MASON CITY – Months behind schedule, NIACC announced Thursday that the last of the students who were waiting to move into the newly-constructed NIACC dorms have moved in.
The second and final wave of housing residents have moved into the new Campus View Housing Complex at North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC). The 70 remaining residents have been housed in the old dorm since August and will now be residing in the west wing of the new complex.
“It is very exciting to see all of our residents living in the new complex,” said Travis Hergert, Director of Student Housing. “It has been a process to get to this day and I’m very grateful for everyone’s patience, especially the residents. They will enjoy the new facility.”
The new Campus View Housing Complex is located next to beautiful lakes, a walking/ bike trail that goes into town and basketball, sand volleyball and tennis courts. The new air-conditioned housing includes 3 styles of suites, floor lounges with flat screen TV’s, state-of-the art security, free Wi-Fi, a computer lab, a meeting room, convenience store and common spaces to meet with friends, hang out and study by yourself or with a group. Residents can access the building and room with a personalized card swipe OneCard and the building is monitored with over 70 security cameras. The building’s maximum occupancy is 396 residents.