Oliver

Address: 1815 Naismith Drive, Lawrence Kansas

Phone: (country code +1) 785-864-4911​

Oliver Hall is located on Naismith Drive, nearby is Allen Fieldhouse. Oliver Hall enjoys the convenience of sharing a brand-new dining center, South Commons Dining, with Downs Hall. All of Oliver’s rooms are designed as traditional two-person rooms.

Studying for finals

Oliver hosted a Bollywood evening


Teaching traditional dance on Bollywood night in Oliver Hall


Oliver has traditional two-person rooms


Oliver Hall main lobby.


Studying in Oliver Hall main lobby.


Finals Week in Oliver Hall main lobby.


Oliver Hall main lobby.


Oliver's shared community bath features private showers and dressing rooms.


Oliver Hall two-person bedroom.


Two-person bedroom, built-in dresser with mirror, and closets.


Bedrooms come furnished with beds, desk, and chairs. Dressers are built-in.

Contributing to Academics

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

 

Your Room

  • Lofted bed
  • Extra-long twin mattress
  • Desk
  • Desk chair
  • Built in dresser with mirror
  • Closet
  • Trash can
  • Venetian blinds

 

Your Hall

  • 660 coed residents (view hall layout)
  • Brand-new South Commons Dining Center connected to Olivert
  • Living rooms on each floor
  • KU Card-operated laundry areas
  • Opened in 1966; floor lobbies upgraded 2011

 

Have Fun Here

  • Located near Ambler Recreation Center, Allen Fieldhouse and other sports facilities
  • Large lounge space on main floor for studying and entertaining
  • Ping-Pong and pool table
  • O-Town Showdown competition series between floors
  • Electric piano on the main floor

Dan Soulier
Complex Director
785-864-4047
dsoulier@ku.edu


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Amy Galliher
Administrative Assistant
785-864-4013
a900g652@ku.edu

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Emilie Atherton
Assistant Complex Director
785-864-4908
emilie.atherton@ku.edu
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Derrick Morris
Assistant Complex Director
785-864-4908
derrick.morris@ku.edu

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