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Residence Halls
  • Our Residence Halls

    Our residence halls offer students a number of living options to suit their needs throughout their college career. These include traditional housing, suite-style living or apartments. The apartments are usually limited to upperclassmen. They all come with broadband Internet, voicemail service and cable TV connections.

    SS/Lohman Complex

    The Lohman Complex houses 352 first year students and incorporates Shoedinger, Setterlin, Bremer and Geiger Halls. 


    Rooms come in single, double and triple occupancy styles, with community bathrooms and shower facilities on each floor. The ground level features a large furnished community room with kitchenette, the Chimes Office (home to Capital’s student-run newspaper). Several recognized student organizations have rooms on the ground level. Each floor has a microwave.

    Cotterman Hall

    Cotterman Hall houses 129 first year students, most of whom are in our Honors Program.

    The floor plan is unique to Capital, with eight to twelve individual rooms opening directly into a common living area.

    Each living area contains a large lounge area and kitchenette and microwaves are on each floor. Most bedrooms are double occupancy and all are air-conditioned (some singles are available), with community restrooms and shower facilities.

    Saylor-Ackermann Hall

    Saylor-Ackermann Hall houses 212 students and is our only hall with both first year and upper class residents.

    This hall houses our Upper Class Honors Cluster, overflow from our first year honors housing, as well as other group housing clusters for some of our student organizations.

    Here, most rooms are doubles with some triple rooms available. There are community restrooms and shower facilities on each floor .

    The Cru Brew Café (featuring Starbucks coffee, smoothies, and grab and go goodies) and the SA Lounge, a large lounge space with wireless access, computers, working fire place, and large screen TV, are also located in Saylor-Ackermann.

    College Avenue Hall

    College Avenue Residence Hall is a suite-style residence hall for sophomores, juniors, and seniors. The building houses 94 students with a variety of room configurations, ranging from 4 to 6 residents. Each come with furnished bedrooms and a kitchenette area with a microwave.

    Schaaf Hall

    Schaaf Hall sits next to the campus center and houses 348 upper class students (sophomores, junior and seniors) and several group-housing clusters for student groups or organizations. In Schaaf Hall, most rooms are double occupancy, with some singles available.

    The second and third floors have two furnished study/lounge areas with microwaves. Several recognized student organizations have rooms on the ground level.

    Capital Commons Apartments

    Designated for juniors and seniors, the Capital Commons Apartments are located less than one block from campus. Each of the units houses 3 to 4 residents and include furnished bedrooms and a full kitchen.

    Capital University Apartments

    The Capital University Apartments are located approximately two blocks from the campus and offer juniors and seniors a unique off-campus experience. The apartments are in one three-floor building, with ten apartments per floor.

    Each apartment, houses two residents in single carpeted bedrooms with individual bathrooms.


    Please contact the Residence Life Office at (614) 236-6811 for more information.