By Jennifer McRae

DENVER (CBS4)– First-year students at CU Denver will have the benefit of moving into a brand new dormitory this week. The City Heights Residence Hall and Learning Commons is the first on-campus housing exclusively for those just starting CU Denver.

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The new dorm is in the heart of the CU Denver campus and is intended to help students avoid Denver’s high rent costs.

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In addition to dorm rooms, each flood includes study areas, micro-kitchens along with entertainment and game rooms.

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Jennifer McRae