A few months after Boston University’s successful merger with Wheelock College, the University of Massachusetts drew a greater degree of scrutiny for its acquisition of Mount Ida College.
By 2019, students will have access to two new residence halls totaling 85,000 square feet and featuring three floors of double rooms and four-person suites.
A two-story, 19,500-square-foot structure, with an anticipated spring 2019 completion, will serve as a business incubator for technology and engineering startups.
What are some ways that you’ve seen student services within residence halls grow to meet student needs and expectations?
“Letter-centric mailrooms are not prepared to handle the packages and the expectation of doorstep-service associated with e-commerce. Students want low-touch retail, and administrators want to offer streamlined, cost-effective and safe services.
Deciding exactly what to dedicate funding and space to within residence halls can be a challenge. The answers to a few key questions are important to developing effective offerings.