“On Feb. 6, Butler announced plans to expand their on-campus housing options — building apartment-style residential housing for juniors, seniors, graduate students and young alumni.”
Students in Residential College are welcomed to the spring semester by flooding, leaking sinks, dead bugs and slow maintenance response times.
Reporter Ali Moulton sits down with the Assistant Director of Residence Life Marti Wein and a current RA to talk about what it takes to become an RA on campus.
Concerns regarding new procedures for housing selection arise from rising sophomores and juniors.
As housing applications open, students are searching for clarity and communication from Residence Life regarding university apartments.
Items in Fairview House have been left damaged or broken since late September.
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.