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Valley View Tower
This Residence Hall Includes:
- Shared Rooms
- Common Bathrooms
- View Floorplan
Valley View Towers, our all-women residence hall, is located in the central part of campus near Mountain View Tower and The Junction. Living in the central part of campus allows you to travel to and from class speedily. As a resident in Valley View you'll be close to The Spectrum to easily enjoy the Aggie basketball games, Romney Stadium to cheer on our Aggie football team, and the Fine Arts building and Kent Concert Hall so you can be exposed to musical and drama productions available to USU students and the general public. Read More ▼
Valley View offers a traditional kind of accommodation for you. A shared or private room with access to study rooms and a community kitchette are available on each floor. Each floor has two bathrooms at opposite ends of the hall which are cleaned daily by Housing Facilities staff. Bathrooms are equipped with multiple sinks, private toilets and showers. Paper towels, hand-washing soap and toilet paper are regularly stocked so you don’t have to buy your own.
There are many dining options available for you at USU. The Junction and the Marketplace, located in the Taggart Student Center (TSC), are two very popular places for residents. There is a wide variety of food options everything from home-style cooking, salads, pasta to a Mongolian grill. As a resident of Valley View, you are required to pick a meal plan of at least 10 meals per week.
Whether you find yourself interested in the activities on campus or the life and times of fellow Valley Viewers, there are plenty of opportunities to expand your social status. Freshman Interest Groups (FIGS) are here to create communities and friendships between students who share similar interests. A lounge, located in the basement of the building, bring you social activities, including foosball, pool tables, and a home theater with surround sound, close to home.
- 2 twin beds (36” x 80” mattresses)
- 2 desks
- 2 chairs
- 2 bookshelves
- 2 closets
- 2 dressers
Each room has a wired Ethernet port for internet, cable TV connection, curtains or blinds, full-length mirror and wall-to-wall carpeting.
Each floor has two bathrooms at opposite ends of the hall, cleaned daily by University Housing Custodial. Bathrooms are equipped with multiple sinks, private toilets and showers. Paper towels, soap and toilet paper are regularly stocked.
High-efficiency, Energy Star® washers and dryers installed on campus clean effectively, help save time and are gentle on your clothes and the environment! High-efficiency, front loading machines hold more clothes and use less water than conventional laundry equipment. Machines accept cash, debit and credit cards. One load of laundry is $1.25 to wash and $1.00 per drying cycle.
For best washing results:
- Use only 2 Tbsp. of concentrated HE detergent (it's specially formulated for these machines)
- Choose a cold water setting to save energy
- Wash only full loads
For best drying results:
- Clean dryer filter before use
|Meals Per Week||Price Per Semester||Includes Cash
|15 meals||$1,640.00||Yes||2 Per Semester|
|20 meals||$1,850.00||Yes||2 Per Semester|
*Cash equivalency allows the resident to use their meal plan once
per day in any of our Cash Dining Operations for a cash equivalency
of $6 per meal. Purchases in excess of $6 are to be paid by the
resident at time of purchase
**Guest passes allow resident to purchase a meal for friends, family or other guests of the resident.
Room Rates Per Semester 2014-15
(Requires a meal plan of at least 10 meals per week)
- Shared Room: $990.00
- Small Private: $1,280.00
- Private Room: $1,660.00
What To Bring
Make your "home away from home" with this basic list of essential items:
- Bedding: Sheets, blankets, pillow, pillowcases, and bedspread. Mattresses are 36" x 80" which are longer than a regular twin.
- Alarm clock
- Stereo, radio
- Towels and toiletries
- Laundry basket
- Television (each apt. has cable TV hook-up)
- Wall decor, throw pillows, various decorative items as desired.
(Please do not use tape or other types of adhesive for wall décor and make sure that they can be easily removed. A suggestion for hanging posters, pictures, etc., is white Plastitack and Command Hooks from 3M for putting things on the walls.)
In addition to your personal belongings, you may want to bring the following. Since you need only one of many items, check ahead with your roommate(s) if possible to avoid duplication. You may even want to wait until you get to Logan and purchase items here after consulting each other. The following is a list of possibilities:
- Small refrigerator
Please Note: If you choose to bring a small refrigerator and/or microwave make sure that you get one with a long cord as the electrical outlets are inconveniently located and these appliances must be plugged directly into the wall outlet, not into an extension cord or power strip, as per the USU Fire Marshal.
Housekeeping and Maintenance
Bathroom and common areas are regularly cleaned by Housing Facilities staff. Residents are responsible for the regular upkeep of their rooms and should stock simple household cleaning supplies. Vacuum cleaners can be checked out for temporary use at the area office. Repairs and regular maintenance of residence halls is done by Housing Facilities staff. Residence may submit maintenance requests online at http://fixit.housing.usu.edu