The new two-story, 18,200-square-foot residence hall will house incoming freshmen. The Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant residence hall will have 74 student beds and will be heated and cooled by air-source heat pumps. All bathrooms and showers will be private. The building will have common spaces and spaces for group studying.
“At this time of increasing interest in sustainability science, we feel we need to make a strong commitment to support those students who have chosen America’s Environmental College to launch their careers in high-growth green industries,” Unity College President Dr. Melik Peter Khoury said. “That means supplying state-of-the-industry housing and academic spaces that support learning, community, and sustainability.”
Key Features of Unity Three:
- Double and single rooms
- Gender neutral bathrooms
- Four common rooms per floor, including two large common rooms with attached kitchenettes, four reading and gaming rooms, an internet café-style common room, a four person study room, and a six-person group study room
- A resident director apartment
- Two-room RA suites for peer counseling, mediation, and acessibility
- Heat exchange air pumps providing heating and cooling
- Located in the center of campus, with convenient access to classrooms, student center, library, gym, fitness center, and dining halls.