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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 and offers housing during the summer.
from the desk of the resident director
Hello Rountree Residents!
Move in is just around the corner! Please make sure you are making the proper preparations for your arrival as the big day approaches.
There is a lot happening during opening weekend. You may check the Welcom Weekend Schedule of Events by clicking here. Also, it's not too late to purchase a loft for the school year. If you are interested check out the link here if you have not already!
Our move in schedule is as follows:
New and transfer student move-in:
Friday, Aug. 29, 8 a.m.–2 p.m.
New Student Orientation begins Friday, Aug. 29 at 3 p.m.
Continuing student move-in:
Floors 2, 5, and 6: Saturday, Aug. 30, 8 a.m.–2 p.m.
Floors 3 and 4: Sunday, Aug. 31, 8 a.m.–2 p.m.
Any remaining students:
Monday, Sept. 1, 10 a.m.–2 p.m
Please check out the welcome newsletter that was e-mailed to all of your student e-mails with some important information about move in and living in Rountree. If you never received the e-mail or no longer have the e-mail, you may find the information here. As well as the general welcome newsletter from the department here.
Do not forget to bring your personal data form (PDF) when you move in. This is a very important form for check in, and you may find it here! Having this completed prior to check in will greatly increase the speed of your check in time!
Just a reminder, once you move in all residence hall policies are in effect. Please be sure to check the Rountree Guide to Living as well as the Residence Hall Handbook. These two resources include all of the residence hall policies for students living in the hall.
All of the staff will be seeing you soon! We can't wait to get the year started!
Rountree Commons Resident Director
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