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New Residence Hall Planned for University of Nevada Campus

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University of Nevada representatives say they are building a new residence hall to keep up with increasing demand for on-campus student housing.

The new $38.8 million residence hall will be located on the University campus on the corner of Sierra Street and 11th Street north of Sierra Hall.

The new five-story, approximately 117,000 square-foot space will be home to nearly 400 students in two- and four-person rooms. Construction is slated to begin soon with completion expected for summer 2015.

UNR officials say the current student housing rate exceeds 115%, so to meet demand, rooms in Argenta Hall remain converted from doubles to triples, and Juniper Hall remains double-room occupancy versus single.

While the University is able to accommodate all current residence hall requests, UNR officials say new facilities are needed in order to support future student housing needs.

The project will be funded through residence hall fees. A formal name will be determined at a later date.

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