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10 Hacks For Living With A College Roommate

For those #BellarmineBound Knights moving in this weekend, here are tips for starting college on the right foot with your new roomie.

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Set the volume


Do you or your roommate play your music really loud? It’s important to be mindful and respectful of your roommate and neighbors. Use earphones if your music is too loud or if the noise level disturbs your roommate’s study or sleep schedule. If your tunes can be heard in other rooms, you're definitely too loud!



Do you have any allergies? If so, what's the level of sensitivity? If your roommate is allergic to nuts, you’ll need to keep the peanut cookies heavily wrapped or not in the room at all. And know that there are other allergies that may be in response to smells, such as perfumes and colognes.

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