Detectives say that friends found the 18-year-old Sunday afternoon.
The university released a statement Sunday night saying it mourns the loss of one of its student and will provide support to family and classmates.
The student's name was not immediately released.
An autopsy has ruled the death "investigation pending." Police say that means the cause of death is inconclusive..
The student is believed to have been dead several hours when he was found.
The investigation is ongoing.