*Please note that the dorm rooms shown have been decorated for presentation purposes. The bedding, pillows, towels and all decorative housewares seen in these images are NOT included in the room. Please see What to Bring page for a suggested packing list. Please see below for a list of items included in each room.
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 inclusive bathroom per floor. A select number of floors are single-gender.
To get the best sense of the Gropius Complex, check out the Gropius Photo Gallery and the HLS Floor Plans below.
Please view our Residence Rates page for the cost of renting a room in our residences.
Advantages 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
|*Please note that this table describes the amount of room type in existence of reach residence. This chart DOES NOT reflect amount of available spaces.|
|Residence||Room Type||Total # of Units That Exist*||Approx. Square Footage|
|Gropius Complex||Type 1 Single||261 units||109-113 sq ft|
|Gropius Complex||Type 2 Single||79 units||120-133 sq ft|
|Gropius Complex||Type 3 Single||11 units||153 sq ft|
|Gropius Complex||Type 4 Single||4 units||178-191 sq ft|
|Gropius Complex||Type 5 Single||5 units||224 sq ft|
|Gropius Complex||Type 6 Single||4 units||235 sq ft|
Furnishings and Amenities of Gropius Complex
- extra-long twin bed with built in storage under the bed
- rolling desk chair
- desk lamp
- recycling bin
- full-length mirror
- chest of drawers
- closet with built-in shelving
- wireless and wired Internet access
- communal lounges, kitchens, and bathrooms
- laundry facilities in basements
Individual Floor Details
|Gender Designations were updated on August 2015. These gender designations are for academic year housing only.|
|Story Hall||Shaw Hall||Holmes Hall||Ames Hall||Dane Hall|
||-No 4th floor-||–No 4th floor-||