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: $7780 per year (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. 

Area Coordinator: Danielle Paris (dparis@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: $7780 per year (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, built-in closet space and a mini-refrigerator. Beds can be bunked without the use of rented Bedloft.com pieces. 

Area Coordinator: Danielle Paris (dparis@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: 138 upper-class students.

Cost: $7780 per year (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. 

Area Coordinator: Danielle Paris (dparis@gustavus.edu) 507-933-7529

Carlson International Center & Swedish House

History: Constructed in 2000

Occupancy: 72 upperclass students in the International Center (suite style & double rooms); 10 in the Swedish House (apartment-style)

Cost: 

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

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: Erik Heller (eheller@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: 86 upperclass students in double-occupancy rooms

Cost: $5820 per year

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 do not have carpeting. Lofting beds requires a rental from Bedloft.com

Area Coordinator: Erik Heller (eheller@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: $5820 per year

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: $5820 per year

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. Lofting a bed requires a rental from Bedloft.com.

Area Coordinator: Erik Heller (eheller@gustavus.edu) 507-933-7529

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Pittman Hall

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

Occupancy:

Cost: $5820 per year

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: 54 upperclass students (sophomore, junior, senior)

Cost: $5820 per year

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: Erik Heller (eheller@gustavus.edu) 507-933-7529

Rundstrom Hall

History: Opened in 1938

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

Cost: $5820 per year

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: Lindsay Henderson (lhenders@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: $5820 per year

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: Danielle Paris (dparis@gustavus.edu) 507-933-7529

Sorensen Hall

History: Opened in 1955.

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

Cost: $5820 per year

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 carpet. Beds can be bunked without a rental kit, but a Bedloft rental is needed to loft a bed.

Area Coordinator: Erik Heller (eheller@gustavus.edu) 507-933-7529

Southwest Hall

History:

Occupancy: 190 students (primarily junior and senior)

Cost: $7780 per year for apartment spaces; $6840 per year for suite & single spaces.

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: Danielle Paris (dparis@gustavus.edu) 507-933-7529

Uhler Hall

History: Opened in 1929

Occupancy: 190 upperclass students

Cost: $5820 per year for doubles; $6420 per year for triples and quads.

Hall amenities: The lower level houses a kitchen, study room, computer room, television room, laundry, and lounge.

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


Housing Rates for 2015-2016

All room rates are annual rates and are per person. Rates are for 2014-2015 academic year. Please note that the base rate for housing did NOT increase after the last two years!

First-Year Housing

Hall Name Rate
Norelius Hall
$5820
Pittman Hall
$5820
Sohre Hall
$5820

Upperclass Student Housing

Hall Name Rate
Arbor View Apartments
$7780

Carlson International Center

$6740
Chapel View Townhomes
$7780
College View Apartments
$7780
Gibbs Hall (part of the Complex)
$5820
North Hall (part of the Complex)
$5820
Prairie View (Substance Free)
$5820
Rundstrom Hall (all rooms)
$5820
Sohre Hall double
$5820
Sorensen Hall (part of the Complex)
$5820
Southwest Hall 4-person suites
$6840
Southwest Hall apartment
$7780
Southwest Hall single
$6840
Uhler Hall double
$5820
Uhler Hall triple
$6420
Uhler Hall quad
$6420
ILS Houses
$7780

All students living on campus in singles, doubles, triples or quads/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.