Updated apartments and suite-stye units for undergraduates living on campus, and additional housing on South Campus for juniors and seniors, graduate students and others are just some of the priority items in Syracuse University’s new housing strategy. The strategy, which follows the completion of a comprehensive housing review that began in 2019, prioritizes student feedback and seeks to meet the needs of today’s undergraduate and graduate students.
In July 2019, Syracuse University announced a holistic review of its on-campus student housing to better understand residential options and determine future needs in support of enriching the student experience. A committee made up of representatives from across campus performed qualitative and quantitative analysis on data collected from engagements with more than 7,000 students, faculty and staff members. The committee solicited input through focus groups, engagement sessions and three separate online surveys. Data collection continued throughout the summer and fall of 2020 to assess the pandemic’s effects on the local housing market and campus housing trends.
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