The University of Miami faced a coronavirus scare Friday evening after a student at Pearson Residential College called 911, reporting that his roommate had the coronavirus.
As Lakeside Village gears up for incoming residents, students both on and off campus have begun to decide their housing plans for next semester. Although the Lakeside Village promises a unique and convenient residential experience, many students are forced to consider whether the glamor is worth the price tag.
Progress at the University of Miami’s Lakeside Village is on course for a May opening, with the flooring process nearly complete and structural inspections set to begin in coming weeks.
Stanford Residential College has roughly three months remaining to serve its purpose of housing first year students. However, as its demolition approaches it has drawn out memories, both good and bad, of student and faculty experiences within the building.
“I was under the impression that I could live all four years on campus under the same price. Now, I get that they’re trying to make the living space more luxurious, I guess, but the pricing for this is not for everyone.”
Halloween is in full swing at Stanford Residential College.
“This job teachers you to think on your feet in times of crisis and to remain calm so we can carry out necessary procedures."
Continuing students and current residents at the University of Miami campus have begun to register for housing for the 2019-2020 academic year. Registration started Monday, Jan. 28 and ends Feb. 6.
“We had cockroaches for about a week and I wouldn’t shower on my floor. They were all over the bathroom and sometimes got into bedrooms.”
The freshmen towers will soon make way for a transformative new era of on-campus housing.
"We decided that we wanted to delay the village's opening to ensure a high-quality living experience from day one," Vice President Patricia Whitely said. "We didn't want anything to detract from students' ability to study."
The first phase of the decade-long project to modernize all student housing on campus is expected to be complete in 2019. Students will be able to sign up to live in the village in the spring 2019 semester.