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Volume 47, Number 4


Helping your child adjust to college life

Trading Spaces: Residence hall renovations give students more of what they want

Developing Independence: Residence halls offer students a place to learn the skills of living on their own

Safety on campus: Stay alert, lock up, and take advantage of University resources

Von Stange new director of Residence Services

Students can take the cake

Parent Times Briefs

Residence Halls Important Dates

University Calendar


The University of Iowa

Students can take the cake

Cake decorator puts finishing touches on a birthday cake

There’s always some reason to celebrate. And the University of Iowa Residence Halls would like to help your student do it in style. Whether your student is spending a first birthday away from home, has aced a tough exam, or just needs a reminder of your love, Residence Services makes it easy to order a cake, chocolate chip cookies, or a fruit basket. Cakes can have a short message iced on the top, and all items will include a card with a message of your choice. Orders should be received two weeks in advance. Information is available on the web at


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