Upperclass Experience

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Kaitlin Pataroque

The Residence Life team creates an environment in which residents can focus on a vision for their future by offering experiences to celebrate the final years at CWRU and prepare for life after graduation. Students' paths are increasingly differentiated and require diverse, tailored to individual students. Resources and mentors might come from a large variety of sources, including academic departments, colleges or schools, student organizations, Post-Graduate Planning, and Residence Life. Upperclass Resident Assistants provide support, guidance, and peer mentorship.

Upperclass Residential Community

Community Buildings: The Village, Stephanie Tubbs Jones Hall, Property Management Apartments (Twin Gables, 1680, Noble 1, Noble 2, 1719, 1727, and Triangle 1 and 2).

Community Size: The Upperclass Experience is home to 1390 students, supported by two Residential Community Directors, two Assistant Residential Community Directors, and nineteen Resident Assistants.

Physical Space & Amenities: The community is located on the north side of campus. The community is considered apartment-style because one-to-eight students have individual bedrooms and share a full kitchen and in-suite bathrooms. Each building also has a laundry room with free services and online monitoring system, and lounge spaces with a TV, game tables, and vending machines.

To see what is happening in the Upperclass Residential Community, visit the CampusGroups page.

The Village at 115 was designed with the upperclass student in mind. This complex includes apartment-style housing with more than 50 different floor plans, common great room with fireplace and flat-panel television, dining room and kitchen, music practice rooms, group study rooms and conference rooms, laundry rooms, vending area, wireless networking throughout, indoor bike storage, and resident mailboxes (Although some buildings may not have every feature listed, most features are available in a connected building.)

The clock tower building also includes a number of amenities open to the entire North Residential Village community, including a Starbucks® Cafe and dance studio.

The Village at 115 is in the middle of Case's athletic fields. The seven buildings of the Village surround the field. The complex is also adjacent to the Wyant fitness center, a baseball diamond, softball diamond, and field event area. The basement of Houses 6 and 7 serve as the home various athletic team locker rooms.

The Upperclass Experience includes the opportunity to live in University-Owned Apartments, which are managed by the Office of Property Management, but benefit from the support and resources provided by CWRU Residence Life. The properties include well-maintained and charming historic buildings and the more recent Triangle 1 and 2 buildings in the heart of Uptown. Each building is called home by up to 80 upperclass students, creating an opportunity for small the formation of small, tight-knit communities. The University-Owned Apartments offer a wide variety of living styles to suite a diversity of housing needs. These include studios (Triangle 1 and 2); one bedroom, one bath apartments (Twin Gables, Triangle 2, and 1680); and three bedroom apartments (Noble buildings, Triangle 1 and 2, 1719, and 1727). Each apartment has a full kitchen and is furnished. Each building includes a laundry room, bike storage options, and mailboxes.

Twin Gables and 1680

  • 21 single apartments each (42 residents total)
  • Furnished one-bedroom, one-bath apartments with full kitchens.
  • Bike racks, one laundry room per building, one mailbox per apartment in building.

Noble #1, Noble #2, 1719, and 1727

  • 18-21 three-bedroom suites (79 residents total)
  • Furnished three-bedroom, one-bath apartments with full kitchens.
  • Bike racks, one laundry room per building, one mailbox per apartment in building, one balcony per apartment (size varies), and each apartment has both interior and exterior exit doors.

Triangle Towers 1 and 2

  • 74 student-occupied spaces with single or double occupancy per bedroom.
  • Furnished studios and one-, two-, and three-bedroom suites with one- or two-bathrooms.
  • Laundry rooms, recreational space, gym and sauna, one mailbox per apartment in building, some apartments have balconies, some apartments have two interior exit doors.

Stephanie Tubbs Jones Residence Hall is located at 1576 E. 115th Street, just south of Wade Park. This hall houses 290 students in 106 apartments, ranging in size from one-bedroom to four-bedroom apartments. In addition, the building includes 8 "townhouse" style units. Each unit will be for 2 students. The residential section of the hall includes a main residential lounge with 8 academic nodes (study lounges).The first floor of the building includes community space which is open to the entire residential community. TV

This includes a reservable multi-purpose room, an active learning classroom and a public lounge.

Additional amenities include indoor bike storage, mailboxes, trash chutes and recycling locations on every floor, laundry room, residence life staff office, and an outdoor courtyards with gas grills.