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Balıkesir University

Çağış Campus

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Kırıkkale University

Yahşihan Campus

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Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University

Kötekli Campus

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You may visit our dormitories at any time by calling the relevant dormitory’s management in advance at the numbers provided in our website, or make a virtual tour by clicking the dormitory of your choice at our website.
The majority of the rooms in the Residorm dormitories are for three students. However there are a limited number of rooms for two and one, and we also have disabled accessible rooms for two. Only in our dormitory in Kırıkkale, we have a limited number of rooms for four.
KIRIKKALE: Room for one: 22 square meters, room for two: 21 square meters, room for three: 31 square meters, disabled accessible room: 40 square meters

MUĞLA: Room for one: 22 square meters, room for two: 26 square meters, room for three: 22 square meters, disabled accessible room: 26 square meters

BALIKESİR (FEMALE): Room for two: 22 square meters, room for three: 26 square meters, disabled accessible room: 26 square meters

BALIKESİR (MALE): Room for two: 17 square meters, room for three: 23 square meters, disabled accessible room: 20 square meters

The term of the accommodation agreement entered into with each student that is to stay in a Residorm dormitory is 10 months. The annual accommodation fee paid under this agreement covers this 10 months’ period.

The term of the agreement starts on September 15, and 10 months later, in other words on July 15. If the final and mark-up exams are not finished by the end of the term, the term of the agreement will be extended accordingly and no additional amount will be charged for such extension.

The students are required to vacate their rooms and complete their checkout procedures within 2 days following the expiration of their agreements. If a student does not complete the checkout procedures and leave their belongings in his/her room, this will be interpreted as his/her intention to stay in summer, and the relevant fee will be charged.

If a student signs a contract for the following year before the end of the then current contract year, he/she may stay in summer free of charge.

All accommodation agreements have the same term starting on the same date. Considering the reasons given in the student’s application for early check in as well as the availability of the relevant dormitory, the management may allow such student to stay for a period up to 7 days before the starting date of the accommodation.
Yes. Our blocks for female students and male students are separate*. There is a common gate with a security point, and then the female and male dormitories have separate tailgates scanning the fingerprints of those entering.

*The female and male dormitory buildings in Residorm Balıkesir was separated in the 2014-2015 academic year.

For the female and male dormitory buildings, there is a common gate with a security post, and then the dormitory buildings for female and male students are separate and there is a separate tailgate for each building. Other than the rooms, female and male students may use the same study halls, the common kitchens, the TV, music and recreation rooms, the sport facilities and the lobby.

*The female and male dormitory buildings in Residorm Balıkesir was separated in the 2014-2015 academic year. Only the lobby and canteen are shared by the female and male students.

Our reservation system will help you to choose the most suitable room for you. If your reservation extends to the following year or you make a group reservation, you may choose your room, if the room of your choosing is available.
At the final reservation stage, you may choose your roommate, if there is an available room. Also our reservation system will help you in choosing the most suitable roommate.
Every student of or over 18 years of age may stay in a Residorm dormitory, provided that he or she has enrolled to the university where such dormitory is located.

• Separate bathroom and toilet in each room;
• Personal study desk, chair, bed and locker;
• Personal dresser, reading lamp and studying lamp in each room;
• Wireless internet in the rooms and the common areas;
• Telephone and hairdryer* in each room;
• Mini fridge for the common use of three people in each room;
• 2 personal secure electricity socket in each study desk;
• Nonflammable comfortable beds in hotel standards, sheets, pillows and duvets;
• Mattresses are covered with a fire retardant fabric, and they are spring beds;
• Each bed is located above the personal study desk.**
• Colorfully designed and decorated rooms;
• All rooms have exterior windows and are spacious and light;
• There is a scissor system on each window for security purposes;
• There are curtains and insect screens on the windows;
• All Residorm buildings were built in accordance with the cutting edge technology as well as the applicable fire and earthquake regulations; and the buildings are equipped with automatic fire detection, alarm and extinguishing systems;
• The Residorm buildings are environment friendly. The rain waters and the waste waters from bathrooms and toilets are treated and used for toilet flushes and watering the gardens. We also use solar energy and led lamps.

*There is no hairdryer in the rooms in the Residorm Balıkesir dormitories.

**In the Residorm male dormitory building in Balıkesir, there is no bed base; and the toilet and bathroom are not separate.

Today Residorm is one of the biggest dormitory chain in Turkey, operating in three cities for the time being.

We have a corporate background, and we provide accommodation services to students together with our headquarters in Istanbul.

We take into consideration the sensitivities of the students and their parents, and spend our best efforts to create the most suitable accommodation model, in terms of comfort, health, security, price and socializing.

The Residorm buildings and student rooms were designed and built taking into consideration the students’ needs, security and safety.

The dormitory buildings are located in the campuses and therefore they are protected by not only the campus security personnel, but also the dormitory security personnel, both working on a 24/7 basis. Each dormitory operates as a part of the university where it’s located, and it’s supervised by this university.

Each dormitory has a personnel consisting of around 40 people, and they work on a 24/7 basis to ensure our students’ comfort, meet their needs and solve their problems.

The privileges and discounts provided to the students increase by the number of the years that they stay in the dormitories.

The Residorm dormitories do not only serve as a dormitory, but they also provide job opportunities to students, organize trainings, seminars, sports and arts activities and tournaments and support the personal and social development of the students.

In the academic year of 2015-2016, we will provide an accommodation and meal aid for 90 students for the first time to support their university studies.

Residorm is not a student dorm only, but a new world appreciating people, listening to the students and trying to find solutions to their problems, and spending efforts to support the students’ development in different areas.

• Security on a 24/7 basis (surveillance camera system and security personnel)
• Controlled entry and exit (turnstile gates with fingerprint scanners)
• Reception services on a 24/7 basis
• Wireless internet in all rooms and common areas
• Study rooms, allowing students to study in a silent environment or as a group
• Television rooms for watching the news, films, music clips and sports games
• Music room and recreational rooms
• Common kitchen (where students may cook their meals by using various kitchen amenities such as electric stoves, microwave ovens, toasters, and sinks)
• Canteen
• Facilities containing a supermarket, cafes and restaurants, etc.
• Hot and cold water dispensers in the corridors

• Fitness center*
• Catering services for breakfast and dinner
• Laundry (to be charged to the room card)
• Purchases form the supermarket and the other stores
• Accommodation in summer (10% of the annual fee to be paid in advance)**
• Linens, additional pillows
• Changing rooms (The first room change is free, and the second room change, which will be permitted if there are available rooms, will be subject to a fee of 50 TL.)

 

* In the Residorm Kırıkkale, the fitness center is in the dormitory building; while in Balıkesir and Muğla, the fitness centers are located in the neighboring shopping facilities. 

** If a student signs a contract for the following year before the end of the then current contract year, he/she may stay in summer free of charge.

Note (*): These services are provided at reasonable prices announced in September for each year.

Yes, there are praying rooms in our dormitories.
We are operating as official dormitories of certain universities, and accordingly we have certain rules and principles. However these rules do not aim at restricting the students, but ensuring their harmony, respect to each other, security and comfort.

We don’t allow smoking inside the Residorm buildings. The applicable las and the campus regulations of the Council of Higher Education prohibit smoking indoors.

However we have balconies for smoking in every floor for the use of the students.*

* There is no balcony for smoking in the male dormitory building in Balıkesir.

The Residorm dormitories are located inside the campuses of the relevant universities, and therefore we need to comply with these universities’ decisions.

The last entry time on weekdays is 24:00, and 01:00 on weekends.

Any student may stay out, provided that he or she fills in an application form for that purpose. We will not contact the parents unless the student stays outside the dormitory very frequently or we hear alarming rumors.
In the modern and spacious lobby at the entrance of each dormitory, you can host your guests regardless of their gender.
If there are available rooms in the dormitory, your visitors may stay, provided that they make a reservation at least 2 days in advance and pay the accommodation fee upfront.
On the contrary to many dormitories’ managements, we allow you to spend time with your guests until late hours in the common areas of the Residorm dormitories. We know that we’ll be proud to be living in the Residorm dormitories and want to share this with others, but we can’t allow you to invite your guests to your room for security reasons. You should also keep in mind that the majority of the rooms are shared by three people, and your roommates and those living in the neighboring rooms may be disturbed.

Every student staying in a Residorm dormitory may host one guest at a time (unless there is a special event organized by Residorm). This aims at preventing crowd in the common areas. Your guests will be required to leave at a certain time in the evening.

If there is a damage in a room and we cannot determine the person causing that damage, all roommates will be equally liable for such damage. Any damage to the common areas of the building will be compensated by the student responsible for such damage, as determined by the dormitory personnel or the surveillance camera recordings (and this compensation will be deducted from the security deposit of 500 TL to be paid when checking in).

You will also be responsible for any damage that may be caused by your guests.

The reception and security personnel of the Residorm dormitories are available to help you and ensure your security on a 24/7 basis.
 Your security and safety are very important for us. Therefore all Residorm dormitories were built and equipped in accordance with the most recent earthquake and fire regulations. The security of our dormitories are maintained by not only the security personnel of the campus, but also our security personnel working on a 24/7 basis. Our dormitories’ surroundings and common areas are continuously monitored by surveillance cameras. Fingerprint scan is necessary to enter any Residorm building and the floors where the rooms are located.

We are very sensitive about electricity and fire. There are fire alarms on the room doors and the mattresses are nonflammable. All areas are equipped with fire detection, alarm and extinguisher systems. There are backups of the fire pumps. In emergency cases, the escape corridors are illuminated by emergency lights. The electricity sockets in the students’ rooms are protected by leakage current fuses. There is a scissor system on each window to prevent it from opening fully. There is a generator for each building to power the building and the elevators in case of a power cut.

We continuously check and maintain the equipment that constitute a part of this secure infrastructure.

• Modern architecture, colorful and commodious spaces;
• Earthquake resistant buildings equipped with technological building materials;
• Fire detection and prevention system compliant with the fire regulations (a smoke detector and a fire extinguishing system in each room);
• Environmental friendly power consumption and solar energy system;
• Efficient water consumption supported by the treatment of gray water;
• High level thermal insulation;
• Secure infrastructure and hardware;
• Uninterrupted power system supported by generators;
• Leakage current fusses and safety measures against electric shock
• Elevators at a capacity suitable for the number of the students, and powered by a generator

Not only comfortable and secure rooms, but also colorfully furnished common areas for students to come together, and shopping facilities to meet the students’ basic needs. We also organize various social, sportive and cultural activities throughout the year for our students.
Each student has a daily limit. We use a fair quota system to prevent the students using the internet excessively from breaching the other students’ right to use the internet. If a student exceeds the daily limit, we don’t apply a penalty, but decrease the connection speed. Each student can connect to internet by no more than two separate devices at a time.
 You can call your friends in the other rooms of your dormitory by dialing their room numbers.

You can’t use these phones to make external calls, but you can receive calls from external numbers. Those wishing to call you at the telephone in your room are required to dial your dormitory’s number and then enter the code specific for your dormitory and your room number.

This code is 12 for Balıkesir, 11 for Kırıkkale and 10 for Muğla. (For example, if you are to call the room number 4013 in the Residorm Balıkesir dormitory, you should dial 124013.)

 We have common kitchens and dining tables for the use of our students. These kitchens provide the amenities for cooking, and our students use these kitchens to cook for themselves.

We also provide catering services. We provide dinner and breakfast catering services on weekdays and you may benefit from these services by making an additional monthly payment of 100 TL and 50 TL respectively.

Most of our students prefer using and washing their personal bedclothes, so we don’t provide this service. However if you need some bedclothes, you may purchase them at a reasonable price from the supermarket located right next to your dormitory. There will be a nonflammable mattress, undersheet, fiber pillow and fiber duvet in hotel standards for you in your room.
You’ll have enough space in your room to keep your personal belongings that you may need daily.
Yes. If your academic calendar is longer than the 10 months’ term of your accommodation agreement, you may continue staying in your room by making an extra payment.

The price to be applied for the summer accommodation will be 10% of the annual price. You may stay for two months for this price. The price of the summer accommodation is a fixed price, and we’ll not be making any discount, if you would like to stay for a shorter period. You will need to pay this price in advance.

If you will stay in a Residorm dormitory in the following year, you may stay for the summer free of charge by making your final reservation for the following academic year in advance.

If you don’t make a reservation for the following academic year, and leave your belongings behind, we’ll assume that you’ll stay for the summer and charge you the summer accommodation fee.

The prices applied to the summer accommodation to be provided to the students that do not stay in the Residorm rooms during the rest of the academic year. When such a student applies for a summer accommodation for 2 months, he or she needs to pay the accommodation fee for one month plus a security deposit in the amount of one months’ accommodation fee (a security for damages and cancellation). At the end of the 2nd month, the balance of this security deposit will be refunded to the student after making any necessary deductions (for damages or cancellation).

Any student wishing to stay for the summer agrees that the Residorm management may conduct the necessary general maintenance, repair works and cleaning at any week in summer.

1st Option: You may visit the Residorm dormitory of your choosing and make your reservation.

2nd Option: You may become a member of our website at www.residorm.com and make your reservation online.

Your reservation (the accommodation agreement) enters into force upon the payment of the security deposit of 500TL (four hundred Turkish Liras). This will serve not only as a security for any damage that the student may cause during his or her stay, but also as a deposit for the performance of the obligations under the agreement.

In the first option, this security payment may be made by credit card or in cash, while in the second option it may be made by online payment or bank transfer.

You may pay the Annual Accommodation Fee in advance when you’re making  your reservation or checking in your dormitory, or you may pay it in installments. In any case, you need to pay for your first month of stay before checking in.

 

(!) You need to present the following documents when making your reservation.

DOCUMENTS TO BE PROVIDED BY THE STUDENTS MAKING RESERVATION FOR THE FIRST TIME

1) Student card or any other document evidencing the enrollment to the university
2) Identity card copy (You need to show the original of your identity card.)
3) 2 headshot photos
4) Medical report, if you have a special health condition
5) Copy of the parent’s identity card
6) If disabled, health commission report

This security deposit (for damages and cancellation) will be used for remedying any damage to the fixed assets in the rooms and the common areas. If a part of this security damage is used for remedying such a damage and its balance falls below 50% at any time during the term of the Agreement, the student is required to make an additional payment within one month to ensure that its balance is 40 TL again.

We don’t accept cancellations after the beginning date of your accommodation agreement. Any student wishing to leave Residorm may assign his or her accommodation agreement to another student. The student to whom the accommodation agreement is assigned is required to pay for the months of his or her stay plus a security deposit of 500 TL (for damages and cancellation). Dismissal from the university is an exception to this rule.

If a cancellation is made in writing before the beginning date of your accommodation agreement, the fees paid in advance will be refunded, but the security deposit will not be refunded. This security deposit will not be refunded, if there is any outstanding payment as of the date of the cancellation or the expiration of the agreement.

If you leave for a legitimate reason before the end of the accommodation year and are entitled to receive the security deposit, you will receive your refund within one week. The security deposit refunds at the end of the accommodation year are made within 15 days starting from the expiration date of the agreement by a bank transfer.