Housing & Residence Life
Your Home Away From Home
Decide to Make Armstrong Your Home Away From Home:
- Apply for Armstrong Housing
- Like Armstrong on Facebook to keep up with all new the information
- Visit Armstrong- Armstrong's Virtual Tour or Schedule a Campus Tour
- Sign up for Navigate Orientation. Freshman and Transfer students only.
- Apply for Financial Aid
- Attend Navigate Orientation and/ or Register for classes
- Select a Living-Learning Community. You must be reserved into Windward Commons to live in a Living-Learning Community.
- Speak with your Financial Aid Counselor
- Pay your bill
- Receive/ print off your Housing Boarding Pass. You cannot move-in without your boarding pass.
- Go shopping- what to bring and what not to bring checklist
Move Into Your Home Away From Home:
- Move into your home away from home on your designated move-in date!
- Receive your parking decal from University Police
- Have your Pirate card made
- Complete all of the Housing paperwork
- Receive your room keys from your area office. You will not receive keys without a copy of your boarding pass.
- Be greeted by your personalized door decoration made for you by your Resident Assisant
- Meet your new roommate(s)
- Check out your emergency evacuation route (located on your fire plan on the back of your unit door)
- Review important information on our informative bulletin boards throughout your residence hall
- Attend your floor/ building meetings Information on your specific meeting will be advertised throughout your specific area.
- Meet our friendly Resident Assistant staff
- Plan to attend Armstrong's Welcome Week activities on campus, including Armstrong's annual Beach Bash
- Settle into your new home away from home
Your Responsibilities as a Community Member:
- Attend class- campus map
- Keep your room clean for regular Health and Safety Inspections
- Create a cleaning schedule of unit, including your bathroom(s), with your roommate(s)
- Create a common item purchase plan with your roommate(s). For example, when each roommate will buy toilet paper.
- Upkeep your living space with a standard cleaning schedule and basic light maintenance, including but not limited to removing trash, recycling, wiping windows and vents down from condensation/ mildew build up, replacement of common interior light bulbs, plunging toilets when needed, and report facility maintenance requests to Housing and Residence Life
- Strive to have a green room
- Plan to attend Residence Life programs, as well as Armstrong events
- Manage your account
- Read the Inkwell
- Get help when needed- Academic Help Hub/ Tutoring Resource Guide
- Get involved in your hall's community
- Become an active member of the Resident Student Association
- Prepare a plan for major breaks (Winter Break, Spring Break, and between all semesters) due to the residence hall closures
- Renew for Housing and stay with us again