TALLAHASSEE, Fla., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- With the introduction of a new student life programming and all inclusive pricing option, a little green goes a long way at Studio Green www.campushousing.com/fsu, a premier, private student housing village serving Florida State University. Residence hall rates for the fall 2010 semester start at just $650 per month with seven meals per week in furnished, standard double accommodations.
"Our goal at Studio Green is to provide our residents with a well-rounded and fulfilling university experience where they can live, learn and grow. Our newest enhancements were designed and implemented to add further value to our offerings, so that students don't have to compromise on quality when weighing budgetary concerns," said Village Director Renee Jarrell.
Live Learn Grow
Operated by Campus Living Villages, a global leader in student housing, Studio Green's new multi-layered residential life program "Live Learn and Grow" incorporates a range of comprehensive activities such as bbq's, theme parties, sports competitions and group outings to foster community and friendship; campus orientation, study groups and career exploration to support academic achievement; and workshops in nutrition and wellness, money management and resume writing, plus volunteer programs to prepare residents for life after college. All Live Learn and Grow programming elements are included in the cost of accommodations.
According to resident Sherrill Williams, "I like Studio Green because the staff is very inviting, and it is a very positive environment. The events are always fun and help you meet new people from the building. That's why I'm living here next year."
Food for Thought
Beginning in the fall 2010 semester, Studio Green has further simplified the pricing structure, creating an all inclusive plan with seven meals per week in the popular dining hall. Adding to the hassle free lifestyle, residents also enjoy paid utilities, cable, Internet and unlimited tanning. Other community features include the Flex fitness center, Think study and business center, Sweat cardio, Splash swimming pool, Connect Internet bar, Flix surround sound theatre, Grill outdoor kitchen and picnic areas, Play gaming center, Beach sand volleyball, Hydrate water filling station and Suds laundry.
Support for residents are paramount with Resident Assistants on site 24 hours a day, a concierge front desk, CCTV monitoring and electronic swipe cards for village access.
"Having so many amenities has been very convenient. The computer room downstairs has saved me many times, and the staff is always willing to help out," said resident Theodore Arch.
The Grass is Greener
What's in a name? For Campus Living Villages' two Studio Green communities, including Studio Green at FSU and a second property servicing the University of Delaware, the "Green" moniker references a growing commitment to environmentally responsible living designed to impact everything from purchasing decisions to resident activities. A hallmark of Studio Green is ongoing, eco-friendly programming designed to promote interest in and support of a sustainable lifestyle among staff and residents. Highlights include the use of recycled materials, community-wide recycling program, earth-friendly cleaning supplies, promotion of mass transit and other carbon free transportation options plus education on resource conservation.
Located just minutes from the FSU campus, the vibrant Studio Green community not only gives residents a sense of place, but also a sense of space with accommodations they can grow into, starting with five furnished floorplans in the residence hall and unfurnished garden apartments in a park-like setting up to two bedrooms and 900 square feet in size.
"I have three years at Studio Green under my belt, and I will probably be here for all my years of college. Personally, I think it's the closest and the best value anywhere in Tallahassee. On top of that, the staff is ridiculously friendly; they actually know you by your first name! My apartment is adorable, and I have plenty of grass all over the property where I can let my dog run, and that makes him very happy, thus making me very happy," said resident Victoria Koniszewski.
Studio Green is located at 700 N. Woodward Avenue in Tallahassee, FL. For more information or to schedule a tour, call 850-222-0674 or email info@studiogreenFL.com.
About Campus Living Villages
Campus Living Villages (CLV) is the national leader in the privatized management and development of on-campus student housing. CLV employs approximately 900 housing professionals and currently manages student housing facilities on or near 47 university campuses totaling more than 32,000 beds in the United States, Australia, England and New Zealand. For more information, visit our website www.clvusa.com.
SOURCE Campus Living Villages