Laux Hall is one of three First-Year Experience (FYE) buildings at UW-La Crosse. Built in 1964, this coed by floor building supports approximately 250 first-year students in 113 traditional-style residential rooms. As an FYE hall, special academic and programmatic services are offered to meet the unique needs of first-year students.
As part of the FYE initiative, Laux Hall has its very own Academic Advisor in the building! Each year, the Academic Advising Center places a graduate student in each FYE building. This person has office hours each day of the week and is the primary advisor for all undeclared or undecided students in the building. However, the Academic Advisor is available to answer any academically-related questions and issues from anyone. From deciding on a major, to exploring J-term and Summer class options, to changing majors: Laux's Academic Advisor is here to help! Their office is located in the basement of Laux and is a short walk away from any room in the building.
Laux Hall is also home to a Learning and Enrichment Coordinator (LEC). In all FYE buildings, the LEC works to meet the specific needs of first-year students as they transition academically, socially, and personally to the college environment. From study groups to Leadership Institutes to Life Skills seminars, the LEC promotes growth opportunities to all residents throughout the year.
Laux Hall is a traditional, wing-style, FYE residence hall. Most residents have one or two roommates with whom they share a bedroom. Wing residence halls have long running hallways with student rooms on either side. The term traditional means that residents in this building live in standard double rooms, with a shared bathroom facility. As an FYE hall, Laux Hall only houses freshmen students, and is single gendered by floor.
Traditional double rooms
Traditional Hall Furniture Dimensions
Each resident room is furnished with a bed, desk, bookshelf, dresser, towel racks, and closet for each resident. Rooms also come with bed-lofting parts, mini-refrigerator/freezer, trash and recycle bins, cable TV services, outlets, and cords, and internet ports.
Each cube/wing contains a single-sex bathroom with showers, sinks, and toilets. Our team of Housekeepers clean the restrooms each weekday during posted hours. Each in hall, there is one Gender Inclusive Restroom that is open for anybody to use, regardless of their gender identity, expression, or lack thereof.
Each residence hall comes equipped with a well-stocked laundry facility with multiple machines for washing and drying. The laundry room in this building is located in the basement.
Located in the basement are multiple lounge spaces, with specified study and socialization rooms.
There is a kitchen located in the basement of each hall with ovens/stoves, a microwave, large refrigerator, and sink. If you are interested in making a home-cooked meal, this is the place to go! Cooking utensils and supplies are available at the front desk.
Each hall features a computer lab which is maintained by Residence Life Information Services. Check with your front desk to get a key!
Wireless connectivity is available throughout all of the Residence Halls. In addition, students have access to wired connections in their rooms. To utilize the wired service, students may purchase an Ethernet/Internet cord through the front desk of each Residence Hall. Additional information regarding in-room connections is available from Residence Life Information Services (RLIS) at http://reslife.uwlax.edu/reslifeis/ or by contacting 608-789-2300.
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