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Sigma Sigma Commons

Questa intera area un tempo fungeva da enorme parcheggio, ma oggi è un invitante spazio verde per eventi e riunioni. Il campus della UC è verde perché quasi tutti i parcheggi sono stati trasferiti in garage a più livelli ai confini esterni del campus. Gli studenti della UC possono avere l’automobile, persino gli studenti del primo anno – e per il parcheggio si deve pagare una tariffa trimestrale. Il costo esatto dipende dal tipo di parcheggio che si sceglie.

Sigma Sigma Commons è un punto di raccolta popolare tra gli studenti e qui si svolgono molti eventi del campus come concerti con band, festival, tra cui la tradizionale festa annuale Sigma Sigma Carnival.

L’Engineering Research Center, ovvero il centro di ricerca ingegneristico ospita programmi in campo tecnologico sia di laurea breve che master, dottorati e laboratori di ricerca. È stato progettato da Michael Graves, uno dei più illustri alunni della UC, che è diventato uno degli architetti più famosi del mondo.


The upper part of Campus Green is called Sigma Sigma Commons. It is a popular gathering place for students and a site for many campus events throughout the year, like band concerts and festivals, including the annual Sigma Sigma Carnival.

This entire area used to be a huge parking lot, but UC's Master Plan called for more green spaces on campus, so almost all parking has been moved to multi-level garages to make way for spaces like this one. Students at UC are allowed to have cars, even as first year students, and there is a quarterly fee for parking. The exact price depends on which parking facility students choose.

Morgens Hall and Scioto Hall, which contain housing for graduate and non-traditional students and their families, are currently closed for renovation. Turner Hall and Schneider Hall are examples of suite-style housing, where students have a bedroom, common area, and bathroom that are shared only with their fellow suitemates. They offer general student housing, as well as housing opportunities for students in the University Honors Program and for UC athletes.

The Engineering Research Center houses graduate and undergraduate engineering programs and research labs. It was designed by Michael Graves, one of UC’s most distinguished alumni, who has became one of the world’s most important architects.

Credits:

  • Riccardo Pozzo '10, tour guide
  • Rachel Alig '09, writer & videographer
  • Travis Estell '09, videographer & Web site editor

This video tour was produced entirely by UC students.