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Rockin' Rooms

Residence Life & Housing is giving away University Bookstore gift cards!  

Show us how you’ve personalized your residence hall room by entering the Rockin’ Rooms residence hall decorating contest. Whether you’re an expert at maximizing space or an excellent interior decorator, we want to see how you’ve transformed your space on campus.  

Submit your photo to Residence Life & Housing by Monday, Oct. 27 at 11:59 p.m.

To enter, please email reslife-housing@udel.edu with the information below:  

  • Rockin Room photo 
  • Names of all entrants 
  • Student ID numbers of all entrants 
  • Residence hall building  

 
Winners will be selected from the following categories: 
Please note that prizes are per resident. Unless noted "individual prize," each resident of the room will win a gift card.

  • Best Residence Hall Room overall - $100 University Bookstore gift card 
  • Most UD Spirit - $50 University Bookstore gift card
  • Best 3@UD Triple - $50 University Bookstore gift card
  • Best Green Practices - $50 University Bookstore gift card
  • Best Use of Color - $50 University Bookstore gift card
  • Best Use of Space - $50 University Bookstore gift card
  • Best Original Art Work - $50 University Bookstore gift card
  • Best Photo Gallery - $50 University Bookstore gift card (individual prize)
  • Best Desk Space - $50 University Bookstore gift card (individual prize)
  • Best Halloween Décor - $50 University Bookstore gift card

Rules: 
Residence Life & Housing reserves the right to disqualify any participant who does not comply with the rules. 

  • Submit your entry to reslife-housing@udel.edu by Monday, Oct. 27 at 11:59 p.m.  
  • Please do not include photos of you or your roommates in the room. 
  • 1 photo per entry and 1 entry per room.
  • Do not violate any Residence Life & Housing or University of Delaware policies when decorating your room. If you do not understand the policies, please check with your Resident Assistant before submitting an entry.  
  • Do not display offensive materials or decorations that promote breaking the law or the University Student Code of Conduct (e.g. underage drinking, use of illegal substances). 
  • All photos become the property of Residence Life & Housing upon receipt. 
  • This contest is only open to students who live in the residence halls.     

Judging: 

  • On Tuesday, Oct. 28, the room photos will be uploaded to the Blue Hen Says Facebook page. Students will be allowed to vote by “liking” each photo.  
  • Students will be asked to evaluate room-decorating abilities on originality, aesthetic appeal, and creative use of space. 
  • Voting will close on Friday, Oct. 31at 5:00 p.m. The photo with the most votes will be the winner of the contest. 
Winners will be notified via email and will be announced on the Blue Hen Says Facebook page and via the Residence Life & Housing Facebook and Twitter. Winners will be able to pick up their prizes any time Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 112 Eliphalet Gilbert Hall.