Future Rambler residents have expressed concern concerning the constructing’s progress and the likelihood that administration might reschedule the move-in day to a later date.
The West Campus condominium advanced is scheduled to welcome residents for the 2023-2024 faculty 12 months on Aug. 18, simply days earlier than the autumn semester begins.
A UT Reddit discussion board dialogue erupted after a person posted that they spoke to 5 Rambler building employees who mentioned building wouldn’t end in time for move-in and as an alternative be accomplished by October or November.
“One among my roommates truly reached out about this,” mentioned Madeline King, a biology sophomore and future Rambler resident. “The truth that it wasn’t achieved but was making some individuals nervous. However I imply, construction-wise on the skin, I feel she was saying that it was largely achieved and that on the within, they have been simply ending up with home equipment and placing within the decor and simply doing all of that stuff. So individuals have been nervous that it wouldn’t be achieved by Aug. 18, which I perceive as a result of it’s lots to get achieved by then.”
King mentioned Rambler assured its residents by way of e mail and social media that they continue to be on schedule to open. In an e mail, Kristen Hendrix, a member of Rambler’s public relations crew, mentioned, “We’re nonetheless on observe to maneuver in residents on August 18.”
“I’ll say just a few days in the past, they posted on Instagram saying that the entire home equipment are in place, they usually have photos of contained in the constructing,” mentioned Danielle Worthington, a authorities sophomore and future Rambler resident. “It appears fairly good from what I noticed.”
King mentioned Rambler had saved the move-in date the identical since she signed her lease in Oct. 2022 and that the advanced assured residents they’d be accommodated with a resort if issues obtained not on time. King mentioned her issues about being positioned in a resort embody commuting to highschool and storing her belongings and that she had heard of less-than-ideal lodging arrange by different complexes.
Final 12 months, the Noble 2500 condominium advanced delayed its move-in date to 5 months after the scheduled opening. College students expressed frustration over the preparations made to compensate them.
One future Rambler resident who wished to stay nameless mentioned she believes some college students are being overdramatic concerning the doable state of affairs.
“I don’t assume it’s going to be as delayed as some individuals assume as a result of I’m truly right here in Austin proper now,” the coed mentioned. “We nonetheless don’t actually know if it’ll be prepared on time as a result of they don’t inform us something. However I feel if there have been to be a delay, it wouldn’t be like on a scale of Noble 2500.”