LaRiviere Center consists of student housing (on two wings) and a central unit or “core”, which includes a variety of furnished meeting space for classes, activities, and programs. Each wing accommodates students who reside in four suites, three with six occupants, one with eight occupants. The rooms in each suite have freestanding furniture and tile flooring. The “living room” (shared space) in each suite has upholstered furniture, a table and chairs, and built-in cabinets and counter space. Care and upkeep of the suite is the responsibility of the students.
The community living space (shared by all wing residents) includes recreational equipment, upholstered furniture, study space, and laundry facilities. The LaRiviere Center includes a multi-purpose lounge with television, and a meeting room. The building is air conditioned.
The LaRiviere Center, which includes classrooms and a computer lab, is an air conditioned facility.
The LaRiviere program includes student-initiated learning-interest communities that have an academic or co-curricular focus. Students interested in residing in the LaRiviere Center for their sophomore year should look for information regarding the application process when they return for spring semester of their freshman year.
Each LaRiviere suite posts at least one blog entry per month. To view the LaRiviere Center blog, click here.
The LaRiviere Center is supervised by Joshua Rumley, Resident Director. The staff office is located off of the main lobby and the Resident Director can be reached at (413) 796-5283.
Click here to view the staff list for LaRiviere Center.