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Themed Housing

Themed housing at Washington College can help you explore interests outside of the classroom while connecting with students who share your interests. These communities share tailored common areas and a special bond. Check out what we’ve got!

Queen Anne’s House: Wellness Living

Wellness Living in Queen Anne’s House is a community designed to serve students who are committed to living well not only physically but also emotionally, socially, intellectually and spiritually. This includes making positive life choices and abstaining from substance use in the residence hall. The Wellness Living house offers a variety of specialty programs and opportunities and includes a workout room in the building. A limited number of spots are available to first-year students. Check back—you’ll be able to apply online!

Middle Hall: Art House

Middle Hall is home to art and art history, drama, and music majors—with some English majors and creative writing minors joining the community as well. The aim of this selective learning community is to enhance the experiences of students in the performing and visual arts by involving them in special programming, enhanced connections to their faculty and unique learning opportunities. Middle Hall has a performance space in the basement for student events and performances. Two spaces are reserved for first-year students. Check back—you’ll be able to apply online!

West Hall: Science House

West Hall houses students interested in the sciences. Students living in West Hall have a faculty advisor and a resident assistant in a science major. The recently redone basement features a full kitchen and a study area with projector and dry erase boards. Four spaces are reserved for first-year students.  Check back—you’ll be able to apply online!

East Hall: International House

Students interested in international relations and foreign languages call East Hall home. The residents in this building are a combination of American students, matriculating international students and international students visiting from abroad. The building has a full kitchen and large common area for students to gather. Check back—you’ll be able to apply online!

Kent House: Presidential Fellows

Washington College’s Presidential Fellows have demonstrated a commitment to high-level academic achievement and intellectual rigor. Members of this program live on the second floor of Kent House. Learn more about the program on the Presidential Fellows page.

Chester Hall: Language Suites

These suites in Chester Hall are for advanced students of French, German, Japanese, and Spanish. Students in the suites live with the language assistant, a native speaker of the language of the suite, and with other advanced students of their language of study. They eat, sleep, and dream in a foreign language.  The hall even hosts cultural program.

These suites are typically reserved for upperclassmen as they are for advanced language students. If you are interested in joining a language suite, please contact James Martin at jmartin6@washcoll.edu