It's almost Labor Day, which means the calendar has reached back-to-school season and the time when students move out of childhood bedrooms and into dormitories. The Residential Architect Design Awards consistently recognizes this unique category of multifamily design—student housing projects. Check out a few past student housing projects that have received recognition in the Residential Architect Design Awards, and submit your work to the 2017 program today.

Butler College Dormitories, Princeton University
William Taylor Butler College Dormitories, Princeton University

Campus Housing: Merit (2011)Butler College Dormitories, Princeton University, Princeton, N.J.
Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Architects

Iwan Baan SL11024

Student Housing: Citation (2016)SL11024, Los Angeles
Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects

UCLA Southwest Campus Housing
Michael D. Arden UCLA Southwest Campus Housing

Campus Housing: Merit (2009)UCLA Southwest Campus Housing, Los Angeles
Van Tilburg, Banvard & Soderbergh, AIA

Swarthmore College Residence Halls
Robert Benson Swarthmore College Residence Halls

Campus Housing: Merit (2012)Swarthmore College Residence Halls, Swarthmore, Pa.
William Rawn Associates, Architects

2013 RADA / Multifamily / Merit Award: The Modules, Philadelphia / Interface Studio Architects
Sam Oberter © 2010 The Modules

Multifamily: Merit (2013)The Modules, Philadelphia
Interface Studio Architects

Campus Housing: Merit (2009)Claremont McKenna College Residence Hall, Claremont, Calif.
CO Architects

The Gateway
2009 Whitcomb The Gateway

Campus Housing: Merit (2009)The Gateway, Baltimore
RTKL Associates

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