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					g e o r g i A S TAT e U n i V e r S i T Y H o U S i n g

            For returning and transFer students



Choose t he Co m ple t e
Co l l eg e e x pe r i e n C e
                                                                                                                 Advantages …
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                    Choose the Complete                    College experience
                                                                                                                                                         Location, Location, Location!             activities and opportunities
HoUSing                                                                                                            Statistics show that students
                                                                                                                                                         University Housing puts you right where   University Housing offers a number of
                                                                                                                   who live on campus report             you can benefit from these features,      avenues for growth and development,

                                                                                                                                                           •	 The Student Recreation Center
                                                                                                                   a higher degree of overall            amenities and advantages:                 from recreation to leadership to


                                                                                                                                                           •	 The Student University Center          •	 Lifestyle Communities such as S.A.I.L.,
                                                                                                                                                                                                   employment:
 georgia State University Housing communities are designed from                                                    satisfaction with their college

                                                                                                                                                           •	 GSU athletic events
                                                                                                                                                                                                     •	 Jobs in Housing such as Resident
                                                                                                                   experience, have higher GPAs

                                                                                                                                                           •	 Academic support in Housing
 the ground up to cater to the needs of the georgia State student.                                                                                                                                     Living Green, and Pre-Professionals
                                                                                                                   and are more likely to stay

                                                                                                                                                           •	 Classes in the residence halls
 We strive to deliver a premier living experience that supports your


                                                                                                                                                           •	 Faculty programs
 social, academic and personal needs while seamlessly complementing                                                in school. That’s probably                                                          Assistant, Desk Assistant and

                                                                                                                                                                                                     •	 Residence Hall Association and
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Mailroom Assistant

                                                                                                                                                           •	 Atlanta attractions and shows
 your classroom education.                                                                                         because University Housing


                                                                                                                                                                                                     •	 Intramural teams with your neighbors
                                                                                                                   is close to classes, the library,
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Hall Councils
                                                                                                                   and hundreds of student
                                                                                                                   activities and events. We also
                                                                                                                   bring campus activities and
                                                                                                                   services – such as academic
                                                                                                                   support, faculty speakers and
                                                                                                                   even academic courses – right
                                                                                                                   into the residence halls for
                                                                                                                   even more convenience.




                                                                                                                  … and Beyond
                                                                                                                  Beyond the amenities and advantages of living on campus, University
                                                                                                                  Housing offers the full college experience. Every resident is connected
                                      Amenities …
                                      •	 Cable television in living room and each bedroom
                                                                                                                  to the academic institution, meaning your neighbors have similar goals,


                                      •	 Wired high-speed Internet access in each bedroom
                                                                                                                  experiences and challenges. What better way to meet people, make


                                      •	 Fully furnished bedrooms and apartments with complete kitchens
                                                                                                                  friends and find support?

                                      •	 Wireless Internet access (WiFi) in common lounges
                                      •	 24-hour card key access
                                                                                                                  The students in your hall may be the fraternity and sorority members

                                      •	 Laundry facilities in each building
                                                                                                                  who sponsor campus events, the pre-professional organization

                                      •	 Mini-blinds on windows
                                                                                                                  members who can connect you with career opportunities and the

                                      •	 Multimedia technology in meeting rooms
                                                                                                                  Spotlight officers who put on the great concerts, movies and more

                                      •	 Attached deck parking (additional fee)
                                                                                                                  at Georgia State! No apartment community in Atlanta can offer this

                                      •	 Panther Express Shuttle from the Commons to multiple campus locations
                                                                                                                  kind of integrated college experience.
                                                                                                                                                         university commons                                The University Commons, opened in 2007, combines the benefits
georgiA STATe                                                                                                                                                                                              of apartment-style living with the full support and excitement of the
HoUSing                      Choose Flexibility                           and Affordability                                                                                                                residential college experience. residents have convenient access to
                                                                                                                                                                                                           many on-site social and educational events while enjoying the space
                                                                                                                                                                                                           and privacy of their own individual bedroom. The University Commons
 university LoFts                                      The University lofts opened in 2002 as a contemporary urban complex.                                                                                apartment community surrounds an enclosed courtyard that serves as
                                                       Apartments ranging from studio size to four bedroom are loft style with                                                                             an epicenter for University Housing and campus programs.
                                                       open floor plans. Design elements such as sealed concrete floors and
                                                       exposed ductwork were inspired by the metro Atlanta scene.

                                                       the LoFts – more than an                           s.a.i.L. - sophomores achieving                LiFestyLe communities
                                                       apartment, a community                             in LiFe
                                                                                                                                                         Lifestyle Communities allow residents
                                                       Beyond your apartment, University Lofts            University Lofts is home to Housing’s          an opportunity to surround themselves
                                                       offers a comfortable common lounge                 premier upperclassman living-learning          with other students who share similar
                                                       with flat-screen television and complete           community, S.A.I.L. Designed with student      goals and passions. Lifestyle Communities
                                                       access to DirecTV programming, including           retention in mind, S.A.I.L. combines social,   reserve living spaces so students with
                                                       premium movie channels.                            educational, academic and personal growth      common ambitions and interests, such as
                                                                                                          opportunities to help sophomores become        Pre-Professional programs, Living Green
                                                       Want to spend time outside? Even in the            successful juniors, seniors and graduates.     or Outdoor Adventure, can live together
                                                       heart of Atlanta, University Lofts offers a        Participants in 2008-2009 had a 97 percent     and connect with one another.
                                                       newly remodeled central courtyard.                 retention rate going into their junior year.

                                                       For academic support, Lofts residents              Members of S.A.I.L. enjoy meals with faculty   generaL FLoor pLans
                                                       have access to a state-of-the-art Learning         speakers, get involved by volunteering in      The Commons is home to nearly 2,000
                                                       Center right in the building. With large           the community, participate in intramural       students a year, providing residents
                                                       flat-screen monitors, Blu-Ray players and          sports and much more. S.A.I.L. residents go    with apartment-style accommodations,
                                                       high-speed computers, each Learning                on beginning and end-of-year retreats, as      complete with a common living area,
                                                       Center station is perfect for group study          well as take a Career Planning course, CPS     a full kitchen and dining space. Each
                                                       or individual work. In addition to all that,       2500, in the Learning Center classroom.        resident is provided a private bedroom
                                                       the University Lofts even offers classes in        The S.A.I.L. community is located on the top   furnished with a bed, desk, chair, dresser
                                                       its first floor classroom.                         floors of the Lofts, with both private and     and Internet/cable TV connection.
                                                                                                          shared rooms available.                        Housing options in the University
                                                                                                                                                         Commons include:

 generaL FLoor pLans                                                                                                                                       •	 Two Bedroom, One Bath – (640 sq. ft.)                                            generaL FLoor pLans
                                                                                                                                                              Two private bedrooms and one shared
 University Lofts is home to approximately 475 residents, with private and shared                                                                                                                                                              In addition to your room, the University
                                                                                                                                                              bathroom with common living and kitchen
 bedroom options to fit every budget, including:                                                                                                                                                                                               Commons also offers comfortable
                                                                                                                                                              areas.                                                                           lounges on each floor for social
                                                                                                                                                           •	 Two Bedroom, Two Bath – (640 sq. ft.)                                            gatherings. Need multimedia for your
   •	 Studio Apartment – (432 sq. ft.) A completely open floor plan with full kitchen and one bathroom.
                                                                                                                                                              Two private bedrooms each with a private                                         event? Just off the lobby, you’ll find
   •	 One Bedroom Apartment – (550 sq. ft.) An open living room and kitchen with a separate bedroom
                                                                                                                                                              bathroom and common living and kitchen                                           conference rooms with high-end A/V
      and one bathroom.
                                                                                                                                                              areas.                                                                           capabilities including satellite TV. Other
   •	 Large One Bedroom Apartment – (768 sq. ft.) An open (larger) living/dining room and kitchen with
                                                                                                                                                           •	 Four Bedroom, Two Bath – (960 sq. ft.)                                           amenities on-site include the Student
      a separate bedroom and one bathroom.
                                                                                                                                                              Common living/dining space and a kitchen                                         Health Clinic, a Georgia State Police
   •	 Two Bedroom Apartment – (768-888 sq. ft.) An open living/dining room and kitchen with two
                                                                                                                                                              in the center, with two private bedrooms                                         substation and more than 750 covered
      separate bedrooms and one bathroom.
                                                                                                                                                              and a shared bathroom on both sides of the                                       parking spaces.
   •	 Three Bedroom Apartment – (1152 sq. ft.) An open living room, dining room and kitchen that flow
                                                                                                                                                              common area.
      together as well as two bathrooms.
   •	 Four Bedroom Apartment – (1272 sq. ft.) A living/dining space and a kitchen in the center of the
      apartment, with two bedrooms and a bathroom on both sides of the common area.
georgiA STATe
HoUSing                  Choose Accessibility                        and opportunity                                             Apply
 At georgia State University, our campus housing is part of the heart of                                                         You must be accepted to
                                                                                           More than 2,900 students
 downtown Atlanta, a vibrant international city.                                                                                 georgia State University
                                                                                            call Georgia State home,             before submitting an
 You will step right out of your residence hall onto the sidewalk and                                                            application. The Housing
                                                                                          and more housing capacity
 merge with the pedestrian flow that gives life to the urban environment                                                         application will open up
 and the day-to-day downtown experience.                                                      is under construction.
                                                                                                                                 on the specified dates
                                                                                                                                 listed below:
 our compact campus puts everything within walking distance, making
                                                                                      Within WaLking distance
 car ownership unnecessary. This saves you time and money, but more
                                                                                      oF campus
 than that, there is an energy and intensity you get from being with                                                             online housing application
                                                                                      These activities and attractions are all
 people on the street that you just can’t get while in the car.
                                                                                      less than four miles from Georgia State,
                                                                                      and many are directly accessible by
 Whether you’re meeting friends for a bite, running an errand, or                     public transportation:                     FAll SemeSTer 2010
 exploring downtown Atlanta, with georgia State Housing, campus life
                                                                                        •	 Centennial Olympic Park               Opens January 14, 2010
 meets city life for a unique and exciting student adventure.                           •	 CNN Center
                                                                                        •	 Fox Theatre
                                                                                                                                 Spring SemeSTer 2011
                                                                                        •	 Georgia Aquarium
                                                                                        •	 Georgia Dome – home of the            Opens October 15, 2010       Steps for Applying
                                                                                           Georgia State Panthers and Atlanta
                                                                                                                                                              step 1:
                                                                                           Falcons football teams
                                                                                                                                 mAY/SUmmer SemeSTer 2011     Obtain your campus ID and e-mail by visiting www.student.gsu.edu/ and click
                                                                                        •	 Woodruff Arts Center
                                                                                                                                                              Network Account/Getting Started.
                                                                                        •	 Philips Arena – home of the Hawks     Opens April 15, 2010
                                                                                           and Thrashers
                                                                                                                                                              step 2:
                                                                                        •	 Rialto Center for the Arts
                                                                                                                                 Spring SemeSTer 2011         Complete a Housing application online at https://housing.gsu.edu/applyonline.
                                                                                        •	 Turner Field – home of the Atlanta
                                                                                                                                                              Remember to select three room preferences.
                                                                                           Braves
                                                                                                                                 Opens October 15, 2010
                                                                                        •	 World of Coca-Cola                                                 A $525 Fee ($445 Room Reservation Fee + $80 Non-Refundable Application
                                                                                        •	 Zoo Atlanta                                                        Fee) is due at the time you submit your application. University Housing accepts
                                                                                                                                                              the following forms of payment:

                                                                                                                                                              • Pay by Credit Card: MasterCard, Visa, American Express or Discover
 getting around

 Besides walking, you have three flexible options for parking and transportation,                                                                             step 3:
 designed to fit your budget, schedule and commitment to the environment:                                                                                     Check your Georgia State e-mail account for roommate selection
   •	 Car: We provide covered parking for our residential students (additional fees                                                                           date and room selection date. Room selection and roommate
      apply).                                                                                                                                                 selection will occur in March for returning residents.
   •	 public Transportation: There are three MARTA rail stops nearby, as well as
      bus service, and Georgia State offers discounted MARTA cards to encourage
      alternative transportation.
   •	 Shuttles: Our free Panther Express service makes getting around campus
      quick and easy.
                •	 Modern, safe and comfortable
georgiA STATe   •	 Convenient to classes and activities
 UniVerSiTY     •	 Close to entertainment options and
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                •	 Designed with today’s student in mind




                WHY WAiT? ApplY For HoUSing noW.

                Only returning residents have the opportunity to choose their roommates and bedrooms
                for Fall 2010/Spring 2011. Don’t let this GREAT OPPORTUNITY PASS YOU BY.

                Reserve your room and confirm your roommates by doing the following before march 3, 2010:
                 •	 Complete a Housing application online. Log on https://housing.gsu.edu/applyonline.
                 •	 Make payment for the $525 Room Reservation Fee.

                For more information or if you have questions and/or concerns, please contact us online, by
                phone or in person.

                online
                Please visit our website at www.gsu.edu/housing.

                pHone
                Please call us at 404/413-1800.

                in perSon
                University Housing
                Suite 250 Student Center
                44 Courtland Street
                Atlanta, GA 30303




                Don’t Delay … Apply online today.




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