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Irvine: Student Housing

Ten student residences located at Mesa Court on the northwest periphery of the ring formed the first increment of buildings on the Irvine campus. They were ready for occupancy on September 26, 1965. Designed to provide smalI-group living, self-government and leadership experience, each two-story residence housed 50 students in units of four double rooms, living room, and bath. There was a central lounge, library, and recreation area in each house.

Two hundred and fifty women and an equal number of men were housed on the campus the first year. One hundred one- and two-bedroom apartments planned for married students were due for completion in the spring of 1966.

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