|Q:||What bank operates the ATM machine on campus?|
|A:||Sovereign Bank. Representatives will be here on check-in day to assist in opening accounts and answering questions. There will also be other banks present to open accounts if you like.|
|Q:||When will I find out where I will be living and whom my roommates are?|
|A:||Letters were mailed out on June 30th from the Office of Residential Life with your housing assignment and roommates' names and addresses. We encourage all students to contact their roommate(s) prior to arrival on campus in August.|
|Q:||Are there "curfews" in the residence halls?|
|A:||No, there aren't any curfews in the living areas. Students who live on campus must learn what works for them with regards to the balancing of academics and social activities.|
|Q:||Should I get a 14+ (14 meals plus 100 points) , a 13++( 13 meals plus 100 points plus 8 guest meal) or 19 meal plan?|
|A:||Typically, students use the 14+ meal plan, however some find the 19 works with their schedule. You are able to change during the semester|
|Q:||What is Campus Cash and how do I add it to my account?|
|A:||Campus Cash is used for laundry and vending and also accepted at the bookstore and Charlie's on campus, as well as Domino's pizza off campus! Instead of carrying cash, you can present your student ID and the amount of your purchase will be deducted from your campus cash account. You can activate your campus cash account by cash, check, or credit card to the Sodexho Campus Services in Taylor Dining Hall. A mailing will be sent to your home in August with information on Campus Cash and a form to fill out and return with your first deposit to your account so it will be ready to go when you arrive..|
How do I pay for laundry on campus?
|A:||There are washers and dryers in each living area. The machines do not take coins, you must use the Campus Cash on your student ID. Campus cash is used for vending, laundry, library copiers, Charlie’s, Taylor, Bookstore, and Dominos. You can add money to campus cash online at www.assumptiondining.com or by utilizing cash machines, called ADM machines, which are located around the campus for your convenience. The cost for washer and dryer is $1.25 each..|
|Q:||Can I make changes to my course schedule?|
|A:||The course schedule you received at orientation cannot be changed until you arrive on campus. There will be an Add/Drop period at the beginning of the semester during which you can make changes. You should consult with the Dean of Studies office and your Academic Advisor when you arrive on campus to discuss possible changes to your schedule.|
|Q:||Are students required to have computers?|
|A:||No, students are not required to have computers, however most do.|
Where can I find information on purchasing
a computer from Assumption College Information Technology Department?
|A:||Check out the IT web page at http://www.assumption.edu/dept/cserve/store/default.php . You should find all the information you need about computer purchases on this site.|
Can I have a car on campus?
|A:||No. First Year Students are not eligible to have a car on campus. However there are 2 rentals cars on campus thru UCarShare.com. Questions regarding the First Year Student Policy should be directed to Campus Police. Any student found violating the First Year Student policy may forfeit this privilege for their sophomore year too.|
I can't have a car on campus, what if
I get sick and need a prescription?
If you aren't feeling well, you should get checked out in Student Health Services (SHS), located in the Valley, across from Building and Grounds. If the doctor or the nurse practitioner prescribes a medication, they will make arrangements to have the medicine delivered to campus by the pharmacy. If you are currently on a prescription medication, you should plan ahead to make sure you have an adequate supply while away at college. Only new prescriptions written by SHS staff will be delivered to campus. More information on pharmacy services can be found on the SHS web site: http://www.assumption.edu/stulife/HealthServices/laboratory.html