University of Louisville Magazine

FAL 2016

The University of Louisville Alumni Magazine: for alumni, faculty, staff, students and anyone that is a UofL Cardinal fan.

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8 | L O U I S V I L L E . E D U Two new student housing options open Fitness centers. Pools and hot tubs. Stainless steel appliances. Bluetooth-enabled shower speakers. Student housing sure has changed. Two new luxury student housing options opened at UofL in August, and the properties are showcasing the style of today's modern students. With the addition of the two new buildings, UofL houses more than 7,000 students on campus and in affi liated properties. "We are pleased to add these two state-of-the-art facilities to the overall housing inventory," said Julie Weber, director of housing. "As student lifestyles change, it is important for UofL to stay current and competitive with housing trends around the country. Student response to these buildings has been very positive." University Pointe, an on-campus housing option for upperclassmen, opened on the west side of Belknap campus. It features apartments with private bedrooms and bathrooms and a shared living room and kitchen. Amenities include a 24-hour fi tness center, swimming pool, hot tub, stainless steel appliances, washer, dryer, study lounge and a community iMac bar. University Pointe is on property previously home to Center, Wellness and West Halls, which were torn down to make way for the new building. University Pointe was developed by American Campus Communities. The Nine, located on Cardinal Boulevard across from the Student Activities Center, is a new affi liated housing option. The building features private bedrooms and bathrooms, a shared living room and kitchen, pool, spa, hammock lounge, fi tness center, tanning center, iMac lounge, study lounges, Bluetooth shower speakers, and a washer and dryer. Asset Campus Housing manages the building. University Pointe The Nine News & Impact

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