217 students are on the waiting list for rooms next semester

The Western Carolina Journalist reported last month that WCU is officially out of residence hall space for returning students. The lack of remaining room for students who submitted their Residence Hall Agreement forms and deposits has manifested in the form of a waiting list for students who want to live on campus but for whom […]

“No more beds for returning students in Fall,” says director of WCU Campus Services

“Every bed is taken.” That’s what the Department of Residential Living is telling students this week as they turn in their Residence Hall Agreement forms in preparation for room selection this weekend. Starting Thursday, Feb. 23, all students who turn in their Residence Hall Agreements and Housing Deposits are being placed on a waiting list. […]

New WCU Residential Living practice sparks controversy among students

The Department of Residential Living has implemented several new “operational practices” that will impact the upcoming 2016-2017 room selection process. One of the most prominent changes to room selection affects any student currently living in a room connected to a Resident Assistant (RA) suite. These students will no longer be eligible for the Premier Level […]

Academic, campus resources reach out to WCU students

Students at Western Carolina University had the chance to explore campus resources and have some fun Tuesday, Oct. 20, at the 4th annual ReCalibrate Your Compass. Held a week after fall break, the event helps students achieve academic success by reminding them of the many campus resources available according to Janina DeHart, lead organizer from […]

Residential Living to hire new RAs

As the end of the year draws near and Resident Assistants graduate or plan other jobs for next semester, the time comes for Western Carolina University Residential Living to begin looking for new RAs. Last month, 160 students applied for the 46 open Resident Assistant position for the 2015-2016 academic year. The interview process was extensive, […]

Halloween in the Village

Hundreds of kids and parents had fun trick or treating and playing games in front of the Western Carolina University Greek Village residence area dressed up as their favorite characters. In front of every house in the village there were a group of fraternity and sorority members handing out treats while ‘spooking’ the kids in […]