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Cauthorn Hall has a kitchen on the first floor that's available for all hall residents to use 24/7. It includes a refrigerator, microwave, cooktop and oven. Cooking equipment can be checked out from the front desk. In addition to the first floor kitchen, each floor has a shared microwave for residents.
Cauthorn has a main lounge on the ground floor with couches, tables, games and free cable TV. It's available to residents 24/7. Each of the other floors also has an additional lounge, with couches, study spaces, and TV.
Second Year and Above: The first floor of Cauthorn Hall houses a cohort of Second Year and Above students, including students who have already completed at least one year of college, graduate, and transfer students.
Engineering Living-Learning Community: Beginning in Fall 2019, the second-fifth floors of Cauthorn will be one of three halls for students participating in the Engineering Living-Learning Comunity. All pre-engineering majors are welcome in the Engineering Living-Learning Community.
This unique living community is a great way for pre-engineering students to make friendships and create connections between their in-class and out-of-class experiences. Residents can get to know College of Engineering faculty and advisors outside of the classroom, and also have access to the DamLab Makerspace, a state-of-the-art lab equipped with 3D printers, laser cutters, CNC mills and other tools, on the first floor of Buxton Hall.
The resident director is a professional staff member who lives in Cauthorn Hall and supervises the student staff members. Contact the resident director for help transitioning to college life, room changes and roommate issues, guidance and support.
The live-in student staff members of Cauthorn Hall include resident assistants, a Community Relations Facilitator, and an Academic Learning Assistant. Contact student staff members with questions about your building as well as for help with personal, social and academic needs, and general community issues.
The Area Director for Leadership and Community Development (ADL) is a professional staff member who lives on campus and supervises several resident directors. The ADL also advises Oregon State's Residence Hall Association and National Residence Hall Honorary, and can help students find campus leadership opportunities.