Baylor University

Get the Facts: East Village

Oct. 7, 2013

Square footage: 238,715

Beds: 701 (making a total of 5,400 on-campus beds)

Dining hall square footage: 33,750

Community Spaces

•Large entrance lobby in each building for greeting each other and gathering as a community

•Extended main lobby for socializing and gathering around the fireplace

•Outdoor lobby patio with built-in grill

• Two horseshoe pits at Teal and one bocci ball court at Earle next to an outdoor patio

• One media and game room with a large-screen TV, pool and ping-pong tables in each building

• One community kitchen with a table for dining on the first floor of each building

• Two community rooms per floor with large screen TVs

• Inner courtyards with sunken steps for socializing

and playing

• Outdoor courtyard stages for live perfomances

Spaces for Learning in Residence

• Library for large-group quiet study in each community

• Two private small-group study rooms with whiteboards

in each building

• Two nooks for group study with whiteboards on each floor of each building

• One conference room with a large table for 8-10 people

in each building

• One classroom for 35 students with smart-classroom technology in each building

• One small-group seminar room in Earle that can be combined with the classroom to create room for

pre-health fairs

• One technology lab in Teal, managed by faculty, that includes special engineering equipment to support

student projects

Residential Spaces for Faculty

Each residence hall has one live-in faculty family. These faculty members reside in 2,400 square-foot apartments with their families.

The following faculty members have offices in Earle Hall:

• Dr. Jim Marcum, Professor and Director of the Medical Humanities Program

• Dr. David Pennington, Professor and Master Teacher, Chemistry

• Dr. Riz Klausmeyer, Associate Director for Pre-Health Studies

• Dr. Suzy Weems, Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences

• Dr. Marty Harvill, Senior Lecturer, Biology

The following faculty and staff have offices in Teal Hall:

• Dr. Ian Gravagne, Teal Faculty Master and Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering

• Dr. Ben Kelley, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and former

Dean of ECS

• Dr. John Davis, Professor of Mathematics

• Dr. Adam Ecklund, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs

• John Miller, Lecturer in ECS and Technology Lab Manager

• Emily Sandvall, Assistant Director for ECS Student Initiatives

• Ida Jamshidi, Academic Advisor for ECS

Dynamic Dining Experiences

• Hours of operation: Monday through Friday - breakfast: 7 to 10 a.m.; lunch: 10:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; dinner: 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Open Sunday

5 to 9 p.m.

• Seats 500 people indoors and 80 outdoors

• Teal Residential College will host community dinners every other Sunday

• Fresh food experiences where almost all food is prepared in front of diners

• Two hidden security grills can be extended after dinner to allow the large private dining room to be used by student groups

Dining Commons Food Stations

• Grill

• International Plate

• Daily Press

• Global Fusion

• Greens Counter

• Pizza and Stuff

• The Melting Pot

• The Skillet

• Comfort Food

• No Gluten Added

Retail Dining Experiences

• Convenience store providing essential items

• Red Mango frozen yogurt store

• Retail bakery serving scratch-baked goods

Student Learning & Engagement Offices

The Student Learning & Engagement suite has moved to the East Village Dining Commons. This office suite includes:

• Offices for the Dean, two Assistant Deans, Student Life Assessment,

New Student Experience, Assistant to the Dean, Student Outreach, Student Life Fundraising and Assistant Director of Resident Learning

• Conference room for 10 with large monitor for presentations

• Large reception area with resources on student engagement

opportunities at Baylor

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