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Residing at OSU: A glance at student living

Posted October 4th, 2011 by UHDS News

A look at the variety of living situations Oregon State students call home

Built in 1948, Sackett Hall is the oldest dormitory on campus, and was originally an all-girls dorm. The hall is divided into four quadrants, with two wings per quadrant and approximately 300 students. Students live on single-gender floors, with a standard floor-bathroom set-up. One wing in Sackett is designated as the quiet wing. Most rooms are doubles, with sleeping porches and walk-in closets. …

Newly completed this year in 2011, the shimmering glass International Living Learning Center across from Halsell, Finley and Bloss is a serious envy-inducer for other residents of University Housing and Dining Service halls. Students live on one of four co-ed floors, with single and double occupancy rooms boasting private and suite-style bathrooms. Most double rooms are supposed to house a domestic and an international student together. …

McNary Hall, the Honors College hall, is home to approximately 350 students on five floors. It offers both single and double rooms as well as special “quad” rooms, on co-ed floors with a standard floor-bathroom set-up. McNary also has a quiet wing, and a women-only wing.

Read more from The Daily Barometer. (Published Oct. 4, 2011)

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