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Programmed housing for the arts to move to Trinity campus

Programmed housing for the arts to move to Trinity campus

Ellyn Lapointe, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

Residential Life will house a new Arts and Creativity community on Trinity campus beginning the fall semester of 2018. Arts Initiative staff and students have been working with ResLife to develop this new program, which will be centered around artistic expression and creativity, said Arts Init...

UVM does not reach programmed housing goal

UVM does not reach programmed housing goal

Ellyn LaPointe, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017

Last year, UVM set a goal to have 100 percent of incoming first-years enrolled in programmed housing. Reslife offers a number of programmed housing options, centered around a theme that seeks to create a community within the dorms, according to the UVM website. “Residence halls are more than simp...

We don’t want your programmed dorms

We don't want your programmed dorms

Staff Editorial

September 12, 2017

While new construction on campus is making our school more aesthetically pleasing, these new buildings designed around programmed housing carry a whole new set of issues. Over the summer, new buildings popped up on campus. One of them was the Central Campus Residence Hall, a dorm built for first-...

Students watch as campus tranforms

Camilla Broccolo

November 29, 2016

A group of prospective UVM students and families led by a tour guide shuffled past the construction site of the new residence hall that will be open in August 2017. This is just one of the buildings that will be included in the new housing model ResLife will be transitioning to starting next fall....

ResLife promotes themed housing

November 8, 2016

Next academic year, 75 percent of first-year students will live in programmed housing. Students have no official input as of right now, said Joe Russell, associate director of residential education for ResLife. “There is a certain level of planning that has to happen at the administration le...

Giving first-years a choice in housing

Giving first-years a choice in housing

April 6, 2016

Come August, first-year students arriving at UVM will arguably have a much different experience than what any of the current students reading this remember themselves having.We all remember the awkward and nerve-wracking experience of orientation, the first-year reading we skimmed while on the beach and ma...

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