West Hall kitchen

Kitchen

West Hall has a large kitchen and dining area on the first floor, equipped with several cooktops, ovens, a full-size refrigerator and freezer, sinks, and a microwave. In addition, each floor has a shared microwave available for resident use. Cooking equipment can be checked out from the front desk. Kitchens are available to residents 24/7.

Students playing a board game in West Hall lounge

Lounges

West Hall has a large lounge on the first floor with cable TV, games, couches, and space to study and relax. In addition, there are smaller lounger on every floor where residents can socialize and study. Lounges are available to residents 24/7.

  

Laundry Room

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

  • The West Hall laundry room is located in the basement.
  • 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 West 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 located in the ground floor dining lounge, near the vending machine.
  • Corrugated cardboard: recycle cardboard outside, in the cardboard bin on the south side of the building along Intramural Lane.
  • Trash: empty your trash can outside, in the dumpster on the south side of the building along Intramural Lane.

Learn more about recycling on campus.

Bathrooms in West Hall

All rooms in West Hall have semi-private bathrooms containing a shower and toilet; these are shared only with other residents of the adjacent suite. Residents are responsible for cleaning their own in-suite bathrooms. See below for additional restrooms available in the building; UHDS staff clean these community restrooms daily.
  • two single-user gender-inclusive restrooms (toilet and sink only)
Room types
Room details

Living-Learning Communities

Honors College: West Hall is one of two halls that are home to the Honors College Living-Learning Community. Only admitted Honors College students may live in West Hall. Weekly programs and activities for Honors College students are planned in West Hall. Honors tutors hold tutoring sessions for residents, and Honors College Academic Advisors hold drop-in hours in West Hall throughout the school year. 

west hall staff photo

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 West Hall to assist residents.

  

Contact West Staff Contact UHDS Office