Grace Pearson

Mailing address: 1335 Louisiana Street, Lawrence Kansas 66044 

Phone: (country code +1) 785-812-1772

Grace Pearson is co-ed scholarship hall option beginning with the 2019-20 school year. One floor of Grace Pearson houses women in its four-person rooms. Grace Pearson is referred to as “GP” to avoid confusion with Pearson Scholarship Hall and the residents of “Grace’s Place” have been the two-year champions of Schol Hall Olympics intra-hall competition that occurs during Hawk Week. Their traditions include the Annual Coffee House and Valentine’s Day Formal.

 
Coffeehouse, a twice-a-year event, held in the GP living room.

 
Any schol hall resident can perform at Coffeehouse.

 
Any schol hall resident can perform at Coffeehouse.

 
A poetry reading during GP Coffeehouse.

 
GP Spirit Call during the ASHC picnic.

Contributing to Academics

  • Wireless Internet
  • Academic Resource Center with computers, printers and study aids

Your Room

  • Bunked beds
  • Regular twin mattresses
  • Built in dresser
  • Closet
  • Vanity and built in medicine cabinet
  • Desk
  • Desk chair
  • Trash cans
  • Venetian blinds

Your Hall

  • Located near Memorial Stadium, the Kansas Union and Downtown Lawrence
  • Four-person bedroom and study area
  • Free laundry
  • Opened in 1955

Have Fun Here

  • Trophy case features collection of basketball memorabilia
  • A gong signals meal times
  • Annual coffee house talent show for the scholarship hall community
  • Referred to as “GP” so as to not be confused with Pearson Scholarship Hall
  • Ping-Pong table

             

 


Move-in day set for Aug. 22


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