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Hi all folks heading to UNB law school this fall including all upper classes,

I applied campus residence online early this May indicating I am ONLY interested in EPJ. But today I checked the Portal and found myself being assigned to Macleod.  Does anyone know it is a final assignment or not?  I read the assignment message in which it explains it may be subject to change til end of August, but how likely is it going to happen? TBH I don't want to be told in late August that I can only live in Macleod and then rush to find some other living place. I just need a all-time quiet place without any distraction like parties or passing traffics by my door -- I suffered serious insomnia with prescriptions for years if you insist in asking me why I have such a preference.

Did any upper class folks encounter the similar situation as where I am now at? How did you solve it eventually? Your advice would be greatly appreciated!

 

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The quickest answer (and most accurate) will be if you call the school.

If you need to find other accommodations, while annoying still don't look at it as a burden - you will be able to choose a place more suited to your insomnia. You'll be able to avoid traffic as long as your not on the main roads, such as Regent or Beaverbrook.

Also might be a blessing in disguise. If it's this serious of an issue, avoiding residence might be best altogether. People still do have events and people over before going out in EPJ.

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18 minutes ago, Wikileaks said:

The quickest answer (and most accurate) will be if you call the school.

If you need to find other accommodations, while annoying still don't look at it as a burden - you will be able to choose a place more suited to your insomnia. You'll be able to avoid traffic as long as your not on the main roads, such as Regent or Beaverbrook.

Also might be a blessing in disguise. If it's this serious of an issue, avoiding residence might be best altogether. People still do have events and people over before going out in EPJ.

Thanks a lot! I've emailed UNB Residence Admin and will make a call if not hearing from it in next few days.

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5 hours ago, Newfoundlaw said:

Very strange that you were placed there. EPJ literally had vacant rooms last year

I was told this morning that no single suites available at EPJ.

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46 minutes ago, huskybins said:

I was told this morning that no single suites available at EPJ.

Single suites are a different story unfortunately. Triples are pretty much guaranteed but doubles are pretty limited

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I just made a call to UNB Residence and was told the room assignment policy is to give priority to all returning students before new students, which seems a little surprising to me. I mean, many universities would do that in an opposite way: to assign room to new students and to encourage returning students to move out of campus dormitory as upper year students appear more familiar to campus surroundings than newbies and much easier to find off campus housing than the latter.

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I had requested a double but got placed in a triple - they told me room changes are not possible at this time and will begin on September 15th. I currently work at the MUN housing office (NL) and the system is totally different here - wish unb had a system like here 

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I was told to wait till Sept 15th, too. But it seems not reliable at all to me. 

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I requested a double with my classmate. We got placed in two separate triples with people that we do not know. Residence admin essentially told me to fuck off until Sept. 15th as well. Pretty good way to treat two second year returning law students I guess.

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does anyone have any information about mcleod single rooms? how does the shared bathroom work?  what does the room look like?

 

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