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.

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North Campus

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 and is home to 117 residents. Edens North offers single, double and triple rooms entered from interior corridors. Community bathrooms serve students living on same gendered floors.

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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A member of the Mathes community and neighbor to Nash, Mathes Hall is on the north side of campus and can hold up to 300 residents.

Exterior shot of Nash Hall

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A member of the Nash Community, Nash Hall is located on the north side of campus and consists of 348 residents.


 

The Ridge

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

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

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

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

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

Shot of walkways connecting the Birnam Wood apartment buildings

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.

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