Copyright © University of Rhode Island | University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA | 1.401.874.1000, URI is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of affirmative action. Most of the apartments include … “We know that students who are engaged in campus activities feel connected to each other and those who take advantage of our outstanding facilities do better academically, socially, and eventually, professionally. Sheri N Davis posted a photo 1/20/2012. The $94 million facility features a cafe open to the community, apartment units with full kitchens and living rooms and landscaped sitting areas. Brookside is designed for juniors and seniors who want to live on campus. Our new bike path will encourage fitness, fun, and sustainability for everyone, and our new 48-seat Brookside Bistro and 120-seat function room will be available to the community for conferences and other events.”. No upcoming events. James Cocozza, a resident of Brookside, senior landscape architecture major and also president of URI’s Community Leadership Board, said, “Brookside Hall is a place where we can enjoy a quick bite in our new cafe with friends or go to study in comfortable lounges with great views. Browne, Thorp, and Weber Halls are designed with suites of eight to twelve single rooms adjacent to a study-lounge area. 140 Campus Avenue, Kingston, RI While 5600 students live in the 25 on campus residence halls, thousands more opt to commute from the surrounding area. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND . Sited within the mature neighbourhood of Desa Petaling, D’Nuri Residences is well-connected to a wealth of amenities and conveniences for daily living. URI's Anna Fascitelli Fitness and Wellness Center. The Harrington Experience At the Harrington School of Communication and Media, learning happens everywhere. Media Contact: Dave Lavallee, 401-874-5862 | Share: Twitter Facebook. Students are very happy with their new home. Although the rooms are slightly smaller than other residence halls, Butterfield offers quad rooms. Print. The $94 million project has been financed with revenue bonds supported by a combination of Department of Housing and Residential Life revenues (95 %) for the building and associated amenities, and University general revenues (5 %) for site and infrastructure work. Many of our residence halls are either renovated or brand new, and some are certified as environmentally “green.” Our first-year halls encourage student interaction, and many first-year students live in one of URI’s Living and Learning Communities (LLCs), which are designed to ensure you are surrounded by friends with similar academic interests. The photo in the summer issue was sent to us by a reader who said it was a photo of him with his roommate and another student who lived down the hall in Fayerweather in 1973. The University of Rhode Island has completed construction of Brookside Hall, a 500-bed, 203,000-square-foot residence hall on the Kingston campus. UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND officials opened Monday the new $94 million Brookside Hall, which will house 122 student apartments, on campus. Residence Halls. There are 122 student apartments, the majority of which are four- and six-bedroom units. Thursday, March 26th 2020 . Facebook. The residence is purposefully designed for urban families, featuring modern living spaces and comprehensive lifestyle facilities such as a swimming pool, wading pool, children playground, gym, sky multipurpose hall and more. Experience one of our residence halls in 360° on our, Learn about URI-developed technology at the. And just outside the residence hall’s front door, students have safe bike path access to Wakefield, Peace Dale and Narragansett thanks to the URI Bike Path Spur, which opened in November and connects to the William C. O’Neill Bike Path. Each hall has its own character and style. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, and the certification levels are: Certified, Silver, Gold and Platinum, with Platinum being the highest. The ceremonies marked the official opening of the first new residence hall at URI since Hillside Hall, which opened in October 2012. KINGSTON, R.I. — Feb. 10, 2020 — University of Rhode Island officials today celebrated the completion of Brookside Hall, a 500-bed, 203,000-square-foot residence hall that features a cafe open to the entire community, apartment units with full kitchens and living rooms and landscaped sitting areas around a restored White Horn Brook. housing.uri.edu. URI is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of affirmative action. Later, he cut a ceremonial ribbon with Vice President for Student Affairs Kathy Collins, other URI officials, and students and staff. Residence Hall at the University of Rhode Island KINGSTON, R.I. — Feb. 10, 2020 — University of Rhode Island officials today celebrated the completion of Brookside Hall, a 500-bed, 203,000-square-foot residence hall that features a cafe open to the entire community, apartment units with full kitchens and living rooms and landscaped sitting areas around a restored White Horn Brook. Residence. From the Department of External Relations and Communications. Residence Hall at the University of Rhode Island Butterfield. Place Type.