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Halsell is an entire building set aside for students who are second-year and above students, graduate students, or transfer students. This building is a gender-inclusive community. If you are selecting your own roommate, you can choose to share your room and suite with fellow students of any gender identity. If housing staff are assigning your roommates and suitemates, you may be assigned a roommate or suitemate whose gender identity is different from your own.
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 in Oregon State University residence halls is free for residents; no coins or cards are required.
Each Halsell suite has bins for trash and for recycling. When the room bins are full, residents need to empty them in the building's trash and recycling areas.
You can choose to share your room and suite with fellow students of any gender identity. If housing staff are assigning your roommates and suitemates, you may be assigned a roommate or suitemate whose gender identity is different from your own.
Second-Year and Above: All of Halsell Hall is a Second-Year and Above Community. This community is for students who have completed at least one year at Oregon State, are graduate students, or are transferring from another institution.
Transfer Students: The first floor is home to a Transfer Student community for students transferring to Oregon State after previously completing post-high school coursework at another institution of higher learning. There's also a Transfer Student Living Room on the first floor of Halsell, a private lounge just for OSU transfer students.
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 Halsell Hall to assist residents.