Our campus housing, in either the dorms or the Cutler Apartment Complex, is pretty standard in terms of the accommodations. The advantages include the proximity to the meetings (minutes away by foot), the proximity to the on-campus pub (which we are hoping to have open during the meetings), and the affordability aspect. As an added bonus, the on-campus rooms are also close to the starting line for the Gordon Kirkland Run for Research. On-campus room reservations for the Fairbanks meetings are a bit different they have been at past meetings in that you reserve the room not the bed (like a hotel room). Note, that this means only one room request form needs to be filled out per room!
The advantage to this is that you won't be assigned a roommate that you don't know. The disadvantage is that you will have to find your own roommate. That is where this blog comes in... If those of you who are seeking roommates would like to put a comment here others can reply (either directly to the person or with a post in return). If you have any specific requirements about gender or overall demeanor (quiet, night-owl, etc.) please feel free to include them.