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Bates West

An apartment-style hall with a convenient nearby parking lot for residents and an all-you-can-eat diner next door.

At a Glance

  • Housing for all students
  • Apartment-style rooms
  • Located behind Blatt P.E. Center (map)
  • All-you-can-eat dining in the Bates Diner next door


See Our Rooms


Where You'll Live

Each apartment is two bedrooms, has a full kitchen and comes furnished.

Your Space


  • Carpet
  • Two beds
  • Two dressers
  • One closet
  • Two desks w/chairs


  • Tub with shower
  • Toilet
  • Sink


  • Refrigerator
  • Sink
  • Stove


Wi-Fi: Yes
Cable Connection: Yes
Internet Connection: Yes (2 per room)


Floors: 14
Keycard Access: Yes


Laundry Room: Basement

Room and Furniture Dimensions


Living/Dining Room: 12'6" x 16'4"
Kitchen: 5'4" x 5'8"
Bedroom: 11' x 14'6"
Bathroom: 3' x 3'
Living Room Middle Window: 61" wide x 66" tall
Living Room Outer Windows: 25" wide x 66" tall
Bedroom Window: 50" wide x 66" tall


Bed Size: 80" (extra long twin)
Maximum Bed Height: 32"
Desk: 24" deep x 42" wide
Dresser: 24" deep x 30" wide 
Dresser Drawers: 3 3/4" deep (1 drawer), 8" deep (2 drawers)
Closet: 81" wide x 23 ½" deep

Floor plans, layouts, dimensions and features may vary.

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Hall Staff

Live-In Residence Life Coordinator
Resident Mentors:  13 Undergraduate Students


Is this the place for you?

Housing applications open December 15, 2017. Make sure to submit yours by the May 1 deadline.