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At Chestnut Residence we offer the unique opportunity to live on themed floors. Themed floors are designed to expand your learning beyond the classroom by providing an enhanced residence experience that encourages interaction with other students who share similar values, interests, or academic backgrounds
Events in residence (also known as “programs”) are thoughtfully planned and delivered by various staff in the Residence Life Office, and most commonly by your assigned Residence Don.
Your Don is an upper year student on your floor there to provide you with support, advice, resources, referrals, and programming.
On themed floors, Dons are required to ensure that a portion of their programming is centered on the theme of their specific floor so as to provide a holistic offering of out-of-classroom learning experiences.
Residents are also welcomed to bring forward programming and social ideas that they want to see and are encouraged to take initiative within their community.
HOW TO CONNECT WITH OTHERS
Once you have been accepted to residence we encourage you to begin your search for a roommate.
Our 2022-23 Chestnut Residents Facebook Group is a wonderful online community space where you can connect with other incoming students, find a roommate, and stay updated on important Chestnut news and information. Our Facebook group is for 2022-23 Chestnut residents only, therefore you will need to provide your student number in order to be accepted into the group.
You also are able to message people through StarPortal; be sure to fill out your profile with as much detail as possible, so other students can learn more about you.
The best starting point for a successful roommate match is to establish good and regular communication. We have put together some questions to help facilitate these initial conversations with potential roommates:
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