Welcome to Oswald Hall

an exterior view of Oswald Hall on a sunny day

About Oswald

Oswald Hall is located on the south end of a three-building complex that includes the Daisy Hill Commons and Self Hall. Its rooms include two- and four-person suites, and private bedrooms with shared bath. This coed hall is single gender by suite and houses 350 residents. It is reserved for newly admitted freshman only. Oswald Hall opened in 2015 and is named for KU alumnus Charles W. "Charley" Oswald, who gave $22 million to KU over his lifetime.


  • Oswald Hall

  • 1620 Engel Road

  • Lawrence, Kansas 66045


Living Room Furnishings

Starting in Fall 2022, Oswald Hall four person suites will be provided with living room furnishings.

Further details about the furniture to be provided are still being finalized. Check back later for full details.


Complex Director — Oswald Hall

The Complex Director position for this hall is currently vacant.

If you need to contact the Complex Director please call 785-864-6508 and you will be forwarded to another staff member who can assist you.