Representatives said that without a budget, PHEAA grants cannot be attained, a problem for students needing them.
The Board of Trustees approved $1 million in funding for the design.
Protesters outside Sullivan Hall strongly opposed the decision.
Patricia “Pat” Williams, 64, was found dead in Gladfelter Hall Monday morning.
North Central Victim Services helps those impacted by violence.
Properties around Main Campus increased the most of any across the city in 2015.
Philadelphia Police’s 22nd District started testing them in a pilot program 14 months ago, which has received positive reviews.
Nine percent of those affected are from Philadelphia.
The drug is legal medically in 23 states and Washington D.C., and could be legalized in Pennsylvania following more testing.
Philadelphia has one of the lowest rates of homelessness, despite having a high poverty rate.