Residence Life

Residence Life


Welcome to Residence Life!

Here are some ways to help make your dorm or living space healthier while lessening your carbon footprint!

Green Your Move

  • Instead of boxes, pack clothes and items in reusable storage bins
  • Check with roommates before bringing excess dishes, supplies, etc...
  • Take unwanted clothes and shoes to the campus recycle bin

Green Your Clean

  • Use a lemon sliced in half to clean bathrooms and kitchen fixtures
  • Sprinkle baking soda and spray white vinegar to clean and disinfect bathrooms and kitchens
  • Mix vinegar and water, and use old newspaper, to clean mirrors and windows

Green Your Dorm

  • Open your blinds for light and heat to conserve energy
  • Unplug electric devices when not in use
  • Do not use space heaters
  • Activate "energy efficiency" settings on laptops
  • Take 7 minute showers
  • Do not use plug-in air fresheners
  • Reuse grocery bags and trash bags.
  • Take reusable bags with you to go shopping - many retailers will offer discounts for bring your own bag!