Living Areas at a Glance

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Residence Halls

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Residence Hall Name Hobson Macy Sutton Coffin Edwards Pennington
Number of students in two-person rooms 84 78 12 124 106 102
Number of students in four-person rooms none none 48 none none none
Primary student population freshmen freshmen freshmen upper-division freshmen freshmen
Approximate room size 12' x 15' 12' x 15' 12' x 15' 12' x 16' 11' x 13' 12' x 16'
Carpeting yes yes yes yes yes yes
Closet/shelf space yes yes yes yes yes yes
Bookshelves yes yes yes no yes yes
Accessible for those with disabilities no no no yes yes yes
Approximate closet size H: 4'11"
W: 3'9"
D: 1'9"
H: 4'6"
W: 3'9"
D: 1'9"
H: 4'7"
W: 3'11"
D: 1'9"
H: 6'6"
W: 3'5"
D: 10"
H: 4'11"
W: 4'2"
D: 1'9"
H: 4'10"
W: 3'10"
D: 1'9"
Approximate upper closet size H: 2'5"
W: 3'9"
D: 1'9"
H: 2'9"
W: 3'9"
D: 1'9"
H: 2'10"
W: 3'11"
D: 1'9"
n/a H: 2'3"
W: 4'2"
D: 1'9"
H: 2'9"
W: 3'10"
D: 1'9"
Common bed type pull-out metal bunkable wooden bunkable
or metal bunkable
 wooden bunkable pull-out pull-out
Approximate height under bed 9"  13" 14" 32" 9" 9"
Approximate window height 3'9" 3'9" 3'9" 3'9" 5' 5'7"
Approximate window width 5'9" 5'9" 6'11" 7'9" 7'10" 12'
Approximate distance from floor to top of window 6'7" 7'2" 6'11" 6'11" 7'10" 8'
Approximate width of window sill 6" 6" 3" 6" 8" 4"

Hobson Hall

Located on the east side of campus, Hobson Hall is a three-story residence hall that houses 84 women. It is a part of the Hobson/Macy/Sutton complex. It has three sets of card-operated washers and dryers in the basement, along with a lounge and kitchen.

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Macy Hall

Macy Hall is a three-story residence hall that houses 78 women. It is part of the Hobson/Macy/Sutton complex. Each floor has a kitchen and card-operated washer and dryer.

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Sutton Hall

See "Suites at a Glance."

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Coffin Hall

Located near the Wheeler Sports Center and athletics fields, Coffin Hall is a three-story, L-shaped residence hall that houses 84 women and 40 men. Each floor has a kitchen, study room, and a card-operated laundry facility. An inside bike storage room is located in the basement.

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Edwards Hall

Edwards Hall is a three-story, two-wing residence hall located east of the Student Union Building. It houses 52 women in one wing and 54 men in the other. A kitchen and a laundry room with two card-operated washers and dryers are located on the first floor of each wing. A lounge joins the two wings and has vending machines and a fireplace.

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Pennington Hall

Pennington Hall is a two-story, L-shaped residence hall. Its two wings join in a lounge with a fireplace and study room. One wing houses 50 women, and the other accommodates 50 men. Each floor has a kitchen and a card-operated laundry facility. Pennington Hall is located on the south side of the Student Union Building.

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Suites

Suite Name Sutton Carey Willcuts Beebe
Number of students in two-person rooms 12 none none none
Number of students in four-person rooms 48 32 40 40
Primary student population freshmen upper-division upper-division upper-division
Approximate room size 12' x 15' 14' x 15' * 14' x 15' * 14' x 15' *
Carpeting yes yes yes yes
Closet/shelf space yes yes yes yes
Bookshelves yes yes yes yes
Bulletin boards yes yes no no
Accessible for those with disabilities no no no no

* two rooms this size (study room and bedroom), as well as a bathroom 

Sutton Hall

Located on the east side of campus, Sutton is the central residence hall in the Hobson/Macy/Sutton complex. It houses 60 students and consists primarily of suites, with some double-occupancy rooms. The first floor has four suites -- each with its own bathroom -- designed to house four students each. The second and third floors offer both two- and four-person rooms that all share a common bathroom. Each floor in Sutton has a card-operated laundry facility. The downstairs lounge area has a TV room, pool table, and study area.

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Carey Hall*

Carey Hall is a two-story living area that houses 32 students. It is located in a scenic setting in the Hess Creek canyon. Each floor offers four suites consisting of a bedroom, study room, and bathroom, as well as a common lounge, study room, kitchen, and card-operated laundry facility.

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Willcuts Hall*

Located next to Carey Hall in a scenic setting in the Hess Creek canyon, this residence hall houses 40 students. Willcuts offers suites, each designed to house four students. Each suite consists of a bedroom, study room, and bathroom. Each floor offers a lounge, kitchen, and card-operated laundry.

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Beebe Hall*

Beebe Hall is a three-story living area located next to Carey and Willcuts halls. It is identical in design and facilities to Willcuts Hall.

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*Four-person rooms with bathrooms. All other halls listed have two-person rooms that share a common bathroom.


Apartments

Apartment Name Le Shana Lewis Newlin Weesner Village Winters Woolman
Number of students (in two-person rooms) 120 56 16 36 40 48
Primary student population upper-division upper-division upper-division upper-division upper-division upper-division
Carpeting no yes yes yes yes yes
Closet/shelf space yes yes yes yes yes yes
Bookshelves yes yes yes yes yes yes
Bulletin boards no no no no no no
Accessible for those with disabilities yes no no no no no

Apartments and Houses

The university owns apartments and houses that are reserved for upper-division students. Any open spaces in these living areas are generally filled with transfer students.  Houses vary by semester.

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Residence Life

Residence life at George Fox University is an integral part of the student's educational experience. The residence communities provide unique and meaningful experiences in human relations, along with various opportunities to discover your unique potential, self-worth, and philosophy of life. The various physical environments of the residence halls, suites, apartments, and houses provide challenging opportunities for individual growth and development while maintaining a common bond of university residency. 

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