Orientation and Move in: What to Expect

All the months of planning and preparation have led to this moment – you finally arrive at UC to start your college journey! It is time to move into dorms, meet new friends at orientation and say goodbye to family. It is a very exciting, nerve-wracking and busy time so I am going to tell…

Choosing the Right Dorm for your First Year

The first year of college is so important in your life because you will find friends forever and your place to live and enjoy your new life. That is why choosing the right dorm for you is essential. It would be the place where you will spend a whole year with people that you do…

What you Need in your UC Housing

There are a number of residence halls in UC and some of them look different from one another while some are quite similar. There are a number of things/items that you would generally need. First you would need basic bathroom supplies like toilet paper, face and body towels, showering and laundry soap, tooth paste and…

Accepting UC’s Offer of Admission

No one enjoys waiting. Thankfully UC knows this and is one of the few schools that releases regular decision admission packages in February. First, a big congratulations to those students that have been admitted on Feb.15, 2021. Second, we hope you can call yourself a Bearcat in the Fall of 2021!  What should you do…

Becoming a Resident Advisor

When you come to UC, you will stay in an on campus residence hall (sometimes called a dorm). Staying on campus comes with many perks, so be sure to check out other blogs that talk about it. However, one of the most important perks is having a resident advisor. A resident advisor is just another…

Tips to Get Along with your Roommates

Unless you choose to live at home or rent an apartment for yourself, you are going to learn to adapt to sharing personal space. Whether you are randomly assigned a roommate or you live with your friends, you must communicate effectively with each other to maintain a friendly and healthy living environment. Here are some…