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The Commons

Your Home in the Commons

The Commons is a traditional-style freshman housing area located in the center of campus. The Commons are home to many of the Living Learning Communities, including the Freshman Honors LLC. 

Hanover Hall is the central community building featuring a study lounge, TV lounge, classroom spaces, common kitchen area, vending area, and professional staff offices.

All rooms contain one of each of the following per-resident. 

Bed Desk
Chair Dresser
Closet  
Carpets and window treatments are provided. 
  • Each floor has community bathrooms and houses 26 to 30 residents double and single bedrooms.
  • The Commons is a non-smoking and alcohol-free housing area.
  • Wi-Fi and cable are provided in each residential area
  • Living Learning Communities:
    • ​Business
    • Honors College

 

The Commons Floor Plans

The Commons house 500 residents in seven residence halls: