Rountree Commons

Welcome to Rountree Commons

Rountree Commons, named after the founder of Platteville-Major John Rountree, opened in 2012 and is home to approximately 620 students.  Rountree Commons residents live in four-person suites with double occupancy bedrooms, a kitchenette with full size refrigerator and microwave, bathroom and separate shower area.  Residents will enjoy numerous amenities throughout the building including an on-site dining facility/convenience store, elevator access to all floors, keyless entry, high speed internet (wired and wireless), air conditioning, trash/recycling rooms and full kitchens on each floor, indoor bike storage, cable TV including HD channels and full time Facilities Staff who complete maintenance requests in less than 24 hours.  Other public areas include a Game Room, TV Area, Fitness Center, Media Room, Classroom and Laundry Room, all located on the Lobby Level and Quiet Study Rooms are located on floors 2-5.    Rountree Commons will host the Leadership Living Learning Community with programming provided to enhance academic and leadership skills.  Rountree Commons will remain open during the official academic year breaks at no additional cost.

Resident Director

from the desk of the resident director


Our summer session is officially in full swing. Rountree is currently closed for the summer. We are currently working on prepping the building and working on a few new projects for the upcoming school year. Rountree is open for tours this summer, so if you are interested in touring one of the suites, please contact the Admissions office by clicking here.

For all the new students coming to Platteville, make sure you are signing up for a New Student Registration (NSR) date. At NSR you will sign up for your fall courses and will have the opportunity to tour some of the different halls on campus including Rountree. The official room placements will be sent out to students via e-mail in July. Thus, please make sure to be checking whichever e-mail is registered to keep an eye out for the room assignment.

If you are interested in ordering a loft for Rountree specifically, please click here. Lofts in Rountree will be delivered and assembled for you in your suite, so the loft can be set up and ready to go if you order in advance! Rountree also has an indoor bike storage room that students can rent space in for $50 for the year and, there are also bike racks by Rountree where students can keep their bicycles at no cost.

We look forward to seeing you all in the fall! Enjoy the summer months and weather!


Alisha Richard
Rountree Commons Resident Director

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