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

We are already in February, can you believe it? It is a very busy month all over the campus and for the Department of Residence Life.

A big thing to note is room reservation for the 2016-2017 school year begins on February 8th. Please click here for more information regarding sign up. Just a reminder, UW-Platteville has a two year residency requirement. Students who are currently freshman will be held responsible for signing up for a room for next fall.

February is also Black History Month: There are plenty of ways to celebrate Black History Month on campus and within the hall. Also attend Ebony Weekend events Feb 5-7th. For more details on Ebony Weekend please click here.

With the start of new classes this spring, make sure you are putting the right foot forward in your academics. Check out turoring options here for any assistance you may need in your classes!

Hall Forum has switched to Tuesday this semester. We also relocated to the West Lobby. So stop on by the West Lobby on Tuesdays at 9:15 to receive information on what's happening around campus.

As we continue to receive more snow this month, keep an eye out for any Snow Emergency for Parking (SEP) called so you know when to move your vehicle for snow removal.

Stay warm!


Kathryn Peck
Rountree Commons Resident Director

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