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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
Greetings Rountree Commons!
The school year is just speeding through! We are getting close to mid-terms so make sure you are prepping appropriately. Remember we have a lot of great resources on campus to help you succeed in your classes.
Rountree Hall Council is up in full swing and we have a lot of fun activities planned for this semester. Remember Hall Council meets Tuesday nights at 9:30 p.m., so come on down to the first floor of Rountree to participate. Keep an eye out for the hall council activities coming soon. There will be a bulletin board completed in the front lobby to keep you up to date with all that is happening.
Homecoming is happening in the second week of October. The RAs are working diligently to organize teams to get people involved and participating in activities! Check out the schedule here or contact your RA to see how you can get involved. We will be in the parade, so if you can’t participate in the events, be sure to come and watch and support your hall!
A campus wide e-mail was sent out from the Director of Residence Life earlier this month regarding the two-year live in requirement for all students at UW-Platteville, make sure you have read this e-mail.
As always there are a lot of great events happening on campus so make sure you check the campus calendar accordingly.
Have a great one, and enjoy all of the beautiful fall colors on campus!
Rountree Commons Resident Director
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