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.
from the desk of the resident director
We are just speeding through this semester! Can you believe it is already November?
Anyone who will have Junior status at the end of this school year who is interested in signing up to live in Southwest Hall, please go here for more information.
Our Snow Emergency for Parking (SEP) goes into effect on November 15th. Make sure that you are keeping an eye out for postings in your hall as well as e-mails that come out to you regarding snow plowing on campus.
Keep an eye out for an e-mail from me with information regarding Thanksgiving Break & end of the year information.
Just a reminder: Hall Council meets Monday nights at 9:15 p.m., so come on down to the classroom to participate.
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 make sure to bundle up as the weather changes!
Rountree Commons Resident Director