance to live on your own.
This can be very exciting but we also know that the thought of moving away from home can be stressful. Think of residence as more than a place to live. It’s your first step to independence and we connect you to the campus, help you make friends, create opportunities for personal development, all of this while supporting your academic success.
We know there will be challenges along the way and we’re here to help you get through them.
We focus on developing communities within our residences.
We understand that the first 6 weeks of your semester is very important in transitioning away from home, so Resident Assistants (RA’s) concentrate on getting to know you so we can best support your needs. We are well versed in the timing of the school year, so programs are designed to support those milestones. You’ll start with floor meetings to get to know your community. RA’s and our WIRC (Windsor Inter-residence Council) will run programming on topics like:
- community involvement
- safe sex and sexuality
- sexual assault
- study skills and time management
These are done to increase your awareness and provoke discussion.
Don’t forget that some events are run for the purpose of just having fun.