The first three residence halls in EMU's Welcome Home 2025 Plan are being renovated on schedule and will be ready for students this fall! The renovation work underway in Downing, Putnam and Walton residence halls is outstanding! Enjoy central air conditioning, as well as refreshed bathrooms, flooring, and energy-efficient windows. Make friends for life and career connections in the renovated lounges, study spaces, and community kitchens with new furniture and technology.
These three buildings are the first halls on campus to be modernized to meet the needs of both new and current students. The renovations will include modern amenities and technology, such as energy-efficient LED lighting and enhanced Wi-Fi coverage. You will have the opportunity to live in a building with air conditioning, a podcast and video recording studio, and a prayer room!
Room selection lottery notification emails will be sent to eligible students on Monday, March 13, 2023. If you do not receive a lottery notification email by 12 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14, 2023 then please contact Housing and Residence Life immediately.
Downing Hall, home to The Honors College, is the gem of our residence hall options with energy-efficient, fully accessible rooms in a state of the art coed building. The podcast room, recording room, and green screen room are ideal for a number of career paths. The updated central laundry and new prayer room are designed to meet personal needs of the diverse EMU student community.
Putnam Hall is another successful upgrade of our residence hall options. The central air conditioning and improved Wi-Fi coverage will make coursework a breeze. With upgraded common spaces with new flooring and furniture, EMU students can come together for fun. Live and study in comfort in a building upgraded with amenities to enhance your learning experience.
Walton Hall is another choice in our renovated residence halls for this year. With amenities, such as central air conditioning, energy-efficient lighting, and upgraded Wi-Fi coverage, you’ll find coursework and personal time easier and more enjoyable. Upgraded common spaces, with new flooring and furniture provide pleasant areas for students to come together.
Though each building has central air conditioning, improved Wi-Fi coverage, energy efficient LED lighting, and upgraded amenities, they each have their own specific upgrades. Use the comparison below to choose your dream living space at EMU.
|Central Air Conditioning||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Improved Wi-Fi Coverage||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Energy Efficient Rooms||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Electronic Key Door Locks||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|New LED Lighting||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Updated Bathrooms w/New Custom Cabinetry, Flooring & Fixtures||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Updated Lounge & Study Spaces||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Updated Community Kitchen||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|New Common Space Furniture||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Podcast/Video Recording Room with Green Screen||Yes||No||No|
Now that you have read about and compared the first three renovated residence halls in EMU's Welcome Home 2025 Plan, use the contact form below to get more information about how you can be one of the first to live in these upgraded buildings.