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Graham Hall FAQs
Features of the Graham Hall & Accommodation Details
- Where is Graham Hall on the SCU map?
- How is Graham Hall different from other residence halls on campus?
- How many students will be able to live in Graham Hall?
- Is it only for freshmen and sophomores or are upperclassmen allowed in too?
- Will there be a community commons for all residents to use?
- Will there be a pool or any other recreational fitness structures?
- What is a neighborhood? How many rooms are in each neighborhood?
- How many students can live in each unit?
- What size beds will be in each bedroom?
- Will Graham Hall have a cafe or dining venue?
- Will there be CFs?
- Will the doors (bedroom and bathroom) have keys or ACCESS locks?
Application Process and Assignments
- When and how do I apply?
- Do current Alpha residents have priority for assignments?
- If I apply for Alpha will I lose my priority in my current RLC?
- What is the process for applying with roommates?
- Will Graham Hall be one of the options to choose from if you apply during the normal application period?
Features of Graham Hall & Accommodation Details
Where is Graham Hall on the SCU map?Graham Hall is located next to the Learning Commons at the corner of Market/The Alameda.
How is Graham Hall different from other residence halls on campus?
Graham Hall will offer a number of additional amenities including: air conditioning, mini-suite accommodations - two double rooms joined by a bathroom, neighborhoods - a group of 8 mini-suites that share a lounge with a kitchen and laundry room. This hall is also exclusively for freshmen and sophomores within the Alpha community.
We anticipate housing approximately 360 residents in this hall.
Is it only for freshmen and sophomores or are upperclassmen allowed in too?
Graham Hall will house freshmen and sophomores within the Alpha community.
Will there be a community commons for all residents to use?
Yes, there will be a large multipurpose room located in the center of the community in addition to a lounge, service desk, conference room, kitchen, two classrooms, and other amenities.
Will there be a pool or any other recreational fitness structures?
Graham Hall will feature various recreational options including outdoor barbeques, kitchens and gathering spaces, however, there will not be a pool. The Sullivan Aquatic Center is the University's 25-yard outdoor swimming pool and is conveniently located nearby.
A neighborhood is a group of 8 mini-suites on one floor that share a lounge with a kitchen and laundry room. There will be 12 neighborhoods.
There are 4 students in each mini-suite. A mini-suite is two double rooms joined by a bathroom. There will be 2 students in each double room.
All bedrooms will have extra long twin beds.
Graham Hall will be centrally located on campus near the Benson Dining Hall so there will not be any centralized eating venue, however, this complex will offer vending machines adjacent to the central community space.
There will be a Resident Director, Faculty Director, Resident Minister, Assistant Resident Director and 12 Community Facilitators living on site.
Both the unit and individual bedroom doors will have card access locks.
Application Process & Assignments
Incoming freshmen can apply now via eCampus, the application opened on January 11th. Current Freshmen can apply on March 1st at 3:30pm. Applications for both groups will be available until May 1st. Students may apply with roommates or as an individual. Please click here for more information on how to apply.
If I apply for Alpha will I lose my priority in my current RLC?
Yes, applying for Alpha may affect your priority in your current RLC.
Current Freshmen will initially complete the application without adding roommate information. After applying, you will need to select a member of your roommate group to be the group leader. Within 3 days of submitting your application, the group leader should log back on to eCampus to create the group. To create the group, the group leader will need to create a group name and password. The group leader should then provide the group name and password to all members of the group. Each member should then log on to eCampus to Join the group using the group name and password that was provided. Once the group has been confirmed, you will receive an email from Housing confirming the formation of your group. Two weeks after May 1, your group will receive confirmation of the personalized room selection date and time. The group leader will be the one responsible for picking the room and assignments for each roommate.
Incoming Freshmen will be able to include roommate information directly in the application.
Yes, Graham Hall will be listed as an option on eCampus when you apply.
The room and board rates will vary depending on the type of apartment you live in and the Resident Dining Plan you choose. Click Here to view the tentative rates for 2012-2013. Graham Hall is a mini-suite accommodation.
Yes, all utilities including cable TV and wired and wireless internet access are included in the room and board rate.
Applicants will pay a $250 prepayment when submitting their contract as they do for all on-campus housing. This prepayment will be applied towards the resident's payment of fall quarter room and board. Unlike off-campus housing, there is no additional security deposit required.