Another great semester is underway, and at Hannah Lofts, we’re planning some BIG events. Also, remember that the office is open seven days a week, and we always have someone available by phone to assist you after office hours if an emergency should arise.

Special Highlight

Did you know that our shuttle also runs on the weekend? Our goal is to keep you as safe as possible, which is why our shuttle runs late at night Thursday–Saturday down Grand River.

Reminders and Updates

Thinking about renewing your lease for next year? Stop by the office or call to submit a renewal request! Rates are going up soon.

Focus on Career Success

Whether you are a sophomore looking at internships or a senior getting ready for that first job after graduation, the spring semester brings added pressure as you seek to set yourself apart and set yourself up for success.

Here are five tips to keep you moving forward on a career success track:

Tip #1: The key to getting hired is selling yourself better than the other candidates. What’s your pitch? Practice concise ways to share your value and what you are looking for.
Tip #2: Your resume’s only job is to get your foot in the door! Have it critiqued at the career center.
Tip #3: Google yourself: What does your online presence tell future employers? Are you focusing on your online brand? Your potential employer is! Work on shaping your presence online and off.
Tip #4: Come up with EVERY reason an employer might not hire you — and an answer for each objection. For example, “What I lack in relevant experience, I make up for with my drive and proven ability to learn new things quickly.”
Tip #5: Learn from the best! Find people doing what you want to do and doing it well — and ask them for guidance. It’ll be well worth your time and perhaps a few cups of coffee to do informational interviews with others on their success stories.

These tips are obviously just the tip of the iceberg. Watch out for career success experiences here at your community. Whether you want feedback on your pitch or need someone to critique your resume, let us know how we can help you and connect you with resources to assist in your success!

Speaking of career success, did you know that as a resident of a Campus Advantage property you have FREE access to our exclusive Career Success Portal? Browse millions of jobs, including over 500,000 unique job postings, build your resume, practice your interviewing skills, and much more. To access the Career Success Portal, visit your resident portal and look for the sign-up link!

Community Events Calendar

Super-Fun Huge Football Party —  Sunday, February 3 from noon–4 p.m. — Prepare for the big game with chips, salsa, queso, drinks, and prizes!

Resident Appreciation Breakfast — Monday, February 4 from 10 a.m.–noon — Come to the leasing office and get a nice healthy breakfast to help stay energized for a long day of classes!

Sweeten Up Your Week — Tuesday, February 5 from 3–6 p.m. — Come to the leasing office for a candy bar! Fill up a goodie bag of your favorite candy to sweeten your week!

Throwback Valentine’s Day — February 7–14 — Throw it back to elementary school and write your friends some valentines on candy! Fun Dips, SweeTarts, and more!

Donut Worry, Be Happy — Tuesday, February 19 from 9 a.m.–noon — Come to the leasing office to wish away a “hole” lot of your worries and start your morning off right.

Pupreciation Event — Thursday, February 28 from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. — Come to the leasing office to pick up a toy and some treats for your furry child!


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