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The University of Iowa

Winter 2013

IN THIS ISSUE

Parents of the Year

Meet Vince Nelson

Certified to stand out

A letter from the Parents Association president

New on the home front

Student loan savvy

A community to call home

Briefly

For the kids!

Important dates

Iowa Now

 

Briefly

Deadline nears for students to reapply for campus housing

Students currently living in the residence halls received an email from University Housing & Dining in January with details about how to reapply for campus housing. The email includes the day and time that the student is authorized to sign in online to reapply. The deadline to reapply is Feb. 15 at 5 p.m.

Students living in a room without a university-supplied kitchen will be required to choose a meal plan. Each room contract also includes $200 in Hawkeye Dollars ($100 per semester). Hawkeye Dollars may be used at Burge and Hillcrest Market Places, campus C-stores, and all campus cafés and quick-serve food services, as well as in residence hall vending machines and washers and dryers.

Most halls are open to returning students. However, returning students may be especially interested in Parklawn, Centerstone, Building 3 of Hawks Ridge, and the UI’s newly obtained properties, Dubuque and Bloomington Houses, all of which are apartment-style residence halls geared toward upperclassmen. In addition, more than 30 living-learning communities (LLCs) include returning students. The main LLC for returning students is Community 234. In addition, there are many new LLCs; for details see fye.uiowa.edu/admitted-now-what/living-learning-communities.

Room and board rates for the 2013-14 academic year have not been approved by the Iowa Board of Regents. Proposed rates will be displayed in the self-assignment system.

For more information about campus housing, visit housing.uiowa.edu/currentres.

Send a care package to your student living on campus

Does your son or daughter living in the residence halls have a birthday around the corner, or has he or she been feeling under the weather? University Housing & Dining offers specialty goodie packages that include cakes, birthday bags, Hawkeye Spirit kits, get-well kits, cookie baskets, balloon bouquets, and more. For more info see housing.uiowa.edu/departments/residentialdining/littleextras.htm, or call 319-335-3000.


 

 

 

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