Lourdes Hall has been ranked number eight in the nation for "Most inviting, yet affordable college dorms in America." by Affordableschools.net
Lourdes Hall is one of 3 residence halls on our West Campus; approximately 14 blocks west of the WSU Main Campus. Students will be part of a unique and exciting community that is different from students living on the Main Campus. Students who live at Lourdes Hall enjoy the feeling of “going home” at the end of their day. There are many opportunities for leadership, academic advancement, and social activities through West Campus Programming.
Lourdes Hall is a co-ed residence hall that houses approximately 400 students who are primarily first-year students. It is comprised of 358 rooms, 266 of which are singles. Some other features of the hall include the Lourdes Dining Center, Snack Shop, Lourdes Fitness Center, swimming pool, technical support center, study areas and indoor bike storage.
The rooms in Lourdes Hall are spacious with high ceilings. The majority of rooms in Lourdes Hall are single occupancy, giving students added privacy and a quiet place to study or relax; however, there are also many double and triple occupancy rooms available. Each room comes with a bed, dresser, walk in closet, desk, and a chair for each resident of the room. There is one book shelf and garbage can per room. All rooms are cable, phone and internet ready. Many students choose to loft their beds in Lourdes.
Basic Single Room Dimensions: Width 10' Length 11' 9" Height 12' 3" (1st floor rooms) 9' (floors 2-4)
Basic Double Room Dimensions: Width 13' Length 12' Height 12' 3" (1st floor rooms) 9' (floors 2-4)
** The dimensions listed above are not exact for every room, some variations occur.
Lourdes Single Room
Lourdes Double Room
There are 4 main floors to Lourdes hall. Some floors have alcoves off a main hallway which consist of 6-10 rooms, providing its own little community. Most floors have a lounge with a stove, microwave, oven, refrigerator and a TV. These lounges provide students a place to prepare meals, study or just relax. Lourdes is a coed building by section. There are 4 male sections of the building (1st North and 1st South, 3rd North and 3rd South). The rest of the building is female.
Lourdes Cafeteria/Snack Shop
The Lourdes Dining Center is available for all students who are on a meal plan, whether they are living on the Main or West Campus. Students who dine at the Lourdes Dining Center enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and unique architecture of the space. There is also an after-hour snack shop open 8-11pm where students may purchase items with Kryzsko Kash or Purple Pass. Just off of the main dining area is the Mugshots venue where students enjoy live performances and coffee every Thursday night during the academic year.
Recreation & Hall Activities
Lourdes Hall has several areas throughout the building for students to study or hang out with friends. Most floors have a lounge with a stove, microwave, oven, refrigerator and a TV. These lounges provide students a place to prepare meals, study or just relax. On the lower level, there is a spacious area by the front desk with a large TV and lounge furniture in addition to table tennis and pool tables. Many students take advantage of the outdoor space on West Campus as well by studying on the lawn, playing sand volleyball, throwing a Frisbee or just hanging out with friends and enjoying the weather!
Lourdes Lounge and Kitchen
Fitness Center & Pool
The Lourdes Hall Fitness Center is equipped with everything you need to tone and build muscles to get you in shape. It features elliptical machines, treadmills and a Stairmaster in addition to a Nautilus circuit, free weight and a stretching area. A significant feature of Lourdes Hall that makes it unique to other residence halls is the heated indoor swimming pool.