Move-in Guide 2019-2020 - UNC Chapel Hill

 
Move-in Guide 2019-2020 - UNC Chapel Hill
Jon Gardiner/UNC-Chapel Hill

Move-in Guide 2019-2020
Move-in Guide 2019-2020 - UNC Chapel Hill
WELCOME!
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  The beginning of fall semester is just around the
  corner. Like you, we are preparing for an important
  event – your arrival on campus!
  This brochure includes important items to remember
  as you prepare for your move to Chapel Hill.
  We look forward to welcoming you to Carolina as a
  member of our campus housing community.
  Our staff has worked diligently to make your arrival
  on campus as comfortable and as convenient as
  possible.
  Welcome to Carolina!

 OUR MISSION
 Carolina Housing works to provide convenient housing
 that is secure, inclusive and supportive. Students
 create a home in our on-campus communities, build
 life-long friendships and develop skills for their current
 and future successes as they journey through their
 Carolina experience.

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CONNECT
WITH US
                                           KEY
                                          DATES
F ACE B O O K         T WIT T ER:
 UNC Housing      @HousingCarolina      move-in
                                        Either Friday, August 16, or Saturday,
                                        August 17, 2019. See Move-In
                                        Schedule on page 9 for your
                                        exact date and time.

  EM A I L U S     IN ST A GRA M        fall break
housing@unc.edu @carolinahousing
                                        Housing remains
          O U R BLO G:                  open during
        reslife.web.unc.edu             Fall Break from
 We hold contests with great prizes     Thursday,
 throughout the year -- sometimes       October 17, 2019, through
    exclusively on social media!        Sunday, October 20, 2019.

                      Join our          thanksgiving
                      newsletter
                      by scanning       Housing remains
                      the QR code       open during
                      at left or        Thanksgiving Break
                      by visiting       Wednesday,
                      housing.unc.edu   November 27, 2019, through
                                        Sunday, December 1, 2019.

                                        winter break
                                        Housing closes
                                        Saturday,
                                        December 14, 2019,
                                        at 10:00 a.m.
                                        Housing reopens Sunday,
                                        January 5, 2020, at 10:00 a.m.
                                        Ram Village remains open.
                                        On-campus break housing is
                                        available for an additional charge.

                                        spring break
                                        Spring Break is
                                        March 6, 2020,
                                        through March 15,
                                        2020. All halls and
                                        apartments remain open.

                                        move-out
                                        Housing
                                        closes
                                        Wednesday, May 6,
                                        2020, at 10:00 a.m.

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Q&A
HOW WILL I BE BILLED                          CAN I CHANGE MY ASSIGNMENT
FOR HOUSING?                                  OR ROOMMATE?
The Office of Student Accounts and            Yes. July 1–July 31 is our Room
University Receivables bills for Housing,     Refinement Period, and you can
not Carolina Housing directly. Please         make your own changes to your
visit cashiers.unc.edu for more details.      roommate and room assignments at
                                              myhousing.unc.edu. Beyond those
WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I WANT
                                              dates, you can request a change
TO CANCEL MY APPLICATION?
                                              by filling out a Housing Reassignment
First-Year students are required to either    Request at housing.unc.edu.
live on campus or at Granville Towers.
Review your contract for specific             HOW DO I PICK A MEAL PLAN?
cancellation terms.
                                              Check out all the meal plan options
Transfer students who cancel their            and decide what combination of Meal
Housing Contract prior to occupying           Allowances and Dining Flex works best
the room will be assessed a $300              for your lifestyle.
cancellation fee. For Transfer students
                                              Details at dining.unc.edu.
who cancel after the residence halls
open, cancellation charges will be            Once you are ready to purchase your
one-half of the financial liability for the   plan, log on to onecard.unc.edu.
entire academic year, plus any
pro-rated room rent.

FIND YOUR HOUSING ASSIGNMENT

 1
       Visit myhousing.unc.edu and click
       the “Login” link on the top right,
       then click on “UNC Student SSO
                                              4     On the application progress page,
                                                    click on “Application Status,
                                                    Assignment Details and RLPs.”

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       Login”. Then, on the next page,              Locate the “Booking Summary.”
  log in with your ONYEN and ONYEN                  This contains your assignment and
  password.                                         the name(s) and email contact

 2     Click on “Application” in the top            information for your roommate(s)
       navigation bar.                              and/or suitemate(s).

                                               Note
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                                                          If a roommate is not yet
       Under Term Selector, choose                        indicated, check back, as
       Academic Year 2019-2020.                contact information will appear once
                                               a roommate has been assigned.
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WHERE CAN I DO MY LAUNDRY?                  IS THERE HOUSEKEEPING
      Laundry facilities are located either in    AVAILABLE TO CLEAN MY ROOM?
      your residence hall or in a neighboring     You will be responsible for the
      building in your residential community.     cleanliness of your own room, disposing
      Machines accept OneCard Expense             of trash and leaving all public areas in
      Account funds. The machines do NOT          clean condition. The housekeeping staff
      accept quarters, cash or personal debit/    will clean the public areas as well as the
      credit cards.                               hall/suite bathrooms.
                                                  EXCEPTION: Residents of Craige North,
      CAN I BRING A BIKE?
                                                  Hardin, Koury, Horton, Morrison
      Sure; you should register it for free       super-suites, and Ram Village must
      with UNC Police at police.unc.edu to        clean their own bathroom and provide
      deter theft and aid in identification       toilet paper since housekeeping staff
      if your bike is ever lost or stolen. We     cannot access the suite bathroom in
      also recommend that you purchase a          those buildings.
      quality U-lock to secure your bicycle to
      exterior racks which are located outside    WHAT IS RESNET?
      every residence hall.                       ResNET provides reliable on-site IT
      If you want to bike around campus but       support, educational programs,
      can’t bring one with you, no problem!       cutting-edge technologies, and laser
      UNC now offers Tar Heel Bikes, a            printing stations – all right in your
      convenient and cost-effective bike          residential community, all FREE!
      sharing program. There are more than        Don’t wait
      100 bikes stationed throughout campus.      until you arrive
      For more info, visit:                       to configure
      move.unc.edu/bike/bikeshare/                your devices
                                                  (computer, game
      WHAT IS THE RESIDENCE HALL                  systems, phones,
      ASSOCIATION?                                etc.) for our
                                                  network. Visit help.unc.edu for
      As a resident of                            instructions and setup videos.
      campus housing, you
      are automatically a                         To request support:
      member of the
ge,   Residence Hall Association student          ■ Visit a ResNET Residential Computing
      organization, which allows you to             Consultant (RCC) in your residential
      attend RHA community events and               community.
      check out enhancement items at your         ■ Visit help.unc.edu to search the
nd    community office.                             Knowledgebase, open a Support
      When you lease MicroFridges® or               Ticket or use UNC Live Chat.
s)    buy carpets and linens through RHA’s        ■ Call 919-962-HELP and request on-site
      Carolina Lifestyles, the profits are          support.
      directly applied to events hosted in your   ■ Visit one of the IT Response Centers
s     residential community! Visit rha.unc.edu      in the Undergraduate Library or SASB
e     for information.                              North.

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WHAT’S IN YOUR
  DRESSER: One per resident,
  typically like the one at right,
  except in Hinton James,
  Craige, Ehringhaus, Avery,
  Parker and Teague where
  there is one dresser per room.

INTERNET: One high-speed
Ethernet port and high-speed
Wi-Fi is available in all rooms.
You must provide your own
Ethernet cable.

ELECTRICAL CAPACITY:
Rooms are limited to 1,800
watts of electrical usage at any

                                                              OR
time. No single appliance can
exceed 1,000 watts of usage.

CABLE TV SERVICE: There is
one active CATV coax outlet
per room, and you can also
stream cable channels on a                 CLOSET/ WARDROBE: One per resident. Ple
mobile device from anywhere                Craige, Ehringhaus, Avery, Parker and Teague,
on campus with Stream2.                    casework, and there are no doors on the close

                                           55 Personal toiletries
                                           55 Shower tote caddy/bucket
          OK TO BRING!                     55 Iron and ironing board                     77
      55 Laptop computer and               55 Laundry bag, detergent
         security cable
                                           55 Curtains (All windows have blinds)         77
    55 Bicycle and U-lock
                                           55 Coffee maker
    55 Blankets, bedspread, pillows                                                      77
                                           55 Microwave oven
    55 Sheets for Twin XL (mattress size
       is 80” long, 36” wide, 6” deep)     55 Small refrigerator                         77
                                              (Max size: 2’ X 3’ X 1’ or 6 cubic feet)
    55 Mattress cover                                                                    77
                                           55 TV (HDTV)
    55 Towels, washcloths, bathrobe
                                           55 DVD/Blu-Ray player/ Game console
    55 Carpet or rug
                                           55 Power outlet strip with surge and
    55 Clothes hangers                        cord fire protection                       77
    55 Tension rod and curtain for 		 55 Desk and floor lamps (must be
    closets without doors*               single-bulb and not halogen)
       * Hinton James, Craige,
       Ehringhaus, Avery, Parker      55 Non-damaging, temporary
                                         adhesive for posters and wall art               77
       and Teague.
                                      55 Wastepaper basket,
                                         plastic liners
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UR ROOM ?
                                                              SMALL RECYCLING BIN:
                                                              One per room. Large recycling
                                                              bins are located outside each
                                                              residential community.

                                                              DESK AND CHAIR: One desk
                                                              and one chair per resident.

                                                              TWIN BED AND
                                                              XL MATTRESS: One per
                                                              resident. Beds can be bunked
                                                              or lofted using the hardware in
                                                              the room. Mattresses are 80”
                                                              long, 36” wide and 6” deep.
                                                              Bring Twin XL sheets. Mattress
                                                              covers are hypo-allergenic
                                                              vinyl. Some halls feature a
                                                              different style of loftable bed
                                                              as shown below.

                OR
                                                            NOTE: These examples are of
  ident. Please note that in Hinton James,
                                                            typical furnishings in a room, but
 d Teague, the closets are part of the built-in
                                                            placement/color/size of each
   the closets, as shown in the example at right.
                                                            piece may vary.

         NO, PLEASE LEAVE IT!
         77 No candles, incense, fireworks, 		 77 No masking tape or products
            weapons                               that damage paint or wall surfaces

  )      77 No crockpots, instant pots or 		 77 You may not bring your own air
            electric griddles                     conditioner. All rooms have either
                                                  central AC or an air conditioner.
         77 No halogen lamps or multi-bulb
            lamps                              77 No self-built lofts. The beds provided can
                                                  be lofted or bunked in most rooms and
         77 No pets except fish
 et)                                              do not require any additional hardware.
         77 No two-prong household 			            You may want to bring your own rubber
            extension cords - only                mallet to help assemble.
 ole        three-prong extension cords are
 		         permitted                          SPAC E IS L IMITED
         77 No items with exposed heating 		        Storage is not available on campus, so
            elements, such as hotplates 		          you will need to find space in your room
            or toaster ovens. Standard 		           for everything you bring. All the furniture
            toasters are OK.                        provided in your room at
		                                                  move-in must stay in the room
         77 No items that exceed 1000 watts
            of usage.                               for the duration of the year.

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MOVE IN!

                                                                   Jon Gardiner/UNC-Chapel Hill

WHEN CAN I MOVE IN?                          WHERE DO I GET MY KEY?

Use the chart at right to determine your     Keys can be picked up in the lobby of
suggested arrival date and time for          your building or in the community office
move-in.                                     if your community has multiple
                                             buildings. Room keys typically come
WHAT IS MY MAILING ADDRESS?                  without a keychain, so bring one.
A complete mailing address is required       CAN I COME EARLY? WHAT
for all mail and packages sent to on-        IF I NEED TO COME AFTER MY
campus residents. Always include             SCHEDULED ARRIVAL DATE?
your full name and room/apartment
                                             Adhering to your recommended
number.
                                             move-in date and time will assist with
To find your mailing address, go to          managing the flow of traffic.
housing.unc.edu and click on the
MY ADDRESS icon.                             However, if you need to arrive earlier or
                                             later than the date and time suggested
LETTER MAIL: Delivery will begin on
                                             for you, it is not necessary to notify us.
August 20, 2019. Any letter that arrives
                                             We cannot accommodate arrivals prior
before this date will be returned to
                                             to Wednesday, August 14, 2019.
sender by the Post Office. Your mailbox
is located in your community mailroom        If you will be arriving after the first day
and opens with your room key.                of class, you’ll need to notify Housing in
                                             writing. Email us at housing@unc.edu.
PACKAGES: The Package Centers
will be open starting August 12, 2019.       WILL THERE BE SOMEONE
Please schedule packages to arrive           AVAILABLE TO HELP ME WITH
after this date. You will receive an email   MY STUFF?
from your designated Package Center
each time a package is available             We have a limited number of volunteer
for pick up. You must always present         helpers on Move-In Weekend, but it is
your UNC OneCard or valid photo              best to plan to move your stuff yourself.
identification in order to pick up your      Be sure to look for the Haulin’ Heels
package.                                     T-shirt (see page 10). These students
Always provide friends and family with       may be available to help with move-in,
your complete mailing address.               but keep in mind that these are
                                             volunteers and their hours are limited!
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GETTING HERE AND PARKING
                                         If your room number ...

                  ends in an ODD number                        ends in an EVEN number

                                         your move-in date is

                     Friday, August 16                            Saturday, August 17

                                         your move-in time is
                  determined by arrival time set by the first letter of your last name.

           A–G: 12:00 p.m.         H–M: 1:30 p.m.         N–S: 9:00 a.m.        T–Z: 10:30 a.m.

                         All upper division students may move in as early as
                              Wednesday, August 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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                 Determine your move-in day                   You will have 40 minutes to
                 by your room number. Download                unload your vehicle at the
                 the Move-In Parking Pass (PDF)               curb. After 40 minutes, you will
                 from housing.unc.edu and display             need to park your vehicle in a
                 it on your dashboard.                        nearby lot as directed by the
                 (parking pass available late July)           parking attendants. Please help

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                                                              us provide quick access parking
                 Drive directly to the building where
                                                              for as many people as possible
                 you have been assigned. Use the
                                                              by respecting this time limit.
                 campus map on the back page

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                 for reference. Attendants will assist        Park your vehicle. Then, check in
                 you with directions to the                   at your building’s front office to
                 appropriate loading zone or                  receive your room keys.
                 staging area.

         WE’RE OPEN DURING MOVE-IN!
          The Carolina Housing office will be open during move-in weekend as follows:
          ••   Friday, August 16: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
          ••   Saturday, August 17: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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WHAT IS HAULIN’ HEELS?
During move-in, you may notice students
wearing blue T-shirts with the Haulin’ Heels
logo. Know that they are there to help!
Haulin’ Heels is an initiative designed to
help first-year students get oriented and
settled into their new on-campus living space. Who better to help do that than
fellow students? Students volunteer to help in exchange for early move-in, a free
T-shirt and other incentives! Visit go.unc.edu/haulinheels for more information.
Please note that Haulin’ Heels hours are limited!
                                      Photo by Jon Gardiner/UNC-Chapel Hill

SHOULD I GET INSURANCE                      WHAT IS UNC’S LIABILITY POLICY?
FOR MY BELONGINGS?                          The University has no legal obligation
We strongly encourage you to invest         to pay for loss or damage to items of
in additional property insurance for        personal property caused by residents or
your student’s belongings. UNC does         by occurrences such as flood, weather,
not endorse any individual insurance        or mechanical-related events which
program, but does encourage parents         occur in University Housing or on its
and students to make sure they have         grounds prior to, during, or subsequent
the protection they desire for student      to the period of the housing contract.
property.                                   WHAT ARE UNC’S
You may have homeowners insurance;          COMMUNITY LIVING STANDARDS?
however, not all homeowners policies        The Community Living Standards are
cover everything students bring             the rules and policies that you will be
to school. Most will provide some           held accountable for as a resident of
coverage, but have limitations on           campus housing. As a legally binding
certain property. You should check with     adjunct to your Housing Contract, these
your insurance agent to determine what      standards ensure UNC’s residential
is and what is not covered under your       communities are conducive to
policy and what the deductibles are         academic success. Visit
for property away from your principal       housing.unc.edu to educate yourself on
residence.                                  expectations.

        CONTACT US
        CA ROLIN A HO US IN G
        Student & Academic Services Building (SASB) North
        450 Ridge Road, Suite 1213, Chapel Hill, NC 27599
        PHONE: 919-962-5401 FAX: 919-962-1006
        EMAIL: housing@unc.edu WEBSITE: housing.unc.edu

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TIPS!
BE PATIENT: With thousands of
students moving into housing over
the course of two days, there may
be some waiting times for parking,
check-in, etc. Know this going
in and exercise patience when              SUSTAINABLE
possible.
BRING YOUR PARKING PASS: The
                                          SHOPPING LIST
parking pass is available in late July.   Our #1 tip: Bring less stuff. You
This gives you time to print it out       won’t know what you really
and have it ready. It also makes the      need until you get here. Wait
parking process much smoother.
                                          a few weeks and if you can’t
DRESS FOR THE WEATHER: It’s North         live without it, you can buy it in
Carolina in August. That typically        Chapel Hill!
means hot temperatures.
                                          Reduce waste by considering:
ABIDE BY YOUR MOVE-IN TIME: We
space times out to avoid a big rush       55 Second-hand room decor
of people at the beginning of the             (Check out Carolina Thrift’s
day. Waiting until your scheduled             annual yard sale during
move-in time (which you can find              move-in!)
on Page 9) is another way to help
                                          55 Reusable plate, bowl, cup
alleviate traffic problems and longer
wait times.                                   and utensils
DON’T HOG THE ELEVATOR: As you            55 Reusable water bottle
may expect, the elevator is in high           (CDS offers reusable
demand on move-in day. Elevator               coffee mugs and water
courtesy is essential on                      bottles at several
move-in day. Do not leave the                 on-campus locations!)
elevator door blocked at any point
                                          55 Reusable shopping bags
and time.
                                          55 Hand towels
                                          55 Bar soap and shampoo
                                          55 If you really must
                                              bring a mini-fridge, TV,
                                              or microwave, choose
                                              Energy Star appliances
                                          55 Smart power strip
                                          55 LED bulbs for lamps
                                          55 Bike helmet (No need
                                              to bring a bike to campus.
                                              You can rent a Tar Heel
                                              bike when you need one!)
                                          55 Drying rack

                                          Consider packing in reusable
                                          crates and storage containers
                                          to avoid waste and make life
                                          easier at move-out!
                                          If you pack in cardboard
                                          boxes, after moving in, flatten
                                          the boxes and discard in the
                                          containers labeled specifically
                                          for cardboard only (usually
                                          blue in color) to help the
                                          University avoid paying illegal
                                          dumping fines to Orange
                                          County.

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