135 Norwood AveCranston, RI 02905
Open to JWU sophomores and juniors, Centennial House is a new, cooperative housing option focused on self-governance and community service. Students will work together to manage their own close-knit community and share a common interest in community service, completing one major community service project each term.
The house is fully furnished and features:
Together with elected house officers, house members will:
House StructureCentennial House is a co-op. What does this mean for you? Residents share equally in the decision-making and upkeep of the house, including determining house rules and keeping the common areas clean and tidy. (Individuals are responsible for maintaining their personal spaces.)For the first year or two, a graduate assistant staff member will be living in the house as an equal contributor, participating in chores and group meetings. He or she will also serve as an advisor, helping residents formulate house rules and setting governance guidelines.
Application Criteria To be eligible for 2013-14 residency, you must be a rising sophomore or junior with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and no significant conduct record. Strong leadership skills and community service experience are also recommended.
How to Apply In addition to the online housing application and $200 room selection deposit, complete and email the following documents to Residential Life:
Selected applicants will be invited to participate in both a traditional interview and group interview conducted by students, faculty and staff, as well as required to prepare a presentation. Details will be provided to those chosen to participate. We expect to make our selections by March 18; selected residents will have until March 25 to accept. A meet-and-greet and training sessions for all residents will follow.
We welcome your questions or general inquiries about Centennial House. Get in touch.