Address: 1800 Engel Road, Lawrence Kansas

Phone: (country code +1)785-864-4860

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McCollum Hall will close; please consider the other available buildings for 2015-16.

McCollum main floor lobby

First floor hosts a ping pong table

First-floor lobby is also a homework spot

10th floor has private rooms reserved for returning residents

A 10th floor private room

Studying for finals

More study space

A Resident Assistant on the 10th floor


Contributing to Academics

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


Your Room

  • Bed- lofting is optional through third-party vendor
  • Extra-long twin mattress
  • Desk
  • Desk chair
  • Built in dresser with mirror
  • Closet
  • Trash can
  • Venetian blinds


Your Hall

  • Located on Daisy Hill
  • Traditional two-person rooms with a closet, mirror, and dresser (view hall layout)
  • 900 coed residents
  • Living rooms on each floor
  • KU Card-operated laundry areas
  • Opened 1965


Have Fun Here

  • Large living room on the main floor for studying, playing ping-pong, or visiting friends
  • Full kitchen on the first floor
  • Sound proof music room on the first floor
  • Walking distance from other students on Daisy Hill



Nic Babarskis
Complex Director


Julie D'Auteuil
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
5,100 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, traditional rooms, scholarship halls, and apartments
New Oswald and Self Residence Halls open in August
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