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  • Hutchison Hall

    Welcome to Hutchison Hall!

    Hutchison Hall Fast Facts:
    Mailing Address:
    Room #, Letter, Hutchison Hall
    1425 Pine Street
    La Crosse, WI 54601
    Hutchison Hall Front Desk:
    (608) 789-2500
    Hutchison Hall Director:
    608.785.8085
    Hutchison Hall Duty Phone:
    (608) 498-7964

    Hutchison Hall – lovingly known as Hutch – is a traditional residence hall that houses 376 students. From first-years to upperclass, there is a diverse range of experience in our community.

    Hutchison Hall is a traditional, cube-style residence hall. Most residents have one or two roommates with whom they share a bedroom. Cube buildings are comprised of two or three, four story cube-shaped buildings, interconnected by hallways between the cubes. Resident rooms comprise the outside walls of the structure, and surround a common stairwell and shared bathroom space. The term traditional means that residents in this building live in standard double rooms, with a shared bathroom facility. Communities in Hutch are also single-sexed by floor and cube.

    Located at the heart of campus, Hutchison Hall is conveniently close to Whitney Dining Center and Murphy Library, as well as three other residence halls (Angell, Drake, Wentz). Additionally, the Angell-Hutch Pit is a shared outdoor space where we hold large campus events and social activities. With its resident population and location on campus, the Hutch is truly a great place to live and learn!

    Bessie Bell Hutchison

    • Taught from 1909-1935
    • Department: English (English composition, American Lit, Sophomore Lit, and Modern Poetry)
    • Was one of the original 6 faculty members at the La Crosse Normal School
    • Came 1 week before classes officially started and chose her class room, which faced the bluffs “because of the ever changing beauty”
    • Hutchison was a traveler, visiting many cities in the US, Europe, and even visited Russia!
    • People fought to get into her classes, because she was so widely liked by all at the La Crosse Normal School
    • Finally, she is known for creating many of the old Homecoming traditions here at UWL, and was able to get students fired up about it!
    • Retired at a young age because of health reasons, and moved to California for her health. Bessie Bell had intentions of returning, but officially tenured her resignation in late 1930’s.

    Hall Photos

    Loft Pictures

    Breton2014
    Possible arrangement - Top height of bed with desk underneath
    Loft With Dimensions
    Outside Dimensions of Lofts
    Three Levels of Lofts
    Loft height options

    Outside the hall

    Hutch Volleyball Courts
    East Side
    Hutch 2
    Front View
    Hutch Backyard
    West Side
    Hutch Backyard 2
    West side


    Inside the hall

    Hutch Basement
    Lounge/Study Area
    Hutch Computer lab
    Computer Lab
    Hutch Game Room
    Game Room
    Hutch Laundry Room
    Laundry Room
    Hutch Study
    Study/Lounge Area
    Hutch Kitchen
    Kitchen
    Hutch Hall Office
    Residence Hall Office
    Hutch floor Plan
    Floor Plan

    Room Pictures

    Hutch Triple
    Hutch Triple
    Hutch Triple
    Hutch Triple
    Hutch Triple
    Hutch Triple
    Hutch Triple
    Hutch Triple
    Hutch Triple
    Hutch Triple
    Hutch Triple
    Hutch Triple

    Hall Amenities

    Traditional Double

    Room style

    • Traditional double
    Traditional Double

    Roommates per room

    • 2 roommates in room
    • Shared community bathroom
     

    Room dimensions

    • 15'6" long x 11'6" wide x 8' tall
     

    Furniture/Appliances provided

    • 2 Beds, mattresses, and lofting parts (6'8'' long x 2'9'' wide)
      *Homemade frames not allowed
    • 2 Desks (2' deep x 3'6" wide x 2'4.5" tall)
    • 2 Desk chairs
    • 2 Bookshelves (1'2" deep x 2'11" wide x 2'5" tall)
    • 2 Dressers (1' 7" deep x 2'3" wide x 3'6" tall)
    • 2 Large closets (2'2" deep x 3'6" wide x 7'6" tall)
    • Refrigerator (shared) (1'6" deep x 1'7" wide x 2'10" tall)
    • Trash and recycling bins
     

    Traditional Triple

    Room style

    • Traditional triple
    Traditional Triple

    Roommates per room

    • 3 roomates in room
    • Shared community bathroom
     

    Room dimensions

    • 20' long x 10'8" wide x 8' tall
     

    Furniture/Appliances provided

    • 3 Beds, mattresses, and lofting parts for 2 beds (6'8'' long x 2'9'' wide)
      *Homemade frames not allowed
    • 3 Desks (2' deep x 3'6" wide x 2'4.5" tall)
    • 3 Desk chairs
    • 2 Bookshelves (1'2" deep x 2'11" wide x 2'5" tall)
    • 3 Dressers (1' 7" deep x 2'3" wide x 3'6" tall)
    • 2 Large closets (2'3" deep x 6'3" wide x 7'6" tall)
    • Refrigerator (shared) (1'6" deep x 1'7" wide x 2'10" tall)
    • Trash and recycling bins
     

    Other Building Amenities

    Airconditioning

    • No
     

    Bathrooms

    • Single-sex community restrooms by cube, with toilets, showers, and sinks
    • 1 gender inclusive restroom in basement
     

    Bathroom cleaning

    • Daily bathroom cleaning at specified times
     

    Cable television

    • Outlets and Services Provided
     

    Carpet

    • No, each room is fully tiled
     

    Computer lab

    • Yes
     

    Elevators

    • No
     

    Internet

    • Wireless and ports
     

    Kitchens

    • 1 full kitchen in basement
     

    Laundry facilities

    • Laundry room located in basement, Campus Cash only!
    You can add Campus Cash at the card office or on their website at: uwlax.edu/University-Centers/Tower-One-Card/

    Lounges

    • Common areas located between each cube
    • Multiple study lounges and social spaces in basement
     

    Beds

    • Each room provides beds for students
    • Beds are loftable or bunk-able (see video)
    • Mattresses are extra Long (80" long x 36" wide)
    • no linens are provided

    Outdoors

    • Located near Volleyball court
    • Located near Basketball court