The college maintains 19 campus houses that are available for upper-class student housing. These houses provide students with alternative opportunities to explore and develop interests and personal relationships through a more intimate residential setting. The selection process during spring semester determines assignments for the following academic year. There are two categories of houses:
Criteria for acceptance into the Asian Studies, French, German, Norwegian, Russian, Spanish and Diversity Awareness houses are established by the appropriate academic departments. Please contact the specific language department to find out about their appplication process.
Special Interest Houses
A group of students may apply for a house to serve as a living/learning experience that will have a special focus (i.e. women's concerns, international issues, environmental issues). Groups applying for a special interest house must submit an application to the residence life office and will be required to go through a careful selection process.
Current House Project List
Here is a list of student houses, their projects and a contact person.
College houses are equipped with basic kitchen appliances and furniture. Partial custodial service is also provided. The houses are considered extensions of the residence hall system and all college policies apply. Residents of these houses have the opportunity to elect a full or a partial board plan. Residents of honor houses are not eligible for Interim room rebates or manufactured room rebates.
Applying to Live in an Honor House
Students who are interested in living in an Honor House for 2013-14 must complete an application and go through an interview process. Click here for application process.