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Central Washington University is a public university located Ellensburg, Washington. CWU is divided into three divisions, including the Office of Academic and Student Life (ASL), which splits into four colleges: the College of Arts and Humanities, the College of Business, the College of Education and Professional Studies, and College of the Sciences. There are approximately 11,800 students enrolled at CWU with only 500 being postgraduates. Here are 10 of the top residence halls at CWU!

1. Kennedy Hall

kennedy Residence Address: 1605 N. Alder, Room#, Ellensburg, WA 98926 Kennedy Hall is known as the International House and houses only 35 students! Kennedy houses the Leadership Theme Community and the International House Living-Learning Community. Kennedy has the largest kitchen on campus and is coed by random room. There are laundry rooms on the first floor and each room includes a microfridge. Additionally, the North Village Cafe is located next door!

2. Green Hall

Green Hall  at Central Washington University Residence Address: 1611 N. Alder, Room#, Ellensburg, WA 98926 Green Hall is located on the north end of campus near many academic buildings as well as the athletic facilities. There are approximately 35 students housed in single and double rooms. Each room is furnished with a microfridge and microwave and there are large living rooms. North Village Cafe is located in the building and there are laundry rooms in the building as well.

3. Alford Montgomery Residence Hall

Alford Montgomery Hall  at Central Washington University Residence Address: 1505 N. Alder, Room #, Ellensburg, WA 98926 Al-Monty Hall is primarily for first year students and is located in the northern part of campus. Al-Monty houses the Music Living Learning Community and has approximately 180 residents. Al-Monty is substance free and is co-ed by floor. There is a large common room for social gatherings, patio area for barbecues and outdoor lounging, and study rooms on each floor.

4. Sparks Hall

Sparks Hall  at Central Washington University Residence Address: 903 E. 11th Ave. Sparks Hall, Room#, Ellensburg, WA 98926 Sparks Hall has built in 1965 and is a first-year community that houses around 130 students. It is located near the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) and the Student Health and Counseling Center. Sparks is substance free and is co-ed by random room. There are lounges on each floor and laundry rooms on the first floor. The building is also near lighted outdoor handball and half-court basketball courts, tennis courts, and large lawns for volleyball, football or just relaxing in the sun

5. Davies Hall

Davies Hall  at Central Washington University Residence Address: 913 E. 11th Ave. Davies Hall Room#, Ellensburg WA, 98926 Davies Hall is another first-year community that houses around 130 students. It is conveniently located near the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) and near the Student Health and Counseling Center. The building is co-ed by wing or room, depending on the floor, and is substance free. Davies is also by several outdoor courts and fields!

6. Moore Hall

Moore Hall  at Central Washington University Residence Address: 1300 N Walnut, Room# Ellensburg, WA 98926 Moore Hall is for upperclassmen and houses the Gender Inclusive Community. Moore is suite style with three bedrooms and a bathroom composing one suite. All rooms are double rooms and gender-inclusive living means that anyone can choose to live in a room or suite with anyone else, regardless of gender. There are approximately 90 students in Moore and a microfridge is provided in each suite. Moore is also within five walking minutes of many academic buildings.

7. Wendell Hill Hall

Wendell Hill Hall  at Central Washington University Residence Address: Building A: 905 Dean Nicholson Blvd., Room Ellensburg, WA 98926 Building B: 1401 N. Alder, Room # Ellensburg, WA 98926 Wendell Hill Hall is a 476-bed complex, with 228 beds in building A and 248 beds in building B primarily for upper-class students. Wendell is suite style, with either two double rooms or four single rooms in a suite. A suite also consists of a living room and bathroom. Additionally, each floor has a lounge with plenty of furniture and large flat screen TVs. Wendell Hill A houses the ROTC Living Learning Community while Wendell Hill B houses Aviation Living Learning Community.

8. Barto Hall

Barto Hall  at Central Washington University Residence Hall: 1202 N Chestnut, Room # Ellensburg, WA 98926 Barto Hall is one of the newest halls that was opened in 2012. It is four stories and energy efficient and is conveniently located near the SURC and academic buildings! There are approximately 360 students in Barto and you can choose between corridor style double rooms or suite style double rooms. Barto has two kitchens and two laundry rooms, as well as large lounges for social gatherings and multi-purposes rooms. Additionally, it houses the William 0. Douglas Honors College Living Learning Community!

9. Sue Lombard Hall

Sue Lombard Hall  at Central Washington University Residence Address: 601 E. University Way, Room #, Ellensburg, WA 98926 Sue Lombard Hall is located in Central campus and is one of the oldest and "grandest" residence halls! There are suite-style rooms with private bathrooms in each suite. Lombard has a total of just over 100 students and houses the Future Business Leaders and Science Talent Enhancement Program (STEP) Living Learning Community. Each room has a microfridge and you can choose between a single our double room.

10. Meisner Hall

Meisner Hall  at Central Washington University Residence Address: 901 East 11th Ave, Room #, Ellensburg, WA 98926 Meisner Hall is located in the center of campus and houses just under 140 students. Meisner has primarily first year students and houses the Casa Latina(o) Living Learning Community and the Dream Living Learning Community. There are study rooms on every floor and multipurpose rooms throughout the building. The building is substance free and there is a mix of single and double rooms. Additionally, residents have access to nearby outdoor tennis courts and large lawns.  

Here’s Your Move-In Day Packing List at Central Washington University

1) Room Basics

A typical messy dorm room – Twin XL bedding – A soft blanket – Calendar – Mirror – Fan – Clothes hangers

2) Food and Snacks

Two people drinking mugs of coffee – Utensils – Paper bowls and plates – Snacks to go – Energy bars/drinks – Coffee/Tea – Fruit and veggies (if possible)

3) Tech and Entertainment

Living room set up with TV facing couches – TV – Headphones – Laptop and cell phone and chargers – Power strip – Bluetooth speaker

4) School Supplies

School supplies particularly for math classes – Calculator – Pens and pencils – Stapler and tape – Planner – Notebooks and looseleaf – Highlighters

5) Cleaning and Organization

Folded towels on a shelf – Extra storage – Disinfecting wipers – Laundry basket and detergent – Windex – Vacuum or broom

6) Campus Gear

Roomba vacuum on hard wood floor – Flashlight – CWU merchandise – First aid kit – Batteries and battery pack – Umbrella and rain boots

7) Items You Should Ask First Before Bringing

An old school lighter – Lamps – Cooking appliances – Pets – Lighters – Candles

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