- Refrigerator and Microwave
- Lofting your Bed
- Student Discounts at Local and Internet Retailers
- Doing Laundry at AU
- Laundry and Dry Cleaning Services
- Stay Up-to-Date on Local and World News
- Get a Discount from Overstock.com
- Gifts for a Special Someone
- Insure your Personal Property
- Parents: Send Your Student Extra Love and Support
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
Campus Loft offers pre-installed lofts to students living in the residence halls. Lofts provide approximately four to five feet of extra space under your bed, which allows for storage or placement of your desk underneath for private study. 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 and Nebraska Halls. Students cannot bring or build their own loft.
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 Target.com.
eSuds 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 EagleBuck$.
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Soapy Joe's provides professional wash and fold, pickup and delivery laundry services that include a 24-hour turn around upon day of pickup. In addition, Soapy Joe's also provides a 48-hour turn around on dry cleaning upon day of pickup. Students no longer need to worry about dropping off and picking up their dry cleaning off-campus. The convenient drop off and pick up locations at the front of each residence hall lobby will save you both time and hassle. Students are even able to pay for their plans with Eaglebucks!
Soapy Joe's Pickup & Delivery Laundry ServiceLike to Keep Up-to-Date on Local and World News?
The USA Today Newspaper Readership Program provides the Washington Post, USA Today, and New York Times daily to all residence halls on campus for free. Newspaper stands are located in your residence hall lobby.
USA Today Collegiate Readership Program
Overstock.com is offering a 10% discount to the AU community by using the discount code 121728. Overstock.com 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.
1-800-flowers.com 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.
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
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
Like Coffee? Want a 10% Discount?
CoffeeHouseExpress.com 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. CoffeeHouseExpress.com has over 100 K Cups available online, plus coffee pods, ground coffee and a wide selection of single serve tea.
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.
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.