Verano 8 Naming Opportunities
Scroll below to see more than 40 naming opportunities available in the newly constructed (August 2022) Verano 8 Housing Complex. Click here to get more details on the complex
- 1,055 beds in studios, 2-bedroom/1-bathroom and 4-bedroom/2-bathroom apartments
- Parking garage with space for 853 vehicles
- Community Center
- Building Maintenance & Operations facility
LIST OF PROPOSED NAMING OPPORTUNITIES
Verano 8 Apartment Building Naming Opportunities
|Minimum Gift Amount
|Lobby Lounge (x5)
|This space functions as a living room for residents of each building to gather and greet each other. Outdoor barbecues are nearby and a community table is available for shared meals. Walls with full height windows create a welcoming community space with ample daylight that is seamless to the outdoors. Study rooms are adjacent to this space.
|900 SQ. FT.
|Medium Study Room (x5)
|This is a group study space with a capacity of 8, and is adjacent to the Lobby Lounge of each residential building. An integrated audio visual presentation system is provided.
|150 SQ. FT.
|Small Study Room (x10)
|This is a group study space with capacity of 4, and is adjacent to the Lobby Lounge of each residential building. An integrated audio visual presentation system is provided.
|110 SQ. FT.
Verano 8 Community Center Areas
|Minimum Gift Amount
|This is large outdoor recreational area provides flexible space to play games, study or relax. Community barbecues are nearby, as is the Community Garden, picnic tables and a covered shade structure.
|4,600 SQ. FT.
|This is a place for students to grow their own food and cultivate relationships. It includes 21 standard garden beds and 2 ADA accessible garden beds. The garden is enclosed with a fence and has been located to provide full sun exposure year round. A large recreational lawn and barbecue/picnic area are adjacent.
|1,600 SQ. FT.
|The Game Room has capacity for 42 students to engage in games such as foosball, pool and video arcade games. Large screen televisions also support groups watching broadcasts together on lounge furniture. This is a lively, active area with full-height windows along the exterior walls along main circulation pathways.
|630 SQ. FT.
|The Wellness Studio has capacity for 66 students to participate in a variety of group classes, such as meditation, yoga or Zumba on flooring designed for these types of activities. Integrated audio/visual equipment also supports a variety of functions. Adjacent storage area can house equipment for indoor play groups or fitness equipment.
|983 SQ. FT.
|This space can be divided into two separate rooms to support a variety of functions. Each side is equipped with integrated audio/visual presentation technology to function separately and concurrently. When combined, the overall space has capacity for 429 occupants sitting lecture style, 172 sitting classroom style and 189 sitting banquet style. A full wall of exterior windows connects the rooms to the covered patio porch. A full kitchen also supports catering functions.
|3,000 SQ. FT.
|Upper Community and Lower Community Lounges combined
|This space is designed to support casual circulation through the center of the Community Center, where informal interactions and pre-function gatherings can occur. Furnishings and finishes define distinct zones, providing choice for residents and visitors to occupy their own space within the larger social setting. A generous skylight opening allows daylight into large volumes of space with ceilings up to 16 feet high.
|1,315 SQ. FT.
|Available for private events, this space is also open for general use when not reserved. Areas are organized into kitchen, dining and lounge functions with furniture that support group-oriented activities. Outdoor visibility and direct access to the Covered Patio provide a welcoming, flexible space for gathering for up to 75 occupants.
|1,100 SQ. FT.
|Music Practice Room (x3)
|These acoustically treated rooms provide residents an opportunity to practice a variety of instruments. Music stands and digital keyboards are provided. Each space can accommodate 4 to 8 occupants.
|60 – 100 SQ. FT. each
|An enclosed room can accommodate 33 students to study independently within an enclosed room. A large interior window overlooks the Upper and Lower Community Lounges and supplies natural daylight through the skylight.
|495 SQ. FT.
|Study Booths (x2)
|Semi-enclosed booths accommodate 6 occupants each and feature integrated audio/visual presentation equipment. Interior windows overlook the Lower Community lounges with daylight from two adjacent skylights.
|84 SQ. FT.
|This park accommodates the needs of the growing number of Emotional Support Animals in graduate/family housing. Two different zones will be delineated to separate small dogs and large dogs.
|11,200 SQ. FT.
|This space serves as a porch for all graduate residents and is a welcome southern entry point into the Community Center. It functions as a general outdoor gathering area and as a transition out from the Reservable Lounge and Multipurpose Rooms. The deep canopy provides shade over barbecues and outdoor games such as foosball and ping pong.
|700 SQ. FT.
|Palo Verde Family Resource Center
|The Family Resource Center is a gathering place for parenting students and their children. The center strives to provide a welcoming and inclusive environment with family‐centered activities. Wrap‐ around support services are provided within the center that are strengths‐based, prevention‐focused, reflective, adaptable & supported by national standards for best practices. Core services include parent education, child development activities, resource and referrals, free‐play, and structured play activities, peer-to‐peer supports, life skills advocacy, and leadership development opportunities.
|1,750 SQ. FT.