Close to mid-campus lies the Central Residential Area which is made up of nine traditionally-styled buildings. All Central residence halls are coed. However, Van Meter Hall has several female-only floors and male-only floors; Brett and Brooks Halls are barrier-free and fully accessible for disabled students. Brett also offers 9-month housing (September through May).
Central Residential Area currently features:
Defined Residential Communities
Wellness Floor (for students who want alcohol and substance-free living) located in Greenough Hall
Native American Floor in Chadbourne Hall
Spectrum Floor for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender students, and allies.
First-Year Residential Academic Programs (RAPs)
Van Meter: Literary Studies RAP, Focus Connections RAP, Performing and Visual Arts RAP, Connecting Arts and Society RAP
Gorman: Careers in Law RAP, Exploring Society RAP, IMPACT! Service Learning RAP , Social Justice & Activism RAP
Central is in close proximity to the Studio Arts building, Fine Arts Center, Newman Center, University Health Services, Isenberg School of Management, Franklin Dining Commons, and more.