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It doesn’t matter whether you grew up as an only child or shared a bedroom with your siblings. Living in a small space with someone you hardly know can induce culture shock. Although many roomies bond and become fast friends, others don’t, and conflicts can arise in even the best of relationships. Here are five of the most common roommate friction points and some helpful tips on...

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IC students can now stop fumbling for their keys.

ID Access Card Readers are now located at the entrances of all residence halls, including the Garden Apartments and the Circle Apartment Community Building, and student ID cards are all that is required to unlock the doors.

Each student ID card has a chip in it that the card readers recognize. Students don't even need to...

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A: In every residence hall there is a common kitchen for students to use.

Cooking appliances like hot plates, hot pots, and toasters are prohibited in dorm rooms, but microfridges are allowed.

Students who live in the Garden or Circle Apartments have fully furnished kitchens that include a fridge, an oven, a stove, and a microwave. Some Circle apartments even have...

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A "Real Deal Parents Style" question

A: Cohabitation can be a breeze if both students try to be considerate of each other’s wishes. But if there are clashes about different bedtimes, anger over items borrowed without permission, or other invisible lines being crossed, each residence hall floor has a resident assistant trained in resolving roommate conflicts....

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A "Real Deal Parents Style" question

A: Living in the dorms encourages socializing and makes it easy to make new friends right off the bat. Most students bond with others on their floor, but classes, clubs, and campus events also provide plenty of opportunities for friendship. Whether their interests are culinary, political, athletic, or cinematic, students will find...

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