Floor Designation 2013-2014

Alcohol Free

Alcohol Free floors provide a living experience that minimizes the possible negative effects of alcohol. All residents of the community agree not to consume, possess or be under the influence of alcohol while on the floor. 

To support this community staff will organize Smart+Healthy events. In addition, residents found in violation of this policy will be moved to another floor. 

Alcohol Free floors can be found in the following buildings: Curran-3rd, Kranzusch-3rd, Tustison-4th, Oetting-2nd & 4th, and South-2nd A Cube & 3rd C Cube.

Quiet Study

Quiet Study floors provide a community where all residents desire to have an overall quieter atmosphere.

Residents and guests are expected to observe Quiet Hours beginning at 8:00pm on weeknights, rather than 10:00pm. In addition, throughout the year staff will host study nights and provide information on academic success.

Quiet Study floors can be found in the following buildings: Tustison-4th, Oetting-4th, and Milnes-4th.

Wellness

Wellness floors provide a focus on physical and nutritional wellness and throughout the year staff will organize wellness events and intramural teams.

Wellness floors can be found in the following buildings: Curran-2nd, Kranzusch-2nd, Oetting-4th, Hansen-4th, Keith-4th, and South-2nd & 3rd C Cubes & 4th A Cube.

Mixed Gender

Mixed Gender floors have both male and female students living on the floor. Roommates are the same gender. Separate restrooms are provided for each gender.

Mixed Gender floors can be found in the following buildings: McCalmont (2nd Floor), Fleming-Hovlid (All Floors) and Wigen (All Floors).

Living Learning Communities

Living Learning Communities (LLCs) are designed to connect the classroom with your residence hall living experiences. Students in these communities will take classes together.

Several other students living on the floor may or may not be associated with the living learning community. Yet, all residents are expected to be respectful and tolerant. All floor residents are welcome to attend any of the learning events and activities that are provided within the building.

Art & Design

Art & Design Is for art majors who want to develop skills and be inspired by fellow artists.

A cohort of 24 students living on 3rd Milnes & 3rd Chinnock (a floor of 60 students) creates this living learning community that participates in linked classes (Fall: Drawing I & Composition I and Spring: Drawing II & Composition II).

Applied Science & Environmental Science

Applied Science & Environmental Science is for science majors can create connections with their program, UW-Stout, City of Menomonie and each other.

Two cohorts of students living on 4th Curran & 4th Kranzusch (a floor of 60 students) create this living learning community that participates in one class in the fall (Applied Science Profession I or Enviornmental Science Profession I).

ASPIRE

ASPIRE is an invited community focused on four different student achievement categories: career, service, leadership, and success.

A cohort of 30-40 participants living on 4th South, B & C Cubes (a floor of 60 students) creates this living learning community that will be connected through linked courses which vary depending on the category the student elects.

Common Good

Common Good is for students who are interested in learning about and redressing inequalities of social class, race, gender, sexuality, etc and exploring the notion of "the common good" and how to work toward a more just, equitable, and democratic society and world.

A cohort of 20 students participants living on 3rd Hansen & 3rd Keith (a floor of 60 students) creates this living learning community that participates in linked classes each semester (Fall: Cultural Anthropology & SOC/HIST 310 and Spring: Introductory Sociology & Gender in Cross Cultural Perspective).

Engineering

Engineering is for Manufacturing Engineering or Plastics Engineering majors who want to develop skills and make connections with fellow engineers.

A cohort of 24 students living on 3rd Tustison & 3rd Oetting (a floor of 60 students) creates this living learning community that participates in linked classes in the fall (Introduction to Engineering Materials & College Chemistry).

Honors

Honors is an invited community that is focused on providing Honors Program students with an academic experience within a social atmosphere.

A cohort of 105 participants living on 3rd Antrim, 3rd Froggatt, 4th Antrim, & 4th Froggatt (two floors of 120 students) creates this living learning community. Participates work toward completing the requirements of the Honors Program throughout their first year.

OUT@Stout

OUT@Stout is for students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, any other sexual orientation or gender identity/expression and their friends and allies!

A cohort of 20 participants, paired as roommates, are assigned within Hansen-Keith, a building of 200 residents. These roommate pairs are invited to various activities and share a course per semester (Fall: SOC/HIST 310 and Spring: ANTH 356).

World Travelers

World Travelers is for students interested in learning about and experiencing other cultures can connect with others and share their experiences. This community is ideal for students planning to study abroad, international and exchange students, students studying foreign languages and for any student simply interested in world affairs.

A cohort of 24 students living on 2nd Milnes & 2nd Chinnock (a floor of 60 students) creates this living learning community that participates in one class in the fall (Geography).

Stoutward Bound

Stoutward Bound is for students who identify as African American, American Indian, Latino/a and/or Asian and would like support and encouragement needed for a successful transition to college.

A cohort of 24 participants living on 3rd South, A & B Cubes (a floor of 60 students) creates this living learning community that will start classes two weeks prior to the fall semester (General Psychology & Fundamentals of Speech).