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dormitory

1. US a building, esp at a college or camp, providing living and sleeping accommodation
2. Brit denoting or relating to an area from which most of the residents commute to work (esp in the phrase dormitory suburb)

Dormitory

A multiple-occupancy building which contains a series of sleeping rooms, bathrooms, and common areas.

dormitory

A place, building, or room to sleep in.
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We knew freshmen were the least frequent users of mental health services and we needed to acknowledge an unmet need for a specialized service within our residence halls," says Schreier.
The bathroom was in a first floor common area of a residence hall and police said they will examine security protocol for the building.
In response to a shooting script question that asked students to identify spaces in the residence halls in which they feel most comfortable, the overwhelming majority of photo journalers submitted pictures of their beds and/or their bedrooms.
The previous residence hall constructed was the 350-bed Wasylean Hall in 2004.
Additionally, the residence halls allowed our athletic programs to grow, as they were able to recruit outside of the local area.
In addition to these state-of-the-art technologies and design techniques, Qatar Foundation plans to use the residence halls as a way to bring education to students' homes.
A recent survey found that 45% of college faculty reported "no awareness" of their role in improving the academic atmosphere of residence halls, while another 19% reported negative opinions regarding their role in such efforts (Rong & Gable, 1999).
Depending on their design, which can be organized by curricular interests, by career intent, or even by various themes, living-learning communities operate at the intersection between the classroom and the residence hall.
Designed by Lord, Aeck & Sargent, an architectural firm in Atlanta, the new residence halls have a combined construction cost of $I 8.
At the campus in which this study was conducted, many of the newest residence halls have special programmatic opportunities.
This paper discusses how to implement networking solutions in residence halls at Arcadia University in Philadelphia.
Like Hampton, all of Tuskegee University's residence halls have one wired Ethernet port "'per pillow.