Hooking up with one or two of your hallmates within the first few days of school, however, is a definite no-no.When tempted to engage in “dormcest,” remind yourself that you’re going to have to face him—as well as everyone else on your floor, because they’re going to find out—for the rest of the year, no matter how good or bad your hook-up was.If you wish to continue seeing your current boyfriend, do so.

If they’re showing up for class at all, then you know they’ve at least got something going for them.

And hey, maybe he’s even smart and organized enough for you to make him your “study buddy.” Study dates are pretty much the best dates most college girls can hope for within the first month or so of school (news flash: college guys are usually cheap).

If someone has a conflict, you should (sweetly) tell the person you will miss having them.

As a freshman girl, eligible cuties seem to be everywhere, and guess what? The attention can be fun, but when it comes down to it, the dating game in college is one that you’ll learn a lot about as time goes on—you might not be a pro right off the bat.

College will present you with a chance to widen not only your range of interests, but also your circle of acquaintances.

You owe it to yourself to take advantage of everything that college offers.

Just because he’s sitting alone and doesn’t speak to anyone in the class doesn’t mean he’s a total lunatic.

If you’re interested, all it takes is a slow pack-up-and-hang-back after class to initiate conversation.

To get started, Her Campus has put together a list of the DOs and DON’Ts of college dating.