Building themes complement the residential experience by focusing on academic pursuits, hobbies, individual backgrounds, lifestyle preferences, and personal interests, these living/learning options serve to compliment a student’s experience in residence.
Themes are not dictated by major, but may introduce unique activities and experiences in keeping with the theme of the building.
The Gaming House is intended to create a place where anyone who likes playing games can come together. This theme offers a special environment for students, with unique connections to several programs in the School of Engineering, including Computer Game Design, Computer Science, Digital Arts, Film and Digital Media, Electronic Music, and Creative Writing. Activities can include anything from board game nights to faculty talks, tournaments, conference trips, and study group sessions. If you enjoy gaming with your friends and you would like to join a like-minded community, this is the place for you!
Outdoor Pursuits & Sustainability
The Outdoor Pursuits & Sustainability House hosts activities and events meant to take students out of their rooms and into the wider world, including hiking, sea kayaking, and camping trips. An emphasis is placed on conservation education and activities, such as beach clean-ups, faculty talks, and exploring sustainable practices.