Mailing address:  1734 Engel Road, Lawrence Kansas 66045

Phone: (country code +1)785-864-4190   

Ellsworth Hall features beautiful view of the entire campus, a fully equipped Academic Resource Center, a recently remodeled study room, and student rooms including suites and traditional two-person rooms. Ellsworth hosts the Engineering Learning Community and effective in fall 2015, Ellsworth will be reserved for newly admitted freshmen only.


Closet space, Ellsworth Hall

Move-in day 2013

First-floor lobby with view of entire KU campus

Living room of four-person suite

Big Jay and Baby Jay join Student Housing at move in day 2013

Lofted beds, dressers and desks in four-person suite

Studying for finals



Contributing to Academics:

           • Wireless Internet

           • Print your class assignments at the "print anywhere" stations in your hall

           • Study space on each floor


 Your Room:

           • Bunked bed

           • Extra-long twin mattress

           • Desk

           • Desk chair

           • Dresser

           • Closet

           • Bathroom

           • Trash cans

           • Venetian blinds


Your Hall:

  • Located on Daisy Hill
  • Double rooms, two-person rooms with bath and four-person suites (view hall layout)
  • 580 coed residents
  • Living rooms on each floor
  • KU Card-operated laundry areas
  • Opened in 1963, renovated 2003


Have Fun Here:

  • Large living room with a TV and Ping Pong table on the main floor
  • Areas to hang out on each floor
  • Outdoor basketball courts behind the building
  • Spring Carnival Daisy Days
  • E-Team, Ellsworth’s Hall Government
  • Walking distance from other students on Daisy Hill

Complex Director


Administrative Assistant

Updates on new Oswald, Self Halls

New Hall Mockup

More than $200,000 in annual scholarships to returning residents
Academic success: More than 94 percent of first-time, full-time freshmen in student housing enroll for the next semester
5,200 residents choose student housing each year
Residence hall rates are almost $2,000 less per year than the national average for public schools
— College Board
$4 million gift from schol hall alum Carl Krehbiel funded newest hall
Options include suites, traditional rooms, scholarship halls, and apartments
62 student housing buildings on about 100 acres across the KU campus
Two new halls will open in 2015
One bill covers all costs: room, food, utilities, and wireless Internet