Buidling-Style

Building Styles and Meal Plans


Building Styles

Westminster College offers a number of housing options for students living on campus. Whether you want to experience a traditional-style dorm or an apartment-style hall, we have it all.

The majority of our double rooms are in Hogle and Carleson Halls, while Olwell, Behnken, and Stock Halls offer apartment-style housing options composed mostly of five and six (single occupancy) bedroom 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.

For more information, check out the different floor plans.

Most first-year students live in our traditional-style housing: Hogle and Carleson. Overflow housing for first-year students is in Olwell and Behnken Halls. Each building is equipped with wireless internet access, and there are heating and air conditioning units in each room. Each floor has two bathrooms with showers and a kitchen/laundry room with a refrigerator, stove and/or microwave, and card-operated washer and dryer.

Housekeeping service is provided daily for the bathrooms, lounges, and hallways. Residents are responsible for keeping their rooms clean. Each building is equipped with a vacuum that you can check out, but you and your roommate will need to purchase any other cleaning supplies.

Each room is furnished with:

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

Traditional Style Double Room Floor Plan in Hogle and Carleson Halls

First-year, upper-class, and transfer students all 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, and each person has their own bedroom. Each building is equipped with wireless internet access, and there are heating and air conditioning units in each apartment. Each hall also has a laundry room with self-serve, card-operated washers and dryers. There is parking for residents in the lot behind Stock Hall.

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.

Five and Six Bedroom Floor Plan (Single Occupancy Apartment-Style)

Each private bedroom is furnished with:

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

Each apartment has:

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

Five Bedroom Floor Plan in Olwell, Behnken, and Stock Halls

Six Bedroom Floor Plan in Olwell, Behnken, and Stock Halls

Westminster College owns several houses on the edge of campus. These are reserved for upper-class students and house between three and four individuals, who each have their own bedroom (with the exception of one house). Each house is equipped with wireless internet access.

Residents in these houses 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 residents will have 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)

Each bedroom is furnished with:

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

Each house has:

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

College-Owned House

Our newest building, Westminster on the Draw is open to upper-class and transfer students and houses between three and five individuals, who each have their own bedroom. All Westminster on the Draw contracts are 11-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, including wireless internet and premium cable TV. Kitchens are outfitted with a microwave, range, dishwasher, and all the usual amenities, and there are 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.

Each 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)

Westminster On the Draw

Westminster On The Draw Floor Plan

Room and Board Costs

Room and board prices are effective for the 2018–2019 academic year. All prices are subject to change in May for the following academic year.

Housing Fees (First-Year Students)

Traditional-Style (Hogle/Carleson)
Semester: $2,763

Apartment-Style (Olwell/Behnken)
Semester: $3,521

Housing Fees (Upper-Class and Transfer Students)

Apartment-Style (Stock) and Campus Houses
Semester: $3,521

Westminster on the Draw
Semester: $4,210

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Meal Plans

All students living in Hogle, Carleson, Olwell, Behnken, Stock, and college-owned houses are required to be on one of two meal plans offered for the entire academic year. Meals are served at the Cornerstone Cafe in the Shaw Student Center or Griff's Roost Coffee Shop in the Bassis Center.

  • Gold meal plan: $1,999 per semester
  • Purple meal plan: $1,582 per semester

Fall-term meal plan balances carry over to spring term and spring-term balances carry over to May Term if on-campus residency continues. If at any time a resident moves out of the halls—thus ending or breaking their room and board contract—their remaining meal plan balances are non-refundable.