JUST IN BY THE NUMBERS HOW HOUSING HELPS More than a quarter of a million students completed the 2014-2015 ACUHO-I/Benchworks Resident Assessment and, overall, they reported that living on campus enhanced their personal interactions, skill development, and academic success. Students responded to the following statement: Living in on-campus housing enhanced your ability to . . . Experience Personal Interactions: 58% Live cooperatively 55% Meet other students 51% Interact with residents who are different from you Develop Skills: 61% Solve your own problems 52% Balance social, work, and academic commitments 47% Manage your time Improve Academic Success: 88% reported that their housing experience extremely or moderately contributed to learning 89% reported that their housing experience extremely or moderately contributed to academic performance 62% reported a GPA of 3.00 or higher What they are saying . . . "I enjoy the safety net of living in a student community where we all understand what it is like to balance our academic and social life." 16 TALKING STICK "Living on campus has opened a lot of doors for me over the past year. The access I have to campus has been incredibly helpful - specifically in terms of the libraries and the teachers' office hours. My lifestyles (both personal and academic) have taken a turn for the better." "Easy access to all of the campus resources makes it a convenient place to live when you have an emphasis on learning."