Ober Residence Hall
Ober is home to about 260 students in a setting of 4 triples, 122 double rooms, and 4 singles. Ober is shaped like a “v”, dividing the floors into wings. While the building is co-ed, men and women are separated on the floors and wings. The building houses students from all cohorts. The building features a lounge on the second floor, a kitchen on the first floor, and laundry facilities in the basement. The lounge and bathrooms were renovated in 2011. The building is located near High Library and the BSC (Baugher Student Center).
Floors: Carpet in the rooms, tile in the hallways.
Furniture: Each student will have a twin bed that can be adjusted for height, a desk and desk chair. Students will also have a wardrobe and dresser or a built-in closet and dresser (please note built-in furniture cannot be moved).
Windows: All room windows come with a shade.
Air Conditioning: Window AC units that are placed in the rooms by the Facilities Management team during spring break (typically March) and removed during fall break (October).
Kitchen Facilities: Communal kitchen located on the first floor, including sink, refrigerator/freezer, & stove/oven
Bathroom Information: Traditional, communal style bathrooms that include sinks, toilets, and showers.
Laundry Facilities: Located in the basement. There is no additional cost for laundry during the academic year.
Ober opened in 1960 as a men’s dormitory and named in honor of President Henry K. Ober.