About Bloss Hall

Kitchens

 

  • Bloss Hall has a shared kitchen on the first floor that includes a refrigerator, microwave, cooktop, and oven. It is available for all hall residents to use 24/7.
  • Shared microwaves are available in kitchenettes on each floor.
  • For the 2020-21 academic year, cooking supplies are not available for residents to check out. Learn more about residence hall safety precautions in response to COVID-19.

Lounges

 

  • Bloss Hall has a large, recently-remodeled lounge on the first floor that features games, comfy furniture, and a large-screen TV.
  • Other meeting rooms and study spaces are available throughout the building.
  • For the 2020-21 school year, in order to comply with state guidelines regarding physical distancing, all common areas will have a maximum occupancy sign posted, and some lounges and common areas will be closed.
  • For the 2020-21 school year, residents need to bring their own game equipment like ping-pong paddles or pool cues; shared equipment is not available.
  • Learn more about residence hall safety precautions in response to COVID-19.

  

Laundry Room

Laundry in Oregon State University residence halls is free for residents; no coins or cards are required.

  • The Bloss Hall laundry room is located on the west side of the first floor.
  • Residents should bring their own laundry soap and other supplies.
  • Liquid detergent is preferred.
  • Laundry pods must be placed in the washer itself.

See which machines in Bloss Hall are currently available.

 

  

Trash and Recycling

Each resident room has a bin for trash and a bin for recycling. When the room bins are full, residents need to empty them in the building's trash and recycling areas.

  • Bottles, cans and paper: recycle these items inside, in the gray, metal recycling bins in the lobby area on the ground floor.
  • Corrugated cardboard: recycle cardboard outside, in the cardboard bin inside the fenced area on the northwest side of the building.
  • Trash: empty your trash can outside, in the dumpster inside the fenced area on the northwest side of the building.

Learn more about recycling on campus.

Bathrooms in Bloss Hall

  • All rooms in Bloss Hall have semi-private bathrooms containing a shower and toilet; these are shared only with other residents of the adjacent suite.
  • Residents of suite-style bathrooms are responsible for cleaning their own bathrooms. Bathrooms in common areas are cleaned daily by UHDS custodial staff.
  • See below for additional restrooms available throughout the building.
  • two single-user gender-inclusive restrooms (toilet and sink only)
  • one gender-inclusive single-user bathroom (contains a shower, toilet and sink)
  • one gender-inclusive single-user bathroom (contains a shower, toilet and sink)
  • one gender-inclusive single-user bathroom (contains a shower, toilet and sink)
  • one gender-inclusive single-user bathroom (contains a shower, toilet and sink)
  • one gender-inclusive single-user bathroom (contains a shower, toilet and sink)
  • one gender-inclusive single-user bathroom (contains a shower, toilet and sink)
Room types

Bloss Hall offers suite-style double rooms and some suite-style single rooms.

Room details
Room floor plans

Special Interest Communities

For 2020-21

Second Year and Above Students: Bloss will be home to a cohort of Second Year and Above students, who have completed at least one year at Oregon State, or are transferring from another institution.

Transfer Students: The fourth floor of Bloss will be a community just for transfer students.

Graduate Students and Scholar Housing: Bloss Hall will be home to a community for graduate students and visiting scholars.

 

Hall Staff

Professional Staff: Each hall has a professional staff member who lives on campus, supervises student staff members, and is available to meet with students one-on-one for guidance and support.

Student Staff: A team of student staff members lives in Bloss Hall to assist residents.

  

Contact Bloss Staff Contact UHDS Office