Residence Life

Oaks Neighborhood

Brown Hall

The Oaks Neighborhood is a six-building apartment complex for 600 students, mostly juniors and seniors with a focus on the experiential learning opportunities that are common to this demographic: internships, undergraduate research, campus and community leadership, and preparing for study abroad experiences.

Signature events include:

  • Study Abroad and Study USA Fair
  • Creative Expressions Initiative – a series of seminars in creative writing and integration of technology open to all Oaks residents
  • Grill and Griddle Nights
  • Classic Movies on the Lawn
  • Study Snacks & Study Tips
  • Book Club on Diversity Issues

The apartment configurations include:

  • units with two single bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living room and kitchen
  • units with four single bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living room and kitchen
  • units with two bedrooms and two residents per room, two bathrooms, a living room and kitchen

All units are furnished with bedroom furniture (full bed, desk, dresser, and chair); living room furniture (couch, chair, end table, entertainment center, and coffee table); dining room furniture (table and chairs for the 4 person units and bar stools for the 2 person units); washer and dryer; dishwasher; microwave; refrigerator; stove and full access to the campus computer network.

The commons building, McCoy Commons, includes a living room, meeting rooms, a community kitchen, and the area office. There is parking for over 500 residents, an outdoor sand volleyball court, picnic area, and basketball court.

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