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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 double occupancy room or apartment-style housing, Westminster has it all.

Westminster Campus

Hogle and Carleson Halls house the majority of Westminster's double occupancy rooms and are where most first-year students reside. Olwell and Behnken halls are also predominately for first-year students. Stock Hall is mainly for upper-class and transfer students. 

Floor Plans

Most first-year students live in Westminster's traditional-style housing: Hogle and Carleson Halls. 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 2 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 Westminster's apartment-style residence halls. Olwell and Behnken are predominately for first-year students and Stock is mainly for upper-class and transfer students.

Apartments house between 2 and 6 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
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 4 additional sinks and cabinets located in the hallways
  • Kitchen with a full-size refrigerator, stove, microwave, sink, cabinets, and a breakfast bar with stools

Bedroom Floor Plan in Olwell, Behnken, and Stock Halls

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Westminster Extended Campus

Westminster on the Draw and campus-owned houses located on Westminster's extended campus are available for upper-class and transfer students.

Floor Plans

Westminster College owns several houses on the edge of campus. These are reserved for upper-class students and house between 3 and 4 individuals, who each have their own bedroom (with the exception of 1 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 the 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 the regular housing selection process in the 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

Westminster's newest building, Westminster on the Draw, is open to upper-class and transfer students and houses between 3 and 5 individuals, who each have their own bedroom.

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
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Washer and dryer (in each unit)

on the draw apartment floorplan

Meal Plans

All students living in a traditional-style double or apartment-style single room are required to be on one of 2 meal plans offered for the entire academic year. Having a meal plan while living in Westminster on the Draw is optional. Students may request an exemption from the meal plan for extreme medical or religious dietary restrictions by filling out the meal plan exemption form.

Meals are served in the Shaw Student Center. The Gold Meal Plan averages about 2 meals per day. Meals are priced à la carte and daily menus and pricing can be found through Café Bon Appétit.

The leftover balance on your meal plan can carry over from fall to spring semester and from spring semester to summer (if enrolled). Meal plans will not carry over to the next academic year.

students dining in Shaw student center

Room and Board Costs

Your room and board costs vary based on the building/housing-style and meal plan you select. All prices are subject to change in May for the following academic year.

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