(TSWT DETROIT) — Eastern Michigan University is renovating its on-campus student housing and investing $200 million.
As part of the university’s “Welcome Home 2025 Plan”, all residence halls on campus will be renovated, with the exception of Wise Hall, which was renovated in 2017.
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According to EMU, the new rooms include state-of-the-art Wi-Fi capabilities, air conditioning and room layouts that meet the needs of the students, who played an important role in the design process.
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Officials say the 400-bed apartment-style Lakeview residence will be located next to the student center. Another new residence hall will be located on the west side of campus near the athletics complex, and the new Westview facility, comprising approximately 300 beds, will replace the current apartments which will be demolished.
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“As part of our ‘Welcome Home 2025’ plan, every residence hall that remains on our campus will be renovated, with the exception of Wise Hall, which was renovated in 2017. In addition, we will have two completely new residence halls that will be amazing in their design,” EMU President James Smit said in a statement.
“The new housing communities will be very friendly and efficient for our students, and they will contribute greatly to the overall vibrancy of our campus environment. As of today, all systems are in place for the start of this transformation project. »
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