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The Donald G. and Gloria King LaFerla Hall opened Fall 2013 and is located adjacent to Otto and Della Seabaugh Polytechnic Building, Robert A. Dempster Hall and Marvin Rosengarten Athletic Complex. LaFerla Hall is a suite style community with double occupancy student rooms connected by a shared entrance and bathroom. The residence hall has multiple small living rooms throughout the building, a large game room/kitchenette, laundry room, and multiple study lounges on each floor.
In addition to the unique room layout, LaFerla Hall is home to many of the Residential Learning Communities. The student population of LaFerla Hall is a mix of new and returning students. Most students in our learning communities are new students, with some upper level students who were previous members of the learning community remaining on the floor to help support the program.
(some rooms will have a slightly different layout)
The RHA fee serves multiple purposes. $7.30 goes to fund all the activities of the Residence Hall Association (RHA) and the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH). These student leadership organizations provide programming, conference attendance, and leadership development opportunities to our on-campus residents. $5.00 goes to support safety and security in the residence halls. These funds assist the Office of Residence Life in expanding keycard access to exterior doors of residence halls, installing cameras at residence hall entrances, and maintaining that equipment. $2.70 funds the programming provided by the Resident Assistants (RAs) in each of our residence halls. This money supports community development and educational programming provided throughout the residence halls during the year.
The technology fee is used to support the technology needs of each of the residence halls. This money supports the wireless and LAN networks in the student rooms, lounges, and throughout the residence halls. Funds are used to maintain and upgrade equipment, pay licensing or renewal fees, and maintain the software available to students within the residence halls.
The cable TV fee supports the offering of cable TV service throughout the residence halls. Over 150 cable channels are provided in every student room, most residence hall lounges, and some common areas throughout our residence halls. This fee also helps maintain the equipment and lines to provide this service in the residence halls.