Student Life

Ubiquitous technology enables a 24/7 student lifestyle that blurs the traditional boundaries between academic, residential, and social spaces.

The Individual in Community

Student Center

University of Houston

Functional "neighborhoods" of space types and services make even large buildings feel friendlier.

The study compares and analyzes responses from students in three living-learning environments - at Pace University, Michigan State University, and the University of Michigan - regarding interactions with peers and faculty; involvement in co- and extra-curricular activities; and satisfaction with their residence hall environment. More

The design of Alumni Hall at Pace University embodies what EYP has learned from previous research on how students use space, and how that space can influence outcomes. More

Featured Student Life News & Publications

University of Michigan North Quad

The Future of the College Campus

by Sara Stein

Duke University, Wannamaker Quad

Room Service: Integrating Food into the Residence Hall

by Sara Stein, Mark Warner

University of Virginia Gibbons Hall

Building Design + Construction features Higher Education Leader John Baxter and the trend of institutions opting for more economical residence halls.

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Featured Student Life Projects

Thomas More Apartments Exterior

Thomas More Apartments

Boston College

Student Life

A new gateway building balances residents' privacy with public access.

Bethune Dining Exterior

Bethune Dining Hall

Howard University

Student Life

A beacon for healthy living draws students together.

Robinson Hall Exterior

Robinson Residence Hall

The Pennsylvania State University

Student Life

Living-learning housing fosters stronger student engagement.

Waiting Area and Reception Desk

Student Services Center

Valdosta State University

Student Life

Adaptive use creates a "one-stop shop" experience for students and visitors.

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Well-designed community spaces affect students' perception far beyond just the social and academic factors, and result in greater student safety and satisfaction.

sara stein Sara Stein, AIA, LEED AP BD+C Academic & Student Life Planning & Design