The Washington College Bookstore is the one stop shop for all of text book and WAC gear needs. We can answer all of your textbook questions, while making sure you and your family are dressed in your WAC best.
The Office of English Language Learning supports English-language learning students throughout their academic careers. It also facilitates their adaption to the American educational system and strives to alleviate cross-cultural misunderstandings that occur between students and faculty.
The Center for Environment & Society at Washington College supports interdisciplinary research and education, exemplary stewardship of natural and cultural resources, and the integration of ecological and social values.
We help you get here! Located in the Casey Academic Center, we’re here to help you navigate the college admissions process. Visit with your admissions counselor, take a tour of campus, attend an info session and more. We’re here Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and on select Saturdays.
The mission of the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment is to enhance institutional effectiveness by providing information that supports and strengthens decision-making and planning processes at Washington College. The central objectives of the Office are to provide systematic, objective, timely, and accurate research in support of the College’s goals, planning, and decision-making.
The Office of Student Engagement contributes to the holistic education of Washington College students by providing co-curricular opportunities focused on enhancing personal, educational, leadership, and social development.
Our office is responsible for the faculty, the curriculum, and experiential learning opportunities for students such as study abroad and internships for academic credit. We are also responsible for academic services, disability services, support for international students and first year advising.
Student Affairs ensures a lively, challenging, and supportive out-of-class experience for Washington College students that complements their academic work. The main office is located on the second floor of the Casey Academic Center and is open M-F 8:30-4:30.
The Barbara and George Cromwell Center for Teaching and Learning supports a culture of sharing expertise, experiences, and best practices to support the mission of the Washington College and to meet the needs of our students.
Administers the college’s study abroad programs, provides programming and services to international students that are specific to their international status, advises faculty on overseas activities, and develops initiatives to further internationalize the campus.
We provide individualized, one-to-one peer tutoring sessions for students working on writing projects across the curriculum.
Kent House is the STEM Living Learning Community. This is a two floor building that houses both genders divided by wing.
Located on the Hodson Green, Kent is in prime location to be at the heart of campus activity.
Key Features and Measurements
Kent House beds are easily adjustable in height and are extra long twin size.
Desks have a drawer and shelf. Desk chairs are able to be converted into 2 pieces- a padded stool and a floor rocker.
Each room has two wardrobes and two 2-drawer units. Here, you can see one of the wardrobes and both dresser units stacked together. They can be “unstacked” and put under the beds.
Here you can see the other wardrobe and the 2 desk pedestals. The pedestals can be used under the desk, as a night table or placed under the bed.
Here is a close up of the hook mechanism of the bed, allowing for it to be easily adjustable without special tools.
Mattresses meet fire codes for college residence halls, have bed bug resistant covers, and are more firm on one side allowing a student to choose. Some students opt to bring a bed topper as well. Foam is warm but fairly cheap. A down topper is ideal and can be put into a dryer periodically.
Lounges in Kent are equipped with white boards. Residents use these, the windows, and the interior glass hallway windows to write (using wipe board markers) formulas, notes, and other classwork.
Kent has a re-fillable bottle station on the 1st floor.
Here you can see one half of a bathroom, showing the toilet stall side with the shower section down at the end.
And here is the other half of a bathroom, showing the sinks and shower section down at the end.
Laundry is included in your room charge! Here is the washer display.
Here you can see the dryer display. Make sure you are competent in doing your laundry before you come! It’s one less thing you have to worry about learning.
Some lounges are also equipped with tables for group work or study.
Each wing has either a water fountain or re-fillable water bottle station. Residents are encourage to bring water filtration containers that fit in your fridge and avoid bringing unsustainable throw away water bottles.
The first floor main lobby and second floor main lounge are popular places to hang out. You can chat with everyone coming and going.
Centrally located Common Rooms
Floor: Tile floors throughout
Heat & A / C: Steam Heat & Window A / C units
This building is equipped with wireless internet along with Ethernet ports and cable TV connections in each room.