Mailing address:  1734 Engel Road, Lawrence Kansas 66045

Phone: (country code +1)785-864-4190   

Ellsworth Hall features beautiful view of the entire campus, a fully equipped Academic Resource Center, a recently remodeled study room, and student rooms including suites and traditional two-person rooms. Ellsworth is reserved for newly admitted freshmen only.

Welcome to Ellsworth Hall

Volunteers move you in on move-in day

Lofted beds, 2-person bedroom

Beds, dressers, desks provided. Futon - bring your own.

Bedroom in a 4-person suite

Living room (ahhh, home!) of a 4-person suite

Dresser under a lofted bed

Closet space, Ellsworth Hall

Move-in day

First-floor lobby with view of entire KU campus

Living room of four-person suite

Big Jay and Baby Jay join Student Housing at move-in day

Lofted beds, dressers and desks in four-person suite

Studying for finals


Contributing to Academics:

           • Wireless Internet

           • Print your class assignments at the "print anywhere" stations in your hall

           • Study space on each floor


 Your Room:

           • Bed can be lofted or bunked

           • Extra-long twin mattress

           • Desk

           • Desk chair

           • Dresser

           • Closet

           • Bathroom

           • Trash cans

           • Venetian blinds


Your Hall:

  • Located on Daisy Hill
  • Double rooms, two-person rooms with bath and four-person suites
  • 580 coed residents
  • Living rooms on each floor
  • Free laundry
  • Opened in 1963, renovated 2003


Have Fun Here:

  • Large living room with a TV and Ping Pong table on the main floor
  • Areas to hang out on each floor
  • Outdoor basketball courts behind the building
  • Spring Carnival Daisy Days
  • E-Team, Ellsworth’s Hall Government
  • Walking distance from other students on Daisy Hill
Complex Director, Ellsworth
Assistant Complex Director, Ellsworth
Assistant Complex Director, Ellsworth

How to explore your housing choices

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