Washington and Lee University matches incoming students to halls and roommates by hand to create communities in which students can thrive.
This year’s orientation for Residential Advisors and Community Assistants included a mock fire designed to show students how to quickly and safely escape a burning building.
The W&L Village PowerDown Challenge called for students to reduce electricity consumption for a month, and they came through with energy and creativity to win a grand prize that included a therapy dog visit.
They call it Winter Wonderland, but it's more like a winter candyland — and it's one of the most popular W&L events of the year!
The house's new Bike Shop offers free and low-cost rentals, lessons on bike maintenance, and opportunities for exploring the outdoors on two wheels.
In Case You Missed It
By the start of the 2018-19 academic year, the 1970s-era apartments will sport a fresh exterior look and extensively remodeled interiors.
Washington and Lee students are on the move thanks to a robust collection of club sports, intramurals and exercise classes.
"W&L manages to be a catalyst for adventure while still offering that 'welcome home' feeling."
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