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Housing

Student Housing on Campus

The Living Learning Center - The Residential Living Office has five unique residence halls available for students interested in living on-campus. To reach the goal of providing attractive on-campus housing that focuses on the intellectual and social development of students, the University committed its efforts and resources to building this award winning facility. The Living Learning Center serves students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members by providing social and common areas, seminar rooms, dining services, a reading room, and on-campus student housing.

The LLC is a coed hall that includes 400 beds in modern, four-bed suites grouped for privacy and personal space. Wireless internet is available throughout the building. Students can experience the opportunities of on-campus living and an atmosphere that encourages learning. Rooms are arranged in clusters around community spaces that include television lounges, kitchenettes with ovens, sinks and microwaves; and spacious study rooms at the end of every wing.

Professional apartments are connected to the Living section of the Center. These accommodate the Residence Life Coordinator and the Faculty-in-Residence.

Lincoln Hall – Lincoln Hall houses approximately 350 students in two-, four- and six-person, single gender suites. Depending on the configuration of each suite, there is one or two bathrooms and sinks. Each suite also features a living area with seating for residents and guests. Students living in Lincoln Hall enjoy a common area on each floor that not only offers space to study individually or in groups, but allows the use of a kitchen area for personal or programmatic needs. Residents have access to laundry facilities, a conference room, mailboxes and vending machines. Lincoln Hall also is connected to Lincoln Dining which features all-you-can-eat meal options.

West Hall - West is a coed residence hall that consists of five self-contained units, housing eight persons each, with a large living room and an outside entrance with a patio or balcony. West Hall houses approximately 43 students. Wireless internet access and newly renovated bathrooms are features of West Hall. There is also a lounge which contains a kitchenette and washers and dryers.

Washburn Village - This option provides apartment-style housing for students who are in their second or more year of college. This 192-bed facility, located south of KTWU, includes 2-, 3-, and 4-bedroom units. The apartments are fully furnished with a bathroom with a shower/tub combination, a living room, and a small kitchenette. The commons building includes a conference room for study, a lounge area with a large-screen TV, a reception desk, mailboxes, and 24-hour access to laundry facilities.

Off-Campus Housing

Many students prefer to live in apartments and residences in the neighborhoods immediately surrounding the University campus. Several apartment complexes are within easy walking distance of campus, and Topeka offers a large selection with easy access to campus.