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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 housed on the second and third floors. It is part of the Central Quad which also includes Draime Hall and the Town Houses.

  • The first floor of Van Housen 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 the Winter/Semester Break may need to register with your RD so that your card is activated for access.
  • Storage: Some Long-term and summer storage is available on a limited basis. Please contact a residence life staff member for more information.

Quick Reference Guide For Van Housen Hall:


Who lives there?

All Types of Students

Co-ed or single sex floors?

Co-ed floors, single sex wings

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"