Themed Housing Options
Castleton University’s themed housing is designed to bring together students who share similar interests and lifestyles. Castleton currently offers four options for themed housing, including Honors, Wellness, Service, and Gender Inclusive housing. These common interests will help you to connect with other students and to develop a stronger sense of community on campus.
At Castleton, we understand the housing assignments based on gender alone may not be the best fit for all students. We designate specific floors in several of our residence halls, which means you are able to select a roommate without regard to gender or gender identity. Gender-inclusive housing is an option for all students.
Honors housing allows you to take advantage of programming that is geared toward bridging the academic and residential experiences. Located in Audet House, honors housing is an ideal fit for students in Castleton’s Honors Program who have committed to prioritizing academics and being a role model for other students.
Students who reside in honors housing are academically-driven and appreciate living in an environment that is conducive to learning. Programming in this house includes study sessions, stress relief activities, and more.
Service Housing provides opportunities for students to engage in community service, a fundamental aspect of the Castleton experience. Students who live in service housing, located in North House, will learn more about what it means to be a good citizen and discover ways they can give back to the community – here in Castleton, throughout Vermont, and across the world.
As a service housing student, you will be expected to participate in Service Council Meetings and service housing programming. Additionally, you must complete 15 hours of community service each semester, which can be satisfied by attending housing programming or on your own. Service housing is a good fit for students in the Civic Engagement Certificate Program and those who are interested in working to help engage the community in meaningful ways.
Castleton’s wellness housing is for students who are committed to pursuing a healthy, well-balanced lifestyle. Located in South House, wellness housing provides you with an environment that is substance-free and conducive to holistic wellness. You can take advantage of programming that explores physical, mental, emotional, social, intellectual, spiritual, and environmental wellness. Wellness housing students are expected to participate in Wellness Council meetings.