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Are microwaves allowed and are mini grills allowed ?

http://reslife.uconn.edu/items-to-bring/

It’s allllll right there.

Microwaves are if they’re under 700 watts. Mini grills are not.

08.27.14 ♥ 0
What im most worried about is living with a stranger ... How do our roommates get picked ? Do we do like a survey to get paired with someone with our same interests or is it randomly selected ? And .... How do I know they aren't gonna steal my stuff ?
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Anonymous

If you decide to go random, you fill out a survey but it’s more about habits (smoker, night vs morning person, how frequently you want guests) than interests. You can also try to find a roommate on facebook or at Orientation. 

They aren’t gonna steal your stuff because hopefully we don’t consistently let thieves into UConn, and most people are decent people?

08.27.14 ♥ 0
Can you have like a guest staying in your room ? Can a person who lives on campus sleep over in your dormroom Can a person who doesnt go the college sleep over in your dorm room ?
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Anonymous

Yes.

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Are all these dorm room pictures of freshmen dorm room ? Can i see what a freshman dorm room looks like ?
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Anonymous

There are no freshmen dorms. Freshmen can be placed in almost any dorm.

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To freshman and returning students alike:

I have worked for department of transportation on campus for a few years and just thought I’d give you guys some tips to start the year off.

  • Use the time-point schedules on bus.uconn.edu for planning your bus trips. These are the exact time points that the bus drivers follow. Yes, they may be late (as a result from both vehicular and pedestrian traffic), but they will never leave before that time.
  • Never plan to take the bus that will get you to class right on time. Always plans to take the one BEFORE that to account for inevitable delays (I mean seriously, have you SEEN 195 or Hillside Rd during the day?).
  • Yes, we know the GPS isn’t working. 
  • The buses are NOT required to stop if there’s no one waiting at the bus stop. If you need to get off at an unpopular stop - speak up. If you need to be picked up - be there.
  • In case you haven’t figured it out already: yellow, red, purple, & silver line are all detoured this semester (let’s be honest probably the whole year) due to construction on both Glenbrook Rd & Wilbur Cross Way. Yellow & red cannot use Glenbrook going northbound and will instead have to use North Eagleville Rd.

Well, that’s all I’ve got right now. We do our best!

08.26.14 ♥ 2
is it possible to repeal a parking ticket this early in the school year?
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Anonymous

You can always try? I think usually people are unsuccessful though.

08.26.14 ♥ 0
As a UConn alum, I would like you to know that this blog makes me distraught with nostalgia. Savor it, young Huskies, savor it!!
08.26.14 ♥ 3

ayanotateyuri:

to all uconn freshmen

I know during first semester you might feel too proud to take the bus to classes and all that walking is great and all but

when it gets colder

trust me, love yourself and take the bus. I didn’t take the bus when I should have many times and it was cold. That was a terrible understatement, let me try again. Do you know how windy it gets on this campus? It gets windier than those dramatic scenes in action movies where the hero looks out dramatically over their destroyed hometown from a cliff, and it gets pretty windy during those scenes.

So yeah, the bus is your friend. Take it when it’s cold, there’s no shame in it.

08.26.14 ♥ 16

This is your casual weekly reminder that we have a page which you must read before asking us any questions

And that we tag questions from the following categories (and all these tags can be found on that page)

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Sorry I looked thru ur post n couldn't find it. Where do you look up the books for your classes? And also when ordering them, do we have to get the exact version the prof wants us? Like if it's a couple of years older but it's suppose to be somewhat similar?
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Anonymous

here. and people have differing opinions on getting older editions on textbooks. some profs seriously require the new edition. 

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