Residence Halls & Housing Rates

Gustavus has a variety of housing options. Below is information about our residence halls. If you questions about anything that's not listed here, please contact our office. Housing rates are listed HERE

Arbor View Apartments

History: Purchased by the College in the summer of 1998

Occupancy: 64 residents

Cost: $4190 per semester in 2018-2019 (residents are not required to be on a meal plan)

Hall amenities: ample red sticker parking; printer; laundry

Apartment amenities: Each apartment contains a living room, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a dining room, and kitchen. The apartments are furnished with a sofa, chair, dining room table and chairs, and a bed, dresser, desk, and desk chair for each occupant. 

Residential Life professional staff contact: Danny Sandberg (dsandber@gustavus.edu) 507-933-7529

Chapel View Townhomes

History: The Chapel View Townhomes have been an on-campus housing option since 2012.

Occupancy: 56 upper-class students.

Cost: $4190 per semester in 2018-2019 (residents are not required to be on a meal plan)

Townhome amenities: Each of these townhomes has four individual bedrooms (two singles on each level of the townhome), a kitchen, living room, a washing machine and dryer, and two bathrooms. On-site parking. The apartments are furnished with beds, desks and desk chairs. There are also kitchen counter stools along the kitchen peninsula in each townhome. Each bedroom has its own sink and built-in closet space. Beds can be bunked without the use of rented Bedloft.com pieces. 

Residential Life professional staff contact: Danny Sandberg (dsandber@gustavus.edu) 507-933-7529

College View Apartments

History: Original 12-plex (Rooms 101-106 & 201-206) built in 1988. Remaining building built after the 1998 tornado.

Occupancy: 140 upper-class students.

Cost: $4190 per semester in 2018-2019 (residents are not required to be on a meal plan)

Hall amenities: The building contains two laundry rooms, a computer room, several common lounges and study spaces.

Apartment amenities: Each of these student apartments have two bedrooms, a kitchen, and ample storage. Apartments 101-106, 201-206, and apartment 118 have one bathroom - all other apartments have two bathrooms. The apartments are furnished with a sofa, chair, dining room table and chairs, and a bed, dresser, desk, and desk chair for each occupant. Beds in College View can be bunked without the use of rented Bedloft.com pieces. Lofting a bed still requires renting pieces. 

Residential Life professional staff contact: Danny Sandberg (dsandber@gustavus.edu) 507-933-7529

Carlson International Center & Swedish House

History: Constructed in 2000

Occupancy: 75 upperclass students in the International Center (suite style & double rooms); 10 in the Swedish House (apartment-style)

Cost: $3635 per semester for International Center in 2018-2019 & $4190 per semester for Swedish House in 2018-2019

Hall amenities: Home to the Crossroads cultural program; large community room and kitchen as well as floor lounges; laundry room and computer room.

To reserve the large lounge and/or community kitchen, you must complete a reservation request via this FORM!

Room amenities: Desk, desk chair, bed (mattress & frame), and closet space for each resident. Beds in the International Center can be bunked without the use of rented Bedloft.com pieces. Lofting a bed requires rental from Bedloft.com.

Area Coordinator: Mandy Rae Fairbrother (afairbro@gustavus.edu) 507-933-7529

Gibbs Hall

History: Constructed in 1966 to link North Hall & Sorensen Hall. Was known as Link Hall until 2003.

Occupancy: 54 upperclass students in double- and single-occupancy rooms

Cost: $3150 per semester for doubles in 2018-2019; $3720 per semester for singles in 2018-2019

Hall amenities: ground level study lounge, computer roo, kitchen.

Room amenities: Desk, desk chair, bed (mattress & frame), and built-in closet space for each resident; Gibbs rooms have tile floors. Wooden bed frames are in each room, so beds can be bunked. Lofting beds requires a rental from Bedloft.com

Area Coordinator: Abbey Lane (alane2@gustavus.edu) 507-933-7529

Norelius Hall

History: Opened in 1967. Also often referred to as "Co-Ed" since it was the first residence hall at Gustavus to house both men and women.

Occupancy: 372 first year students

Cost: $3150 per semester in 2018-2019

Hall amenities: Section-style layout - 22 residents and one Collegiate Fellow around a common lounge space; large lounge with fireplace and conversation area, an in-hall computer lab, and two large study areas, large TV lounge. Each year, 2-3 sections are designated as CHOICE (substance-free housing)

Room amenities: Desk, desk chair, bed (mattress & frame), and closet space is provided for each resident. Lofting a bed requires a rental from Bedloft.com.

Area Coordinator: Mandy Rae Fairbrother (afairbro@gustavus.edu) 507-933-7529

North Hall

History: Opened in 1962

Occupancy: 192 upperclass students (primarily sophomores & juniors)

Cost: $3150 per semester in 2018-2019

Hall amenities: A spacious basement lounge, kitchen, study room, and TV room 

Room amenities: Desk, desk chair, bed (mattress & frame), and closet space is provided for each resident. Metal bed frames are in each room. Carpet is in rooms on 1st, 2nd, and 3rd floors. 4th floor has tile floors. Lofting a bed requires a rental from Bedloft.com.

Area Coordinator: Abbey Lane (alane2@gustavus.edu) 507-933-7529

Click the link below for more detailed information about North Hall:

Pittman Hall

History: Opened in 1963 (originally called Valley View Hall)

Occupancy: 190 residents

Cost: $3150 per semester in 2018-2019

Hall amenities: large lounge and television room on the lower level, and a smaller lounge on each floor.

Room amenities: Each room is furnished with a bed, bed frame, mattress, desk, desk chair, and built-in closet space for each resident. Lofting requires a rental from Bedloft.com. Pittman rooms have carpet, a sink, and vanity.

Area Coordinator: Lindsay Henderson (lhenders@gustavus.edu) 507-933-7529

Prairie View Hall

History: Constructed in 1998

Occupancy: 59 upperclass students (sophomore, junior, senior)

Cost: $3150 per semester in 2018-2019

Hall amenities: Home of CHOICE (substance-free housing); computer room, lounge with a TV and small kitchen

Room amenities: Each room is furnished with a bed, bed frame, mattress, desk, desk chair, and built-in closet space for each resident. Beds may be bunked. Lofting beds requires a rental from Bedloft.com. Rooms do not have carpet.

Area Coordinator: Mandy Rae Fairbrother (afairbro@gustavus.edu) 507-933-7529

Rundstrom Hall

History: Opened in 1938

Occupancy: 96 upperclass students (sophomore, junior, senior)

Cost: $3150 per semester in 2018-2019

Hall amenities: Large lounge/television room, computer room, kitchenette, and a small chapel.

Room amenities: Each room is furnished with a bed, bed frame, mattress, desk, desk chair, and closet space for each resident. Each room also has a sink and vanity. Rooms do not have carpet.

Area Coordinator: Abbey Lane (alane2@gustavus.edu) 507-933-7529

Sohre Hall

History: Opened in 1961

Occupancy: 190 residents (typically 2 floors of first-year students and 2 floors of upperclass students)

Cost: $3150 per semester in 2018-2019.

Hall amenities: Sohre has a large lounge, television room, kitchen, computer room, and study room. 

Room amenities: Each room is furnished with a bed, bed frame, mattress, desk, desk chair, and closet space for each resident. Sohre rooms do not have carpeting.

Area Coordinator: Lindsay Henderson (lhenders@gustavus.edu) 507-933-7529

Sorensen Hall

History: Opened in 1955.

Occupancy: 192 upperclass students (primarily sophomores and juniors). 

Cost: $3150 per semester in 2018-2019

Hall amenities: large recreational lounge in the basement, a television room, and a kitchen

Room amenities: Each room is furnished with a bed, bed frame, mattress, desk, desk chair, and closet space for each resident. Rooms have tile floors. Beds can be bunked without a rental kit, but a Bedloft rental is needed to loft a bed.

Area Coordinator: Abbey Lane (alane2@gustavus.edu) 507-933-7529

Southwest Hall

History:

Occupancy: 192 students (primarily junior and senior)

Cost: $4190 per semester for apartment options in 2018-2019 (residents in apartments are not required to have a meal plan); $3690 per semester for suite & single spaces in 2018-2019 (students in suites/singles are required to have a meal plan).

Hall amenities: A variety of options exist in Southwest (four-person apartments, four-person suites with single bedrooms, and single rooms)

Room amenities: Apartments have a full kitchen, bathroom, and two bedrooms. Suites have a shared bathroom and shared living room space. Each resident is provided a bed, bed frame, mattress, desk, desk chair, and closet space. Beds in Southwest can be bunked without renting items from Bedloft.com. Beds can only be lofted with rented pieces from Bedloft.com.

Area Coordinator: Lindsay Henderson (lhenders@gustavus.edu) 507-933-7529

Uhler Hall

History: Opened in 1929

Occupancy: 195 upperclass students

Cost: $3150 per semester for doubles in 2018-2019; $3410 per semester for triples in 2018-2019; $3560 per semester for quads in 2018-2019.

Hall amenities: The lower level houses a kitchen, study room, computer room, television room, laundry, and lounge. Note: Soft furniture will be removed from all student rooms prior to the Fall 2018 semester. Each student will have a desk, desk chair, bed, and closet space in each room.

Room amenities: Doubles, triples, and quads are available. Doubles house two students and consist of a bedroom and living room space. Triples house three students and consist of a bedroom and living room space. Quads house four students and consist of two bedrooms and a large living room space. 

Area Coordinator: Abbey Lane (alane2@gustavus.edu) 507-933-7529

UHLER Room Number

Room Style

007E, 008E

103-107E

204-209E

304-309E

104-109W

204-209W

304-309W

Double

006E, 009E, 010E

101-102E, 109-110E

201-202E, 211-212E

301-302E, 311-312E

101-102W, 111-112W

201-202W, 211-212W

301-302W, 311-312W

Triple

203E, 210E

303E, 310E

103E, 110W

203E, 210W

303E, 310W

Quad


Housing Rates for 2018-2019

All room rates listed below are annual rates and are per person. 

First-Year Housing

Hall Name Rate
Norelius Hall
$3150 per semester/$6300 per year
Pittman Hall
$3150 per semester/$6300 per year
Sohre Hall
$3150 per semester/$6300 per year

Upperclass Student Housing

Hall Name Rate (per year)
Arbor View Apartments
$4190 per semester/$8380 per year

Carlson International Center

$3635 per semester/$7270 per year
Chapel View Townhomes
$4190 per semester/$8380 per year
College View Apartments
$4190 per semester/$8380 per year
Gibbs Hall (part of the Complex)
$3150 per semester/$6300 per year for doubles; $3720 per semester, $7440 per year for singles.
North Hall (part of the Complex)
$3150 per semester/$6300 per year
Prairie View (Substance Free)
$3150 per semester/$6300 per year
Rundstrom Hall (all rooms)
$3150 per semester/$6300 per year
Sohre Hall double
$3150 per semester/$6300 per year
Sorensen Hall (part of the Complex)
$3150 per semester/$6300 per year
Southwest Hall 4-person suites
$3690 per semester/$7380 per year
Southwest Hall apartment
$4190 per semester/$8380 per year
Southwest Hall single
$3690 per semester/$7380 per year
Uhler Hall double
$3150 per semester/$6300 per year
Uhler Hall triple
$3410 per semester/$6820 per year
Uhler Hall quad
$3560 per semester/$7120 per year
ILS Houses (including 7th St houses & the Swedish House)
$4190 per semester/$8380 per year

All students living on campus in singles, doubles, triples, quads, and suites are required to have a college meal plan. Those living in on-campus apartments or houses may choose a meal plan if they would like. More info about meal plans can be found on the Dining Services page - click HERE.