You and Your Roommmate

Understanding Differences while living on campus

Living with persons who come from different backgrounds can be an educational experience. Sharing differences with one another can lay the foundation for greater understanding of different religions, cultures, lifestyles, customs and traditions.

Being open minded and gaining a better awareness of others will enhance your educational experience at Adams State University. It's expected that you may not know your roommates very well. Don't be afraid to ask questions and be willing to have questions asked in return.

While these new experiences may initially seem a little strange or intimidating to you, they may also offer unique opportunities for greater understanding of others, more effective ways of communicating and new avenues for personal growth.

Learning more about your roommate will simply make your college experience the best it can possibly be.