During 2012, we asked current residents to complete a Qualify of Residence Life Survey. Here's how they responded:
99% of residents surveyed said living on campus was convenient:
- $100 deposit transfers to the next year
- All expenses are billed to student accounts
- Free cable and Internet with on-site support
- Free laundry
- Wide variety of excellent dining options
- Off-campus residents are stuck with the full rent If a roommate moves out, but on-campus residents pay only their share, and we will place your new roommate
SAFETY AND SECURITY
98% of residents report feeling safe and secure in our residence halls because of:
- 24-hour staff at the reception desk
- Electronic card access that keeps intruders out
- Guests are registered at the front desk and accompanied by their student host
- On-campus police substation is ready for any emergency
- Safety and Transportation officers patrol the campus
90% of residents said that meeting people and building lasting relationships is the most positive aspect of living on campus:
- There are ongoing Hall Council, RHA, SAC and athletic events
- Floor staff helps with meeting people
- Programming and resources provide a variety of social opportunities
81% of residents said that living on campus has contributed to their academic success — which is, after all, why you're here!
- For 15 years running, on-campus students out-perform their off-campus counterparts academically
- On-campus students graduate sooner and with a higher GPA
- Living-Learning Communities focus on academic success
- Study sessions in the residence halls enhance learning and make group projects more effective
Do your parents worry about how well you are eating?
- Our meals-per-week plans assure that you receive a nutritious, balanced diet
- BoomerMeals may be added at any time, offering variety
- After Hours Dining provides energy for late-night studying
- No clean-up required!
What would they miss if they lived off campus instead?
- Being able to walk to class
- Sociability — being with friends
- Dining services
- Somewhere to go during the down time between classes
- The "Campus Experience"