Common Areas

Common areas of our residence halls offer residents places to gather socially, grab a snack, study, watch TV, play video games, and bake cookies. These areas and their furnishings are for all residents to enjoy.


Each residence hall kitchen or kitchenette has a microwave, an electric range and oven, a refrigerator/freezer, as well as counter space and cabinets. While kitchens are not intended to prepare a resident's daily meals, residents have the option to bake and prepare food for special occasions. Certain appliances can only be used in kitchens.


Vending machines are available in every residence hall to satisfy that craving for a snack or cold beverage. All vending machines accept ID Express so residents won't need a stash of coins for when that urge for chocolate or something salty arises.


There is at least one study lounge and one TV lounge in each residence hall. Some TV lounges include a kitchen or kitchenette. Lounge TVs have basic cable service and can also be used for gaming.  Lounges are used for floor programs and can be reserved for special occasions (see your Residence Director).