Cumberland University

Important Dates for Residence Life

Important Dates for Residence Life

The move-in information below is listed by semester, by day of the week, by time, and by the move-in event and or group occurring at that time. 

SPRING 2015 END OF SEMESTER INSTRUCTIONS

Mandatory 24/7 Quiet Hours

Beginning Thursday, April 30th at Noon, there will be 24/7 Quiet Hours in All Residence Halls. All noise should be kept to a minimum and conversations confined to closed rooms. Music and alarm clocks should be at low noise levels. Anyone in violation of this quiet period will be documented and subject to disciplinary sanctions.

Residence Halls Closing

All Cumberland University Residence Halls will close at 5 pm on Friday, May 8th, to all non-graduating students.  For graduating students, the residence halls will close at 5 pm on Saturday, May 9. Only those students who have a confirmed summer residence life assignment will be permitted to stay in the residence halls past either of these dates. (In the event an athletic team is participating in post-season play past May 9, the university will work with the athletic department to address residence life needs during this time.)

Before you leave, you must:

1. Notify your RA of the date and time you will be leaving campus.

2. Email reslife@cumberland.edu any work orders you have for your room

3. Remove all personal belongings and trash from the room.

4. Close and lock windows.

5. Lower blinds and twist to open position.

6. Turn off all lights.

7. Lock & Deadbolt your door.

8. Place residence hall key(s) in the envelope provided by Residence Life and turn in envelope to RA, RLC, Mailbox at Commons Village I, or in the Residence Life Office at 131 Labry Hall.

Be sure to take all personal items with you. Anything left in the room will be discarded and you will be charged a removal fee. Residence Life Staff will perform check-outs beginning Thursday evening, May 7 @ 9 pm, or once everyone has vacated their room or suite.

 

FALL 2015 MOVE-IN INSTRUCTIONS

All check-ins will occur in Labry Hall. A student will receive an e-mail notification 7-10 business days before his/her move-in date with information and/or forms s/he does not have completed that will need to be completed prior to picking up keys and/or student identification card. All check-ins will occur between 9am-12pm. A student must have a schedule and be confirmed with the Business Office before one receives a key.

 

Monday, August 3

9am-12pm

Resident Assistants

Peer Mentors

Tuesday, August 11

9am-12pm

Athletic Training Students*

*Must Be Approved By Athletic Training Staff In Advance

Wednesday, August 12

9am-12pm

Cheerleading - Cross Country - Football

Marching Band – Soccer - Volleyball

Monday, August 24

9am-12pm

All Students

There is no check-in on the weekends for Fall 2015. Please plan your schedules accordingly.

You may only check-in during the time allotted for your group – please do not show up earlier than the date and/or time listed.

Fall 2015 END OF SEMESTER INSTRUCTIONS

Mandatory 24/7 Quiet Hours

Beginning Thursday, December 3rd at Noon, there will be 24/7 Quiet Hours in All Residence Halls. All noise should be kept to a minimum and conversations confined to closed rooms. Music and alarm clocks should be at low noise levels. Anyone in violation of this quiet period will be documented and subject to disciplinary sanctions.

Residence Halls Closing

All Cumberland University Residence Halls will close at 5 pm on Friday, December 11. The Office of Residence Life will follow the policy outlined in the Cumberland University Student Handbook, regarding any exceptions. Break Agreements will be limited to those outlined in the policy as well. Travel arrangements should be made well in advance to avoid any conflicts. Anyone found in violation will be asked to leave and/or be escorted off campus.  All residents are required to turn in all of their residence hall keys. Failure to do so will result in a fine. An envelope will be provided to you just prior to the start of finals.

Before you leave, you must:

1. Notify your RA of the date and time you will be leaving campus.

2. Email reslife@cumberland.edu any work orders you have for your room

3. Remove all trash from the room.

4. Close and lock windows.

5. Raise blinds (except for rooms on the 1st floor).

6. Unplug everything! You should begin defrosting your refrigerator at least 48 hours prior to your departure.

7. Set Thermostat to 70˚ Heater; fan to Auto.

8. Turn off all lights.

9. Lock & Deadbolt your door.

10. Place residence hall key(s) in the envelope provided by Residence Life and turn in envelope to RA, RLC, Mailbox at Commons Village I, or in the Residence Life Office at 131 Labry Hall.

Be sure to take any personal items with you that you will need over the break period. You may not enter the Halls for any reason after you have checked out. Residence Life Staff will perform Health & Safety Inspections over the break, beginning Thursday evening, December 10 @ 9 pm, or once everyone has vacated their room or suite.

SPRING 2016 MOVE-IN INSTRUCTIONS

New students & students returning  to the Residence Halls for the Spring 2016 semester may pick up their key on Sunday, January 10, 2016, between 1-4pm in 131 Labry Hall, provided they are “confirmed”. If “unconfirmed”, students will not receive a key and will have to wait until offices re-open Monday, January 11 to get “confirmed” and move in.