Margaret R. Preska Residence Community

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Updated 4-1-2015

Preska, built in 2012, provides housing for approximately 500 students in semi-suite and renovated style housing. About Margaret R. Preska. 

Preska housing:

  • I hall renovated double rooms house two residents; a limited number of other renovated room types are available.
  • Preska J, K, and L hall double semi-suites house four residents; a limited number of single semi-suites are available.
  • All semi-suite floors are co-ed and each semi-suite houses a single gender.
  • All semi-suites in this building have two bedrooms and a full, compartmentalized bathroom.
  • All rooms, kitchens, and lounges are air-conditioned or have central air-conditioning.
  • All rooms have cable and both wired and wireless Internet.
  • Students enrolled in a Learning Community are housed in either McElroy or Preska Residence Communities.
  • Laundry rooms are located on all floors and in the lower level: no additional charge for laundry.

This community is adjacent to Carkoski Commons providing indoor access to:

  • Carkoski Dining Hall
  • ReTech Services
  • Computer Lab
  • On-Campus Health Services and Pharmacy
  • Chet's Place Grill and Convenience Store
  • Residential Life Office

Also at this community:

  • Classrooms
  • Multi-purpose community space
  • New Student and Family Programs office
  • Gathering space
  • Great view of campus

Both freshmen and upperclass students are invited to live on any floor in Preska.  


Preska and McElroy Residence Communities house Learning Communities

Preska Residence Community: 2015-2016

Note: The first floors of J, K, and L are community spaces. There is no residential housing on the first floor of these halls.

Hall and Floor Gender Rate Type Air Conditioning
I1 Female


I2 Male
I3 Female
I4 Male
J2 Co-Ed

Central Air
J3 Co-Ed
J4 Co-Ed
Hall and Floor Gender Rate Type Air Conditioning
K2 Co-Ed

Central Air
K3 Co-Ed
K4 Co-Ed
L2 Co-Ed

Central Air
L3 Co-Ed
L4 Co-Ed


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