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The Gropius Complex consists of five interconnected residence halls (Holmes, Ames, Dane, Story, and Shaw Halls) for a total of 364 single furnished rooms. Gropius offers traditional dormitory-style housing with approximately 20 residents per hall, common lounges, and shared kitchens and bathrooms.The majority of the floors are co-educational with one single sex or gender neutral bathroom per floor. A select number of floors are single sex.
To get the best sense of the Gropius Complex, check out the Gropius Photo Gallery and the HLS Floor Plans below.
View Room Types and Prices for listings of Gropius room types, prices, square footage, and number of units.

Pros to Living in Gropius

  • most social and tightly-knit community
  • cheapest on-campus option
  • extremely close to WCC, where most classes are held
  • extremely close to Harkness Commons, where the dining hall is located

Furnishings and Features of Gropius Complex

  • extra-long twin bed with built in storage under the bed
  • wastebasket
  • desk
  • chest of drawers
  • task chair
  • desk lamp
  • recycling bin
  • full-length mirror
  • bookshelves
  • closet with built-in shelving
  • wireless and wired Internet access
  • communal lounges, kitchens, and bathrooms
  • laundry facilities in basements

Academic Year Floor Details

  STORY HALL SHAW HALL HOLMES HALL AMES HALL DANE HALL
Basement
Floor 1
  • Coed Floor
  • Female Bathroom
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Coed Floor
  • Gender Neutral Bathroom
  • Facilities Management Office
  • Lost & Found
  • Vending Machines
  • Coed Floor
  • Male Bathroom
  • Lounge
  • Coed Floor
  • Female Bathroom
  • Kitchen
Floor 2
  • Coed Floor
  • Gender Neutral Bathroom
  • Lounge
  • Coed Floor
  • Male Bathroom
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • All-Female Floor
  • Female Bathroom
  • Kitchen
  • Coed Floor
  • Gender Neutral Bathroom
  • Lounge
  • Coed Floor
  • Male Bathroom
  • Kitchen
Floor 3
  • Coed Floor
  • Male Bathroom
  • Lounge
  • All-Female Floor
  • Female Bathroom
  • Kitchen
  • Coed Floor
  • Male Bathroom
  • Coed Floor
  • Female Bathroom
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Coed Floor
  • Gender Neutral Bathroom
  • Lounge
Floor 4
  • Coed Floor
  • Gender Neutral Bathroom
  • Lounge
 -No 4th floor-  –No 4th floor-
  • All-Male Floor
  • Male Bathroom
  • Lounge
No 4th floor-
Gender Designations updated as of August 2015

 

 

 View the Gropius Complex Floor Plans.