Van Housen Hall

Van Housen is a traditional style residence hall with double rooms, common area bathrooms and a mix of students from all class years.

  • The first floor is home to the Student Health Center and the Counseling Center.
  • The first floor of the Van Housen Hall Extension is home to our University Police Department.

What You Should Know About:

Van Housen Hall

  • Wired, plugged in and ready to go! All rooms/suites in Van Housen are ready to meet your communication needs, being equipped with cable TV and the Internet access through Time Warner.
  • Laundry services: When that dirty laundry begins to block the doorway, never fear: there are fully equipped laundry rooms located on the ground floor of every hall. There is no additional charge for laundry services as it is already covered by the room charge.
  • Campus Smoking Policy: All areas of the hall are smoke free; smoking is also not permitted within 50 feet of the building.
  • Lounge: Conveniently located on the second floor, Van Housen offers its residents a lounge area for studying and quiet recreation.
  • Kitchen Facility: Feel like trying out that new Rachel Ray recipe? Whether you want to make chicken cordon bleu or Chef Boyardee, a community kitchen is available to residents.
  • Housing Schedule: Van Housen Hall is open throughout the entire academic year, from opening in August through closing in May.  Students who want to stay over Thanksgiving recess, Winter/Semester Break, and Spring recess need to register with your AC so that your card is activated for access.

Quick Reference Guide For Van Housen Hall:


Who lives there?


All Types of Students


Co-ed or single sex floors?


Single sex floors


Suites available?




Room Dimensions


Single: 8' 2" x 12' 8"


Double: 14' 9" x 12' 9"


Floor to Ceiling dimensions


8 ft. high


Window Measurements


Single: 6' 6" x 4' 11"


Double: 6' 6" x 4' 11"