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Need a Refrigerator or Microwave for Your Snacks?

My Fridge Rental offers a "MicroFridge" combination that includes a refrigerator, freezer, and microwave all in one unit. Using a one-plug system, this unit does not monopolize your outlets and provides plenty of storage space for your snacks and drinks. The unit is placed directly into your room and is ready to be plugged in upon your arrival. Microwaves cannot be used in residence hall rooms unless purchased through this vendor. Individual refrigerators are also available. 

My Fridge Rental


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Want to Make Your Bed Into a Loft?

Bed lofts provide approximately four to five feet of additional space under your bed, which allows for extra storage or a nook for your desk. Please note that students placed into temporary triples for the fall semester should not rent a loft, as one will be provided. This service is unavailable for Centennial Hall, Nebraska Hall, and the Berkshire Apartments. Students cannot bring or build their own loft. December 20, 2016: You may now reserve your loft for the Spring 2017 semester by filling out the form linked below.

AU Housing & Dining Programs


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Want Great Discounts at Local and Internet Retail Locations?

Student Advantage provides a discount number and logo that are placed on your student ID card and can be used to save up to 50 percent at hundreds of locations. The savings can also be applied to online shopping. Retailers include Linens-n-Things, AMC Theatres, Urban Outfitters, Domino's Pizza, Armani Exchange, Amtrak, and

Student Advantage


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Excited About Doing Laundry?

Laundry Alert allows students to check online if washers and dryers are available in specific laundry rooms, use their student ID to activate and pay for wash and dry cycles, and receive electronic notification that the wash and dry cycles are complete. Laundry facilities are located in each residence hall and paying for laundry is as simple as using EagleBucks.

Laundry Alert

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Like to Keep Up-to-Date on Local and World News?

The USA Today Newspaper Readership Program provides the newspapers daily to all residence halls on campus for free. Newspaper stands are located in your residence hall lobby.

USA Today Collegiate Readership Program

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Want a 10% Discount from is offering a 10% discount to the AU community by using the discount code 121728. has a large selection of fashionable men's and women's shoes at an already discounted price. Be sure to check out Overstock's selection of men's jeans and scarves for the winter season. Overstock offers a large selection of already discounted laptops as well as office furniture for students looking to create an organized work space at home. Be sure to use the buying guide to help with your purchases.    

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Want to Get a Gift for a Special Someone? offers flower delivery to the residence halls for back-to-school smiles or any special occasion. Simply enter "American" into the promotion code portion of the order form for a 15 percent discount. 

1-800 Flowers

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College Student Property Insurance

Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Service (Formerly CSI Insurance) offers personal property insurance designed specifically for college students. Insuring cellphones, laptops, electronics, and all other student property, learn how you can avoid claims on your personal homeowner's policy and recover more of your loss at a very affordable cost. Visit us at:

Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services


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Parents: Want to Send Your Student Some Extra Love and Support?

The Residence Hall Association partners with MY FAVORITE STUDENT to offer your student a variety of gift packs. These packs are a great way to welcome your student to college or wish them good luck in their finals. Kits include a variety of snacks and a personalized note from you. 

American University Residence Hall Association



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 Like Coffee? Want a 10% Discount? is offering a 10% discount to the AU community on all coffee, tea and single-serve coffee systems, like the Keurig single cup brewer. Just use discount code AMERICAN-TEN. has over 100 K Cups available online, plus coffee pods, ground coffee and a wide selection of single serve tea.  

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 Want Extra Security For Your Belongings?

The lockbox unit has several notable features including a card and keypad lock system. The keypad can be programmed to use any 4 digit code, while the keypad can be set to recognize any card with a magnetic strip to open the lockbox. The unit is delivered and installed directly in your room for you. Students can choose to either rent or purchase the lockbox from the vendor.

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Want To Save Time, Money, And A Headache?

Dorm-In-A-Box offers high quality, college life products in affordable bundled packages. The bundled packages include products ranging from bath towels and bed linens to matching hamper and storage bin sets. Best of all, packages will be shipped directly to a student's residence hall room.