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Opened in Fall of 2013, Bridgeway Commons is home to approximately 440 students. Students in Bridgeway Commons live in two-bedroom suites where four people share a bathroom and shower.  Bridgeway Commons is home to the campus' all you care to eat dining facility, located on the lower level. Residents enjoy numerous amenities throughout the building which include high speed internet access in every bedroom and elevator access to all floor levels. The entire building is air conditioned and each suite is fully furnished. Each of the floors has a kitchen, lounge and laundry facilities. Other public areas include the main desk, mailroom, lobby areas, multipurpose rooms, recreation room, Jamba Juice and fireplace. Bridgeway Commons also hosts the Healthy Living Interest Community, with programming toward personal wellness. Bridgeway Commons remains open during the official academic year and breaks. 

FROM THE DESK OF THE RESIDENT DIRECTOR

Happy Day Bridgeway Commons!
Below please find the room reservation for fall 2017 schedule. If you have questions, please stop by my office or ask a RA. We are happy to help you! The pre-payment is $150.00 and must be paid before you can access your room options.  If you want a roommate please have the first person who is eligible to sign up for a room, request the roommate. Then the desired roommate will receive an email to accept the request.  Follow those directions and you will have your room reserved.

ROOM RESERVATIONS FOR 2017-18
ALL residents reserving a hall space for 2017-18 will have an academic year contract.  Students are ONLY released at semester for the following reasons: internship, co-op, graduation, study abroad, or military service. 

Students will need to have $150 prepayment at the time of sign-up, via either online credit card payment or check made out to the UW-Platteville Department of Residence Life.

Online sign up is available at www.uwplatt.edu/residence-life.

Dates Who Can Sign Up
Jan. 20—Feb. 12 Southwest Hall Sign Up Continues
Feb. 13—15 Same Room Sign Up
Feb. 16—19 Students with greater than or equal to 60 credits sign up, limited amount of single traditional hall rooms available, first come, first served.
Feb. 20—22 Students who have 30-59 credits
Feb. 23—26 Students who have 15-29 credits
Feb. 27 Returning students who have less than 14 credits
March 9 Room assignment email sent to returning students

In other news, we will be celebrating the kick off to Women’s History Month in March with some excellent events.  These events include:
Monday, February 27, 2017
Love Your Selfie – Using some videos by Dr. Brene Brown we will explore perfectionism, how to identify it and work passed. There will be some activities and self-reflection after the presentation.  
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Spa Night – We will be practicing some self-care, with facials, snacks and diy crafts.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Sex in the Dark – An educational discussion between peers, focused on what people want, how to ask questions of your partner and other topics.  The whole conversations takes place in the dark.
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Thirsty Thursday – is a twist on the average night of activities, with painting, music, Henna and fun. There will be sparkling cider available.

As you can see we are very excited for spring semester and all the joy of spring! One addition to the lobby you may have noticed is a large blue bucket.  If you see someone do a nice thing for someone else or someone does something nice for you, stop by the desk and ask for a water drop.  On the drop, please write what this person did and how grateful you are.  Feel free to use names only first names or no name at all. The desk clerk will hang it in the bucket for you.
 

Rebecca Groves M. S. Ed.
Bridgeway Commons Resident Director

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RA On-Call Tel: 608.778.8414

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