Explore the Buildings

The residence halls on Western's campus consist of eight residential communities spread across three residential neighborhoods. Select a building below to visit its community page.

Building Features

Corridor/Hall style
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apartment Apartment Style
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Indoor Bike Storage
 Covered Bike Storage
Outdoor Bike Storage
 Gender Neutral Areas


 

North Campus

Edens Hall (EH)
Video Tour | 360° Room View

Edens North (EN)
Video Tour | 360° Room View

Higginson Hall (HG)
Video Tour | 360° Room View

Mathes Hall (MA)
Video Tour | 360° Room View

Nash Hall (NA)
Video Tour | 360° Room View

Video tour closed captioning coming soon; for more information email caryeal@wwu.edu.

Interactive 360° Room Layouts

Even though we can't do in-person tours this year, we still want you to check out each of our buildings. Select the add_circle_outline to explore a room in that building.

Exterior shot of Edens Hall

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A member of the Edens-Higginson community, Edens Hall consists of four floors and offers double and triple rooms. Bathrooms serve students of the same gender living in 4-5 person suites.

Exterior shot of Edens North

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A member of the Edens-Higginson community, Edens North consists of four floors, is home to 117 residents and offers single, double and triple rooms entered from interior corridors.

Exterior shot of Higginson Hall

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A member of the Edens-Higginson community, Higginson Hall consists of five floors and is home to 221 residents. Higginson offers double rooms in a suite-style configuration.

Exterior shot of Mathes Hall

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Mathes Hall is its own community and neighbors Nash Hall. Mathes is on the north side of campus and can hold up to 300 residents.

Exterior shot of Nash Hall

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Nash Hall is its own community and neighbors Mathes Hall. Nash is located on the north side of campus and consists of 348 residents.


 

The Ridge

Ridgeway Alpha (RA)
Video Tour | 360° Room View

Ridgeway Beta (RB)
Video Tour | 360° Room View

Ridgeway Delta (RD)
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Ridgeway Gamma (RG)
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Ridgeway Kappa (RK)
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Ridgeway Omega (RO)
Video Tour | 360° Room View

Ridgeway Sigma (RS)
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Video tour closed captioning coming soon; for more information email caryeal@wwu.edu.

Interactive 360° Room Layouts

Even though we can't do in-person tours this year, we still want you to check out each of our buildings. Select the add_circle_outline to explore a room in that building.

An overhead photograph of the construction progress on Alma Clark Glass hall

New Residence Hall

Alma Clark Glass Hall is the newest edition to University Residences and the building will be its own community on the Ridge. The new residence hall can hold up to 400 students with a mix of room types.

Exterior shot of Ridgeway Alpha

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A member of the larger SODA community, Alpha consists of three floors and is home to 110 residents. Alpha offers single, double and triple rooms entered from interior corridors. Community bathrooms serve the students of the same gender living on wings of each floor.

Exterior shot of Ridgeway Beta

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Ridgeway Beta is part of the larger BGK community, consisting of Beta, Gamma and Kappa. Beta is home to 207 residents in nine stacks, most consisting of four floors. Each room has its own exterior door, housing residents in four double-room suites connected by a suite bathroom.

Exterior shot of Ridgeway Delta

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Ridgeway Delta is part of the larger SODA community consisting of Sigma, Alpha, Delta and Omega. Delta consists of four floors and is home to 115 residents. Delta offers single, double, and triple rooms entered from interior corridors. Community bathrooms serve the students of the same gender living on wings of most floors.

Exterior shot of Ridgeway Gamma

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Ridgeway Gamma is part of the larger BGK community consisting of Beta, Gamma, and Kappa. Gamma is home to 226 residents in 20 stacks, most consisting of four floors. Each room has its own exterior door, housing residents in four double-room suites connected by a suite bathroom.

Exterior shot of Ridgeway Kappa

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Ridgeway Kappa is part of the larger BGK community consisting of Beta, Gamma and Kappa. Kappa consists of four floors and is home to 228 residents. Kappa offers single, double and triple rooms entered from interior corridors. Community bathrooms serve the students of the same gender living on wings of each floor.

Exterior shot of the Ridgeway Omega entrance

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Ridgeway Omega is part of the larger SODA community, consisting of Sigma, Alpha, Delta and Omega. Omega consists of three floors and is home to 110 residents. Omega offers single, double and triple rooms entered from interior corridors. Community bathrooms serve the students of the same gender living in wings of each floor.

Exterior shot of the Ridgeway Sigma staircases

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Ridgeway Sigma is part of the larger SODA community, which consists of Sigma, Alpha, Delta, and Omega. Sigma consists of five floors and is home to 110 residents. Sigma offers single, double and triple rooms entered from interior corridors. Community bathrooms serve the students of the same gender living in wings of each floor.


 

South Campus

Birnam Wood (BW)
Video Tour | 360° Room View

Buchanan Towers (BT)
Video Tour | 360° Room View

Buchanan Towers East (BQ)
Video Tour | 360° Room View

Fairhaven Complex (FX)
Video Tour | 360° Room View

Video tour closed captioning coming soon; for more information email caryeal@wwu.edu.

Interactive 360° Room Layouts

Even though we can't do in-person tours this year, we still want you to check out each of our buildings. Select the add_circle_outline to explore a room in that building.

Shot of walkways connecting the Birnam Wood apartment buildings

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Birnam Wood is home to 520 non-freshmen students in seven stacks, each consisting of three floors. Most apartments are furnished for four students and include two double occupancy bedrooms, full kitchen, living room, dining room, storage closet, bathroom and balcony.

Photo of an interior common space in Buchanan Towers

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Buchanan Towers is part of the Buchanan Towers community, consisting of Buchanan Towers and Buchanan Towers East. BT consists of eight floors and is home to 470 residents. BT offers single, double and triple rooms that are part of suites, entered from interior corridors. Each suite has its own kitchenette, bathroom, and common living area.

Exterior shot of the east wing of Buchanan Towers

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Buchanan Towers East is part of the Buchanan Towers community, consisting of Buchanan Towers and Buchanan Towers East. BT East consists of five floors and is home to 106 residents. BT East offers single and double rooms that are part of suites, entered from interior corridors. Each suite has its own kitchenette, bathroom, and common living area.

Exterior shot of the walkway running through Fairhaven stacks

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A member of the Fairhaven community, the Fairhaven Complex is home to 650 residents in 12 stacks, each consisting of four floors. Fairhaven offers single and double rooms that are part of suites, entered from interior corridors. Bathrooms serve the students of the same gender living in suites throughout the building.

* Some elevator access