The Office of Residential Life is committed to designing and maintaining a learning environment that encourages academic success, student engagement, personal growth and personal responsibility.
Oak Hall Opened in 2006, Oak Hall has 4 bedroom suites which allow most students to have their own private bedroom while the four residents in the suite would share a dual vanity, enclosed stall bathroom. Rooms are fully furnished with XL twin bed, desk, dresser, freestanding closet, microwave and microfridge unit, cable TV, internet, and telephone line. Oak Hall has several themed living communities such as First Year Experience (freshman), Second Year Experience, Honors, Business and Nursing. The hall is lead by 12 upperclassmen called Residential Advisors. In addition, Oak Hall is home to 6 Peer Mentors, 2 Senior Residential Advisors and 1 Hall Director. Great amenities (heated pool, fitness center, game room, laundry room, and fireplace lounge) compliment the hall's services such as 24 hour front desk staff, peer mentor office, personalized programming and events for residents and convenient C-store. A meal plan is required.
Villa Hall is a three-story residence hall that can accommodate more than 75 students. Villa Hall is for upperclassman or students age 23 or older, and has single bedrooms with several bathroom options. Like other traditional residence halls, each floor features communal showers and restrooms with enclosed stalls. Villa Hall also offers free cable TV, wireless internet, and come fully furnished. A meal plan is required.
Villa North, Eye Live & Learn Optometry Community Opened in 2007, Villa North is an exclusive community of professional Optometry students. Rooms are fully furnished with XL twin bed, desk, dresser, free standing closet, medicine cabinet and sink, micro fridge and microwave unit, cable TV, internet, and telephone line. Hall amenities include access to kitchen, laundry room, swipe card access, and a live in Residential Advisor. Many Optometry students choose this community because of its convenience, affordability, and camaraderie.
Mansion Hills Apartments located across from Express Scripts, off of I-70 and Florissant Road, offer one- and two-bedroom units for students who are 21 and older who may be transitional students, graduates, married, or with children and/or pets. Both unfurnished units and limited furnished units are available. Furnished units include water, sewer, trash, electricity allowance, furniture, basic cable television, internet and access to all on-site amenities. On site amenities include access to pool, laundry facilities, clubhouse with large flat screen TV, live on staff and Community Advisors. Rent is billed to the student's University account. No meal plans are required but are optional to purchase.
The Residence Hall Association (RHA) represents members of the residential community, supports residents' involvement in Oak hall, and serves as liaison between residents, the Office of Residential Life, and the University at large. RHA also strives to get residents involved in the community and other school organizations. Our goals are diverse educational and social programming and participation in the growth of Residential Life.
University Meadows Student Community is not your average apartment complex. "The Meadows" is a residence hall that is styled like an apartment complex. Most students have found that University Meadows is a great transitional living place that helps build the skills necessary to live on their own when they graduate.
All students are welcome to live at University Meadows. University Meadows offers individual lease liability, which means that a student rents a bed-space in an apartment and shares the common area in that unit with others. University Meadows offers convenient accommodations for 500 students, faculty, and staff, with four floor plans that are designed to meet a student's needs. Most units are furnished and are fully electric. There are seven Resident Assistants who live on-site and are assigned to each building.
University Meadows also offers you numerous amenities at no additional charge, like basic cable TV, computer network ports, dishwasher, garbage disposal, icemakers, clubhouse, pool, limited access gates, sand volleyball court, barbeque pavilion, hot tub, and shuttle service to campus from the front gate. Social and educational programs are hosted every month for the residents by the RA's.