Building Styles


Westminster College offers a number of options for students interested in living on campus. Whether you want to experience a traditional style or apartment style hall, single or double occupancy room, we have it all.

The majority of our double rooms are found in both Hogle and Carleson Halls for first year students. Olwell, Behnken, and Stock Halls offer apartment-style housing options, composed mostly of five and six bedroom (single) apartments. Westminster on the Draw (apartment-style, single occupancy) and campus-owned houses are located on Westminster's Extended Campus and are available for upper-class and transfer students.

Be sure to check out our floor plan tabs to review what Westminster's housing looks like.

Traditional Style Double Room Floor Plan in Hogle and Carleson HallsMost first-year students live in our traditional-style housing: Hogle and Carleson. Overflow housing for first-year students is in Olwell and Behnken Halls. A telephone with caller ID is available to rent (free of charge) upon request. No other land line phones or answering machines work on the campus. Long distance services can be accessed only by calling cards. Each building is also equipped with wireless internet access. You will need to supply your own computer. There are also heating and air conditioning units in each room. There are two bathrooms on each floor with showers. Each floor also has a kitchen/laundry room with a refrigerator, stove or microwave, and card-operated washer and dryer. Various recreational games are available in all halls as well as the outdoor volleyball court and outside climbing wall. All residential students are required to be on at least the minimum meal plan through the cafeteria to ensure a healthy diet. Housekeeping service is provided daily for the bathrooms, lounges, and hallways. Students are responsible for keeping their own rooms clean. There is no linen or laundry service.

Each room is furnished with:

  • Standard size twin beds
  • Built-in wardrobes (closet and drawers)
  • Bookshelves
  • Study desks
  • Desk chairs
  • Bulletin boards

First year, upper-class, and transfer students all can live in our apartment style residence halls. Olwell and Behnken are predominately for first year students and Stock is mainly for upper-class and transfer students. Our apartments house between two and six individuals, with each person having their own bedroom.

Telephones for apartments or private bedrooms are available to rent (free of charge) upon request. No other land line phones or answering machines will work on campus. Long distance services can be accessed only by calling cards. Each building is also equipped with wireless internet access. However, you will need to supply your own computer. There are also heating and air conditioning units in each apartment.

All residential students are required to be on at least the minimum meal plan through the cafeteria to ensure a healthy diet.

Residents in each apartment are responsible for keeping their bedrooms and apartment clean. Each apartment is equipped with a vacuum; but you and your roommates will need to purchase your own cleaning supplies and toilet paper. Housekeeping services will be provided for the lobby and hallways. Each hall also has a laundry room with card-operated washers and dryers that are self-serve. There is no linen or laundry service.

There is parking for residents in the lot behind Stock Hall. Various games and recreational activities are in the community room of Behnken and Stock Halls for all residents. There is also an outdoor volleyball court and outdoor climbing wall.

5 Bedroom Floor Plan (Single Occupancy Apartment-Style)

Five Bedroom Floor Plan in Olwell, Behnken, and Stock HallsEach private bedroom is furnished with

  • Twin-size bed
  • Storage underneath bed
  • Wardrobe closet
  • Bookcase
  • Desk and chair

Each 5 bedroom apartment has

  • Living room
  • Two bathrooms
  • Four additional sinks and cabinets are located in the hallways
  • Kitchen with a full-size refrigerator, stove, microwave, sink, cabinets, and a breakfast bar with stools
6 Bedroom Floor Plan (Single Occupancy Apartment-Style)

Six Bedroom Floor Plan in Olwell, Behnken, and Stock HallsEach private bedroom is furnished with

  • Twin-size bed
  • Storage underneath bed
  • Wardrobe closet
  • Bookcase
  • Desk and chair

Each 6 bedroom apartment has

  • Living room
  • Two bathrooms
  • Four additional sinks and cabinets are located in the hallways
  • Kitchen with a full-size refrigerator, stove, microwave, sink, cabinets, and a breakfast bar with stools

Westminster College owns several houses on the edge of campus. These houses are reserved for upperclass students. Our houses house between three and four individuals, with each person having their own bedroom (with the exception of one house).

Each house is equipped with wireless internet access. However, you will need to supply your own computer. All residential students who live in a campus house is required to be on at least the minimum meal plan through the cafeteria.

Residents in each house are responsible for keeping their entire house clean. Each house is equipped with a vacuum, but you and your roommates will need to purchase your own cleaning supplies and toilet paper. None of the houses have laundry machines, but we give house residents access to one of our residential buildings for laundry.

A limited number of houses are available each year for students. Houses are awarded to students through an application process during our regular Housing Selection Process during Spring semester.

House Floor Plan (Single Occupancy)

College-Owned HouseEach bedroom is furnished with

  • Twin-size bed
  • Storage underneath bed
  • Wardrobe closet
  • Bookcase
  • Desk and chair

Each house has:

  • Living room
  • Bathroom(s)
  • Kitchen with a full-size refrigerator, stove, microwave, sink, cabinets, table and chairs

Westminster On the DrawThis brand new building is open to upper-class and transfer students. These apartments house between three and five individuals, with each person having their own bedroom. All Westminster on the Draw contracts are eleven-month (August to June) and coordinated through the Residence Life Office as part of housing selection.

Each apartment is fully furnished and utilities are included at no additional cost. Wireless Internet and Premium Cable TV access are provided. Kitchens are outfitted with a microwave, range, dishwasher and all the usual amenities. There are also laundry machines in each unit. Residents in each apartment are responsible for keeping their bedrooms and apartment clean. Each apartment is equipped with a vacuum; but you and your roommate will need to purchase your own cleaning supplies and toilet paper.

Westminster On The Draw Floor PlanEach bedroom is furnished with

  • Twin-size bed
  • Dresser
  • Closet space
  • Desk and chair

Each apartment has a

  • Living room with couch and chairs
  • Dining area equipped with chairs
  • Kitchen with a full-size refrigerator, stove, microwave, sink, dishwasher, and cabinets
  • Two bathrooms
  • Washer and dryer (in each unit)