Campus Village Apartments address the unique privacy and social needs of various student age groups. Freshman “suites” with double bedrooms and small kitchen/living spaces encourage interaction with larger groups and are located closest to campus. Upper division students are accommodated in full service and studio apartments.Campus Village Apartments, Phase I, is the first student housing built adjacent to the 35,000-student Auraria Campus in Downtown Denver. The project is a joint venture between a private developer and the C.U. Real Estate Foundation. The configuration of the buildings creates serene, protected courtyards for residents to gather or study. A cafe and convenience store are located at the entrance for use by students and the neighborhood. Multiple common areas which foster community are distributed throughout and include informal lounges, meeting rooms, a workout room, laundry and gathering spaces.