2013-2014 Housing Brochure
Housing Options at Wichita State University
From the traditional residence hall experience to apartments with a view, campus living at Wichita State is anything but one size fits all. WSU makes finding your ideal “home away from home” as easy as possible by offering housing options to meet diverse needs. Fairmount Café can satisfy Plus, as a campus resident, you’ll not only have almost any craving by serving a place to study, sleep and socialize——you’ll have exhibition-style cooking, sack all the resources of Wichita State right at your lunches and late-night dining five nights a week. doorstep. Simply put, WSU campus living is comfort, convenience and community all rolled into one. Here’s a breakdown of our housing options: Fairmount Towers Fairmount is the largest of WSU’s residence halls and mostly home to Shocker freshmen. Rooms are designed “suite style” with every two rooms sharing a private bath. There’s also laundry, kitchen and computer facilities——and a TV/study lounge on each floor. Name: Kelcee McCune Name: Cree Enna Major: sociology and Major: pre-dental hygiene integrated marketing communication Hometown: Plainville, KS Hometown: Kansas City, MO Residence: Brennan Hall You can’t get the full college experience unless you live on campus. Students who live on campus are more involved. Some of my best friends are people I met in the residence halls. It feels like my home away from home rather than just a dorm. Moving to campus was one of the smartest decisions I've ever made at college. I am able to connect with others my own age on a daily basis, and not just in the class setting. The opportunities in the dorms are endless if you are looking for something to do. I feel like I’m a part of WSU. There are floors for fine arts and health professions majors, an honors floor and a quiet floor. Name: Orlando R. Edwards Jr. Major: psychology Hometown: Wichita Residence: Fairmount Towers Living on campus makes it so convenient to walk to class, the gym and all the campus events. I also appreciate the diversity and how easy it is to meet new people——campus living is a life-changing experience. Safety first At Wichita State, your safety is our top priority, and the residence halls are no exception. The buildings are locked at all times (with only residents and staff having keys) and university police patrol the area around the clock. Housing staff is available to assist visitors and residents. Wheatshocker Apartments Brennan Hall Open to all students, Brennan is a tight-knit community of just over 100 residents and features all the comforts of home: laundry, TV lounges, computer lab and kitchen. Students can choose between “standard” rooms, or if they need more space, they can upgrade to “large.” All rooms are built “suite style” with two rooms sharing a private bathroom. For Shockers who are 21 years and older (or if you’re married and/or have children), Wheatshocker is a six story, on-campus apartment building boasting golf course views and all the comforts of home. Apartment options range from one bedroom to two, with every two rooms sharing a private kitchen and bath. In addition, residents have access to a study lounge, computer lab, recreation room and laundry facilities. There’s even a market on the first floor that sells food and household essentials.