1404 Alumni Place, Lawrence, Kansas 66044



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Stephenson living room.

Stephenson men at cookie decorating contest during 2017 Scholarship Hall Olympics.

2017 Scholarship Hall Olympics event.

Sellards and Stephenson residents at Krehbiel during 2017 Scholarship Hall Olympics.

Stephenson Hall two-person room

Stephenson Hall dining room.

In the Academic Resource Center.

Stephenson TV room.

Stephenson living room.

Basketball court just outside Stephenson Hall.

Pool table, Stephenson TV room.


Stephenson residents pride themselves on their unique contributions to the KU schol hall social scene. Stephenson’s “back yard” is a great place to shoot hoops – any time, all year long. Stephenson residents are assigned to traditional double rooms. They also host an annual “Super Hero” party.

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

Have Fun Here

  • Residents are referred to as “Lylemen”
  • Year-round pick-up basketball games in the backyard
  • Home of the infamous Wilbur Q. Nether, a fictional resident
  • Largest TV in the scholarship hall community

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