Higginson is part of a set of three distinct buildings that make up one great community on the north end of campus called Edens-Higginson. It houses residents in suites with two double rooms connected by a common bathroom, with neighbors sharing covered outdoor hallways.
Higginson was recently renovated in 2006 and 2007. Each floor offers lounge space, including the second floor computer lab for Edens and Higginson residents. The main 'Fishbowl' lounge has a fireplace. There is also a game room with pool and foosball tables, a large screen TV, and a kitchen area available to the community.
One of the great things about Edens-Higginson is the variety of features that the community has to offer. In Edens Hall you will find suite style rooms with many of the honors students living together, over in Edens North you'll find the kitchen, great lounge for events or studying. Higginson has some of the best lounges on campus and great balcony views of Bellingham, especially at night!
The Edens-Higginson community sponsors two large events each year. The first is the Edens Morgue, an event in the Fall where Edens Hall is converted into haunted house for the university community to visit. The second is the Higginson Festival of Music (or HIG FoM), which occurs in the Spring. Student and other local musicians are showcased in this event.
ALCOHOL-FREE: The fifth floor of Higginson is designated as alcohol-free, for students who make a commitment to refrain from using or supporting the use of alcohol while in residence. This type of environment gives students an opportunity to live with others who have made a similar commitment.
Typical Student Room
Lounges and Common Areas
Building Floor Plans
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