Getting Along with your Suitemates

Get to know each other…before you move-in

Whether you will be arriving to Fleming solo or have decided to request a roommate from home, it is beneficial to take steps to get to know all of your suitemates before you move in. Even before you move-in here are a few suggestions to help get things started off on the right foot.

  1. Share basic information about yourselves with each other
  2. Figure out what everyone is going to bring and what items your suitemate be willing to share.
  3. Connect on social media and start learning about your suitemates.

Getting to Know Your Roommate

When you move-in…

Within the first few days after you move-in the Residence Life Staff will sit down with your suite to talk through and develop a Suitemate Agreement. This agreement is used to guide a conversation about how your suite is going to live together within the Residence Community Standards.

Other Resources

Suitemate Agreement
Clear Communication Strategies
How to Help a Friend
How to Confront Others with Care

There are a number of people available in residence and on-campus to assist students in residence

  • Residence Assistants (RAs)
  • Senior Residence Assistants (SRAs)
  • Counselling Services
  • Health Services