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Eco-House is a small, upper class community designed to support sustainable living, conservation, and community service conveniently located next to the Gardens at SIUE.

Eco-House is located in a stand-alone house, located on the edge of Cougar Village and Cougar Lake. There are 2 shared bedrooms, 5 private bedrooms, 3 full baths, 3 half baths, living room, full kitchen, laundry area, study lounge, and community space. The house also includes a back patio overlooking Cougar Lake. Eco-House is a co-ed living environment with shared facilities.

The cost to live in Eco-House is the same as Cougar Village in either a private or shared room, respectively.

Eco-House Fact Sheet

This is a great opportunity for residents to make an impact on a program from the very beginning. Opportunities that will be available to members of this FIC include: volunteering with the Gardens at SIUE, creating and sustaining a community garden, practicing conservation efforts, participation in Recylemania, and potential community partnerships. Watch this special from a local TV station on the impact of Eco-House,

To learn more about the Focused Interest Communities, please contact Vicky Dean, Assistant Director of Residential Education at or 618-650-5296.

Front of Eco-House

View of lake from Eco-House back porch

Community Living Space

View of Shared Bedroom



View of Private Bedroom


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