Report problems with your room or common areas to your RA or to the hall reception desk. A work order will be turned in to initiate the repairs. Generally it will take a few days to complete the repair. If it is an emergency the repair will be called in to maintenance staff for immediate attention. If you have questions about the progress of a work order, talk to your RA or the Res Hall director.
Tag keys are available at your residence hall desk. Tag keys
are for temporary use while you look for your lost key. If after 5 days you
have not found your key, a work order will be submitted to have your lock
changed. This is for your own protection. You will be billed $25.00 for the
If a resident loses their key card, this should be reported to the Department of Residential Life immediately so that the card may be disabled. Residents that lose their key card will be charged a $25 key card replacement fee.
Report problems with your phone line or voice mail to Residential Life at 3750.
Report problems with computer network access to Computer Support at 3777.
The BSU Code of Conduct outlines behaviors that are in violation of BSU community standards. Students alleged to be in violation of these codes will be charged through the conduct system. Consequences for violations of the code of conduct are intended to provide both accountability and learning. For more information consult the Student Handbook.
Ask your RA! S/he will be able to connect you with opportunities for leadership and involvement based on your interests. BSU has over 60 student organizations.
The Residence Hall Council meets weekly in each hall and is the venue for residents to express their concerns or issues related to living and dining on campus. The Dining Services committee meets weekly and addresses issues regarding the food service. Contact your RA to get details of these meetings.
Meal plan changes can be made up through the first two weeks of a semester. After that, no changes can be made. It is important that students take time to consider their mean plan choice prior to signing a contract. Ask for assistance!
The Residential Life contract is an academic year contract.
If you desire to cancel your contract for the spring semester, you must do so
by the date indicated in the contract. You may also give a 30-calendar day
notice to cancel the contract during the year.
You should speak first with your RA and explain your situation. The RA can help you complete the room transfer process if necessary.
Current residents will have the opportunity to go through our Spring Sign-Up procedure during the spring semester. During this process, residents will have the opportunity to pick out their room and roommate for the next academic year. More information will be distributed to all residents at the beginning of the spring semester.
If you have more questions contact:
Department of Residential Life
p: (218) 755-3750
f: (218) 755-3753