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ANNOUNCEMENT:

Dane Hall and Holmes Hall will be unavailable during the 2023-2024 academic year .

*Please note 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 for a suggested list. Please see below for a list of items included in each room.

The Gropius Complex consists of five interconnected residence halls (Ames, Dane, Holmes, Shaw and Story Hall) for a total of 364 single furnished rooms. Gropius offers traditional dormitory-style housing with approximately 20 residents per hall floor, 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.

Please view our Residence Rates page for the cost of renting a room in our residences.

Advantages to Living in Gropius

  • Social and tightly-knit community
  • Least expensive on-campus option
  • Closest to WCC, where most classes are held and Harkness Commons where the dining hall is located

Gropius Complex Room Types

Room TypeTotal Rooms*Approx. Square Footage
Standard single340109-133 sq. ft.
Medium single15153-191 sq. ft.
Large single9224-235 sq. ft.
*NOTE: This table provides the number of room types in each residence. It DOES NOT reflect the number of rooms that may be available.

Furnishings and Amenities of Gropius

Bedroom Furnishings

  • Extra-long twin bed with built-in under bed storage
  • Waste basket & recycle bin
  • Desk
  • Rolling desk chair
  • Desk lamp
  • Full-length mirror
  • Chest of drawers
  • Wall bookshelves
  • Closet with built-in shelving
  • Wireless and wired internet access

Residence Amenities

  • Communal lounges and bathrooms
  • Communal kitchens are equipped with refrigerators, stove/oven, microwaves, and toasters
  • Laundry facilities in basement

Floor Details

Story HallShaw HallHolmes HallAmes HallDane Hall
BasementLaundry RoomLaundry Room
Floor 1
Coed Floor

Female Bathroom
Kitchen

Lounge
Coed Floor

Gender-Neutral Bathroom
Facilities Management Office

Lost and Found

Coed Floor

Male Bathroom

Lounge
Coed Floor

Female Bathroom

Kitchen
Floor 2Coed Floor

Gender-Inclusive Bathroom

Lounge
Coed Floor

Male Bathroom

Kitchen

Lounge
ClosedCoed Floor

Gender-Inclusive Bathroom

Lounge
Coed Floor

Male Bathroom

Kitchen
Floor 3Coed Floor

Male Bathroom

Lounge
All-Female Floor

Female Bathroom

Kitchen
ClosedCoed Floor

Female Bathroom

Kitchen

Lounge
All-Female Floor

Female Bathroom

Lounge
Floor 4Coed Floor

Gender-Neutral Bathroom

Lounge
No Fourth FloorNo Fourth FloorAll-Male Floor

Male Bathroom

Lounge
No Fourth Floor

Floor Plans

Story HallShaw HallHolmes HallAmes HallDane Hall
BasementN/AView PDFN/AN/AView PDF
Floor 1View PDFView PDFN/AView PDFView PDF
Floor 2View PDFView PDFView PDFView PDFView PDF
Floor 3View PDFView PDFView PDFView PDFView PDF
Floor 4View PDFN/AN/AView PDFN/A
*Gender designations are for the academic year only. 

Tour Gropius

Ready to explore the Gropius Complex? Click one of the buttons below to take a virtual tour!

Different view options:

In the lower left of the image, you can select the “View Dollhouse” icon to see a three-dimensional image of the space, or the “View Floorplan” icon to see a two-dimensional layout. From either of these views, select the “Explore 3D space” icon, in the shape of a person, to return to the tour.