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Residential Life Office

Erickson Hall
Phone: 812-237-3993
Fax: 812-237-8525
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Social: @IndstateResLife on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

Latest News

New Guidance on Fall Arrival, Housing, and Dining Emailed to Students

Residence Hall Buildings and the Fountain at sunsetIndiana State University released arrival information, as well as room options,and fall dining information to students via their Sycamore Email. You can view the entire document HERE, or in your Sycamore Email.

Updates include an extended arrival schedule with limitations on guests helping with move-in, face covering guidelines for move-in, and single-room options for both new and returning students.  Bathroom assignmnets for buildings with pod-style bathrooms are also expected.

Dining updates include what to expect in the dining hall for the fall, updated seating arrangements to promote physical distancing, enhanced cleaning procedures, and packaged/carry-out options, as well as dining hall hours.





Creative Writing Contest Winners Announced

Residential Life announced the student winners of our spring creative writing contest.  We had many wonderful submissions from students, but ultimately our staff found two great pieces from Kaila and Brianna.  Thank you to everyone who submitted, and to our wonderful winners for your time, creativity, and thoughtfulness!

Our first place winner is Kaila with her piece "Evolution of Woman"

"As a writer and poet, every written work I create is done in efforts to comfort others, tell common stories that often are not spoken of, and inspire people to conquer the toughest of situations and create a better tomorrow."

Our second place winner is Brianna with her piece "Killed by the constitution".
“Never give up your desire to be what you want to be. Stay focused, persistent and relentless.” -Debasish Mridha.