Residential Life

Residential Life reports eight RA vacancies and begins mid-year hiring process for the first time

The University did not elaborate on why eight resident advisor positions are currently vacant.

| Senior News Editor

Residential Life changes housing assignments for 150 students after WU admits ‘unexpectedly large’ freshman class, frustrating sophomores

Sophomores said that they were shocked and saddened by the housing assignment changes that relocated many of them from the South 40 to the Northside.

| Senior News Editor

‘It felt like there were 4000 people calling for 100 apartments’: After WU announces fall plan, juniors and seniors scramble to find off-campus housing

Having losing their guaranteed University housing because of COVID-19 density restrictions, juniors and seniors have battled a limited supply of nearby apartments and numerous time pressures.

| Associate Editor

Residential Life ‘not in a financial position’ to provide prorated refunds for residential advisors seeking compensation for lost wages

Following Washington University’s decision to suspend on-campus instruction on March 11, all residential advisors received an email notifying that their employment was terminated and their remaining compensation for the spring semester, which includes housing and meal points, would be canceled. RAs were given until March 15 to vacate their on-campus housing and were asked to cease communication with their residents.

| News Editor

WU opens up campus to house frontline medical personnel

Washington University is using the Charles F. Knight Executive Education & Conference Center to house 30-40 frontline medical personnel as of April 1.

| News Editor

Students experience delays, inconveniences in shipping request process

Students waiting to receive personal items from their University-owned residences may have to wait a while longer. After deciding to suspend shipping and packing operations on March 20, the Office of Residential Life is still uncertain about when operations will resume.

| News Editor

Office of Residential Life sees reduction in total regroup requests for upcoming academic year

Around 300 of the 3,500 students who applied for Washington University housing this year did not receive their requested housing arrangements due to high demand for particular unit sizes. Housing groups in this predicament were asked by the Office of Residential Life to either regroup or be administratively placed in order to receive University housing in an email, Feb. 21.

| News Editor

Senate committee investigates printing credit discrepancies

Student Union launched an investigation into how to address the discrepancy between on-campus and off-campus student printing credits.

HN Hoffmann | Senior Editor

Princeton Review ranks WU first for ‘Best College Dorms’

Washington University was ranked number one in this year’s edition of the Princeton Review’s list of the “Best College Dorms.”

Tyler Sabloff | Senior Editor

Issues with Village House plumbing resolved after third flooding incident

After three separate instances of flooding in Village House this semester, Washington University administrators are now confident that the issue is resolved.

| News Editor

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