Residence Hall Renovations

UWL Residence Life has embarked on a new phase of residence hall renovations which started with Laux Hall in 2019. We are committed to communicating clearly with students and families about the impact of these renovations on their UWL experience.

O. White Hall Renovation expanding section

O. White Hall will begin renovation in spring 2022 and reopen in fall 2022. The renovation project includes:

  • Updating electrical wiring
  • Installing a fire sprinkler system
  • Completely remodeling the male and female community bathrooms, including more private shower stalls
  • Adding an all-gender, single-use bathroom and shower on each floor

This renovation project will not include updates to student rooms, room furniture, the residence hall lobby, or basement common areas.

Newsletter

The Office of Residence Life will send out information via email during the summer and fall to students living in O. White Hall. Parents or family members who would like to be included on these communications can join the O. White Newsletter mailing list.

Laux Hall Renovation expanding section

Laux Hall was renovated in spring and summer 2019 and reopened in fall 2019.  The renovation project included:

  • Updating electrical wiring
  • Installing a fire sprinkler system
  • Completely remodeling the male and female community bathrooms, including more private shower stalls
  • Adding an all-gender, single-use bathroom and shower on each floor

The renovation did not involve updates to student rooms, room furniture, the residence hall lobby, or basement common areas.

Laux Hall Renovation Photos

 

Future Renovations expanding section

The tentative schedule for residence hall renovations is below. We anticipate this schedule may change. We are excited to update our residence halls to make students' living space more accommodating and comfortable.

  1. Laux Hall - completed 2019
  2. O. White Hall - spring & summer 2022, opening again fall 2022
  3. Sanford Hall- spring & summer 2023, opening again fall 2023

Renovation dates are to be determined for the following residence halls:

  1. Wentz Hall
  2. Coate Hall
  3. Angell Hall
  4. Hutchison Hall
  5. Drake Hall