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Ellicott Hall vs LaPlatta

33dmjjm33dmjjm Posts: 375Registered User Member
Any input on these two dorms would be appreciated. I am OOS so I am not familiar with any of the housing on campus. Information about size, location...would be great.
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Replies to: Ellicott Hall vs LaPlatta

  • ginab591ginab591 Posts: 1,068Registered User Senior Member
    Well, you won't get to pick your dorm as a freshman. They are literally twenty feet apart...so no difference there. Ellicott is the Gemstone dorm, LaPlata is a party dorm for mostly freshman (it might be air conditioned but I'm not sure). Both will give you a room smaller than most jail cells.
  • 33dmjjm33dmjjm Posts: 375Registered User Member
    Thank you....I was accepted to Honors so based on what honors program I pick (or get accepted to) will determine what dorm I get. You are correct LaPlata has AC.
  • ginab591ginab591 Posts: 1,068Registered User Senior Member
    Sorry, LaPlata is mostly sophomores. My bad.
  • plumazulplumazul Posts: 1,532Registered User Senior Member
    ^ LaPlata will house the new ILS LLC next fall.
  • astrophysicsmomastrophysicsmom Posts: 4,326Registered User Senior Member
    Gemstone freshmen have historically been put in Ellicott and Honors freshmen in Denton. Those are most likely your options, unless you choose one of the very specific programs that have housing elsewhere. Gina is correct, LaPlata is usually filled with returning sophomores. Since the ILS living/learning program says it's going to accept 75-80 students, those rooms will be blocked off.
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