He might feel uncomfortable in social gatherings and prefer to remain in a silent corner with you.
Besides taking this as an insult, try to read his mind and seek for means which make him feel less uncomfortable about this shyness.
Unlike more outgoing guys, shy guys might need a confidence-boosting signal from you to give him the courage to make a move.
When you fall for a shy campus cutie, it may not seem easy to figure out if he likes you back.
Believe that future dating success IS possible for you.
By thinking positively, you engage the law of attraction.
A confident man can comfortably make eye contact with a cute stranger, offer a friendly smile, and strike up a casual conversation without seeming phony or full of himself.
If the idea of approaching a woman you don’t know feels overwhelming, take it slow.