• Hamline Heights Details

    The Heights is located on Englewood Avenue opposite the Hamline Apartments. Osborn, Peterson and Schilling Residence Halls, collectively known as the Hamline Heights, are identical buildings built in the late 1960's. Each building houses nearly 100 men and women. Osborn Hall, Peterson Hall, and Schilling Hall are co-ed communities with carpeted rooms.  All of the Heights buildings have themes designed to enhance the experience of first year students. 

    All of the lounges in the Heights Have recently been updated. The lounges provide a fabulous space for individuals to study or complete group projects, as well as a social space with big screen TVs with cable and gaming counsels. 

    The Heights Hall Council provides residents with activities and programs designed to enhance the residential experience. The Heights Hall Council has created a series of programs such as weekly movie nights and hall socials.

    Features and Furnishing

    Room furnishings include a desk, desk chair, window coverings, bed, dresser, and wardrobe for each student. One MicroFridge unit is provided for each room. Furniture in the Heights is stackable, meaning that furniture pieces can be set on top of each other and beds can be bunked.  Layouts of suggested furniture configurations will be available during new student move-in.   Students are not allowed to use home made lofts. Mattresses are extra-long twin 36" x 80". Room styles in the Heights include double, quad, and a small number of single rooms.  Two triple rooms are available in Peterson Hall. You will need to provide your own pillow, blanket, linens, desk lamp, phone, and wastebasket. Furniture placed in lounges and public areas is for the use of all residents. In order to be fair to all, you are asked not to move lounge furniture. There will be a penalty to any student who is found with lounge furniture in their room. Please note:  Furniture may not be moved from student rooms, and built-in furniture may not be dismantled or moved. Even if a student is occupying a double room alone, furnishings for a second student may not be moved from the room.

    Hall Features 

    • First year community theme
    • Co-ed living environment
    • Resident Assistant located on each floor
    • Community bathrooms
    • Free use of laundry facilities 
    • Resident kitchen
    • Vending machines
    • Recycle/trash room
    • Security card access into building
    • 24-hour surveillance cameras
    • Game lounge w/pool or ping pong table
    • Study/Social lounge
    • Double, triple, quad and single rooms.

    Room Features

    • Set of furniture for each resident (extra-long twin bed, desk & chair, bookcase)
    • Window blinds
    • Carpeted flooring
    • Ethernet and Wireless internet access
    • Satellite cable TV service with premium channels
    • MicroFridge Unit in each room
  • Heights Staff

    The Resident Advisors, Assistant Area Coordinator, and Area Coordinator are committed to building and maintaining a positive community environment. In addition to hall council, they plan social, educational, recreational, and cultural programs for residents. A resident Advisor lives on each floor. The Resident Advisor staff host a variety of social programs during the first week of classes. These programs are designed to provide residents the opportunity to meet, mingle, and build community. The staff also plans a variety of activities throughout the year.

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