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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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The bonds, which will be backed by tuition and other student fees, have been designated green bonds because the new residence hall is being designed to utilize less energy.
Our new residence hall at 33 Beekman Street is a transformative addition to our campus, a potent symbol of the new Pace University in New York and a reminder to all that Pace is a vibrant presence in lower Manhattan," said Pace University President Stephen J.
This residence hall is one important way we are connecting students to our campus,'' WSU spokeswoman Renae Lias Claffey said Wednesday.
Residence halls would remain on lockdown throughout the night, but the gunman was believed to have fled campus, school officials said.
Once we demonstrate the capability of our solution, we may work with each university on further upgrades to residence halls throughout campus.
In all of these areas, the new residence halls find ways to implement environmentally friendly practices.
13 saying the ROTC program would be moved out of the residence hall.
Given that facilities matter in forming satisfaction judgments, it makes sense that a new residence hall would attract students.
Knowing that checking e-mail was a laborious task for Rachida, I decided to call her apartment, which was located on the first floor of my residence hall.
Similarly, a multi-method study investigating the use of MAP reports among residence hall staff (Knerr, 2002) raised issues that were addressed collaboratively.
Therefore, the monitor module was set up as a supervisory device; the alarm is reflected on the residence hall panel, showing the location of the extinguisher that set off the alarm (for example "IM50 NE fire extinguisher"), but the buzzer in the residence hall is silenced.
The new residence hall program comes a few years after Wesleyan and Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, Pa.