Question Tag: residence life

When do I find out where I am going to live?

Jan 18, 2022

Housing assignments for new students are emailed out mid-June, mid-July, and throughout August for Fall Semester.  Assignments for new Spring Semester students are emailed in December.  Along with the housing assignment email, you will receive roommate information, what to bring/what not to bring information, and move-in day/times. Returning students must attend Housing Sign-ups in April […]

What do I need to have completed prior to moving on campus?

Jan 18, 2022

New Students: You must complete all admissions requirements and follow the instructions listed in Admissions’ “Your Next Steps”. Returning Students: You must be registered for classes for the Fall Semester, pay your Advance Room Payment, complete your housing contract, and attend housing sign-ups to reserve a space on campus.

What are quiet hours?

Jan 18, 2022

Quiet hours are from 10p.m. until 10a.m., including entrances and front porches. During quiet hours all talking and stereo/TV volumes must be kept at a low level. Individual floors/houses may extend quiet hours if they desire. Quiet hours are 24 hours per day during the week of finals. Noise determined to be excessive and disturbing […]

May I have a room to myself?

Jan 18, 2022

Not if you are a freshman. Living with another individual is a wonderful opportunity for you to grow and learn about who you are and how you interact with others. Brenau feels it is essential to your development that you have this opportunity. You will learn to communicate, interact, share and compromise with your roommate. […]

May I personalize my room?

Jan 18, 2022

We want you to make your room your home away from home. Curtains, bedspreads, area rugs, lamps, plants and pictures are some of the items you may use to individualize your room. Room walls are painted on a rotating basis and may not be painted by the residents. Nails, putty or foam tape are not […]

May I smoke in my room?

Jan 18, 2022

All Brenau facilities are smoke‐free. Smoking is not allowed anywhere in our residential facilities or outside the entrances and exits of the buildings. Please respect your roommate and your community. The university does provide smoking areas outside of the halls with appropriate receptacles. Signs with designated smoking areas will be posted within the residence halls […]

May I change my room?

Jan 18, 2022

Room changes may be made in extreme circumstances.

What about my roommate?

Jan 18, 2022

The information you provided on your Housing Application form will be used to pair you with an appropriate roommate. We try hard to make positive matches, but there is no fail‐proof way to match roommates. Some of you will be fast friends, others will just be good roommates. You may not develop a life-long relationship […]

Does Brenau provide renter’s insurance?

Jan 18, 2022

No, the university does not provide renter’s insurance.  Brenau is not responsible for any damage to your personal property or that which may be caused to the premises by you or a guest. If you are not already covered under a parent’s homeowner’s policy, you are strongly encouraged to obtain renter’s insurance to protect your […]

What should I expect during move-in?

Jan 18, 2022

Orientation and move-in can feel like a whirlwind. Here are some tips to make move-in a little smoother: Arrive on time. Make sure you have completed all of your required forms (Housing Application, Housing Contract, Health Forms, etc). You will not be able to move in without these items completed. Wear comfortable clothes and drink […]

Can my family members or those guests assisting me spend the night after I move in?

Jan 18, 2022

Please review the overnight guest guidelines in the Brenau Student Handbook.

Residency Requirements

Jan 18, 2022

All Women’s College students are required to live on campus in approved residential housing with the following exceptions: Students who become 21 years of age by the drop/add date Students who have completed 90 academic credit hours or more and are in good academic standing for the semester may request to live off campus Students […]

What about safety and security?

Jan 18, 2022

We have security officers patrolling the campus 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. Security officers are available to assist you with a wide range of needs. They will escort you from your car or classroom back to your residence hall or house, and make sure your safety needs are met. All outside doors […]

What are health and safety inspections?

Jan 18, 2022

Brenau University takes students’ safety and health seriously and has established guidelines and protocols for students living in campus residence halls and apartments. It is the responsibility of all community members to support these standards to maintain a healthy and safe living learning environment. Goals of health and safety inspections include:   Encourage students to […]