Office of Residential Life

Unit Annual Report

2002-03

 

Personnel

 

David A. Aronson — Director of Residential Life

Larry Christenson — Assistant Director of Residential Life Operations

Amy McGovern — Assistant Director of Residential Life - Conferences/Staff

Patricia Hein, Executive Admin. Specialist, Residential Life

Rose Thompson, Principal Admin. Specialist, Residential Life

Tim Oswald — Hall Director, Independence Hall (Fall semester, 2002)

Paul Buzinec — Hall Director, Independence Hall (Spring semester, 2003)

Matt Beckendorf — Hall Director, Clayton A. Gay Hall

Gordon Harstad — Building and Grounds Worker

Helen Kolden — Building and Grounds Worker

Arthur Kunde — Building and Grounds Worker

Ron Kussatz — Building and Grounds Worker

Virginia Schmidgall — Building and Grounds Worker

Kay Storck — Building and Grounds Worker

Ann Marie Vangstad — Building and Grounds Worker

Jeremy Sasek (2/29/01-present)

Troy Kolden (10/21/02-12/02)

(See appendix for undergraduate Residential Life staff)

 

Purpose

 

The Office of Residential Life is responsible for maintaining a quality living environment for on campus students by enhancing opportunities for individual growth in the residence hall setting by effectively managing physical facilities.

 

Function

 

A.  To administer a residence hall complex, consisting of five residence halls, and an apartment complex, and hire, train and supervise staff for these areas.

 

B.  To help plan, supervise and support educational, cultural, recreational, and social programs of an extracurricular and co-curricular nature consistent with the needs of residence hall students and compatible with overall campus programming.

 

C.  To intervene and handle crisis situations that occur in the residence halls and act as a referral source for students with problems of a personal, academic, or social nature.

 

D.  To provide students with opportunities to develop interpersonal skills, the capacity for leadership, tolerance and appreciation of cultural and individual difference, and accept responsibility for their own actions.

 

E.   To plan and coordinate future needs in renovation, replacement, and new construction; to initiate on-going maintenance and maintain acceptable standards of physical safety and security.

 

F.   To provide comprehensive training and technical support for residence hall staff.

 

G.  To provide budget and programming assistance, leadership training and advice to residence hall governments and staff.

 

H.  To enhance the professional growth and subsequent performance of staff through participation in and contributions relevant to professional organizations.

 

I.    To coordinate, in conjunction with other offices, housing needs for summer conferences.  To assist in meeting the University's commitment to serve a broad constituency and to help promote the unique environment UMM has to offer.

 

 

Evaluation

 

A.  Staff

      We again had some staff changes for 2002-2003. All four of the student hall directors were new to their positions in 2002-2003. Matt Beckendorf returned for his fourth year as Clayton A. Gay Hall Director for 2002-2003 and resigned in June, 2003 to take a position at the University of Kansas. Tim Oswald was hired to be the Independence Hall Director for Fall 2002 and Paul Buzinec served as Independence Hall Director for spring semester.

 

      A selection process for the Independence Hall Director and an anticipated opening for the Gay  Hall Director position took place over Spring Semester. Dave Aronson attended the Oshkosh Placement Exchange to recruit candidates. T.J. Ross was selected for the Independence Hall Director. After Matt Beckendorf resigned, Karen Morlock was hired for the Gay Hall Director for 2003-2004.

 

B.  Program

Residential Life experienced a very productive year but the opening numbers declined from  97.8% to 92.7% occupancy.  For the fourteenth year the Student Life Handbook was produced and delivered to faculty and students. In the spring of 2003 the decision was made that this would be the last year a hard copy would be produced.  In the future it would be featured on the web.  Also, in 2002-2003 the web format of the handbook was changed so that most of the entries were links to other office websites so that Residential Life staff would not need to generate the text. The only remaining smoking areas were Blakely, Spooner and the apartments. In 2003-2004 the apartments will be the only remaining smoking area.

 

      Again, there was a low number of disciplinary reports in the residence halls.  In general, the residence hall staff and RAs and RDs were able to deal with the minor infractions. We did have a few unusual personal situations to deal with including psychological problems, sexual assault and suicide threats. There were a minimal number of alcohol problems but an increased number of harassment reports.  A significant number of students attending hall programs reflect a positive perception of the residence hall community. 

 

      The Student Behavior Committee was organized early in fall semester, and an introductory training session was held on November 5, 2002, to review responsibilities.  Dave Aronson again served as secretary for the committee and Jon Anderson was the faculty chairperson.  One incident went to a full hearing.  Some cases had the potential to be brought to the committee but were dealt with by campus police, the chairperson and secretary and administratively within Residential Life.

 

      The recycling program in the residence halls was continued in 2002-03. The total amount of recycling for the residence halls and apartments for the 1996/97, 1997/98, 1998/99, 1999/2000, 2000/2001, 2001/2002 and 2002/03 academic years is as follows:  

     

      2002/2003                         3115 lbs-Alumninum

      2001/2002                         2429 lbs-Aluminum

      2000/2001                         1754 lbs-Aluminum

      1999/2000                         2751 lbs-Aluminum

      1998/99                             13,790 lbs

      1997/98                             14,510 lbs

      1996/97                             15,181 lbs

     

      This program depends heavily on students volunteering to recycle.  In previous years, a system of estimating was utilized for the total of recycled materials. In the last four years only the weight of aluminum has been reported. Our method of measuring recycling depends on estimates and may inaccurately reflect these amounts.

 

      This was the fourth year of the semester system and the residence halls opened on Thursday, August 22, 2002. Orientation occurred Thursday through Saturday with classes beginning on Monday.   This year was also the fifth year of a "block" meal plan option with more opportunities to eat at Turtle Mountain Cafe at off hours. A traditional 19 "all you can eat" plan was retained for students who preferred that option. Sodexho continued for their second year as the campus food service contractor for 2002-2003.

 

      The "meet and confer" meetings that were implemented in 2000-2001 (with bargaining unit employees, Human Resources staff and the union business agent in an effort to resolve any employment concerns) were continued. The "retention interview" process initiated in the fall semester 1999-2000 was continued in 2002-2003.  Each RA interviewed most of their residents and all first-year students.  The intent was to identify problem areas and help students succeed. We encouraged retention of students to the residence halls through marketing bulletin boards (a competition between staffs). Additionally, a creative postcard was sent to the parents of all residence hall students highlighting the benefits of living on campus. Residence hall staff continued to track appropriate violations for the Clery report.

 

      This was the eighth year that students could choose to have their personal computer in their room connected to RESNET.  In 1996-97 over 200 students connected to the system more than doubling the number on line the first year.  In 1997-98, 360 registered for the service. In 1998-99 this grew to 447 and in 1999-2000 this grew to 559. In 2000-2001 the number grew to 650, grew again in 2001-2002 to 750, and was again 750 in 2002-2003. Since there were fewer students in the halls, the percentage of students on RESNET grew from 80% to 85% of the students on campus. In 2001-2002, 111 students signed up for cable service in the residence halls. All 72 apartments are connected as part of their housing contract.

      In 1992-93, the Freshman Year Experience Committee raised the issue regarding the number of students staying on campus over the weekends but had no data to support the general feeling that many students leave.  Since that time, resident advisors have been asked to complete a count of residents here on weekends on his/her weekly report. The staff does the best they can to provide the numbers but there is an element of estimating. The results are:     

 

      2002-03     -55 % of the students stayed on weekends

2001-02     -59% of the students stayed on weekends

      2000-01     - 62% of the students stayed on weekends

      1999-00     - 57% of the students stayed on weekends. (semester conversion)

      1998-99     - 60% of the students stayed on weekends.

      1997-98     - 67% of the students stayed on weekends.

      1996-97     - 72% of the students stayed on weekends. (a harsh winter may have been a factor)

      1995-96     - 67% of the students stayed on weekends.

      1994-95     - 62% of the students stayed on weekends.

      1993-94     - 69% of the students stayed on weekends.

 

     

We had limited conferences and groups stay on-campus during the summer of 2002.  Groups staying extended periods of time included summer school students and Gateway students.  Groups staying one or two weeks included Swim Camp and Summer Scholars. Shorter stays included the Alpha Rocket Camp.  The Gateway project continued to bring promising minority students to campus for five weeks in July and August. New student registration remains as a drive-in program with no new students staying overnight in the residence halls. The UMM football, volleyball and soccer teams were also accommodated in August as early arrivals prior to the academic year.  In addition, a number of overnight guests were accommodated.

 

 

1.   Residential Life Renovations

     

A new roof for the apartment complex was the major construction project in the summer of 2002. Foss Associates of Fargo designed the project and Greenberg Roofing of Fargo installed the roof.  We also completed the replacement of the kitchen cabinets in the apartments by installing new cabinet units in the remaining fifty-one apartments.  New front entrance doors to each complex were installed and new back doors were installed on all 72 apartments.

 

In Independence Hall the RD apartment was remodeled to add a second bedroom and to remove the small office and create a new office in the old mailroom.  A new vending area was created in the main lobby with a new wall concealing the area.  Kevin Flicker was contracted to have his spring semester tile-making class create a tile art piece for this wall.  The main lobby was refurbished with new flooring, carpet and new lounge furniture.

 

The Gay Hall RD apartment was also remodeled to add a second bedroom.  The kitchen cabinets were also refinished.  The window caulking project was completed for Gay Hall and the drain for the new entry was replaced to accommodate a heavier flow of water than originally anticipated.  Other projects included new cabinets and remodeling of the Blakely common kitchen, replacement of the large hot water heater in Pine with an instantaneous heater and a new floor in the mechanical room in Pine.  Showerheads and faucets were replaced with restrictive flow devices in all of the apartments and residence halls with the exception of Gay Hall.  This was a significant water conservation effort and initial evaluation indicates less water use.  Pressure was maintained at the showerheads and no significant complaints from students developed as a result of the change.

 

In June of 2002 the governor vetoed appropriations providing support for fire protection for Gay, Pine and Spooner Halls.  Thus, these projects, which had been anticipated for the summer of 2003, were postponed.  In June of 2003 we learned this appropriation was passed and planning will continue in anticipation of dong these fire protection projects in the summer of 2004.

 

     

2.   Residence Hall Staff

     

Fall training began August 5 with a week's training for the residence directors and continued for two weeks for the resident advisors. The staff again went to Luther Crest Bible Camp in Alexandria for a one-night retreat during training. Topics discussed during training included residence hall management, programming, conflict resolution, community development, diversity, sexual assault, crisis management, peer helping skills, drugs and alcohol, and team building.  Our fall training again included programs specifically on diversity and cross-cultural communication. Special emphasis was also placed on the responsibility of university staff to report any sexual harassment or assault incidents. Throughout the year, in-services were provided for the staff on a variety of topics including diversity issues, stress management and life skills.  For the fourth year, Residential Life supported a Multicultural Student Leadership retreat on January 17-19, 2003. Various Residential Life staff attended this retreat along with hall government representatives.   Faculty, staff and other student leaders from various organizations also attended. The Assistant Director served on the Vision Committee (planning committee).We implemented a hall government retreat at the Fergus Falls environmental center and initiated monthly meetings of hall government presidents. Residential Life again participated in supporting the eleventh annual "Hearing All the Voices Week" which has become Pride Week. In partnership with Sodexho food services and during Pride Week, the residence halls competed to raise money and gather food for the Stevens County Food Shelf. The winners earned the opportunity to slide down a jello-goo slide on the campus mall.  The Director and Assistant Directors were incentive participants who participated in the jello-goo slide when enough funds/food were collected. The jello-goo slide was rainbow colored in honor of pride week. Staff was also encouraged to participate in such events as Black History Week, Cultural Heritage Week, Women's Week, Convocations Series, etc.  The Diversity Peer Educators (DPEs) again conducted programs in the residence halls.

 

      We continued for a fourth year the monthly all-staff meeting on the first Monday of each month. Staff recognition awards were presented each month to deserving RAs and occasionally to staff from other departments who were supportive of Residential Life in some particular way.  Generally, each monthly meeting included an invited guest from some other department.

 

One of our goals was to implement a wellness-type model for programming for our eighth year.  Through the use of this programming model, we had strived to promote a commitment to multicultural community.  The 2002-2003 programming went well with 577 programs presented or coordinated as follows: 253 Social, 18 Spiritual, 45 Physical,

55 Intellectual, 29 Environmental, 38 Emotional, 54 Ethical/Moral, 16 Career/Life Planning and 69 Cultural.  In the fall of 2002 the halls again sponsored "trick or can" and collected about 2,200 pounds of food for the food shelf.  In April, Independence Hall again sponsored a ping pong marathon one weekend and raised money to support Habitat for Humanity. Some additional innovative projects occurred on 2002-2003. The residents of all the halls contributed money to show appreciation to all of the custodians and before holiday break, the custodians were given a limo ride around Morris ending at the LaFave House.  The RDs and Residential Life professional staff served a formal dinner. Independence Hall residents sponsored a tree planting near Independence in memory of Independence Hall custodian Ron Kussatz's father.

 

The residence hall staff and living environment were again evaluated by the students near the end of fall semester.  A brief summary is included showing a percentage of students who responded with strongly agree or agree.  The synopsis includes comparisons for 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2002.   As has been typical in the past, the students indicated a high degree of satisfaction with the residence halls and the performance of the RAs on the floors.

 

 

Residence Hall Survey Information

 

 

'97

'98

'99

'00

'01

'02

My RA spends an adequate amount of time on the floor

 

94%

87%

92%

89%

89%

98%

My RA and I have made an attempt to establish a positive relationship

 

97%

92%

92%

95%

93%

98%

My RA is respected by residents

 

95%

91%

92%

93%

94%

98%

My RA encourages activities which promote unity among residents

 

95%

91%

95%

95%

96%

98%

There is a friendly atmosphere on my floor

 

92%

92%

90%

91%

92%

97%

Living in the residence hall has been an enjoyable experience for me

94%

94%

   91%

92%

94%

97%

 

 

RA selection in 2002-03 (for 2003-04) went smoothly. We again utilized the carousel for round one.  Approximately 90 students attended the information nights.  An info night was held at the Minority Resource Lounge and applications were available at MSP to encourage minority applicants.  The pool of candidates stabilized. The continuation of retention interviews contributed to stable numbers of applicants.  During retention interviews, RAs asked residents if they were interested in the RA position.  The selection committee wrote notes to each of those students informing them of the selection process. We hired 14 new RAs, which included 5 females and 9 males.  Four of the new RAs and one returning staff member are minority students (2 Hispanic, 1 African American, 1 Bi-Racial (African & Native American) and 1 Asian). The "student trainer" position was continued for the second year in 2002-2003 and worked with RAs and students to do training relating to diversity. A new approach will be used in future years where the RD on Independence supervises this position to better integrate the individual into a staff team.

 

All of the student RDs and professional RDs will be new to their positions for 2003-04.  The student RDs helped conduct three spring training sessions for the 2003-04 staff team.

 

The Residential Life staff was again active in participating in conferences and workshops to enhance their performance.  The Director, one Assistant Director, two professional Hall Directors, and three student RDs participated in the annual conference of the regional Upper Midwest Association of College and University Housing Officers (UMR-ACUHO) at St. Paul, MN. Lucia Valencia Briseno, Blakely Student RD, received the undergraduate conference waiver. The Director co-presented (with Robert Thompson and Dave Stringfield) "Planning for Fire Suppression Systems: A Burning Issue." The staff remained professionally active. The Director served on the Comprehensive Training Committee and the returning professional hall directors served on the Financial Advisory Committee.

 

3.  Housing Occupancy

 

The official freshman enrollment was 532 for the fall of 1995, 550 for the fall of 1996, 495 for the fall of 1997, 549 for the fall of 1998, 457 for the fall of 1999, 474 for the fall of 2000 and 480 for the fall of 2001 and 477 for  the fall of 2002.  The residence hall occupancy declined from 943 the previous year to 886 in the fall of 2002.  Part of the decline may be explained by a return to the old method of requiring four students for every apartment during spring sign up in 2002.  As a result, not all of the apartments were rented and we opened in the fall of 2002 with 11 empty apartments.  This was unprecedented.  Since the apartments were available, housing was asked to provide three apartments at no charge to three assistant coaches for the year. Changes were made in the sign-up process in the spring of 2003 to allow students to sign up in groups of three or four for the apartments and perhaps groups of two if necessary.   Some additional marketing schemes were also utilized to encourage students to return to the residence halls.  We did have an increased number of students plan to return to the halls for the fall of 2003.

 

Summary

 

The 2002-2003 academic year was a busy and productive year for Residential Life.  There were some staff difficulties with the Independence Hall Director and this caused considerable stress for several staff members, especially during the fall semester. Overall, the staff performed very well. We were disappointed that we had to postpone the fire protection for Gay, Pine and Spooner for another year. The fact that the legislature did provide some funds for life safety in June 2003 is a promising precedent and should bode well for the future. Plans for these projects will be finalized in 2003-04 with anticipated construction in the summer of 2004. Sodexho began their second year as the new food service contractor in 2002-03. Room and board rates increased in 2002-03 by about 3.2 percent. The summer of 2003 saw significant staffing changes in Residential Life for the academic year 2003-04, some as the result of budget cuts.  Plans will progress in 2003-04 to attempt to resolve the fire protection issues, review future housing needs and directions.

Major Changes Recommended/Plans for 2003-2004

 

A.        Continue the development of a schedule to install sprinkling systems for fire safety in all the residence halls. Consult with Plant Services and contract an architectural firm to develop plans for additional sprinkling and life safety equipment and review the priority list and timing of these major projects.

 

B.        Develop plans to install a new fire protection system in Pine Hall and upgrade Spooner including sprinklers, new alarms and smoke detectors. Develop plans to install a new fire protection system in Gay Hall including sprinklers, new alarms and smoke detectors.  Also, include plans for upgrading the domestic water system and the possibility of twelve additional bathrooms and showers.

 

C.        Continue to consult with asset management to determine how much money remains in the RH-4 reserve and prepare documents to demonstrate money spent in the apartments so this money could be accessed to supplement the general reserve.

 

D.        Continue the replacement of Independence stairwell window panels begun in 1996.

 

E.         Continue to refine and utilize the RD/RA manuals.

 

F.             Consult with Plant Services and the Computing Services to develop an on-line work order system.

           

G.            Continue to modernize the lighting systems in the residence halls to include energy efficient fluorescent fixtures.

 

H.            Review capital expenditure requirements in the residence halls; include such items as carpeting, room and lounge furniture, drapery, and lighting fixture requirements.  Also, consult with Plant Services to develop a projection of long-range major renovation requirements in the residence halls.

 

I.               Develop plans for efficient use of the hazardous waste/storage building.

 

J.              Continue to review plans to improve disability access to the residence halls.  Begin reviewing the possibility of elevator access to a residence hall.

 

K.            Continue to improve response to student psychological problems in the residence halls and develop cooperation with other campus resources.

 

L.             Develop the division of responsibilities necessitated by the structural changes with an Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Life and an Associate Director of Residential Life.

 

M.       Continue to expand efforts to educate students regarding sexual violence.

 

N.        Continue to address diversity issues for staff and residents. Continue expanding efforts to educate students regarding racial and ethnic harassment

 

 

 

 

 

O.        Review the enrollment projections and residence hall space and determine if a marketing strategy needs to be improved to ensure high occupancy in the residence halls.  Coordinate this effort with Admissions and other offices. Continue the development of a Residential Life web page to provide information to a broader constituency.  Revisit with Admissions regarding the possibility of differential based need for financial aid depending on whether a student lives on or off campus.  This could provide an incentive for staying on campus.

 

P.         Consult with Admissions and Computing Services to refine and improve the housing application procedures.

 

Q.        Increase the amount of students applying for RA positions.

 

R.        Continue to improve the professional development opportunities for the Residential Life staff.

 

 

 


 

A.  Appendix

 

A.  Student Life Student Staff

 

Residential Life Student Staff

Lucia Valencia-Briseno — Residence Director, Blakely Hall

Stacy Theis — Resident Advisor, Blakely Hall

Kevin Kearns — Resident Advisor, Blakely Hall (8/26/02-12/1/02)

Joel Blaha — Resident Advisor, Blakely Hall (Spring Semester)

Ann Standafer — Residence Director, Pine Hall

Peter Kirwin — Resident Advisor, Pine Hall

Sara Nowak — Resident Advisor, Pine Hall

Tara Marquardt — Resident Advisor, Pine Hall

D.J. Hilley — Residence Director, Spooner Hall

Anne Williams — Resident Advisor, Spooner Hall

George Joyer — Resident Advisor, Spooner Hall

Karen Morlock — Resident Advisor, Spooner Hall

Sara Lam — Resident Advisor, Clayton A. Gay Hall

Amanda Woodle — Resident Advisor, Clayton A. Gay Hall

Dave Borgerding — Resident Advisor, Clayton A. Gay Hall

Jackie Elvehjem — Resident Advisor, Clayton A. Gay Hall

Sarah Sorenson — Resident Advisor, Clayton A. Gay Hall

Brandon Winters — Resident Advisor, Clayton A. Gay Hall

Katherine Johnson — Resident Advisor, Clayton A. Gay Hall

Melissa Swenson — Resident Advisor, Independence Hall

Danielle Thibodo — Resident Advisor, Independence Hall

Ben Mathews — Resident Advisor, Independence Hall

Sam Poegel — Resident Advisor, Independence Hall

Whitney Anderson — Resident Advisor, Independence Hall

Rebecca Johnson — Resident Advisor, Independence Hall

Paul Buzinec — Resident Advisor, Independence Hall (RA Fall Semester, RD Spring Semester)

Brittany Thurber (Spring Semester)

Sara Campbell — Resident Advisor, Independence Hall

Rachel Beckman — Resident Advisor, Independence Hall

Erin Tracy — Resident Advisor, Independence Hall

Jennifer Huselid — Resident Advisor, Independence Hall

Elicia Kouba — Residence Director, RH4 Apartments

Katherine Nelson — Resident Advisor, RH4 Apartments

Sandra Castro — Resident Advisor, RH4 Apartments

Bradley McBeath — Resident Advisor, RH4 Apartments

Daniel Opoku-Frempong — Resident Advisor, RH4 Apartments

 


B.  Physical Facilities Improvements 2002-03

 

Apartments:

Project #

Description

Subtotal

Total Amt.

4973

Replace all back doors to the apts.

 

36,632

5637

Roof project 2001-02: replace apt. roofs in summer 02

 

 

 

   Foss Associates

17,109

 

 

   Building Permit and Fees

 2,472

 

 

   Greenberg Roofing, Fargo

268006

287,587

5543

Apts. stairwells: light fixtures replace 36 single lamp fixtures with Lithonia #lb-232-120GEB fixtures

 

3,090

 

Morris Lumber: 51 kitchen cabinets/countertops for Apt. kitchens

49,470

 

 

Larry Pearson/Leo Berlinger/Mark Osborn Installation Cost

12,480

 

 

52 Broan Hoods for apt. kitchens

 5,148

 

5745

Apts. electrical and plumbing associated with replacing kitchen cabinets and sinks in 10-50 apts.

27,485

94,583

5752

Replace exterior front doors/hardware and patch the frames

 

26,394

 

Gay Hall

Project #

Description

Subtotal

Total Amt.

4964

Splice out neutral wire on all multi-wire branch circuits and install new duplex receptacles

 

5626

5481

Gay II: Caulk exterior joints

 

31,782

5713

Complete asbestos and lead survey

 

8,497

5746

Construct an additional bedroom and fix kitchen (refinished cabinets) for the Gay Hall RD Apt.

11,181

 

 

Athens Oak Bedroom set for Gay Hall RD Apt.

1,436

 

 

Wente's Furn./blinds for Gay RD Apt.

213

12,830

5822

Rework main entrance drain

 

1098

 


 

Independence Hall

Project #

Description

Subtotal

Total Amt.

5811

Ceiling Tile Abatement in RD Apt.(279-1145 maint. Budget)

1,865

 

5702

Asbestos testing for RD remodeling project (279-1145 maint. Budget)

 

4,530

 

5709

 

RD Apt. Bedroom & Mailroom remodel

25,197

 

 

RD Apt. Bedroom Carpet

1,573

33,165

 

 

 

 

5710

 

Main Lobby Refurbishing remodel main lobby and pool room area

15,787

 

 

Ravnik design fee for Indy Lobby

2,400

 

 

Charge for art project tiles for lobby entrance/Kevin Flicker

300

 

 

Wieland Furniture for Indy Hall Lobby area

7,728

 

 

Sauder furniture for Indy Hall Lobby area

3,465

29,680

5714

Complete asbestos and lead survey

 

620

5723

Order/replace shower control valves. There are 20 control valves in common bathrooms and 27 inc. the RD apt. and guest and handicap rooms

 

6,920

 

 

 

Pine Hall

Project #

Description

Subtotal

Total Amt.

5812

Asbestos abatement in Mechanical Room

7,929

 

5722

Replace hot water heater with instantaneous heater, new concrete floor

24,272

32,201

5712

Asbestos & Lead Survey

 

5,002

 

 

Blakely Hall

Project #

Description

Subtotal

Total Amt.

5749

Paint exterior windows and overhangs

 

15,012

5974

Asbestos abatement of flooring, etc. in basement kitchen #20

 

3,122

5975

Remodel kitchen and install new cabinets, electrical outlets, lighting, flooring, etc.

 

7,863

5715

Complete lead survey (asbestos survey already done)

 

661

 


 

Project #

Description

Subtotal

Cost

 

Blinds for Indy Office and Blakely Lounge

 

772

 

1 Kenwood TK-370G handheld radio for Asst Dir.

 

513

 

1 Mattress for Apt. RD

 

390

 

2 HON Comfortask chairs/Indy & Gay RD's offices

 

276

 

1 Canon Bubble Jet Printer for Asst. Director-Facilities/Operations

 

150

 

Blinds for Indy Office/Blakely Lounge

 

772

 

Ottertail Energy Services/NovAqua

 

15,190

 

1 Sharp EC-7311 Tank vacuum for Gay Hall Custodians

 

129

 

4 Sharp EC-TU2603 Upright Vacuums (Storage)

 

712

 

1 Sharp Vacuum and extension for Blakely Hall

 

191

 

1 Micromatic 14E Scrubber for Indy

 

1800

 

Cable improvements

 

1006

 

Ottertail Energy Services/NovAqua -- replace showerheads and bathroom faucets in all residence halls and apts. (except Gay Hall) with conservation restricted flow devices

 

15,186

 

 

Grand Total

 

679,452

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

C.  Summary of Residence Hall Occupancy

 

 

 

 

Occupancy By Month — 2002-03

 

 

Month

Capacity

Occupancy

% Occupancy To Capacity

% Occupancy To Available

Room changes (Male/Female)

September

1024

891

87.0

92.4

6

6

October

1024

886

86.5

92.7

19

11

November

1024

886

86.5

93.3

2

13

December

1024

884

86.3

94.0

23

39

January

1024

787

76.9

89.8

10

15

February

1024

780

76.2

90.8

6

6

March

1024

777

75.9

90.5

0

2

April

1024

777

75.9

90.5

0

1

May

1024

777

75.9

90.5

0

0

 

 

 

 

 

Departures — 2002-03

 

 

Month

Gender

Male    Female

Off-Campus Housing

Canceled

Transfer/

Graduation

Other

Total

September

2

2

0

4

0

0

4

October

1

1

0

2

0

0

2

November

0

2

1

1

0

0

2

December

45

72

58

10

24

25

117

January

8

12

8

4

2

6

20

February

0

2

0

1

0

1

2

March

3

1

2

2

0

0

4

April

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

May

0

0

0

0

0

0

0



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