We at Campus Pointe would like to welcome you back home! We hope you enjoyed your winter break and are ready to start the spring semester. As we near the completion of the clubhouse renovations, we look forward to unveiling the newly redesigned space for you to enjoy! Please keep an eye out for updates on renovations and events through your email and our social media pages. Good luck on this coming semester!

As a reminder, if you haven’t renewed for next year, be sure to do so before March 31 in order to save your room.

Maintenance Tips

Need something fixed? Put in a service request in one of two ways: Call the office during regular office hours, or submit online via your resident portal at campuspointekent.com/residents. Please keep in mind that our maintenance team has limited hours on weekends unless it is an emergency, so don’t be alarmed if your request isn’t handled until Monday.

Keeping your heat set at 70–72 degrees allows for the system to run optimally and avoids any freezing issues.

 

Reminders & Updates

Here are some tips for a successful year at Campus Pointe:

Rent is due on the 1st of each month. Luckily, you have until the 3rd to pay your rent before late fees begin accruing on the 4th at 8 a.m. Payments can be dropped in the rent dropbox in the foyer between the sets of glass doors after hours, as well. If you have any questions regarding the payment portal or about your account, please see Jackie Grant in the office or email her at jgrant@campuspointekent.com.

We’re towing! If you haven’t received your parking pass for this year, please stop by the office to do so.

Locked out or have a maintenance emergency? Remember, there is always a Community Assistant on call! Just call (330) 673-2202, wait for the list of options, and dial 9. You’ll be connected with the Community Assistant who will be able to assist you.

 

Start Now

Written by Megan McCollum

You’ve conquered your final exams, spent time with family, and brought in the new year with friends. But now what? How do you ensure that you’ll be at the top of your game with a new course load when you’re so used to relaxing at home?

Here’s a hint: Start now. Buy your books, find your classrooms, spend some time cleaning your room and clearing your desk.

As the fall semester probably taught you, college flies by. There’s no time to slowly ease back into it — take a deep breath, prepare your mind, and dive in. Don’t just take it day by day; create a study schedule, make some friends and form a study group, and talk to your advisor and get to know them.

There are thousands of resources at your fingertips just waiting to be used. For example, places to study. Trying to focus in your bedroom with your roommates around and electronics everywhere is hard, so take advantage of your property’s clubhouses and study rooms, as well as places on campus.

Once you’ve found your perfect study place, it’s time to use the resources available to you. College students today rely on technology for almost everything, from textbooks to full online courses and online study materials. There are even some apps that can be used to help you study, such as iTunes U and Brainscape. If you aren’t using your cell phone to study, turn it off — social media will be there when you’re done, but your professor won’t wait around for you to learn.

If you find yourself procrastinating, take a deep breath, and ask yourself why this assignment is important. Don’t ask why you don’t want to do it; ask yourself what you will benefit from it. Ask yourself what you can learn, and why it’s meaningful.

Reward yourself with something you can truly withhold from yourself if you don’t complete the task. Offering yourself candy or saying you won’t go to that show if you don’t write your paper isn’t meaningful enough to motivate you. Find something you truly want, and when you reward yourself, notice how it feels.

Don’t settle for less. Don’t wait for things to just work out. Start now.

 

Community Events

National Trivia Day on Social Media — January 4 — Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to answer trivia questions throughout the day in order to win prizes! Be the first to answer and win!

Taste of Kent — January 16 from noon–4 p.m. — Stop by the office to enjoy food from eateries in Kent! Try some of the local and fan favorites! Which are your favorites?

Hot Chocolate Bar — January 17 from 11 a.m.–5 p.m. — What’s better than a cup of hot chocolate on a cold winter day? Getting to make it artisanal! Stop by the office to make your chocolatey concoction while supplies last.

National Popcorn Day Bar — January 19 from 11 a.m.–5 p.m. — It’s National Popcorn Day, and that means a popcorn bar! Join us in the office to create a popcorn mix as unique as you are.

Red Carpet Clubhouse Reveal — January 23 at 7 p.m. — Join us as we celebrate the completion of our clubhouse renovations! Stop by for music, food, prizes, and more.

Open House — January 31 at 4 p.m. — Stop by the clubhouse for food, prizes, music, and more as we continue to showcase our newly renovated clubhouse! Stay tuned on Facebook for more details.