Skip to Content Request Info

Residence Halls

Student Housing Information

Residence Halls

Life in one of our three residence halls will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience!  Plan to take advantage of every opportunity to make as many friends and learn as much as you can. You will meet people from all over the United States and around the world, giving you the chance to learn about new cultures and customs and to share ideas.

Bennett Hall

Bennett Hall is a three-floor co-ed residence hall that houses approximately 158 students. It opened in 2000 and was named in 2003 to honor former Ottawa University Trustee Ransom Bennett.

This residence hall offers suite-style living. Each suite has a common living room and double bedrooms.

The hall has four first-floor apartments for available primarily to junior and senior Ottawa University students.The apartments consist of a double bedroom, communal living space and a full-size kitchen.

A common laundry facility is located on each floor, study areas and lounges are located throughout the building. Bennett Hall has a resident director (RD) and six resident assistants (RA).

All Rooms in Bennett Hall Feature:

  • Air Conditioning, with individual suite thermostats
  • High-speed wireless Internet access
  • Cable TV access
  • Blinds
  • Bed
  • Mattress
  • Bathroom
  • Most suites are furnished with a sofa and/or loveseat, coffee and/or end table, dining table with chairs, stackable drawers and/or dresser and built-in closet

Brown Hall

Brown Hall is a three-floor co-ed residence hall that houses approximately 179 students in traditional residence hall rooms.

This residence hall has community restrooms located on each wing. The building has a common lounge area for programs and hall meetings. Students may also use the lounge to watch TV, play pool or ping pong, or study. Laundry facilities are located on each floor. A resident director (RD) lives in Brown Hall, and six resident assistants (RA) live in the hall also.

All Rooms in Brown Hall Feature:

  • Air conditioning, with individual suite thermostats
  • High-speed wireless Internet access
  • Cable TV access
  • Blinds
  • Bed
  • Mattress
  • Free-standing closet
  • Stackable Drawers
  • Most rooms also feature a desk and chair

Martin Hall

Martin Hall is a three-floor co-ed residence hall that houses approximately 85 students in three types of suite-style arrangements. Martin Hall opened in 1947, closed in 1993, and re-opened in 1999 after extensive renovations.

Each suite has a common living room with single and double bedrooms, a kitchen and common living area.

The hall has five first-floor apartments available primarily to junior and senior Ottawa University students.The apartments consist of a double bedroom, communal living space and a full-size kitchen.

The American Baptist Women of the Central Region provided furniture for the O'Dell Lobby area on the first floor. There is a laundry facility and vending area located in the hall's basement. A resident director (RD) lives in Martin Hall along with five resident assistants (RA). 

All Rooms in Martin Hall Feature:

  • Air conditioning, with individual suite thermostats
  • High-speed wireless Internet access
  • Cable TV access
  • Blinds
  • Bed
  • Mattress
  • Bathroom
  • Most suites are furnished with a sofa and/or loveseat, coffee and/or end table, dining table with chairs, stackable drawers and/or dresser and built-in closet
Back to top