Who are we?
The student's council is taking responsibility to manage internal affairs of the dorm. We are also in posession of a few keys to the public rooms in the dorm. Information on who has got what key can be obtained from the list in the main hall, next to the main entrance and our homepage. The council is elected once a year by all tennants. Everyone who is interested can become a candidate. The council holds meetings every other week in the Tee-Stube (community room), that may be visited by anyonue.
And by the way: most of us are capable of understanding the English language. So please don't hesitate to contactanyone of us. In the worst case you will be led to someone who can interpret. :)
On the 2nd floor opposite to room 214 you can find the laundry room with 3 washing machines, 2 electric driers as well as a centrifuge. While the centrifuge can be used for free, a washing or drying cycle costs €1,60. A rechargable prepaid card can be bought in the office of the „Studentenwerk Oldenburg“ on the ground floor of the cafeteria. The card costs €10 and has got an initial credit of 7€.
A few hints:
- The machines are numbered from right to left
- If the device only leaves you a choice between machine 1 and 2, only these two can be chosen. Only the janitor can reset the device.
- Please don't overfill the machines with detergent.
- Don't leave your detergent on the machines. Otherwise they will wind up on the floor due to machine vibrations.
- Please write your name on your drying rack and only put it up when it is needed.
If you go all the way up in the main staircase, you will find a Xerox machine. The machine can only be run with Copy Cards obtained from the university. We do not sell these.
Please do not leave your paper up there, but discard it appropriately.
If you run into any problems, please contact the member of the council responsible for the machine.
In the case that you are too lazy to cook, here is a list of alternatives. During lunchtime you can eat at the cafeteria, the Diner Pronto Pronto (next to the university) or in town. Delivery is also an option.
You can find several flyers of food delivery services in Emden under the network location „\\bigmama\flyer“. If you don't get over the minimum ordering amount or you just don't want to eat all by yourself, why not ask in the chat if someone is interested. Most of the time you will find one, two or more people.
If you prefer making your meals all by yourself, but you feel handicapped by the limited space in your own kitchen, why don't you use the oven room. Located on the ground floor (opposite to room 114) it offers 4 heating plates as well as 4 ovens to choose from.
The ovens can be activated with a key. The holders of the keys can be found on the list in the main hall.Please be aware that smoking is prohibited in this room. Also, please keep the room tidy.
Are you feeling like having a BBQ? No problem. We have got a barbecue grill behind the house. The appropriate grids can be obtained for a fortfeit of €20, which will be returned after you bring back the clean grids.
Suddenly standing in the dark? No electricity anymore? No problem. Four of the council's members have got a key to the fuse boxes.
The simplest way to get rid of a damage in your room is to let others take care of it. :) That's exactly what you can do. Go to our homepage http://www.dukegat.de, click on „Links“ and then on „Damage Notification“. The janitor will take care of everything else.
Right next to the main entrance you can find the Tee-Stube, our community room. Something is going on there almost every night. No wonder with the activities it offers: darts, table soccer and board games can be played. You can watch a movie on the projector or just enjoy a beer after all that hard work. We offer a wide variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
If you would like to drink something, just take it out of the fridge and put your name and room number on the list next to it. You can keep track of your dues via the homepage. There you will also receive information on what to do, to get rid of them.
If you own a computer you can apply for network access with the network team. Once applied you can enjoy the benefits of networking such as playing network games or searching other peoples shares.
Being part of the network also grants you access to the internet (currently you have to pay a 5€ registration fee).
For further information please check the NWT-board in the main hall or look at the homepage.