Formed around a single academic discipline or thematic interest,Special Interest Housing (SIH) are a great way to enhance your collegiate experience while fostering a sense of community. Living in a community is a great opportunity to interact with students, faculty and staff in a new context, further strengthening your campus experience. You’ll get to know other residents, RAs and faculty members through field trips, skill-building activities and collaborative programming. Each SIH occupies a single floor in one of our residence halls. Honors (Wales Hall, 6th floor)You’ll gain valuable academic skills, collaborate with fellow honors students and participate in a variety of co-curricular academic and social events. Fun activities are scheduled throughout the year. Health & Wellness (Wales Hall, 4th floor)Designed for students who want to focus on maintaining their overall physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual wellness. This is a substance-free environment: no tobacco, alcohol or illegal substances are allowed on or off the floor. Before you can live on this floor, you must voluntarily sign a contract that you will not partake in these substances. Culinary Arts (Wales Hall, 2nd floor)Designed for culinary arts majors who wish to enhance their knowledge of the field. You’ll gain exposure to industry trends, network with local experts and gain valuable insight through floor-sponsored field trips and skill-building activities.
Baking and Pastry Arts (Johnson Hall, 2nd floor)Residents will get opportunities to see (and sample from) local bakeries and restaurants, as well as other baking and pastry-focused programming.Outdoor Adventures (Johnson Hall, 6th floor)Take advantage of Denver’s temperate climate, rugged terrain and natural beauty by getting outdoors!Hiking, rock climbing, biking, skiing and snowboarding are just some of the activities scheduled throughout the year. If there’s something new you’d like to try, we’re always open to suggestions.