Pitzer, Atherton and Sanborn Hall
The P.A.S. Community – The First-Year Experience
- The RAs facilitate community building in the residence hall though program planning. The also perform nightly security checks throughout the buildings.
- One Faculty in Residence (FIRs) lives in an apartment in P.A.S. This faculty member is active in the Pitzer community and often host programs for residents in their apartment.
- One Residence Director (RD) also lives in an apartment in P.A.S. The RD oversees the RAs in the building, hears judicial cases, plans building-wide programs, and helps the whole residence hall community function smoothly.
There are also a limited number of single rooms in P.A.S. for upperclass students. The upperclass students who live in P.A.S. serve as a great resource to the community and help connect the first-year community to the other students at Pitzer.
- Study Rooms – P.A.S. has over ten study rooms located throughout the complex. These rooms provide private, quiet study space where individuals or groups can work on classwork. Two study rooms provide access to a printer and computer that is available to the community to use.
- Living Rooms – P.A.S. has three living rooms which serve as social gathering places with such as comfortable seating, TVs, DVD players and community events calendars.
- Community Kitchen – The kitchen has a refrigerator, oven, stovetop, dishwasher, sink and a small dining area. Some cooking supplies for the kitchen are available at the Housing Office
- Housing Office – Located in the corner between East Sanborn and Pitzer Hall, the Housing Office is where students can go if they have questions about room draw or housing in general.
- Black Student Union Office – located in East Sanborn Hall, C225.
- Founding Faculty Amphitheater – Dedicated to Pitzer’s founding faculty, the amphitheater is located between P.A.S. and West and East Halls. It’s a great space to hold outdoor events.
How to Get Involved in the P.A.S. Community
- Joining P.A.S. Hall Council – Student representatives help make decisions for the P.A.S. community, put on programs, and purchase equipment and supplies that students need in the residence hall.