|TOP 10 Reasons to Live on Campus in 2011
10.The Easy Life
You don't have to worry about the maintenance issues – the
University is your landlord! There is 24-hour emergency
maintenance staff on-call. In addition, you only have one bill to pay
each month, not five or six like your off-campus counterparts. You
have the rest of your life to live off campus. Relax and let us take
care of you.
When you live on campus you can roll out of bed, hop in the
shower, and make it to class with time to spare. No worries about
traffic, busses, circling for parking spots – you get at least an extra
half hour of sleep a day!
It has been proven time and again that students who live on
campus make better grades, are more involved, and graduate
earlier than students who live off campus. Not to mention study
groups, tutors, academic resource centers: if you are concerned
about your academics, this is the place for you!
OSU boasts one of the safest campuses in the Big XII and the
residence halls are no exception. You and your safety are our top
priority. The card access entry system and fire suppression
systems are just two examples of what Housing and Residential
Life are doing to make your halls safe. OSU Police is readily
available 24/7 and they provide emergency assistance as well as
All of the rooms/units are hard wired for Ethernet connects, and all
of the public spaces have wireless Internet connections. In
addition, all bedrooms and living rooms have cable TV outlets.
You are wired and ready to go!
Housing and Residential Life student and professional staff are onsite
24 hours a day to provide you with personal and academic
support. We are here for you!
Living on campus you interact and make friends with people from
across Oklahoma and around the world. Your new best friend is
just a door away!
With over 30 dining options on campus you will never go hungry!
From convenience stores to all you care to eat cafeterias, from
national franchises to sit down restaurants, from sushi to steak,
there is something for everyone's taste and appetite. And you don't
have to grocery shop!
On-campus housing offers twenty-three Living and Learning
Communities which give residents the opportunity to take classes
with others who share the same major, interest or culture. They
also live together to strengthen those experiences outside of the
classroom. The LLCs provide mentoring, study groups, and special
Living Orange is the total college experience. At no other time in
your life will you be able to experience all of the things available to
you in the halls such as new cultures, new friendships, academic
support and success, community involvement, diversity, and ways
of viewing the world. Live on campus, make better
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