Are you a sophomore, junior or senior looking for something beyond the traditional residence hall experience? Consider one of these options!
The ACE House is a part of the Center for Academic Community Engagement and offers the opportunity for up to four students to live in this 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom house. Residents tutor 10-14 elementary school students in the neighborhood and engage in 2 hours of community service each semester. Residents must go through an interview process and sign the ACE House agreement before an assignment is made. The house is located on Greenville Avenue, about 3 miles from campus. For information about the application & requirements to live in the ACE House, contact Dr. Cruz, the ACE Center program director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For students who are sophomores and above, Daniel House offers a unique opportunity for upperclass and transfer students to live together in an apartment setting. Up to 39 students live in townhouse-style apartments. Each apartment has 3 single occupancy bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, a kitchen and living area. Community activities and programs are designed with transfer students in mind.
For students who are seniors, or who are non-traditional age, Martin Hall offers a single-occupancy efficiency apartment in a residence hall setting. Apartments in Martin feature a small kitchenette and private bathroom, and are furnished with a double "Murphy" bed. Availability is limited.
Interested in making service learning a part of your university living and learning experience? Then the SMU Service House is the place for you! The 28 upper-class residents who live in the Service House are involved in 30 hours of community service each semester. This house is a close-knit community with an active House Council who plan house dinners, improve facilities and plan a wide variety of service opportunities. Service projects are chosen based on the interests of the residents and range from working with a homeless shelter to literacy programs. Residents must go through an interview process and sign the Service House Agreement as well as complete the Housing application and license agreement. Contact RLSH for further information about requirements and application process.