Do Amenities Distract Students?

In a recent poll on MHN, we asked: Does highly amenitized off-campus housing distract residents from their scholarly pursuits?

In a recent poll on MHN, we asked: Does highly amenitized off-campus housing distract residents from their scholarly pursuits?

Of our responders, 63 percent said that students would find a way to distract themselves whether they have nice amenities or not; 21 percent said that properties with a lot of amenities encourages community building that a dorm misses out on; 9 percent thought that amenities do prove to be a distraction; and 7 percent of responders said that off-campus housing with a lot of amenities prevents students from forming a bond with their institution.

What are your thoughts on the subject?

To view this poll, as well as our other polls, check out the MHN poll archive.

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