Residence Life

 

generalinformation

 

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accessible

The University of the Incarnate Word provides reasonable accommodation with adequate notice. To request disability accommodations for housing, please contact the Office of Student Disability Services at (210) 829-3997 as soon as possible.

cable

All residence hall rooms are provided with basic cable television service. Residents are responsible for providing their own cable wire and television, if they so desire.

quiet

  • Quiet hours are observed in all residence halls and the Avoca Apartments at all times. Student residents cannot change these hours.
    • Extended quiet hours occur during mid-term and finals periods. Violations of quiet hours may result in sanctions.
    • Negatively affecting other members of your living community with noisy activities may be subjected to a disciplinary process.
visiting
Quiet hours are observed in all residence halls and the Avoca Apartments at all times. Student residents cannot change these hours.
    • Extended quiet hours occur during mid-term and finals periods. Violations of quiet hours may result in sanctions.
    • Negatively affecting other members of your living community with noisy activities may be subjected to a disciplinary process.

telephone

Local telephone service is available in every resident room. Students must provide their own telephone. Those students interested in long distance service will need obtain a calling card.

card access security

All residence hall on the UIW campus (excluding the Avoca Apartments) are equipped with magnetic card readers. These card readers will allow access to a particular hall with a valid ID card. This security measure was implemented to limit access to the living areas on campus. In the halls that also offer student services during the day, the card readers will usually be activated after business hours.
property
Carefully select the personal belongings you bring to UIW, keeping in mind the University cannot assume responsibility for theft or loss. It is a good idea to check the homeowners or apartment renters’ insurance policy of the person with whom you currently live to determine if there are any provisions for coverage of your personal property while you are living on campus.

remember

While the rooms of the residence halls will differ by building, all resident students will be provided a bed, desk, dresser space and closet space. Students and parents preparing for move-in should consult the List of Things to Remember list for recommended items, optional suggested items, and prohibited items. Please keep in mind that this is a limited list and any questions, about items not found on the list, should be clarified by consulting with a Residence Life team member.

opening

Students should make arrangements to check-in based on the scheduled day and time of check-in (or after the scheduled date/time). Students cannot be admitted prior to the scheduled check-in and rooms are not available for storing belongings prior to this time.

Students will be notified by mail or e-mail of the exact date and time they will be permitted to move into their residence hall room. Questions about check-in dates and times should be directed to the Office of Residence Life.

Please Note:
Student rooms will be held until 8:00 p.m. on the day before classes start. After this time, a student may forfeit his/her room to another student. If you cannot check in by the scheduled day/time, please contact the Office of Residence Life in advance to make alternate arrangements.

hallmeetings

Residents are responsible for knowing all information discussed at all Residence Hall Meetings. Residents will be notified of meetings via email and through the posting of flyers. If a resident cannot attend a meeting, it is their sole responisbility to seek out the information from a Residence Life Staff Team Member.
smoking
No smoking is allowed in any of the residence hall rooms or common areas. This policy is subject to change.

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