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Spring 2016 Calendar
Off-Campus Student Services
*  indicates a Passport Program
 
*Can You AFFORD to live off campus?
Are you interested in learning more about what it really costs to live off-campus?So often students ask "Is it cheaper to live on or off campus?" Most of the time students come to the conclusion that it's less expensive to live off campus. Quite often, they fail to recognize the hidden costs commonly associated with living off-campus.Come hear Mr. Dean Smith, Director of Finance and Administration for Student Involvement and Leadership, provide an overview of costs each student should be aware of when deciding to move off-campus.
Date: February 4, 2016
Time: 6:00pm –7:00pm
Location: Mendenhall Student Center Room 221
 
*What are the Differences: A House or an Apartment?
Are you interested in learning more about the differences in responsibility, fiscal responsibility, and community responsibility of renting a house?If so, you should attend this program. We'll be discussing the differences between an apartment and a house in the Greenville, NC community.
Date: February 9, 2016
Time: 6:00pm –7:00pm
Location: Mendenhall Student Center Room 244
 
*Roommate Roulette
Whether you live in a residence hall or in an apartment, living with others require communication and compromise. This is why the Student Activities Board, Student Conduct board, and Off-Campus Student Services have teamed up to provide Roommate Roulette! This program will give you the opportunity to ask questions about choosing roommates. Various Student Affairs departments will also be present to provide a well-balanced approach to living with others and answer questions. 
Date: February 10, 2016
Time: 7:30pm –8:30pm
Location: Mendenhall Student Center Room Great Room 2
 
Apartment Bus Tour
ECU Off-Campus Student Services will offer an Apartment Bus Tour for students interested in living off campus. The apartment tour will provide an opportunity for students to visit multiple off-campus housing complexes near ECU. Students will learn about housing options, bus services, and resources for moving off campus. Space is limited. Reserve your spot now. Send an e-mail to ocss@ecu.edu with subject Apartment Bus Tour or calling 252-328-2847. FREE breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Date: February 13, 2016
Time: 10:00am –2:00pm
Location: Mendenhall Student Center Room 244
 
*Living Off-Campus 101
Most students choose to live off campus after their freshman year. This is why it's vital for students to have the resources and information needed to make an informed decision on where to live. "Living Off-Campus 101" will discuss off-campus housing search process, including questions to ask, things to consider, understanding a lease, and being a good neighbor. Students can ask questions to ECU staff, property managers, attorney, and students currently living off campus.  Students should be fully aware of their responsibility of living off-campus.
Date: February 23, 2016
Time: 7:00pm –8:00pm
Location: Mendenhall Student Center Room 244
 
*Spring Off-Campus Housing Fair
Off-Campus Student Services will host its spring 2016 Off-Campus housing fair on March 16th  from 10 am -2 pm in the Mendenhall Student Center Brickyard. If you are not sure where you want to live next year, or if you want to learn more about moving off-campus then you do not want to miss this event! Students will have the opportunity to meet with surrounding rental companies and various ECU departments. The event will include FREE food, prizes, and great information. This is a PASSPORT APPROVED EVENT.
Date: March 16, 2016
Rain Date: March 23, 2016
Time: 10:00am –2:00pm
Location: Mendenhall Brickyard
 
*You've signed the Lease, now what?
This program will focus on the transition from living in a residence hall to preparing to live in the Greenville community.This program will also have a student panel to provide a student perspective on what students should do to prepare for their first year living off campus.
Date: March 31, 2016
Time: 6:00pm –7:00pm
Location: Mendenhall Student Center Great Room 2
 
If you have any questions please feel free to contact Off-Campus Student Services at 252-328-2847.