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  • 1. The Veterans’ Lounge Less Stress On-Campus Life Nichols Hall is also home to the Veterans’ Students who live on campus do not have On-campus housing is filled with Lounge, a meeting/study room reserved for the same level of stress that many of their exciting opportunities to meet U.S. Veterans, regardless of whether or not peers experience. On-campus living can students who share your situation they reside in Nichols Hall. This space is used reduce stress from commuting, parking, and potential. Resident Assistants regularly by the ISU Armed Forces Veterans’ utility bills, grocery shopping, and (RAs), who live in the residence Club for its meetings, as well as providing preparing meals. halls, are experienced students a quiet place to study for those who need a available to assist students with Greater Academic Success place to concentrate. The Veterans’ Lounge any issue that may arise and serve is provided at no charge by the Idaho State Students share facilities with others as a resource for general concerns. University Housing Office. When you get to who share their goals and interests and Greater access to campus facilities, ISU, make certain you check it out. have convenient access to computer student activities, and other social labs and study halls. Students living on events help make your college Safety and Security campus are more likely to experience experience everything it can be. On-campus apartments are patrolled by Public academic success, get better grades, and Safety around the clock. From 11 p.m. to 6 to graduate. a.m., Security Assistants (SAs) do security rounds in and around the residence halls and ID is required for entry. Important places for U.S. Veterans Cost of Living in Pocatello at Idaho State University On a recent episode of the Today Show, Pocatello was ranked as the second most affordable city in the U.S. On top of that, you can get a single room in Nichols Hall for under $400 per month. That includes all utilities, cable and monthly internet connection. A wide variety of affordable meal plans make your life even more convenient. Interested ? For more information regarding the Veterans’ Residence or the Veterans’ Sanctuary, contact Casey Santee at 208-282-4298 or the Idaho State University Housing Office at 208-282-2120. You can apply for the Veterans’ Residence online at Idaho State University Housing 921 S. 5th Avenue, Stop 8083 Pocatello, Idaho 83209-8083 Phone (208) 282-2120 Fax (208) 282-3786 The Veterans’ Sanctuary The Veterans’ Sanctuary at Idaho State University is the first transition and support program of its kind in the United States. Our mission is simple, to provide first-class service to military veterans of all eras attending ISU. We have a support team to offer guidance from the moment student veterans arrive on campus until they graduate. The Sanctuary also offers orientations designed for new student veterans, free vet-to-vet tutoring, access to academic advisors trained to work with veterans, sections of general education classes set aside for veterans and taught by faculty members who are either veterans themselves or supporters, events and activities for student veterans, and much more. We help with the transition from active military duty to ISU, and from ISU to active military duty. Whether you are a new student who has completed your service, a student who interrupted your education to serve and are now returning, or a student who began your studies elsewhere and are transferring here, we will help guide you to the resources you need to make the most of your ISU experience. Visit our website at veterans_res_nichols2.indd 1 7/12/10 2:51 PM
  • 2. The Veterans’ Residence at Nichols Hall VETERANS’ HOUSING ON CAMPUS AT IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY The Veterans’ Residence at Nichols Hall is a part of the Idaho State University Living Learning Communities. The community is reserved for U.S. military veterans to provide a comfortable place to live on campus with others who share similar experiences. Support services available to this unique community include on-site tutoring, academic advising and career counseling. What are Living Learning Communities? These communities place students with common interests or experiences together in a residential setting which allows for: • A more comfortable place to call home • A better academic environment • Greater connections to the faculty and staff • Better access to campus activities and organizations • Development of a specialized community Why the Residence Halls? Many studies have shown that students living in the residence halls have… • Greater academic success • Higher graduation rates • Are more engaged in campus activities • Have closer ties to faculty and staff • Have better access to the Oboler Library • Have a better college experience • Long-lasting, quality friendships • A greater sense of belonging with the University veterans_res_nichols2.indd 2 7/12/10 2:51 PM