The number of students living on campus or in affiliated housing near campus has tripled from 10 years ago. 
The number of students living on campus or in affiliated housing near campus has tripled from 10 years ago. 

About 2,200 of UofL’s 2,700 incoming freshmen will live in on-campus housing this semester and spent this week moving into their new dorms.

“I’m worried about adjusting from a small town to a big city. I’m excited to meet new people and expand and grow and try new things,” said Freshman Chandler Howerton. 

The number of students living on campus or in affiliated housing near campus has grown to more than 7,000 students — triple the number from 10 years ago. 

Check out more from Move-In Day in the video below: 

 

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Mark Hebert

Following a 28-year career as a radio and television reporter, Mark Hebert joined the University of Louisville as the Director of Media Relations in 2009, serving as the main spokesperson. In 2015, Mark was named Director of Programming and Production. He’s now producing and hosting a radio show about “all things UofL”, overseeing the university’s video and TV productions and promoting UofL’s research operation. Mark is best known for his 22 years as the political and investigative reporter for WHAS-TV in Louisville where he won numerous awards for breaking stories, exposing corruption and objectively covering Kentucky politics. In 2014, Mark was inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame.