ALBANY, Ga. — Albany State University began the new semester with a bang last week, opening two new student dormitories and a new student center.
Freshmen students began moving into Hall 5, one of the two new residence halls, on Aug. 6. The second new residence building, Hall 6, will house sophomore, junior and senior students. Together, nearly 600 students will call these new residence halls home during the academic year.
“Just as Albany State University has continued to grow, so has our need for additional on-campus housing. These two residence halls, which combined house about 600 students, will help meet that demand for on-campus housing,” ASU President Everett Freeman said Tuesday. “We’re delighted that we’re able to provide students comfortable conducive to the overall on-campus learning experience.”
Halls 5 and 6 aren’t traditional dormitories. Along with the