Mailing address: 1530 Engel Road, Lawrence Kansas 66045 
(country code +1) 785-864-4750

In 1999, Lewis Hall was renovated and its rooms include two-person rooms with bath, two-person suites, and four-person suites. Effective 2015, the top floor of Lewis will house returning residents; the rest of the building will be freshman-only. Lewis Hall is attached to Mrs. E's dining center.

Move-in day, Lewis Hall

Student volunteers on move-in day at Lewis Hall

In the living room of a four-person suite. Bedroom and walk-in closet in background

In the living room of a four-person suite. Bedroom and walk-in closet in background

Living room of four-person suite

Each suite has a kitchen area with sink


Contributing to Academics

  • Wireless Internet
  • Print your class assignments at the "print anywhere" stations in your hall
  • Study spaces available on each floor


Your Room

  • Bunked bed
  • Extra-long twin mattress
  • Desk
  • Desk chair
  • Dresser
  • Closet
  • Bathroom
  • Trash cans
  • Venetian blinds


Your Hall

  • Emphasis on community service
  • Located on Daisy Hill
  • Two-person rooms with bath, and four-person suites (view hall layout)
  • 280 coed residents
  • Location of Ekdahl Dining Commons, Mrs. E’s
  • Living rooms on each floor
  • KU Card-operated laundry areas
  • Opened in 1960; renovated 1999


Have Fun Here

  • Piano room
  • Areas to hang out on each floor
  • Lewis Luau in the Spring
  • BLT (Both Lewis and Templin) Hall Government
  • Walking distance from other students on Daisy Hill

Jac Jewell
Complex Director


Sandra Lollis
Administrative Assistant

Watch Daisy Hill transform
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