Hendrix College residence facilities, houses, and apartments will be closing on Wednesday, May 11, at 5:00 p.m.
Please take the time to read the information in this memo as it is our hope to end the term on a positive note. If, after reading this memo, you have questions about what you need to do before the end of the term, please contact your Resident Assistant or the Residence Life Office at 450-1416.
DATES and TIMES
participating in the commencement exercises (non-seniors) must be
checked out of their rooms by Saturday, May 14 at 5:00 p.m. Students
participating in the commencement exercises do NOT need to apply for an extension to stay late as we will receive
their names from College officials. If a participating student needs to stay
past 5:00 on Saturday May 14, see the section titled LATE STAY REQUESTS
seniors must be checked out of their rooms by Saturday, May 14
at 7:00 p.m. Graduating seniors do NOT need to apply for an extension to stay late as we will receive
their names from College officials. If a graduate needs to stay past 7:00 on
Saturday, May 14, see the section titled LATE STAY REQUESTS below.
- ALL OTHER RESIDENTS are
asked to check out within 24 hours
after their last final, but no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11,
or they will be fined for non-compliance. If a student needs to stay past 5:00
on Wednesday, May 11, see the section titled LATE STAY REQUESTS below.
the official closing time for
all the residence facilities, houses and apartments is Wednesday, May 11 at 5:00 p.m., except for graduating seniors, students
participating in the commencement exercises, and summer
workers. An RA will make a cursory inspection and take your key. Later
your Area Coordinator and Facilities Management will conduct a detailed inspection
for damages. Damage charges will be emailed to you by mid-June via your Hendrix
email account. All damage appeals must be submitted as outlined in your damage
email and received by the deadline announced therein.
you have an extenuating circumstance that prevents you from meeting the check-out
timelines, you must email a request to your Area Coordinator with a detailed
explanation regarding your request for an extension, along with your building
and room number, no later than 4:00 p.m.
Friday, April 29.
Rachael Mitchell is the Area Coordinator for The Houses, Galloway,
Raney, and Veasey Halls. You may email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tahn Lemish is the Area Coordinator for Couch, Hardin, and Martin Halls. You may email him at email@example.com.
Holly Nelson is the Area
Coordinator for the apartments (Clifton St., Front St., Hendrix Corner,
Huntington, and Market Square North and East) and theme areas (Eco House, Language House, and Market Square South). You may email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Life policies will remain in effect through commencement. Graduating seniors
and students participating in the commencement exercises do NOT need to apply for an extension to
stay late as we will receive their names from College officials.
Door signs, which will be delivered/posted by
your RA, are to be posted on your door facing the hallway EXCEPT for those in Clifton St., Front St., Hendrix
Corner, and Huntington complexes. For safety reasons, those door signs should
be posted INSIDE your apartment just above or below your light switch near the
Anyone submitting such a request after the
deadline of 4:00 pm Friday, April 29, will be assessed a late request fee of
$75.00 if their request is approved. Students found in the residence facilities
after 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, without prior approval and an appropriately
displayed door sign will be assessed a $75.00 late fee. Thank you in advance
for your cooperation and adherence to this timeline.
for graduating seniors and students assisting with commencement, Meal Plans end
at lunch on Wednesday, May 11. There will be limited dining hours
(posted at the cafeteria) from dinner on May 11 through breakfast on May 14.
Any student staying late but not involved in commencement may eat in the
cafeteria after May 11 but will have to pay cash as the meal plans expire with
lunch on May 11.
23 1/2 Quiet Hours will begin on Monday, May 2 at
11:59 p.m. and run through commencement. A break will be
observed from 10:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. each night. Quiet Hours will be strictly enforced.
Please remember that although you may have finished your exams, others will be
studying right up to the last minute. Be courteous of your fellow
residents. Any problems with noise issues may result in your being asked
to leave immediately.
Summer workers will stay in their
current rooms until Friday, May 27, while Facilities cleans and makes any minor
repairs to the summer residence apartments. Summer housing assignments
will be announced after graduation. On Friday, May 27, summer workers will
transition to their summer apartments. Board contracts for summer workers
expire after lunch on Wednesday, May 11. You will not be able to eat in
the cafeteria after lunch on May 11 unless you pay cash. The cafeteria closes
at 8:00 a.m. after breakfast on Saturday, May 14.
REMOVAL AND CLEANING
trash bags may be found by the trash bins in the hallways. It is
important that you help in keeping your hall/house/complex environments a clean
and pleasant one as we close out the year. Trash should be placed in the
designated dumpsters in your area of campus. If trash is left anywhere else,
fines will be assessed to the community. Please use the bags provided to
make it easier on the cleaning staff to do their jobs. There will be
dumpsters on campus for you to dispose of your trash bags and larger
items. Any furniture, carpets, or wood will need to be taken to one of
these dumpsters and placed INSIDE.
Floor or complex will be held responsible for excessive trash or discarded room
furnishings that are left in the common areas if the responsible individual(s)
cannot be identified. The cost of removal/cleaning will be shared
by all residents of that floor/community.
prevent damage to floors, do NOT push or drag anything. Please lift with
your knees and carry all items.
room must be CLEAN at the time
of check-out! If you leave dirt, trash, furniture, etc. in your room or
leave adhesive substances or markings on the walls, windows, ceilings, floors,
doors or furniture you will be assessed a cleaning and/or removal fee. The fee will start at $75.00.
may not store their
belongings on campus over the summer. Please check with off-campus friends or
the phonebook for local storage facilities. Any belongings left behind
will be discarded at your expense. The College does not assume responsibility
for personal belongings left in rooms, suites or apartments.
year the Residence Life Office would like to help out the Conway community –
and we need your help to do this. While you’re packing up your belongings
and getting ready to leave, don’t throw away that old sweater! Don’t toss that
blanket that won’t fit on your next bed! Don’t discard that partially
used bottle of shampoo! Donate them instead!
will be placed in the lobby of each residence hall and house to collect
donations for various charitable organizations in Conway. Boxes will also
be placed in the laundry rooms at Hendrix Corner and the Market Square complexes. (Clifton
St., Front St. and Huntington residents may take their items to a donation box
in any residence hall. Please place gently used items in the boxes. Larger
items may be placed beside the boxes with a sign on them that simply reads
“Donation.” Some common items to donate:
supplies – even partially used containers
hygiene items and toiletries
including refrigerators and microwaves
only donate things in good or working condition. Please do not use the boxes as
trash receptacles. Thank you, in advance, for your donations. We
appreciate your efforts to assist our community.
schedules are available online here, starting on May 1, 2016. All residents are
responsible for arranging a specific check-out time at least 24 hours prior to
the actual check-out (example: If you desire to checkout at 4:00 pm on Tuesday,
you will need to sign up no later than 4:00 pm on Monday). It is your
responsibility to properly check-out of your room. Failure to check-out properly will result in a minimum $75.00 fine.
will be conducted only after you have removed all of your belongings from your
room, cleaned your room, and are actually ready
to depart. At your pre-appointed time, contact the Resident Assistant
that you signed up with and let them know you are ready for your room
inspection. If the Resident Assistant is not in their room at this time,
they may simply be conducting someone else’s check-out and will be right back
-- PLEASE WAIT.
Resident Assistant will bring your Room Condition Report (RCR) that you filled
out when you moved in, make a cursory inspection and take your key. Later your
Area Coordinator and Facilities Management will conduct a detailed inspection
for damages. Damage charges will be emailed to you by mid-June via your
Hendrix email account. All damage appeals must be submitted as outlined in your
damage email and received by the deadline announced therein.
understand that the Resident Assistant is simply noting differences in the
condition of the room. He or she is not making decisions on what charges
(if any) will be posted or how much these charges will be. Billing
decisions will be made by the full-time members of the Residence Life and
Facilities Management staff.
- Schedule a check-out appointment.
all objects from walls, ceilings, windows, closets, desks, drawers, etc.
screens back in window if they have been removed.
- Place doors back on their
hinges/tracks, if they have been removed.
you or your roommate/suite mates would like to claim individual responsibility
for damages that occurred in your room/suite/apartment during occupancy, please
let your RA know or all occupants will be charged.
all personal belongings from room and common areas. We are unable to provide
any personal items from the kitchen refrigerator and make sure it is clean.
your room/suite and all shared areas (sweep and mop if necessary). The facility
should be clean upon departure. No trash or belongings should be left in
the room/suite, hallway or common areas upon check out.
all trash INTO the dumpster
provided for your area.
out with building staff member and turn in your key before departure.
all furniture to original positions and placements.
Residence facilities at Hendrix will open for returning
students on Sunday, August 21. You may check in between 9:00 a.m. and
4:00 p.m. that day. If you arrive after 4:00 p.m., there will be a phone number
to call posted in each hall lobby.
you are on involved in any of the following you will NOT need to request
permission to arrive early as your supervisor will send your name and arrival
schedule to us. If you have doubts about being on their list, please check
with your SUPERVISOR or COACH that they have made a request on your behalf.
Hall Council (only two per
Media Center employees
Orientation Peer Leader
Any other official
Hendrix-related activity or work: please specify.
If you are not connected to any of the groups on the list,
but have an extenuating circumstance that requires you to arrive early, you
must email a request to your fall area coordinator along with your:
- Assigned residence building and room number
- When you need to arrive
- Detailed reason
- Phone number where we can reach you for questions
We must have this information no later than Friday, August 5. Not all requests will be granted. Anyone submitting such a request after the deadline will be assessed a late request fee of $75.00 if their request is approved.
|Friday, April 29, 4:00 p.m. ||Deadline for late stay requests |
|Monday, May 2, 11:59 p.m. ||23 ½ Quiet Hours begin|
|Wednesday, May 11, 5:00 p.m. ||Residence facilities close|
Lunch is last meal on Meal Plan
|Saturday, May 14, 5:00 p.m. ||Those involved in commencement vacate|
|Saturday, May 14, 7:00 p.m. ||Graduates vacate|
|Friday, May 27 ||Summer workers move to summer assignments |
|Friday, August 5||Summer Workers move into fall housing
|Friday, August 5 || Deadline to request fall early arrival|
|Sunday, August 21, 9:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m. ||Facilities open for returning students |