Tips for Being a Good Neighbor
Get to know your neighbors:
Introduce yourself, share your phone number, and get involved with your new community.
Follow all Social Host Expectations when having a gathering:
Read your lease carefully:
Make sure you know what your landlord expects of you and get any questions answered right away.
Clean up after yourself and your guests:
Furniture and trash left outside of your house are an eyesore and may make you a target for crime.
Take care of your house and lawn:
If something needs repaired, work with your landlord to get it fixed. Landscape maintenance may be your responsibility.
Be a responsible pet owner, if you choose to adopt a pet:
Plan ahead for breaks and know your landlord's expectations. Always clean up after them promptly and dispose of waste properly.
Park legally and in your designated area:
If you borrow something from a neighbor, ensure you return it quickly and in good condition:
Stay in contact with your neighbors:
Say "Hi!" and check with them frequently for concerns, be neighborly.
Represent Colorado College by acting responsibly, respectfully, and reasonably at all times:
Help when possible, be an active bystander, and engaged in your neighborhood.