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as possible. In addition, many would wish to live with someone just like themselves,
so they might automatically share everything in common. Instead, we find all kinds of
individual differences that present challenges and opportunities. Our challenge is to focus
on building what we share in common, instead of seeing differences as a barrier we cannot
or do not want to cross. Your resident assistant or multicultural advisor will be happy to
assist you in beginning your discussions utilizing the roommate agreement workbook.
SOLICITATION
No soliciting is allowed in the residence halls. This includes representatives of business as
well as door to door sales. Please notify your RA or AD if you see an unauthorized solicitor.
STORAGE
Storage is extremely limited in each residence hall room so you may consider adding
storage with small bookcases, baskets, a trunk or cartons that stack. Plan to take seasonal
clothing home at break periods.
TELEPHONE SERVICE AND TV SERVICE
Each student room has telephone service (phone and voicemail are provided). On-campus
numbers may be reached by dialing “2” plus the last four digits of the number. Local off-
campus calls may be reached by dialing “9” and then the seven digit number. The long
distance operator can be reached by dialing “9-0.”
Students cannot accept collect calls on their residence hall phone. To use long distance
services the student must call collect or use a calling card.
All resident hall rooms are provided with basic digital cable service. Each room is provided
with a digital cable reader (box) and the residents are responsible for the condition of the
digital cable reader. Each room is provided with the cable box, power cord for cable box,
coax cable and a HDMI cable. If a longer cable is needed it is the residents responsibility to
provide desired length of HDMI cable. If residents would like to upgrade their cable
package they may do so by contacting Midcontinent Cable at 1-800-888-1300. Theft of
television cable service (pirating) is illegal under North Dakota Century Code. Violators may
be prosecuted.
TOBACCO FREE POLICY 400.25
Tobacco use of any kind is not permitted in any residence hall building or on campus. This
includes traditional cigarettes, e-cigarettes, chewing tobacco, pipes, cigars, hookahs, water
pipes, snus, snuff, or any other forms of tobacco.
VISITORS
Guests
– All guests are subject to all LRSC policies including the policies of the residence
halls. Residents are responsible for their guests’ behaviors and actions.
Overnight Guests
– Adult residents may have adult guests stay overnight for up to three
consecutive nights as long as it is acceptable with all of the roommates and suitemates. At
the beginning of the semester, residents will fill out the Overnight Visitors Agreement form
for their room/suite. When there is not unanimous agreement, the most conservative view
will prevail. No overnight guests will be allowed prior to the start of each semester, during
the first week of school, the last two weeks of the semester and during breaks (winter and
spring break).
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