Information for New Residents
Welcome to the Residence Halls.
Hello New Resident! Welcome to our wonderful life here at the Ateneo Residence Halls.
The next four years of your life will be awesome. We’re not kidding. You will meet awesome people, forge awesome relationships, and enjoy awesome moments that you will forever treasure in your life.
And when we say awesome, we mean all kinds of awesome – the joyful kind, the scary kind, the romantic kind, and even the OMG kind of awesome (among others).
We, the Residence Halls Administration and Staff, your Resident Advisers, and your RH Student Council, the ARSA, are working doubly hard to make your life here at the Residence Halls meaningful and fun. We have programs that are specially designed to cater to your needs and promote wellness. Yes, we aim for wellness while we take care of your well-being.
The next four years of your life will be filled with relationships—all kinds of relationships. Savor each one of them. You will definitely find people who will rock your world and bring you the happiest of days.
There is never a dull moment at the Residence Halls. This is your home now and you’ll fit right in. So kiss your parents goodbye (for a while), donate your old toys away, and scream at the top of your lungs – “I’m Home.”
New Resident Checklist (Things To Bring)
1. Three (3) 2” x 2” Size Color Pictures
2. Filled-out Forms:
- Check-in Pass
- Medical Form
- Appliance Declaration
- Parental Permission
3. Two (2) Sets of Padlock
Just get the regular size or the small size. You will need these for your cabinet and your table drawer.
You will need 2 sets (at least - Pillow, Pillow Case, Blanket, Mattress Cover. Size of Mattress is 4” x 36” x 75”.
Bed, Mattress, and Ceiling Fans are provided. No need for Mosquito Nets.
Enough supply of clothes & hangers, personal medical supply, laundry basket.
Residents are responsible for cleaning their own rooms. It is advised to bring your own cleaning implements. You may also need an extension cord.
The Residence Halls offers free use of microwave ovens, bread toasters, and hot and cold water from dispensers. You are advised to bring your own utensils, glasses, mugs, and microwavable containers. Also, if you are planning to bring a refrigerator, it is advised that you talk it over your roommates first to avoid having more than one refrigerator in a room, to conserve energy and room space.
You may bring your own computer. A Laptop is encouraged rather than a desktop.
Each resident is required to have an emergency survival kit. The following must be inside the survival kit:
- flashlight with batteries
- bottled water (500ml)
- quick dry clothes
- pre-packed first aid kit
- OPTIONAL: transistor radio (with batteries)
At the Hall Entrance, show your Check-in Pass to the Security Guard who shall inspect your baggage and appliances as declared in your accomplished Appliance Declaration Form.
Proceed to the dorm lobby, surrender your Check-in Pass to the reception table manned by student volunteers. Register and submit the required forms and three copies of your photo.
Pay to the Dorm Cashier the Assessed Energy Fee of the Appliances you declared. Please demand for the necessary Appliance Clearance Tags and your Official Receipt.
4. Move In
Claim your Room Key and your Dorm Emergency Calling Card, and ask for your Room Entry Pass. Surrender your Entry Pass to an ARSA Officer/Student Volunteer who will usher you to your room.
5. Settle Down
When You get to your room, choose your bed and corner depending on the availability. Choice of Bed and Corner is on a first come, first served basis.
During your the school registration, pay to the school cashier the dorm fees together with your tuition and matriculation fees. The Schedule of Lodging Fees for the Residence Halls has been sent to you earlier. You may also obtain a copy from the RH Office.