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Bemis Lawrence Hall

Bemis Lawrence Hall

About Bemis Lawrence Hall

  • All Female Residence Hall (Beginning in fall 2018, will become co-ed by floor)
  • Open to Freshmen
  • Will house several Living Learning Communities beginning in fall 2018

Bemis Lawrence is a nine story residence hall that was built in 1966 and underwent a significant renovation in 2003. It is named in honor of Bemis Lawrence who was Vice Chairman of the WKU Board of Regents from 1955-1966. Bemis houses 384 women and is located on the south end of campus across from the Health Services Building.

This hall closes during Thanksgiving, Winter, and Spring breaks. If you need to stay on campus during those times, please choose a residence hall that offers extending living and list "extended living" as your most important preference on your application. 

Room Features

  • Movable Furniture (one set per resident):
    • A low, loftable, bunkable twin bed (80" x 36")
    • Desk
    • Desk Chair
    • 2-Shelf Bookcase
    • Dresser
    • Closet
    • Trash Can (one per resident) - trash bags available at the front desk
    • Recycling Can (one per room)
  • Room Dimensions: 16' x 11'8"
  • Window Dimensions: Width: 128", Height: 54", Inside Width: 79.5", Inside Height: 34.5"
  • Window Blinds
  • Cable TV - Includes HBO GO Access 
  • Internet

Hall Features

  • Air Conditioned
  • Elevators
  • Study Lounge
  • Vending Machines
  • Laundry Room - New Laundry Equipment Installed
  • Kitchen on Every Floor
  • Ice Machine
  • TV Lounge
  • Community Bathrooms
  • Front Desk Open 24/7
  • In-Hall Social & Educational Opportunities

Fire Evacuation/Floor Plans (PDF)

Safe Areas

  • Lowest level of the interior stairwells
  • Lobby area without windows

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 Last Modified 8/16/18