1443 Alumni Place, Lawrence, Kansas 66044



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Sellards library.

Sellards room.

Sellards kitchen.

Sellards Women at Romp in the Hay.

Tug of war at Scholarship Hall Olympics.

Sellards and Stephenson residents at Krehbiel during Scholarship Hall Olympics.

Sellards Hall living room

The gracious proportions of the living room.

Move-in day at Sellards. The women help the "new women" move in.

Move-in day at Sellards.

Redbud trees line the path to Sellards Hall.


Sellards features a large kitchen and dining room, living area and four-person rooms. Sellards women host the International Dinner each year that features food and programs from a specific country. In addition, Sellards hosts annual “Retro” and “Tropical” parties, as well as the annual International dinner: a different country is picked for the themed dinner each year.

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
  • About 50 female residents
  • Free laundry
  • Opened in 1952

Have Fun Here

  • Residents are referred to as “Sellardites”
  • Traditional International Dinner
  • The "Ghost of Gertie" is often lovingly blamed when something strange occurs in the hall

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