Living in University Housing
Each student will be provided a complete set of bedroom furniture, including a desk, chair and a bed and depending on the facility, built-in closet space. Snow Lion rooms have dressers while the 2333 Arapahoe Residence Hall have closets with an organizer.
At the Snow Lion apartments, common spaces include a living room with table and chairs, sofa and air conditioner; kitchen with stove and oven, sink and refrigerator; and bathroom with combination bath tub/shower, sink and toilet.
Things to Bring
Consider bringing the following items to make your apartment your own!
Bedding (extra long twin sheets)
Clothing and footwear for a variety of weather conditions
Kitchen gadgets, such as blenders, microwave, mixer, etc.
Pots and pans
Cleaning supplies (sponges, soap, bucket, broom)
Throw pillows and blankets
Decorative items, such as posters, paintings, and knick-nacks
Bike, bike lock, helmet, bike light
Sunscreen and a water bottle
Laundry bag, detergent, dryer sheets, and quarters
First aid kit
Items to Leave at Home
Candles (even just for decoration)
Decorative alcohol bottles or tapestry with messaging of other drugs
Any appliance that does not have an automatic shut-off function
Pets of any variety
The Residence Life staff tries to pair you with the best roommate match whenever possible based on the lifestyle choices you indicated on your housing application. For this reason, it is important that you are open and honest about your lifestyle dispositions. We will assist you in working through roommate conflicts that may arise; however, most students find that through open and honest communication they are able to resolve living issues on their own.
Co-Curricular Activities & Programming
Residence Life programming is one of the ways we fulfill our mission of helping new undergraduates find ways to make connections between what they are learning in the classroom and their daily lives. Students choose activities according to their personal interests. Some of the themes we choose from are: health awareness, lifestyle choices, social justice and leadership skills. Some events we’ve sponsored are: pancakes @ noon, 24hr poetry readings, sacred sex talks, movie nights, substance free potlucks, acupuncture and funk your gender dialogue. We also provide resources and connections to our outdoor club, ROOT, as well as other student groups and events.
There are several benefits to engaging in this living and learning concept:
- to check in with fellow residents and track each one another’s well-being,
- to get you together with people who share your interests,
- to give you a place to land as first-year students,
- to help process your experience and to integrate your home life with your school life
- to learn new things from your peers.
Please indicate on your application your particular areas of interest. You may find that you may be very interested in all of the following and then some.