Info for new residents
Dear fellow lodger!
Welcome to the Dormitory in Erwin-Rommel-Street, Erlangen. First of all, we would like to introduce ourselves:
Residental Home Manager (Heimleiter, HL): Bastian Rüppel, room 8114, available at
The Residental Home Manager is a student employed by the
Studentenwerk (StW, student service). His job is to communicate with
the StW in case of problems in the dormitory. His duties include
procurement, management and maintenance of the community
stablishment and responsibility for the realisation of parties and
Janitor (Hausmeister): Mr. Rümpelein and Mr. Frenzel
You can meet them during their office hours from Monday to Friday 1.00 to 1.30 p.m. at his office (house 55a backside). Emergency numbers are listed at the office door.
If anything is damaged in your room or elsewhere in the dormitory (except private property), please fill in a defect report (Mängelanzeige). Take one of these sheets from the janitors office door, complete and put it in the janitors mailbox. Only then the damage can be repaired. Except for lightbulbs. You can buy and replace them on your own.
The Tutors are students employed by the Studentenwerk (StW, student service). Their job is to aid the HL. Their duties include procurement, management and maintenance of the community establishment and responsibility for the realization of parties and community activities.
Besides these employees of the StW there are several active
fellow lodgers and voluntary helpers who also want to improve
community life and have founded the Wohnheimverein (residential home
Assembly of mebers (Vollversammlung):
Meeting of all members to elect the board.
- House meeting (Hausversammlung):
Meeting of all house lodgers to discuss house issues and elect the house speakers.
- Departments (Referate):
Teams with the same interests, e.g. sports etc (see below).
- Residential home council (Wohnheimrat):
Decides about activities of the Rommelwood e.V. association.
- Board (Vorstand):
Represents the association to externals.
The following list shows the Board Members (Vorstandsmitglieder)
of Rommelwood e.V.:
* Chairman: currently vacant
* Vice chairman: Florian Fischer
* Treasurer: Bastian Rüppel
* Secretary: Anabelle Kainz
The names of our current house speakers are listed on the
bulletin boards next to every house entrance and on our homepage.
Voluntarily working teams
Now you already know the most important people and institutions
of our dorm. Furthermore many fellow lodgers are voluntary members of
different teams, that want to improve the life of our dorm. You can see
the different teams and their activities below:
Organizes and lets the Wohnheim Bar (orange house) on a lease.
opening hours: During Semester: Mo. and Th., 8-12 pm, Holidays: Wed.,
Administrates the network and the website of the dorm.
The Cinemateam is in charge of the Rommelcinema for fellow lodgers.
Films are shown once a week during semester on a big screen using a
video projector and a 5.1 sound system.
Sports & Game Team
This team is responsible for the following community
establishments and organises different tournaments and other sport
activities. Sports room in the white house, Billard + Kicker + Dart room in the yellow
house. Please stop playing at 10 pm (because of noise).
- available at
The editorial team is responsible for the social media presence of the Rommelwood e.V. on sites such as Facebook, Instagram and our homepage.
All departments depend on the voluntary commitment of their contributors/cooperators. If you are interested in working with a department to help maintain its existence, then don´t hesitate. We arealways looking for helping hands.
Further important inforation
Many community establishments are organized and financed by the Rommelwoode.V. semester fee:
Washing machines, dryers:
2 washing mashines and 1 dryer can be found in the red and yellow washing rooms.
We have an own system called car(d)wash.
Therefore you need to register your FAU card here.
Then pay the money for the “credits” to our cashbox in the “yellow
washingroom”. You can just put the money in an envelope with your room
number into the cashbox.
Vacuum cleaner, ironing boards, laundry racks,…:
Look for notices on the bulletin boards or ask your house speakers.
There are two in the oven room in the orange
house next to the Bar. Key holders for the new ovens are listed at the black board of the orange house. Always keep the ovens clean!!!
Beverage vending machine:
In the red washing room there is a cheap vending machine. The Bar Team keeps it filled.
- Use your room key to get inside.
- Blue container: paper and cartons
- Yellow Container: packings with the green point
- Green barrels: biological waste, NO PLASTIC BAGS!
- Metal silver sheet container and black containers: all other waste
- Glass and tins: special containers next to the street
- Clothing: special containers next to the street.
- The bulky rubbish is collected at the trash place in front of the yellow house. The place is opened every Wednesday from 15:00 to 15:45 o’clock. Please dispose of it orderly.
Special equipment of the different houses
You can find a community room in
every house. If you want to hold a party there, you have to ask the
house speaker. And clean up afterwards.
Bulletin boards (schwarze Bretter):
According to the tenancy agreement (Mietvertrag) you have to read the bulletin boards
regularly, we recommend you to do this once a week.
The most important locations in the environment are collected on this map.