Residence Halls

When you live in a residence hall, our campus is at your fingertips. Each hall has communal spaces, kitchens, laundry facilities, and specific amenities that are unique to that space. You’ll quickly discover that “home” is here!

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While a birds-eye view is always nice, our residence hall communities are even better at ground level.Pho... While a birds-eye view is always nice, our residence hall communities are even better at ground level.

Photo credit: Suhail Akram BA '24

  • <blockquote> <p></p> <div class="lw_profiles_767"> <p> The best thing about living on campus is the halls’ proximity to Watzek Library and the Trail Room. I love being able to study late at night and only have to walk five minutes back to my room.</p> </div> <p></p> <p class="quote-author"> <a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/18339-burton-scheer">Burton Scheer BA ’25</a> <br/> <span class="quoted-profile_meta">Gainesville, Florida</span> </p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote> <p></p> <div class="lw_profiles_767"> <p> During my first year, I found my community in Akin Hall among the other Third Culture Kids (TCK) and international students.</p> </div> <p></p> <p class="quote-author"> <a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/17133-rocio-yao">Rocío Yao BA ’24</a> <br/> <span class="quoted-profile_meta">Cuidad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina; Guangzhou, China; Northglenn, Colorado, United States</span> </p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote> <p></p> <div class="lw_profiles_767"> <p> As a resident advisor and now as a Residential Experience Manager, I have been able to build meaningful relationships both with other student leaders and with my residents.</p> </div> <p></p> <p class="quote-author"> <a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/19604-lucinda-law">Lucinda Law BA ’24</a> <br/> <span class="quoted-profile_meta">Chico, California</span> </p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote> <p></p> <div class="lw_profiles_767"> <p> <span style="font-weight: 400;">The best part about living on campus is enjoying the beautiful scenery, the independence that comes from living away from home, and the friendships you build with the people and entire community you live around.</span> </p> </div> <p></p> <p class="quote-author"> <a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/14604-alie-cicero">Alie Cicero BA ’24</a> <br/> <span class="quoted-profile_meta">Arcadia, California</span> </p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote> <p></p> <div class="lw_profiles_767"> <p> <span style="font-weight: 400;">I’ve been an RA since my sophomore year, and I’ve found some of my closest friends and a huge sense of community overall. I’ve gotten to interact with people from all different majors and backgrounds, people that I probably wouldn’t have gotten to know otherwise.</span> </p> </div> <p></p> <p class="quote-author"> <a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/14557-haley-wildhirt">Haley Wildhirt BA ’22</a> <br/> <span class="quoted-profile_meta">Longmont, Colorado</span> </p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote> <p></p> <div class="lw_profiles_767"> <p> <span style="font-weight: 400;">I love living on campus because I like being surrounded by people who are walking in a similar direction with me. Being at the same stage of life, we share interests, lifestyles, and goals, which creates a very encouraging environment.</span> </p> </div> <p></p> <p class="quote-author"> <a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/14675-katrina-kuzmina">Katrina Kuzmina BA ’23</a> <br/> <span class="quoted-profile_meta">Moscow, Russia</span> </p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote> <p></p> <div class="lw_profiles_767"> <p> My job as a resident advisor has given me the wonderful opportunity to meet a wide variety of people. I love being a source of support to my residents.</p> </div> <p></p> <p class="quote-author"> <a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/18341-bella-root">Bella Root BA ’25</a> <br/> <span class="quoted-profile_meta">Santa Fe, New Mexico</span> </p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote> <p></p> <div class="lw_profiles_767"> <p> <span style="font-weight: 400;">The best thing about living on campus is that there is always some sort of event or club meeting happening, so there’s a lot to do.</span> </p> </div> <p></p> <p class="quote-author"> <a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/16644-annabelle-rousseau">Annabelle Rousseau BA ’23</a> <br/> <span class="quoted-profile_meta">Modesto, California</span> </p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote> <p></p> <div class="lw_profiles_767"> <p> <span style="font-weight: 400;">The best thing about living on campus is the proximity to classes and on-campus resources, such as the dining hall, Maggie’s, and the mailroom.</span> </p> </div> <p></p> <p class="quote-author"> <a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/16650-sofia-reeves">Sofia Reeves BA ’23</a> <br/> <span class="quoted-profile_meta">Sacramento, California</span> </p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote> <p></p> <div class="lw_profiles_767"> <p> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Something I really enjoyed while living on campus was the proximity to classes. If I forgot something in my room, I could just go grab it and still make it to class on time!</span> </p> </div> <p></p> <p class="quote-author"> <a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/16682-helen-guyton">Helen Guyton BA ’23</a> <br/> <span class="quoted-profile_meta">Cologne, Germany</span> </p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote> <p></p> <div class="lw_profiles_767"> <p> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Forest Halls as a whole have a great mix of fun and studiousness—I can throw a frisbee with friends on the Pac-Man lawn or grab a coffee at The Co-op before studying at the tables next to the community garden.</span> </p> </div> <p></p> <p class="quote-author"> <a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/16679-emily-larabee">Emily Larabee BA ’25</a> <br/> <span class="quoted-profile_meta">Anchorage, Alaska</span> </p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote> <p></p> <div class="lw_profiles_767"> <p> <span style="font-weight: 400;">I genuinely like living on campus because of how convenient it is. I can get anywhere on campus in under ten minutes, and I like that I run into people.</span> </p> </div> <p></p> <p class="quote-author"> <a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/16649-frankie-spurbeck">Frankie Spurbeck BA ’23</a> <br/> <span class="quoted-profile_meta">Minneapolis, Minnesota</span> </p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote> <p></p> <div class="lw_profiles_767"> <p> <span style="font-weight: 400;">I’ve lived with the same roommate for all three years, and she is definitely the best thing about living on campus. L&C paired us together randomly for our first year, and I hope that other students are paired with roommates as well as we were.</span> </p> </div> <p></p> <p class="quote-author"> <a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/16673-brenna-ketchum">Brenna Ketchum BA ’23</a> <br/> <span class="quoted-profile_meta">Fort Collins, Colorado</span> </p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote> <p></p> <div class="lw_profiles_767"> <p> The best thing about living on campus is the convenience. I did not have to drive anywhere, I was able to walk back to my room whenever I wanted to, and food was readily accessible.</p> </div> <p></p> <p class="quote-author"> <a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/18310-katie-shimaura">Katie Shimaura BA ’24</a> <br/> <span class="quoted-profile_meta">Mililani, Hawai‘i</span> </p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote> <p></p> <div class="lw_profiles_767"> <p> I absolutely love being an RA at Lewis & Clark because it has given me the chance to create a space for students to find joy. Getting to create an inclusive and welcoming community where residents feel like they belong has been one of the most rewarding aspects of the job.</p> </div> <p></p> <p class="quote-author"> <a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/18348-grace-billings">Grace Billings BA ’24</a> <br/> <span class="quoted-profile_meta">Poulsbo, Washington</span> </p> </blockquote>
Akin Hall

Akin

Located in the heart of campus, you can often find students chatting around Akin’s cozy fireplace, cooking in the communal kitchen, or playing the grand piano in the common space.

Copeland Hall exterior

Copeland

As one of the most popular halls for first-year students, Copeland is loved for its fun personality and scenic ravine views.

Forest Complex exterior

Forest

Forest is a community of five residence halls and a communal lounge that can be found among the trees at the southernmost part of campus.

Hartzfeld exterior

Hartzfeld

Hartzfeld, affectionately known to our students as Hartzi, is an upperclassmen suite-style residence hall, with four students in two rooms sharing bathroom facilities.

Holmes Hall exterior

Holmes

The newest residence hall, Holmes, houses sophomore, junior, and senior students who love to spend time at the game room, hall kitchen, and outdoor fireplace.

The Apartments exterior

The Apartments

East, Roberts, and West Halls house juniors and seniors in apartment-style suites.

Platt-Howard Hall exterior

Platt-Howard

Composed of students across all class years, Platt-Howard is a small, tight-knit community featuring The Platteau, a student-run art center, on the ground floor.

Stewart Hall exterior

Stewart

Adjoining Odell Hall and housing only single-semester residents who are often participating on an overseas program, Stewart has a friendly, caring atmosphere.

The Odell Annex

Odell

Odell’s central location, in close proximity to academic buildings and Fowler Student Center, makes it extremely popular with juniors and seniors. It adjoins Stewart Hall.

Get Ready to Move In

Excitement, whirlwind, fun, chaos, electric—these are all words our students use to describe moving into our residence halls for the first time. Our amazing team of students and staff are here to help you feel right at home.

Move-In Information Packing List

What to Leave at Home

There’s lots of advice about what to bring out there (in fact, we have some for you), but what about what you shouldn’t pack in your suitcase? Let our students help you out by breaking down their top 10.

Pricing for 2023-24

Room Type Semester Rate Academic Year Rate
Double/Triple/Quad $4,257 $8,514
Single $4,858 $9,716
Apartment $5,471 $10,942

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