There's no denying that college can be a difficult time for many in the decor department — lava lamps, beaded doorway curtains, and shower caddies all routinely make unwelcome appearances in undergrad housing. But sometimes dorm living can be the highlight of a person's young adult life, subsidized in many instances by mom and dad, and at the very least providing a sort of communal safety net for our life choices. How else does one make friends for group outings to Target?
In the spirit of celebrating all of the wonderful things dorm life can give us, we've rounded up some of the most impressive living situations to be found on U.S. campuses. From colonial Williamsburg to modern Mediterranean in California, click through to see our favorites.