Living on campus is often a hallmark of the college experience. You’ll forge life-long friendships, form lasting memories, and learn important life lessons as you navigate independent living — together — with roommates, hallmates and classmates.

Housing at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is accessible, inclusive and designed with community and convenience in mind. And our residence life team is committed to creating a welcoming, positive, safe and enjoyable residential experience.


At a glance: Housing at UW-Whitewater

 UW-Whitewater offers 14 student residential buildings.

14 student residential buildings

Over 4,000 students live on UW-Whitewater's campus.

4,000+ students live on campus

85% of student say living on-campus improved their problem solving skills.

85% of students say living on-campus improved their problem-solving skills

 82% of students say living in student housing helped balance their commitments

82% of students say living in student housing helped balance their commitments

UW-Whitewater offers 16 on-campus dining experiences.

16 dining experiences on campus

 UW-Whitewater has 24/7 campus security.

24/7 campus security

UW-Whitewater residence halls

You’ll call one of our 15 student residences home, from the high-rise Wells Halls to the Pulliam Hall suites. Our on-campus living options include 2-person rooms, single rooms, and 2-bedroom pods, and 4-bedroom suites.

Explore UW-Whitewater halls | View housing floorplans

Features and amenities for residents

Each residence hall is a bit different, but here’s a look at what’s included with most on-campus housing:

  • Fully furnished rooms (furnishings vary)
  • Laundry included in housing fee
  • Cable TV with 100+ channels (including streaming service)
  • Internet 100% Wi-Fi coverage in the Residence Halls, wired connections available as well.(ResNET)
  • Lounges, common areas and computer labs
  • Study areas
  • Programming, events and activities for students
  • TVs, pool tables and other games
  • Different living options including substance-free, wellness and quiet floors, a global village, and gender-inclusive options.
  • Vending machines

Additionally, you’ll find dining locations in our east or west housing hubs, Drumlin and Esker.

An enriching and engaging experience

When we say “community,” we mean it. The residential experience at UW-Whitewater includes countless ways to connect with others through a range of academic, social, entertainment, and service programs and activities.

Residence Hall Association (RHA) and Leadership Involvement Team (LIT)
RHA serves as the student voice on housing matters. They also build community with campus-wide events, such as a Whitewater’s Got Talent and outings to Milwaukee Brewers games. LIT members represent their residence halls and floors and plan programs and events, like pancake breakfasts!

A top campus employer
University Housing offers many job opportunities for students to gain professional work experience and be part of a close-knit team to enhance the on-campus living environment for fellow students. Work study positions are included.

Jitters: A Student-run Coffeehouse
Located in Wells Hall, Jitters is a student-created, student-operated venue that offers espresso drinks and other beverages and hosts open mics, acoustic shows, game nights and other events.

Off Campus Housing Options

Students get the most out of their UW-Whitewater experience by living on campus. For those who may be interested in living off-campus, we provide a variety of housing resources to help you make an informed decision as you explore off-campus options. Please note, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater requires that all students that have graduated from high school less than two years ago, live in university operated residence halls during the academic year unless approved for an exemption. See exemption process at the following link: Learn more about Housing Policy.

We’re excited for you to join the Warhawk family! As your first semester — and move-in day — approaches, you’ll begin to receive lots of information about housing at UW-Whitewater. Until then, you might find these pages helpful in answering dorm life questions like, “what size beds are in college dorms” or “what comes in a college dorm room?”:

For more UW-Whitewater housing information, go to our University Housing FAQ page.

Our Housing staff

We strive to make living on campus feel like home. Our dedicated professional staff cares deeply about our Warhawks and works to ensure our residential buildings are safe, clean and comfortable. We provide a residence hall community experience that supports students' education and academic pursuits while enhancing their overall collegiate experience.

Meet our Housing staff »

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University Housing
200 Goodhue Hall
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater


The mission of University Housing is to provide quality, accessible housing and to promote student learning and personal success in an inclusive, engaging community.

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Email: housing@uww.edu
Phone: 262-472-HALL(4255)
Office Hours: 8am-4:30pm Monday-Friday

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