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The Office of Housing and Residence Life would like to welcome you to campus and your new home. We are pleased to have you as part of our community and excited to have the opportunity to work with you.
On-campus student housing is an integral part of the overall college experience. It is our hope that this will be a productive and exciting year for you.
Our goal is to provide you with a comfortable living environment that is conducive to both living and learning. With collaborative cooperation and support, we will be successful in accomplishing this goal. We encourage you to utilize residence life and housing services should they become necessary.
Live-in staff members are available to assist you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If you need anything, please feel free to call on your Resident Advisor, Community Director, or the staff in the main office. A staff listing is located on our web site.
We hope that you enjoy your stay with us and we wish you the very best in your educational endeavors.
If there is anything we can do for you as a resident of UNC Pembroke, please let us know. Attendance during MayMester, Summer Sessions, summer program at UNCP or programs at other institutions do not apply toward the fulfillment of this requirement.
For purposes of this requirement, a freshmen or sophomore residential student is defined as: any student incoming or transfer who will not be 21 years of age prior to August 1st of the initial enrollment year and who is registered for a course load of 6 credit hours or more. A student who transfers to UNCP during the spring semester with fewer than 12 hours of credit and falling within the age and course load requirements listed above will be subject to these guidelines as well. AP College credit or Dual Enrollment credits will not apply toward the fulfillment of this requirement.
Students subject to this requirement may request a housing waiver if they meets certain criteria documentation will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. A student requesting a waiver should submit the form by the deadline of June 30 for students beginning the fall semester and November 30 for students beginning in the spring semester. The review committee will render a decision based in the information provided.
The student may appeal to the Director of Housing.
The decision of the Director of Housing is final and conclusive. The student will be required to pay room and meal charges for the academic year to satisfy the residency requirement. The first year of college for all students should be an enjoyable experience filled with plenty of opportunities to get involved and meet new people.
The First-Year Experience also known as the Freshman-Year Experience is a program deed to help students prepare to successfully transition into and through their first year of college. FYE programs have both academic and co-curricular components.
The First Year Residential Experience program is intended to connect and engage students living in first year residence halls. The goal of FYRE activities and events is to help enhance the freshman experience and have a positive impact on retention. Visit www.
The Office of Housing and Residence Life offers residential students the opportunity to be part of a community that is clean, safe and respectful; a community that is interactive and conducive to academic, educational, and social development. The department provides qualified staff to help meet the needs of residential students, as well as, a comprehensive programming component.
Students who become actively involved in their community will discover a variety of programs and activities to complement their educational pursuits and enhance their on-campus living experience. Paul Posener directs the department, Ms. Edward Wittenberg is the Associate Director of Housing. Carol Hunt, our Administrative Support Specialist, coordinates on-campus housing.
The main office is located on the first floor of Belk Hall and the telephone is Inquires relative to housing asments should be directed to our Housing Coordinator at Currently the department employs six Community Directors. The Community Director is a full-time live-in professional staff person who supervises the Resident Advisors.
The Community Director is available to assist individual residents with developing their personal, academic, and social skills. This is done through educational and social programming, role modeling, providing resources and referral information, and developing community living based on consideration for others and the regulations and policies set forth by the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
The Community Director is also responsible for upkeep of the facility and works closely with the Director, Associate Directors, and the Housing Coordinator. Our Resident Advisors are full-time undergraduate students who have been selected because of their personal qualities and skills.
Resident Advisors have been trained in such skills as crisis intervention, paraprofessional counseling, and conflict mediation. Resident Advisors are resource people who can assist you with where to go for information and with any questions or problems that might arise.
UNCP values the individual rights as well as the well-being of all its faculty, staff, and students. On occasion a conflict arises between personal rights and community interests, because smoking is such an issue of contention. North Carolina law allows universities to regulate smoking at properties owned or leased by a state university. All buildings owned or leased by UNCP, including our residence facilities, have been smoke free for several years now. Smoking receptacles have been removed from building entrances and relocated wherever possible outside of a foot perimeter around each building.
This policy applies to all University visitors, students and employees — including faculty, non-faculty, staff and student employees.
It is the responsibility of every member of the University community to conduct oneself in compliance with this policy. Residents may pick-up their key for their ased residential facility during regular office hours from a deated location.
Residents who arrive after office hours should obtain their key from their Community Director. After a set hour which will be posted keys are returned to the main office and will not be available for pick-up until am the following morning.
This form notes the condition of the room, common areas and its contents. It is important that you complete the Room Condition Form as soon as possible.
Failure to submit this form in a timely manner could result in residents being charged for damages that may have ly existed. Since most checkouts occur during final exams, you have two options for check out. Once you have made your choice in conjunction with your roommates follow the appropriate steps to complete your check out.
Note that failure to follow the procedures below may result in additional charges. If you have questions, please see your Resident Advisor or Community Director. This option allows you to leave as soon as you are finished with your exams.
If you utilize this option, you will be required to a statement waiving your right to appeal damage charges.
Follow the steps below to complete an express check out:. Schedule a minute checkout appointment with your RA. Each RA will have a posted appointment schedule for exam week on their room door. Staff who are responsible for cleaning areas with personal property will adhere to the following procedure:.
Please note : Students not returning to on-campus housing will receive a refund of the housing deposit that was submitted with the housing agreement. The refund generally takes weeks for Student s to process. It is not guaranteed that you will receive a full refund, and you will only receive a full refund if the following conditions apply:.
It is easier and less expensive for you to allow our professional staff to make all repairs. You and your roommate are responsible for the condition of your room, regardless of who has done what. When it comes time to check-out, both parties have to take responsibility for the condition of the room.
Consequently, if no one is willing to take responsibility for any damages or trash left behind, both parties will be billed equally. The following is a step-by-step list of the procedures you need to follow in cleaning and vacating your room.
If you adhere to the following guidelines, it will save you both time and money. All beds should be assembled.
However, it is not necessary to un-bunk or re-bunk the beds. Desk chairs should be pushed in under desks and desktops wiped down with a damp cloth. No permanent mounted fixture e.
Sweep and mop the floor. Remove all articles, including hangers.
Sweep the inside of each closet. Wipe shelves with a damp cloth. All closet doors should be wiped clean with a damp cloth as well.
Remove all decals, paintings, etc. All window screens should be in their proper place.
Any damaged or missing screens should be reported to the Community Director for the facility. Wipe all window ledges with a damp cloth. Remove all personal items.
Thoroughly clean the shower walls, toilet, cabinets, along with the sink and faucets. In addition, the floor should be mopped. If you adhere to the following guidelines, it will save you money. Please note that there is a grace period at the beginning of the semester before a room change will be made.