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 is reserved for newly admitted freshmen only.

Move-in day volunteers ready to help new Jayhawks

Move-in day Ellsworth Hall

Move-in day Ellsworth Hall

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

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:

           • Bed can be lofted or bunked

           • 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
  • 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

Paige M. Freeman
Complex Director

Administrative Assistant

Keegan Gormally
Assistant Complex Directors

Alexandra "Alex" Miller
Assistant Complex Directors

New Stouffer Place Apartments open 2018!
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
5,100 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 alumni gift funded Krehbiel Scholarship Hall
Options include suites, private bedroom with shared bath, two-person rooms, scholarship halls, and apartments
Oswald and Self residence halls opened in 2015
One bill covers all costs: room, food, utilities, and wireless Internet
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities