Housing

Anderson University is home to 21 different on-campus residence halls that feature a wide variety of campus-living options, ranging from traditional halls to apartment-style suites. Each residence hall is designed to foster a sense of community and well-being, as well as several good options for studying. Nearly half of the residence halls have been constructed in the past six years and feature the most modern living arrangements available. Each residence hall is staffed by a student Resident Advisor on each floor as well as a full-time adult live-in professional in each living area. Students who carry an academic load of at least 12 hours (full-time) enjoy the excitement, community and support that comes with on-campus living.


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Whitaker & New Suites

Whitaker Hall and Boulevard Suites are designated for upperclassmen and feature 3 room suites with two full bathrooms.   

Specifics:

  • Amenities: Cable TV, wireless internet
  • Furniture: Loft-/bunk-able bed, extra-long twin mattress, wardrobe, dresser, desk, chair
  • Room Dimensions: 11' x 16'
  • Common Areas: Large lobby in both buildings with flat screen TV, full kitchen and ample seating
  • Laundry: Coin/debit card operated laundry facility located on each floor
  • RSVP Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday (7-11 PM)
  • Staff: Professional Residence Director living in Clamp Hall and one student Resident Advisor per floor
  • Two full bathrooms per suite
  • Three double occupancy rooms in each suite
  • Additional lobby space with TVs on second and third floors
  • 102 females per building

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Boulevard (Gaston, Clamp, & Royce)

The five residence halls on The Boulevard adjacent to the front of campus are the newest residence halls at Anderson with the first opening in the fall of 2007 and the last in the fall of 2014.  Boulevard is an all female area with a fun mix of first year through seniors, which provides a unique community where students can get to know and learn from their peers.

Clamp Hall, Gaston Hall, and Royce Hall

Royce, Clamp, and Gaston house primarily first year students and feature double occupancy rooms and community style bathrooms. 

Specifics:

  • Amenities: Cable TV, wireless internet
  • Furniture: Loft-/bunk-able bed, extra-long twin mattress, wardrobe, dresser, desk, chair
  • Room Dimensions: 11' x 16'
  • Common Areas: Extra large lobby in Clamp Hall available for use be all Boulevard residents featuring two flat screen TVs, ping pong table, full kitchen, and ample seating for meetings and events. Smaller lobbies in Gaston and Royce with flat screen TV, comfortable seating, and full kitchen.
  • RSVP Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday (7-11 PM)
  • Staff: Professional Residence Director living in Clamp and one student Resident Advisor per floor
  • Community-style bathrooms on each floor of Clamp, Gaston, and Royce
  • Double occupancy rooms
  • Laundry facilities on first floor of each building
  • 44-56 females per building

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Pratt and Denmark

Wonderfully located in the center of campus, with Merritt Administration building and Martin Dining Hall in between are Pratt and Denmark. Pratt and Demark are the original residence halls of Anderson. Built in 1911, they hold many memories and are a major part of the Anderson story. Because of their historic charm, high ceilings and spacious hallways, Pratt and Denmark are always popular with Anderson female residents.

Specifics:

  • Amenities: Cable TV, wireless Internet service
  • Furniture: Loft-able bed, extra long twin mattress, closet, dresser, desk, chair
  • Bathroom: Suite-style bath shared between two rooms
  • Common Area: Lobby on first floor of both buildings, soda machines, TV
  • Laundry: Coin/debit card operated laundry facility located on ground floor of each building
  • Occupancy: Double or Triple Rooms; 120-170 females per building
  • RSVP Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday (7-11PM)
  • Room Dimensions: 13' x 15'
  • Staff: One live-in professional Resident Director located in apartment off Pratt lobby and one student Resident Advisor per hall

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Stringer Commons

Stringer Commons is located between Admissions and the Athletic Campus. Typically an all upperclassmen area, Stringer has its own unique feel away from the center of campus. The apartment-style suite set up makes rooms feel more like home with a common room and kitchen area in each suite. Home to male and female students, Stringer Commons offers a unique community for upperclassmen students.

Specifics:

  • Amenities: Patio area with common grill behind Stringer C; Cable TV, wireless Internet service
  • Furniture: Loft-able bed, extra long twin mattress, closet, dresser, desk, and chair
  • Bathroom: Suite-style bath shared between two rooms
  • Common Area: Living room/kitchenette located in each suite (approximately 16' x 22')
  • Kitchen: Counter/cabinet and sink space; full-sized refrigerator provided
  • Laundry: Coin/debit card operated laundry facility located in Stringer C
  • Occupancy: Double rooms with 24-32 residents in each of the five buildings (three for females, two for males)
  • RSVP Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday (7-11PM)
  • Room Dimensions: 10' x 13'
  • Staff: One live-in professional located in The Townhomes and one student Resident Advisor per building

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Kingsley

Tucked in the corner of campus next to the Village and the new Student Center is Kingsley Hall. Kingsley is a unique alternative to the more traditional residence halls at AU in that it is a suite-style residence hall that features ample storage in each room. Kingsley is home to 70 female residents, both first year and upperclassmen.

Specifics:

  • Amenities: Cable TV, wireless Internet service
  • Furniture: Bed, extra long twin mattress, closet, dresser, desk, chair
  • Bathroom: Suite-style bath shared between two rooms
  • Common Area: Small lobby area on first floor with a TV and soda machines
  • Laundry: Coin/debit card operated laundry facility located on the second floor
  • Occupancy: Double Rooms; 70 females on two floors
  • RSVP Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday (7-11PM)
  • Room Dimensions: 12' x 10' (with adjacent entry area containing closets and dressers)
  • Staff: One live-in professional Resident Director located in the Village and one student Resident Advisor per floor

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Lawton

Lawton Hall is conveniently located next to the Watkins Hall, the largest academic building on campus, and directly behind the Rouse residence halls. This three-story building houses 125 male, first year residents. Lawton consists of suite-style rooms with a shared bathroom. Rooms in Lawton have a balcony with rocking chairs, which overlook a courtyard area with a grill and picnic tables for outdoor activities.

Specifics:

  • Amenities: Cable TV, wireless Internet service
  • Furniture: Bed, extra long twin mattress, closet, dresser, desk, chair
  • Bathroom: Suite-style bath shared between four rooms
  • Common Area: Porch spanning the entire front of the building equipped with rocking chairs
  • Laundry: Coin/debit card operated laundry facility located on the second floorCoin operated laundry facility located on ground floor of South Rouse
  • Occupancy: Double & Triple Rooms; 124 males on three floors
  • RSVP Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday (7-11PM)
  • Room Dimensions: 12' x 18' (with sink and mirror in every room)
  • Staff: One live-in professional Resident Director located in apartment on second floor and one student Resident Advisor per floor

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Rouse

North and South Rouse residence halls are located across the street from the President's House and the Rainey Fine Arts Center. These two residence halls contain between 50 and 60 upperclassmen and first year male students each.  The rooms in Rouse are double occupancy and feature suite style bathrooms. Rouse is a close-knit community where you can find a Ping-Pong game or movie playing just about any night of the week.

Specifics:

  • Amenities: Cable TV, wireless Internet service
  • Furniture: Bed, extra long twin mattress, closet, dresser, desk, chair
  • Bathroom: Suite-style bath shared between two rooms
  • Common Area: Center lobby connecting both buildings, soda machines, ping pong table
  • Laundry: Coin/debit card operated laundry facility located on ground floor of each building
  • Occupancy: Double Rooms; 56-60 residents per building
  • RSVP Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday (7-11PM)
  • Room Dimensions: 13' x 16'
  • Staff: One live-in professional Resident Director located in Lawton Hall apartment and one student Resident Advisor per floor

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Village

The Village is a unique living area in that it is our only residence hall that offers single-person rooms. Each suite includes four single-person rooms, two full bathrooms, and a common living room space. The living room in each suite features a kitchenette and plenty of space for a sofa or other furniture. The large lobby on the main level is a place where residents can relax and have fun together. The Village is an upperclassman living area that houses men on the west side and women on the east side.

Specifics:

  • Amenities: Cable TV, wireless Internet service
  • Furniture: Bed, extra long twin mattress, closet, dresser, desk, chair
  • Bathroom: Personal bath shared between two rooms
  • Common Area: Large lounge with TV, variety of seating, vending machines, ping pong table
  • Kitchen: Full kitchen with appliances for use by all housemates
  • Laundry: Coin/debit card operated laundry facility off first floor lobby
  • Occupancy: Four students per suite
  • RSVP Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, (7-11PM)
  • Room Dimensions: Varies
  • Staff: One live-in professional Resident Director located in apartment off of the lobby and one student Resident Advisor per floor

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Village Basement

The Village Basement, located in the lower level of the Village Hall, provides a comfortable living space for 48 first year males. The three TVs and variety of seating in the lobby make it easy to catch the game with friends or challenge each other in a video game competition. Each room is equipped with a loft-able bed, five-drawer dresser, wardrobe, desk and chair to maximize the space for each resident.

Specifics:

  • Amenities: Cable TV, wireless Internet service
  • Furniture: Loft-able bed, extra-long twin mattress, wardrobe, five-drawer dresser, desk, chair
  • Bathroom: Community-style bath
  • Common Area: Spacious lobby featuring 3 TVs and ample seating
  • Kitchen: Full kitchen with appliances for use by all housemates
  • Laundry: Coin/debit card operated laundry facility located on the main floor of Village
  • Occupancy: Double Occupancy Rooms; houses 48 male residents
  • RSVP Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday (7-11PM)
  • Room Dimensions: Vary, but most rooms are at least 12' x 16'
  • Staff: One live-in professional Resident Director located on the main floor of Village and two student Resident Advisors

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Townhomes

Located about a half a mile from the main campus, the Townhomes offer a unique housing experience for upperclassman male and female students. Complete with a full kitchen, living room, one and a half bathrooms, and two bedrooms, the Townhomes offer the some of the independence of apartment living paired with the benefits of on-campus housing. Each Townhome houses four students of the same gender.

Specifics:

  • Amenities: Cable TV, wireless internet, on site parking
  • Furniture: Bunk-able bed, extra long twin mattress, dresser, desk, chair (per each student); one closet in each room
  • Bathroom: One and a half bathrooms per home
  • Living Room
  • Kitchen: Full kitchen with stove/oven, refrigerator, dishwasher, cabinets, and large pantry
  • Laundry: Washer/dryer hookups in each Townhome (students must have their washer and dryer inspected by the Physical Plant before use); students will also be given access to the laundry facilities in Stringer Commons
  • Occupancy: 4 students per Townhome
  • RSVP Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday (7-11pm)
  • Staff: One live-in professional Resident Director and five student Resident Advisors
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