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4 College Junior

Campus Housing: Living on campus gives you the chance to become a social butterfly. Something as simple as leaving a door open invites anyone in to a simple conversation and a chance to make many friends to enhance your college experience.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Living on campus is okay it's not the best but i do have fun sometimes.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: The housing process for next year was irritating and in some ways unfair.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I lived in Gore my freshman year and will be living in Edwards this coming year--as a freshman avoid Funk and Racey at all costs!! I like the option for more private living and the rooms were spacious enough!

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3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Housing is okay, not very roomie.

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Shenandoah University's housing facilities are very lively places to live. Students live in dorms with all new people and soon become friends. The dorms are all cleaned before and after new students arrive or leave. Some dorms are smaller than others on campus, but there are ways to rearrange the rooms to make them seem bigger; for example, bunking beds is a popular technique. The most spacious freshman dorm on campus would be Parker Hall, while the cleanest residence hall for freshmen would be Racey Hall because it is the most recently updated.

In terms of campus proximity, all dorms are located in the middle of campus. They all surround dining areas and buildings where students go to classes. In other words, where a student lives is convenient for getting to classes on time every day. The social environment is just as perfect for students who get homesick. When living in a quad or suite and sharing bathrooms with people, a person becomes very acquainted. Dorm life is the best way to interact and make new friends because a new student will see the same people every day. People in dorms occasionally get together and participate in on- and off-campus activities, like movie nights in dorm rooms or bowling.

Facts & Statistics

On-Campus Housing Available?
Yes
Campus Housing Capacity
912
Types of Housing Offered
  • Coed dorms
  • Special housing for disabled students
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus?
Yes
Undergrads Living On Campus
45%
Freshmen Living On Campus
89%
Number of Dormitories
7
Number of Campus-Owned Apartments
0
Best Freshman Dorms
Parker Hall
Best Upperclassman Dorms
University Inn
Worst Freshman Dorms
Funk/Gore
Worst Upperclassman Dorms
Edwards Residential Village
What You Get
  • Bed
  • Carpet flooring
  • Closet
  • Desk and chair
  • Dresser
  • Sink
Did You Know?
Corner rooms in residence halls are usually the largest.

DormitoriesWhat's This?

Edwards Residential Village
Floors: 2
Number of Occupants: 50-99
Bathrooms: Suite
Coed: Yes
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: Suites (singles, doubles)
Special Features: Edwards is home of the "Midnight Sheetz Run," as well as cookouts and Frisbee on the courtyard.
Funkhouser Hall & Gore Hall (Funk/Gore)
Floors: 3
Number of Occupants: 100-249
Bathrooms: Suites
Coed: Yes
Residents: Freshmen
Room Types: Suites (doubles)
Special Features: There are no lounges-just dorms. Funk/Gore hosts the Turkey Bowl right before Thanksgiving break.
Parker Hall
Floors: 3
Number of Occupants: 50-99
Bathrooms: Suites
Coed: Yes
Residents: Freshmen
Room Types: Suites (doubles)
Special Features: Parker features a game room in the basement and a front lounge, but no TV. However, it holds the annual haunted house!
Racey Hall
Floors: 3
Number of Occupants: 50-99
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: Yes
Residents: Freshmen
Room Types: Doubles
Special Features: Known as the "chill" hall, Racey has lounges and TVs, in addition to sponsoring the residential fashion show.
Romine Learning Center
Floors: 2
Number of Occupants: 50-99
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: Yes
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: Singles
Special Features: Romine maintains 24-hour quiet hours and attracts graduate students.
University Inn
Floors: 4
Number of Occupants: 100-249
Bathrooms: Suite
Coed: Yes
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: Suites (doubles)
Special Features: Students get their own bathroom and sink/mirror. Also available to students are lounges with snack machines as well as study areas.

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  • Spaciousness
  • Appropriate level of rule enforcement
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