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NE Tech Opens 1st Ever Residence Hall

Friday, October 06, 2017

 

New England Tech opens its first ever residence hall

The New England Institute of Technology has opened its first-ever residence hall.

The hall will be located on the school’s 225-acre campus in East Greenwich.

“This is a historic moment at New England Institute of Technology. We have done our utmost in the design and construction of the residence hall and student center to provide students with a modern, comfortable place to live and learn. This expansion project offers us the opportunity to attract individuals to our university from across the country and internationally as we continue to fulfill our mission of providing students with the technical knowledge and hands-on skills needed to compete in today’s global economy,” said school president Richard Gouse.

The Residence Hall

The 400-bed residence hall is a 123,000 sq. ft. four-story building offering single and double occupancy rooms as well as semi-suites.

All bathrooms with showers are single occupancy. 

Student living areas are divided into 13 “pods” with each pod housing approximately 30 students complete with its own lounge and study rooms. 

Social spaces in the residence hall include study rooms, game areas, a fireplaced lounge and multipurpose room, student collaboration rooms, kitchen area, vending machines, public area TVs and a patio opening onto a courtyard green.

The laundry room features washers and dryers programmed to send a text to students when their laundry is ready.  

More Additions to Campus

New England Tech has also announced the opening of a 42,000 Sq. ft student center where students can enjoy a variety dining options, lounge area and game areas and much more.

Also new to the campus is the addition of basketball courts and sports fields for students.  

 

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