Enochs, Wendy K., and Catherine B. Roland.

"Social Adjustment of College Freshmen: The Importance of Gender and Living Environment." College Student Journal 40.1 (2006): 63-73. Print. This journal explains the dynamics of unisex and single gendered dorms, as well as the living conditions, like room size and style. It also included other factors, like the use and consumption of alcohol. The information from this journal was a crucial asset to my notes because it gave a more objective perspective of college living in comparison to my subjective field notes. "The Evolution of the College Dorm." Time Photos.Web. <http://content.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,1838306_1759869,00.html>. This is an informative online picture slide show accompanied with descriptions of the growth of college living. It goes back to the 1830's and acknowledges male only student life environment as a whole, for example, dress code, chapel services, and curfew. It then catches up to the modern era, explaining the role of unisex dorms and the current luxurious amenities. This online article is helpful to my research because it compares and contrasts the past and present living conditions of students. Most of the historical content in this piece could not have been discovered through observations or field notes. McEwan, Patrick, and Kristen Soderberg. "Roommate Effects on Grades: Evidence from First-Year Housing Assignments." Research in Higher Education 47.3 (2006): 347-70. Print. This report in regards to roommate assignments based on randomization and the effects of the relationship. The end result of this study concluded that there is no significant effect on grade point averages based on roommate assignments. These conclusions contribute to my study because it shows that there are multiple factors that determine living conditions and academic success, not solely who you live with and what grades you achieve.

SICKLER, STEPHANIE, and BEVERLY ROSKOS. "Factors that Play a Role in First-Year Students' onCampus Housing Decisions." Journal of College & University Student Housing 39/40.2 (2013): 1031. Print. This source thoroughly describes the multiple elements in a student's decision making process of where to live on campus. Some of these factors included size or type of room, proximity/location of the building, and friends and roommates. These variables and the appropriate calculations were derived through student surveys. This information is resourceful to my work because the surveys serve as primary data and contribute credibility to my own data. In addition, it factors in students' opinions across a larger scale, rather than just honing on Florida State freshmen. Valliant, Paul M., and Patricia Scanlan. "Personality, Living Arrangements, and Alcohol use by First Year University Students." Social Behavior & Personality: An International Journal 24.2 (1996): 151. Print. This source explains additional factors beyond grade point averages and roommates, like alcohol consumption, gender and self-esteem. According to the journal, it is proven that students living off campus have a higher self-esteem than students that live on campus in residence halls. The information found in this source will be valuable to my own assignment because it uncovers more abstract factors, like self-esteem and mania that cannot be measured by simple observations.

Willoughby, Brian J., and Jason S. Carroll. "The Impact of Living in Co-Ed Resident Halls on Risk- Taking Among College Students." Journal of American College Health 58.3 (2009): 241-6. Print. This print source acknowledges the use of alcohol use, sexual abuse, and gender in this print journal. It explains the impact of these variables through academics and social life. This research is a vital component to my work because all residence halls, besides one, are co-ed. This helps expose some of the “after hours” data that I was not able to discover through subjective observations. It also broadly explains college students as a whole demographic and not just Florida State freshman.