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Please review our room rates listed below. It is important to compare the costs of our residence halls and see how different living environments compare with each other. For a list of accommodations within each hall, please visit The Residence Halls section of our website.

2017-2018 Residence Hall Rates

Listed room rates are for the 2017-2018 academic year. These room rates were approved by the Board of Regents in July 2017:

Residence Hall

Style

Semester

Year

Additional Fees

Angell Hall

Traditional - Cube

$1,875.00

$3,750.00

N/A

Coate Hall

Traditional - Cube

$1,875.00

$3,750.00

N/A

Drake Hall

Traditional - Cube

$1,875.00

$3,750.00

N/A

Eagle Hall - Gray*

Suite - Style

$2,210.00

$4,420.00

N/A

Eagle Hall - Maroon*

Suite - Style

$2,210.00

$4,420.00

$400 non-refundable fee for Outdoor Recreation Community

Hutchison Hall

Traditional - Cube

$1,875.00

$3,750.00

N/A

Laux Hall

Traditional - Wing

$1,875.00

$3,750.00

N/A

Reuter Hall

Apartment - Style

$2,866.00

$5,732.00

N/A

Sanford Hall

Traditional - Wing

$1,875.00

$3,750.00

N/A

Wentz Hall

Traditional - Wing

$1,875.00

$3,750.00

N/A

White Hall

Traditional - Wing

$1,875.00

$3,750.00

N/A

*Eagle Hall rooms are extended housing. The rooms accommodate three students due to the demand for on-campus living. Students who live in an Eagle room with two other people have their normal room rate reduced by $200 per semester. If a room has only 2 people in it, the housing rate will be adjusted to the normal double room rate of $2,410.00/semester for each student. This will be prorated based on the date of the occupancy change.

Residence Hall style descriptions

To help with your comparison, please review these Residence Hall type descriptions. For more detailed descriptions, please visit The Residence Halls section of our website.

What is a cube?

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. Cube Diagram

What is a wing?

Wing residence halls have long running hallways with student rooms on either side. Wing Diagram

 

What does traditional mean?

Traditional means students live in standard double rooms in a living community sharing a common, large-bathroom facility.

What is a traditional double?

Traditional Doubles are two-person rooms in all halls except Eagle and Reuter Halls. Traditional Double Diagram

What is a traditional triple?

Traditional Triples are three-person, corner rooms in our cube halls: Angell, Coate, Drake and Hutchison Halls.  

What is a suite?

Eagle Maroon or Eagle Gray Suite Triples are three-person rooms sharing a bathroom with the adjoining suite. Eagle Diagram

What is an apartment?

Reuter Apartment - single person bedroom in an apartment with three other single bedrooms. The apartment features a common living room, kitchen, and bathroom for the four roommates. The image to the right is an example of one of 11 floor plans available in Reuter Hall. Reuter Apartment Diagram
Purchasing carpets and linens

Carpets are not provided but can be purchased at a retail store. Common sizes for carpets are 8’X10’ and 8’x 12’ for the traditional hall rooms. Eagle and Reuter rooms are carpeted.

When purchasing linens, please buy extra-long twin sets to fit our mattresses. You can purchase linens at most retail stores, or through our own student fundraiser from On Campus Marketing at www.rhl.org/wlc.

Summer housing rates

The summer 2017 housing rate is $21.50 per day.

Extended housing

There are a limited number of three-person double rooms in all halls except Eagle and Reuter. These rooms have a reduced housing rate of $400 per semester.

Eagle Hall rooms are extended housing. The rooms accommodate three students due to the demand for on-campus living. Students who live in an Eagle room with two other people have their normal room rate reduced by $200 per semester. If a room has only 2 people in it, the housing rate will be adjusted to the normal double room rate. This will be prorated based on the date of the occupancy change.

Quads are a limited number of extended housing spaces accommodating four students available in Laux, Sanford, Wentz and White Halls. Quads are large rooms similar to the size of two regular double occupancy rooms or larger (size: approximately 30’ long x 12’ wide x 8’ high).

Three-person double rooms

Room Diagram

Traditional double

Room Diagram

Three-person double room

Three-Person Double Rooms are a limited number of extended housing rooms available in all halls except Eagle and Reuter Halls. These traditional double space rooms have been converted to accommodate three students. These rooms have a reduced housing rate of $400 per semester. 

 

If you have further questions regarding this housing option, please contact the Office of Residence Life at housing@uwlax.edu or 608.785.8075.

Cashier's Office information

If you have questions regarding your student bill, please visit the Cashier’s Office website.

Billing Schedules: When you have to pay your student bill, and what payment options exist. 

Authorized Payers: How to gain access to pay your student bill, and who is allowed to access information about your student bill.