22 Reasons To Live On Campus At Binghamton University
Posted by Natalie Murphy on October 8, 2014
On-campus living offers students the three C's: community, comfort and convenience. There are so many reasons to be part of Binghamton University's residental life:
1. An all-inclusive bill
Amenities such as laundry, cable, internet and all utilities are paid for upfront. That's money in your pocket.
2. Better grades
On-campus students have a higher GPA than their off-campus counterparts.
3. Faster degree completion
Students who live on campus all four years are more likely to complete their degree than those who move off campus.
4. Access to secured buildings, on-campus police and emergency services
Never feel unsafe on campus.
5. Free 24-hour lockout service
You'll never have to wait hours for your roommate to get back from class or resort to climbing through your window.
6. Co-rec sports
Community and hall athletic games offer residents friendly competition.
Casino-in-the-Woods is a fully licensed casino with profits going to charity.
8. More sleep, less driving
You had me at "sleep more."
9. Recreation facilities
Frisbee golf, basketball courts, volleyball -- all in your backyard.
10. Hall and community government participation
Get involved where it hits close to home.
11. Lifestyle housing
There's chemical-free, gender-inclusive and quiet housing.
12. More than 1,000 RA events
Did we mention free pizza?
13. A lake in your backyard
The serene Lake Lieberman is located behind Newing College.
14. Community engagement
Residental communities offer opportunities for students to get involved in service learning groups.
15. Movies under the stars
The Newing Quad hosted a showing of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2." Speaking of movies, have you heard of the Binghamton-set movie "The Rewrite"?
16. 7,000 new friends
We guarantee you'll never feel lonely.
17. Scenic views
Looking outside from Appalachian makes it worth the walk.
18. Residental fire pits
Community bonfires and s'mores events are great ways to spend fall evenings.
19. Connections with faculty masters
Masters serve as role models, advisors and leaders.
20. Classes in your building
You may not even have to step outside to get to class -- you'll be thanking yourself in December!
21. The Object
The structure was designed by a Binghamton alum with discarded railroad ties.
22. Hikes through the Nature Preserve
Go ahead and unleash your inner nature lover.
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