1426 Alumni Place, Lawrence Kansas 66044



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Typical two-bedroom in Pearson

Typical two-bedroom in Pearson

Typical two-bedroom in Pearson. New for 2021-22: Lofted beds with extra long twin mattress instead of bunked bed.


Rock-a-thon out front of Pearson Hall

Pearson living room

Pearson living room
Pearson living room

Scholarship Hall Olympics; exterior of Pearson in background

Scholarship Hall Olympics

Pearson Deck Party.


Pearson men can usually be found hanging out on their large custom deck that residents designed and built. Think about joining the Pearsonites for a late night “Breakfast Schmekfast” or a thrilling celebration of the annual Lawn Rock-a-thon. Pearson residents live in traditional double rooms.

Contributing to Academics

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

Your Room

  • New for 2021-22: Lofted beds with extra long twin mattress
  • Built in dressers and medicine cabinet
  • Closets
  • Desks
  • Desk chairs
  • Trash cans
  • Venetian blinds
  • Communal bathroom

Your Hall

  • Located near Memorial Stadium, the Kansas Union, and Downtown Lawrence
  • Traditional two-person rooms
  • 50 male residents
  • Free laundry
  • Opened in 1952; upgrades in 1992

Have Fun Here

  • Hosts the annual Breakfast Schmeckfest event
  • Annual Pearson Lawn Rock-a-thon event

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