Buchanan Towers Community | South Campus

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Welcome to the Buchanan Towers community, home to Buchanan Towers and Buchanan Towers East.

Residents can catch the bus to class in front of the building or enjoy the short route up South Campus Drive; both are convenient and quick. Buchanan Towers and Buchanan Towers East are just minutes away from the Fairhaven dining commons, the Wade King Recreation Center, Arboretum, and the Outback farm. Tennis courts and playing fields are also located just across the street.

 

Below you will find information like front desk hours, community updates, floor plans, professional live-in staff, and more.

Need Help?

person Front Desk

Location: Buchanan Towers Classic 116

Desk Hours: 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Desk Phone: 360-650-6218

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Call 360-650-NEED (6333)

Available 24/7

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Resident's Name

Hall name + room number

516 High Street

Bellingham, WA 98225

help Other assistance

7 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Monday - Friday:

phone 360-650-3555
WWU Police Non-Emergency

Saturday & Sunday:

phone 360-303-3182
Resident Advisor On-Call

9 p.m. - 7 a.m.

phone 360-303-3182
Resident Advisor On-Call

Room Layout

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Suite Features

3-Bedroom Dimensions: 90 – 170 square feet (double/single)

2-Bedroom Dimensions: 160 – 200 square feet (triple/double—most common)

1-Bedroom Dimensions: 195 square feet (triple/double)

Studio Dimensions: 190 – 210 square feet (double)

Flooring (BT Classic): Vinyl Tile

Flooring (BT East): Concrete (Floor 1) or Carpet (Floors 2-5)

Lighting: Ceiling lights in bedroom and common living areas

Furniture Features

Bedroom Furnishings: Beds, Twin XL mattresses, desk chairs, desks, and wardrobes

Common Living Area Furnishings: Couch, table, kitchen with refrigerator / stove top oven / sink / cabinetry

Storage Space Under Bed: 16.5 – 30.5 inches

Furniture Layout:

1. Applicable Furniture Layouts shown above are provided for reference at move-in.

2. Residents can change configuration as desired ensuring proper safety is maintained.

3. These standards also provide residents with guidelines on how to properly reset the furniture before move-out. FAILURE to follow guidelines MAY result in charges to the student's account.

NOTE: Actual features may vary by space.

Features

fireplace

Lounges

Buchanan Towers 124: Dining/TV lounge

Buchanan Towers 124A: Seminar/TV lounge

Buchanan Towers 350: Main/TV/Gaming lounge

Buchanan Towers 353: Piano lounge

Buchanan Towers 354: Quiet lounge

Buchanan Towers East 263 & 463: Study lounges

Gender Neutral Areas

Buchanan Towers: Gender neutral areas available

Buchanan Towers East:  Gender neutral areas available

Bike Storage

Buchanan Towers: Indoor Bike Storage

Buchanan Towers East: Indoor Bike Storage

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Mailboxes

Near the front desk in Buchanan Towers Classic 116

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Vending Machines

Near Buchanan Towers Classic 111

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POD Market

Buchanan Towers Classic 125

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Laundry Rooms

Buchanan Towers Classic 219, 419, 719: Contains two washers and two dryers

Buchanan Towers Classic 319, 519, 619, 819: Contains one washer, two dryers and a sink

Buchanan Towers East 161, 261, 361, 461, 561: Contains one washer and one dryer

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Kitchens

Buchanan Towers East 163: Contains a four-burner electric stove, full-size oven, full-size refrigerator, microwave, sink and counter space.

Buchanan Towers East 363, 563: Contains a four-burner electric stove, microwave, sink and counter space.

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Computer Lab

 

Buchanan Towers East 354
See ResTek for more information.

Professional Live-In Staff

Erin Miller
She/Her

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Supervising Resident Director

mille585@wwu.edu

Office: BT 117

Jay Granados

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Assistant Resident Director

granadj@wwu.edu

Office: BT 118

Student Staff

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Maddie Debruler
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Resident Advisor

debrulm3@wwu.edu

Gage Giblin
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Resident Advisor

gibling@wwu.edu

Wendy Guo
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Katie Hill
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Carter Jacobs
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jacobs81@wwu.edu

Alexa Johnson
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john315@wwu.edu

Jack Kay
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Amanda Lane
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lanea5@wwu.edu

Bree Nelson
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nelso382@wwu.edu

Abigail Ott
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Inclusion Assistant

otta3@wwu.edu

Audrey Veliz
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Resident Advisor

veliza@wwu.edu

Caden Reeves
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Resident Advisor

reevesc7@wwu.edu

BT 401-410, 425

Spencer Walker
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Resident Advisor

walke28@wwu.edu

BT 511-517

Rosia Aning
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Resident Advisor

aningr@wwu.edu

BT 701-710

Freda Nkrumah
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Resident Advisor

nkrumaf@wwu.edu

BT 711-717