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First Year Housing

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Amenities
All first-year residence halls feature:
  • Air conditioning
  • Cable and wireless Internet
  • Common areas for studying or hanging out with friends
  • Kitchens for baking cookies or making home cooked meals
  • Laundry rooms, equipped with eSuds. Log on to the web to find open washers and dryers in your building or receive an e-mail when your clothes are ready.

The Quads

 

Four residence halls—Stalnaker, Crawford, Carpenter and Herriott—make up The Quads. These are located close to Hubbell Dining Hall and Quad Creek Café as well as Olmsted Center, the student union. As a first-year student, you’ll likely live with one roommate in a large double room, though there are some single and triple rooms also available. You can request to room with a friend, or we’ll help you find a roommate that is specifically compatible with your personality and lifestyle. The Quads were recently renovated with new furniture, carpet, air-conditioning and updated bathrooms with private showers and plenty of space to get ready in the morning.

In a double room, you’ll get:

  • Two single, extra-long beds
  • Two desks
  • Two desk chairs
  • Two dressers
  • Two large wardrobes
  • White board outside the door

Morehouse

 

Situated at the center of campus, Morehouse is conveniently located near the library and other academic buildings. The historic Morehouse Hall is one of Drake’s original residence halls, but it recently underwent a major renovation, so the interior boasts modern, new amenities. In Morehouse, you’ll live on a floor for first-year students but be able to mingle with upperclass Drake students who also call the residence hall home. Though the majority of Morehouse is made up of double rooms, it does have some single and triple rooms. Each floor has large, shared bathrooms with private showers.

Each double room comes with:

  • Two single, extra-long beds
  • Two desks
  • Two desk chairs
  • Two sets of footlocker drawers
  • Two wardrobes or closets

 

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August 1 - Fall 2015 Application for Admission Opens

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