Dorm Rules

The majority of freshman move into the dorms freshman year and have a roommate for the first time. Some may take the roommate agreement lightly, while some may take it seriously. No matter what take note of the following items to discuss. Bed Time Being in college at times sleep may be a rarity at Read More…

How to Optimize your Dorm Space

Trying to fit your entire life into a shoebox of a dorm room is never an easy feat. We’ve all been there. But fear not! Here are some helpful tips and hints that will maximize your dorm space and reduce the unnecessary clutter in your room. Preparation: Before you start unpacking, measure the dimensions of every Read More…

4 Tips for the Best First Apartment Experience

Eventually, freshmen are going to have to venture out of the cocoon that is dorm life and enter the world of apartment hunting. It is stressful, overwhelming, and downright irritating at times. With that being said, have no fear. These 4 tips will make your navigation around Madison housing less painful. Start early. But really, Read More…

5 Reasons why Life in Leopold Hall is Great!

As an incoming freshman, choosing where to live in undoubtedly something on your mind. Well, unless of course you already know beforehand, in which case, congrats! I wish my decision could have been so simple! If you are still unsure and considering living in a dorm, I present to you five reasons why the Aldo Read More…

Tips for a Great Freshman Dorm Experience!

During freshman year, moving into your dorm is one of the most exciting and nerve-wracking times. It’s often the first time you’re experiencing true freedom from you parents and rules. While you’re probably excited…There’s also a little bit of nervousness. So here are 3 tips to having a great freshman dorm experience! Shower shoes. Shower Read More…

10 Tips for your First Apartment

Moving into a new apartment is super exciting! Here are 10 great pieces of advice for move a successful move: 1. TAKE PICTURES The first thing you should do after moving in is to take pictures of everything. This will help you if your landlord tries to charge you for preexisting damage. 2. CLEAN AS Read More…

Apartment Life

Now you may be asking yourself whether or not to invest on living in an apartment.  I’ll tell you right now the apartment life is the way to go.  With the apartment there is no need to worry about other fees such as cable, electricity, gas, or even water.  Most apartment buildings will include with Read More…