Living Options

Residence Hall Living Options

Traditional Low-Rise Halls

Low-Rise room

These seven buildings are co-educational halls, each housing a range of students from freshman through seniors. Each hall has its own history and traditions, and each makes a special effort to welcome entering first-year students each fall.

Wells East and Wells West

Wells Complex room

Wells East and Wells West are ten story towers that house nearly one third of the on-campus population. With so many people, Wells residents consistently talk about how easy it is to meet friends. Several in-hall resources also make the Wells towers particularly attractive:

  • University Fitness (a fully-furnished fitness center)
  • Jitters Coffeehouse
  • A large computer lab
  • Extended front desk hours

Smoke-Free Halls

Smoking is prohibited in all areas of all of our residence halls, including resident rooms. Smoke-free halls prohibit smoking throughout building.

Substance Free Floor

While illegal drugs and underage drinking are prohibited in all of our residence halls, this environment is for students who agree to ensure that no alcohol, drugs, or tobacco be allowed anywhere on the floor.  The locations for Substance Free Floors vary from year to year.

Wellness Residence Hall

Fischer Hall will be comprised of two floors that are substance free and the entire building will have a special focus on living life with wellness in mind. Utilizing a well established wellness model the staff will engage the residents of Fischer Hall with much wellness programming and education. The level that the resident chooses to embrace wellness will be completely up to each individual.

Single Rooms

Wells single room

As space permits, single rooms are offered on a seniority and/or priority basis to students in the hall of their choice. The rate for single rooms is somewhat higher than that of double rooms.

Starin Hall Suites

Starin room

Starin Hall is the newest residence hall on campus, opened in 2010 it is currently the only suite style residence hall at the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater. Suites contain a shared living room, kitchen, and bathroom between four single rooms. Starin Hall is only available to sophomores or other upperclassmen.

Fox Meadows and Cambridge Apartments

Apartment room

Due to continued demand for living options, the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater has contracted with two off-campus landlords to offer apartments to students through Residence Life. This option, like Starin Hall, is only offered to sophomores and above. Like the other residence halls, the apartments have Resident Assistants and many other amenities of the traditional halls.


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University of Wisconsin-Whitewater


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