- loftable furniture
- air conditioned
- semi-private bathrooms
For a detailed walk-through of Botsford/Swinford Hall, watch this video.
Located in the new north residential neighbor, Botsford/Swinford provides students with easy access to academic buildings, and the Jo Ann Gora Student Recreation and Wellness Facility. Renovated in 2015, Botsford/Swinford is the home of the CCIM and Emerging Media Living-Learning Communities.
Rates for each hall vary depending on the type of meal plan you select and the room type selected.
Due to COVID-19, Fall 2020 rates have been adjusted to match the academic calendar. The updated Fall 2020 rates can be found here.
Fall 2020 COVID-19 Rates
See all of our rates and plans.
Botsford/Swinford and Schmidt/Wilson Rooms and Rates - 2020-21
21 Meal Plan
18 Meal Plan
14 Meal Plan
10 Meal Plan
Single use of a Double Room*
|Triple Room ||$11,544 ||$11,456 ||$11,076 ||$10,158
- game room
- music room
- computer lab
- fitness room
- test kitchen
- media labs
- equipment room
- trash can
- wireless Internet
- wired Internet
- PCs (in Computer Lab)
- Macs (in Computer Lab)
- printer (in Computer Lab)
This residence hall does not feature an eat-in food service, but the following Dining facilities are nearby.
On top of the many amenities we provide, we strive to serve all students, including students who are transgender, those with disabilities, and students of any age. Learn more
CCIM and Emerging Media Community
The College of Communication, Information, and Media Living-Learning Community is for students pursuing majors in the College of Communication, Information, and Media. Students living in this community can expect an environment that focuses on exploring the different majors and careers associated with communication, information, and media.
Makerspace and Resources
- Camera Kits
- Lighting and Sounds Kits
- Green Screen Room
- Photo and Video Editing Software
Majors housed within the Communications LLC include (but are not limited to):
- Communication Studies
- Journalism Teaching
- Public Relations
- Telecommunications (Pre-TCOM)
- “Dogs and Donuts” Hosted in Collaboration with the Emerging Media LLC and the Department of Communications and Information Media.
- Trainings on Using equipment relevant to the field
- Networking Opportunities with Campus partners and professionals in the field.
- College of Communication, Information, and Media
- Career Center
- Academic Advising
- Digital Corps
Our Living-Learning Communities are part of a university-wide set of programs that provide a supportive environment for freshmen, which has been recognized by “U.S. News & World Report” since 2004. Learn more.
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