Roommate Relationships

No one can tell you if you and your roommate are going to be best friends, but there are some things that you can do to try to ensure that you have a positive relationship with your roommate.

Roommate Bill of Rights:

  • Respect each other’s personal space and private property
  • Share the bathroom in consideration of theirs needs
  • Sleep without interference from loud roommate disturbances
  • Maintain a clean living environment
  • Consistently follow payment schedule and procedures
  • Welcome guests as long as they respect the rights of others
  • Establish an environment free of physical and emotional harm
  • Read and study undisturbed in a pre-defined quiet area of the apartment
  • Never perform illegal actions in the shared premise
  • Take into consideration roommates wants or needs before making a group decision