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3 people in a double room?

rumandtingrumandting Registered User Posts: 132 Junior Member
edited June 2012 in Michigan State University
My daughter heard that about 20% of freshman are initally tripled in dorm rooms meant for two. When rooms open up from students that don't show up, or drop out, triples then become doubles. Is this true?
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Replies to: 3 people in a double room?

  • romanigypsyeyesromanigypsyeyes Registered User Posts: 33,740 Senior Member
    It occasionally happens, but DEFINITELY not 20% of the time. Last year was bad because of overenrollment issues. Yes, the second sentence is true.
  • fa-la-la-lenafa-la-la-lena Registered User Posts: 2,844 Senior Member
    what romani said. Also, if you get stuck in one of these "3 people in a double" rooms, you get a corresponding discount on housing for the duration that it occurs.
  • HumanoidHumanoid Registered User Posts: 163 Junior Member
    It will probably happen this year to some of students (though 20% sounds high). There is an over-enrollment issue again plus Armstrong and Bryan will not be open. Some students may end up living with an RA for a week or two and some may end up with 3 to a room for a week or two. Once everything is figured out (who showed up, who didn't, who has empty rooms, etc) people get moved to their real rooms. I wouldn't be too worried about it since you really shouldn't spend a huge amount of time in the dorms.
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