Buxton Hall, Oregon State University

Buxton Hall houses approximately 264 residents on five floors, and is part of the residence hall quad on the west side of campus. Buxton was renovated in 2000, and is connected to Hawley Hall. There is a full time Resident Director, as well as 13 Resident Assistants (RA), a Community Relations Facilitator (CRF), and an Academic Learning Assistant (ALA). Rooms are co-ed by neighbor with a men's and women's bathroom at the center of each wing.

The Engineering living-learning program is housed in Buxton and Hawley Halls. Welcome to all pre-engineering majors. The entire 5th floor of Buxton Hall is set aside for the Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) program.

The community for College of Engineering returning students is on the first floor of Hawley and Buxton Halls. This community is for sophomore and above students only. There are single, double, and triple options with single use private bathrooms on the floor. 

Buxton includes several female-only suites (By choosing to live in this suite, you agree to no male visitors and a substance free environment).

Buxton includes several male-only suites (By choosing to live in this suite, you agree to no female visitors and a substance free environment).

Starting Fall 2017, each hall will have a mix of gender-specific and non-gendered bathrooms.

New: 360 Virtual Tour

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Hall staff:

Hawley and Buxton Halls

Close By: 
Asian and Pacific Cultural Center
Austin Hall
Cauthorn Hall
Classroom Building
Dixon Recreation Center
Hawley Hall
Marketplace West Dining Center
Memorial Union
Native American Longhouse Eena Haws
Poling Hall
Sackett Hall
Weatherford Hall
West Hall

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Beaver Movie Channel
Break Housing - Free
Common Space/Lounge
Extra-Long Twin Mattress
Flooring - Carpeted
Furniture - Modular
Furniture - Moveable
High-Speed Internet
Kitchen - Small/Kitchenette
Kitchen Equipment for Checkout
Laundry Room - Free
Mail delivered to West Service Center (541-713-5115)
Pac-12 Sports Channel
Engineering Living-Learning Community
Single Gender Wings
Accessibility Options: 
Large Kitchen Available for Resident Use
Roll-In Shower in Each Bathroom
Select Rooms with Accessible Furniture
Select Rooms with ADA Strobes
Wheelchair Accessible Facilities

Assistant Director of ResEd

ARD Chris Hushbanks
Phone 541-737-8856

Resident Director

Wiliama Sanchez - Resident Director, Buxton Hall
Phone 541-713-5136
  • M-F: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Building Floor Plans:

Buxton First Floor

Buxton Hall, Oregon State University - Second Floor Buxton Hall, Oregon State University - Third Floor Buxton Hall, Oregon State University - Fourth Floor Buxton Hall, Oregon State University - Fifth Floor