Saturday, July 01, 2017
Just Six Weeks until the Fall Semester
Time flies when you’re having fun. We hope you are enjoying your summer. Take pleasure in it fast as there are only six weeks until the beginning of the fall semester.
College Courtyard Twitter
The College Courtyard Apartments has a Twitter account. Go to twitter.com/collegecourt to follow the latest tweets from the College Courtyard Apartments.
Interesting Fact: The Titanic was the first ship to use the SOS signal
.More Interestingness: Human saliva has a boiling point three times that of regular water.
If you park on Seminary Street, remember to pick up your new street parking permit from the office. . The permits issued last year expired on June 30, 2017. Permits will only be given to students who have signed a new lease. Students who park on the street and will be leaving in August will be given a spot in the garage. We don’t want to you get a ticket so please stop by the office and get your new permit.
Message from Phyllis
July rent is now due. If you are leaving us in August, pay only half of the July rent as we will apply your last month’s rent to the rest of the July and the first half of August. If you are staying with us, thank you, and pay the full amount as normal.
Interesting Fact: A toaster uses almost half as much energy as a full-sized oven.
Parking is Free and Easy
As many of you have heard, the University of Nevada continues to increase the parking fees on campus. The University has parking fee increases scheduled every year for the next five years. Fortunately, the residents of the College Courtyard Apartments don’t have to worry about these increases. Our residents enjoy free parking that is close to the campus. With our students, instead of driving round and round looking for a parking space you can have another 20 minutes of precious sleep. That’s a real bonus and another benefit of living at the College Courtyard.
No Hover Boards
Until a safe hover board is manufactured, they are banned from the College Courtyard Apartments. These devices have proved to be dangerous——especially when being charged. Having a hover board in your apartment could lead to eviction.
Interesting Fact: Bananas are curved because they grow towards the sun.
Interesting Fact: King Henry VIII slept with a gigantic axe beside him.
A vacuum is available for your use. If you wish to borrow our vacuum it can be checked out at the office. Please return the vacuum immediately after use, as other students may need to use it.
More Interesting Facts: Catfish are the only animals that naturally have an odd number of whiskers.
Need Storage For The Summer?
The College Courtyard has storage lockers available for rent for only $30 per month. The 4’ by 5’ lockers are located on the second and third floors. These storage lockers are a great place to store skis, bicycles, or camping equipment. See Phyllis for more information.
Please Don’t Drink and Drive
For your safety and the safety of others, please don’t drink and drive. Your futures are too bright to be wasted by a DUI or worse. Get a designated driver, walk or call a taxi but please do not get behind the wheel of a car while under the influence.
Interesting Fact: J.K. Rowling chose the unusual name ‘Hermione’ so young girls wouldn’t be teased for being nerdy!
Interesting Fact: Pirates wore earrings because they believed it improved their eyesight.
The New Wiegand Fitness Center is now open and is a short walk from the College Courtyard Apartments——just across from the Joe.
Interesting fact: The Twitter bird actually has a name – Larry.
Interesting Fact: The average person walks the equivalent of twice around the world in a lifetime.
Interesting Fact: Hewlett-Packard’s name was decided in a coin toss.
Watch the Gate
Please be very careful when driving through the garage gate. If the gate is going down, DO NOT try to slip under the gate. Once the gate begins to go down it will not stop if you press the button on the garage gate opener. It will only stop when it hits something and it could do considerable damage to both your car and the gate if this occurs. The gate is set to stay up an adequate amount of time for one car. You will be held responsible for any damage if the camera shows that you tried to slip through the gate inappropriately.
Please be considerate of your neighbors and do not leave your clothes in the washers or dryers unattended after the washing and drying cycle
No Stacked Parking
Some of our neighboring apartment complexes (to the west and north) have stacked/tandem parking. One car is parked in front of the other. Can you imagine needing to go somewhere and the owner of the car behind you is nowhere to be found? That won't happen at the College Courtyard. All of our residents have single garage or permit street parking.
Security is Important
Security at the College Courtyard Apartments is a priority. All of our entrances are under 24 hour video surveillance. Recently we installed additional gates and barriers to make the complex even more secure. At night the College Courtyard Apartments are very well lit and there are no dark corners. We encourage our residents to monitor carefully who is buzzed into the courtyard.
Look Both Ways
It is very important that all of you be careful when crossing Sierra Street. Even though the crosswalk is well marked many drivers are speeding or not paying attention to pedestrians.
Interesting Fact: If you leave everything to the last minute… it will only take a minute.
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