Butler admits third-largest incoming class, filling each bed in Irvington and ResCo, sending some first-years to sophomore housing.
Both residential assistants and faculty in residences continue to try to create a community of care in their residence halls — even with the difficulties that come from COVID-19 restrictions and a lack of breaks from academics. Many RAs and FIRs are thinking outside of the box when it comes to programming.
One month into the Fall semester, parents reflect on Butler’s COVID-19 response and their students’ experience with the current safety policies.
In Fall 2019, 53% of undergraduate students lived in on-campus residence halls and apartments. This semester, however, the number of students living in on-campus housing has dropped to only 45%, the lowest rate in the past decade.
Students will now begin the selection process on April 6 based on a time slot randomly assigned by class.
Residence Life sent an email to students informing them that the housing application for the 2020-2021 academic year will not be opening Feb. 26.
Students from Ross and Irvington delve into what they believe are the root causes of discord between the two residence hall groups.
Some underclassmen students will be charged $25 a day to stay in dorms over breaks.
Rising sophomores were stuck waiting for hours after their scheduled times at a room selection event on March 27. About eighty of those students will have to live in ResCo instead of Fairview next year.
Residence Life emailed juniors on Feb. 22 with updates to on-campus housing which sparked concern among those planning to live on-campus for their senior year.