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3 College Senior

Campus Housing: The dorms are okay for the most part. Some of them are outdated while others are upgraded. This makes the campus look as if it is in a limbo.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: The dorms themselves aren't bad, but the people in the dorms are what make living here kind of a drag.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: The fairview suites dorms are great facilities to live in

4 College Junior

Campus Housing: I do not live on campus, I commute from home. I can say that the housing is very nice on campus though.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I did enjoy my 1st year dorm experience as I was on a floor with other wrestlers and football players. Dorms are co-op so there is always alot of activity. I was pleased to know there were elevators since I was on the 5th floor!! Rooms are HOT all year long even with fans going and windows open. Rooms are a nice size and the closet space is adequate. I do think the cost is a bit high--but that is my opnion

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The dorm facilities at Lock Haven University are very outdated and need a lot of improvement. All of the dorms range in size and structure. Russell Hall has the largest rooms, but it's the smallest dormitory on campus. The bathrooms are old fashioned and need to be updated. Lock Haven is located in the mountains, and the dorm rooms look like they were made out of the trees that surround them. Everything in the dorm rooms is wooden and doesn’t appeal to the modern era. In a double room, there isn’t much space, except for the rooms in Russell Hall.

Overall, the dorm facilities are cleaned once a week. When it comes to walking to class, it’s a struggle. High, North, McEntire, and Gross halls are all located atop a hill, and there are windy steps that lead down to campus. When it comes to the wintertime, many students have trouble making it safely down to campus. It’s more of a hazard to live in these dorms. The social environment in dorms all depends on who lives in which dorm, but all in all, memories are always made in the dorms. In terms of construction developments, Lock Haven plans to expand campus housing in the near future.

Facts & Statistics

On-Campus Housing Available?
Yes
Campus Housing Capacity
1,898
Average Housing Costs
$5,264
Types of Housing Offered
  • Apartments for single students
  • Coed dorms
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus?
Yes
Undergrads Living On Campus
42%
Freshmen Living On Campus
85%
Number of Dormitories
7
Number of Campus-Owned Apartments
1
Best Freshman Dorms
McEntire Hall
Best Upperclassman Dorms
Smith Hall
Worst Freshman Dorms
  • Gross Hall
  • North Hall
Worst Upperclassman Dorms
  • High Hall
  • McEntire Hall
What You Get
  • Bed
  • Closet
  • Desk and chair
  • Mirror
  • Shelving
Also Available
Evergreen Commons
Did You Know?
Students must remain in University housing until they have earned 30 credit hours.

DormitoriesWhat's This?

Gross Hall
Number of Occupants: 100-249
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: Yes
Residents: Freshmen and upperclassmen
Room Types: Doubles
Special Features: Board games, computer lab, kitchen utensils/supplies, laundry facilities, pool tables, TV lounge, vacuums
High Hall
Number of Occupants: 100-249
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: Yes
Residents: Freshmen and upperclassmen
Room Types: Doubles
Special Features: Board games, computer lab, kitchen utensils/supplies, laundry facilities, pool tables, TV lounge, vacuums
McEntire Hall
Floors: 7
Number of Occupants: 250-499
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: Yes
Residents: Freshmen and upperclassmen
Room Types: Doubles
Special Features: Board games, computer lab, kitchen utensils/supplies, laundry facilities, pool tables, TV lounge, vacuums
North Hall
Number of Occupants: 100-249
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: Yes
Residents: Freshmen and upperclassmen
Room Types: Doubles
Special Features: Board games, computer lab, kitchen utensils/supplies, laundry facilities, pool tables, TV lounge, vacuums
Russell Hall
Floors: 2
Number of Occupants: 100-249
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: Yes
Residents: Freshmen and upperclassmen
Room Types: Doubles
Special Features: Board games, laundry facilities, pool table, TV lounge, vacuums
Smith Hall
Number of Occupants: 100-249
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: Yes
Residents: Freshmen and upperclassmen
Room Types: Doubles
Special Features: Board games, computer lab, kitchen utensils/supplies, laundry facilities, pool tables, TV lounge, vacuums
Woolridge Hall
Floors: 3
Number of Occupants: 100-249
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: Yes
Residents: Freshmen and upperclassmen
Room Types: Doubles
Special Features: Board games, computer lab, kitchen utensils/supplies, laundry facilities, pool tables, TV lounge, vacuums

Campus-Owned ApartmentsWhat's This?

Campus Village
Number of Units: 50-99
Bathrooms: Private
Coed: Yes
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: Studios, one-bedroom apartments (singles, doubles, triples)
Special Features: Units include basic cable, Ethernet connections, full kitchen, furnished living areas; building features computer lab, laundry facilities, vacuums, vending machines
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Student Polls

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  • Social atmosphere
  • Spaciousness
  • Appropriate level of rule enforcement
  • Value
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