Freddy Court Spring Newsletter

The following information is regarding safety and security over the upcoming spring break period. For your own safety, please carry your keys and ID card with you at all times.

The policies outlined in the Department of Residence Policy Handbook will be enforced during the break and that residents are responsible for the behavior of any visiting guests.


Leaving For Break? If you will be leaving for any portion of the break, do the following:

_____Close and lock all windows.  VERY IMPORTANT!

_____Take out the trash

_____ Wash and put away any dirty dishes

_____ Open blinds to allow sun and airflow so moisture and mold won’t build up.

_____Turn off lights and unplug non-essential items.

_____Remove all perishable items from your refrigerator.

_____Turn off alarm clocks or any other timed appliances so as not to disturb other residents or cause a safety issue.

_____Take valuable items home to prevent theft.

_____Fish aquariums require constant attention such as feeding and electricity.  Please make prior arrangements for proper care.

_____Lock your door.

_____Set your wall thermostat to 65 degrees.


Assistance over break:

The Frederiksen Office will be closed Saturday, March 11 through Sunday, March 19. If you need assistance during break, call the CA on Call at 515-290-1652. The Service Center (515-294-3322) will be open each day of break. Weekday hours: 7 am-6 pm. Weekends: 8 am-5 pm. If the Service Center is closed and you have an emergency maintenance issue, contact the CA on Duty at: 515-290-1652. For routine work orders, continue to log them online at:



ISU Police will be available over the break period and can be reached by calling 515-294-4428.  For emergencies, dial 911.


Make sure your card is working:

Make sure the building access on your ID card is working. Carry your card and keys at all times over break. If your card is not working, notify the office by noon on Friday, March 10 so we can get it fixed for you.


Building locking schedule over break:

For increased security, apartment building doors will be locked additional hours over break. Doors will lock at 8 pm and reopen at 8 am. These special hours begin Friday, March 10. Normal door hours resume Sunday, March 19.


Apartment Entry Notice:

Department of Residence staff may enter your apartment during break for apartment/room repairs or to conduct routine maintenance (check smoke detectors, heating, cooling and electrical systems, routine filter replacement, etc.)


Parking During Break:

Parking will continue to be enforced in all areas of FC over the break period.


If you have any questions contact the Frederiksen Court office or your Community Adviser.

Safe Travels and Enjoy your upcoming  break!


1010 Frederiksen Court
Iowa State University
Ames, IA   50010
Phone:  515-294-2107

Fax:  515-294-3752