MU first began planning for this transition in May, and the university legally has until December to implement the changes.
Mia Johnson and Mariya Chukas have both lived in College Avenue Hall since their freshman year and have held jobs within the Department of Residential Life.
None of the rooms offered in Discovery Hall were filled.
Wellness Resource Center director Kim Dude: “[Sober housing] would’ve just been another additional service, but it’s not the most important service we can provide.”
The Department of Residential Life plans to assess the success of the new housing options midway through the 2016–17 year.
Because of a decline in freshman enrollment, ResLife is encouraging older students to return to residence halls.
MU’s struggle to attract freshmen has led to budget shortages and closed residence halls.
The hall closures come from the expected enrollment decline of 1,500 students.
The decision comes after the Department of Residential Life closed Laws and Lathrop for the upcoming school year.
ResLife Director Frankie Minor: “We will continue to look at other ways to reduce our operating costs and will share those as we identify them.”
The incident is the second anti-Semitic act of vandalism at the hall this school year.
The sophomore electrical engineering major cites his openness as his best leadership quality.
This is the fourth time in a year that anti-Semitic messages have appeared in residence halls.
MU has taken few steps toward providing new graduate student housing and child care since a walkway in the University Village housing complex collapsed, and graduate students want the university to recognize their needs.
The potential fee is expected to be between $80 and 100.
Room and board rates will rise 4.1 percent for the 2016-17 school year.
An estimated decrease of 941 applications is expected for the fall 2016 semester, coming entirely from non-residents.
The position will be replaced by a senior desk attendant position.
George C. Brooks Hall will be the third campus building named after a black man.
The current Pavilion at Dobbs will remain operational until the new facility opens.