Residence Life

Residence Halls

Our eleven residence halls provide students with a variety of options: all-women, coeducational, upper-class, predominantly first-year. In addition, some students choose to live together based on a common interest or purpose. All of our residence halls are smoke-free in accordance with the Illinois Clean Indoor Air Act.

North Campus Middle Campus South Campus Specialty Housing

Cleveland-Young International Center

Deerpath Hall

Lois Durand Hall*

Blackstone Hall*

Harlan Hall*

Gregory Hall*

Nollen Hall*

McClure Hall

Roberts Hall

Moore Hall

The Flats (Chicago)

* denotes housing for first-year students

  • Blackstone Hall
    • The co-ed residence hall houses primarily first-year students in mostly double rooms with a few triples and quads. Returning students live in singles.
    • Modeled after buildings at Oxford, Blackstone Hall and its twin Harlan were completed in 1907.
    • Blackstone’s location on Middle Campus makes it ideal for access to the main buildings, classrooms, the Mohr Student Center, and the Donnelly and Lee Library.
    • It offers a TV lounge and laundry facilities.
    • Programs in the hall balance the social and entertainment needs of students to provide a well-rounded living experience.
    • View the floor plans and room dimensions here.

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  • Cleveland-Young International Center
    • A special interest hall for students who hope to study abroad, international students, or students looking for an internationally-diverse living community.
    • Co-ed residence hall open to all students on a space-available basis.
    • Single and double-occupancy rooms.
    • Offers a study, kitchen, TV lounge area, and laundry facilities
    • Cleveland-Young is a tight-knit community and residents often hang out in the lounge for game nights and study sessions.
    • View the floor plans and room dimensions here.

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  • Deerpath Hall
    • Features a variety of living options, including singles, doubles, and five- and six-person suites for upperclassman students
    • Renovated in the late 1990s, Deerpath offers a small cafe, laundry facilities, an elevator to service its four floors and gallery space that shows student artwork on a rotating schedule.
    • Home to the College’s newspaper, The Stentor, and the commuter students’ lounge.
    • View the floor plans and room dimensions here.

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  • Gregory Hall
    • Co-ed residence hall that houses sophomore, juniors, and seniors on South Campus in singles and quads.
    • Each South Campus “quad” (in Gregory, Roberts, and McClure) consists of two rooms divided by a private bathroom and closet area.
    • Current residents describe Gregory as having a vibrant and very socially connected community.
    • Residents have access to the TV/study lounge on the main floor, as well as laundry facilities.
    • View the floor plans and room dimensions here.

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  • Harlan Hall
    • Harlan Hall is a co-ed residence hall housing primarily first-year students in doubles with a few quads. Returning students live in singles.
    • Modeled after buildings at Oxford, Harlan Hall and its twin, Blackstone, were completed in 1907.
    • Returning students live in singles.
    • Its location on Middle Campus makes it ideal for access to the main buildings, classrooms, the Mohr Student Center, and the Donnelly and Lee Library.
    • View the floor plans and room dimensions here.

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  • The Flats (Chicago)
    • Provides students an opportunity to live in Chicago’s vibrant South Loop neighborhood.
    • Students reside on the 14th and 15th floors of The Flats in apartment-style spaces. Each apartment houses either four or six students in double-occupancy bedrooms. 
    • Each of the apartments contains a full kitchen, common space, and a bathroom.
    • Free laundry facilities are located on both floors.
    • Residency at The Flats is only available to students participating in the Lake Forest College In The Loop program.

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  • Lois Durand Hall
    • Referred to as “Lois,” Lois Durand is a co-ed hall housing primarily first-year students, including a theme community, in a number of doubles, triples, and quads. Returning students live in singles.
    • Offers a large lounge with a study area and TV. Laundry facilities are also included inside the hall.
    • View the floor plans and room dimensions here.

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  • McClure Hall
    • Located on the South Campus Quad, which provides ample opportunity for hanging out with friends.
    • A co-ed residence hall housing upper-class students.
    • Each quad (in Gregory, Roberts, and McClure) consists of two rooms divided by a private bathroom and closet area.
    • Residents have access to the TV lounge/study on the main floor, as well as coin-operated laundry facilities.
    • View the floor plans and room dimensions here.

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  • Moore Hall
    • Our newest residence hall, Moore Hall, opened in the fall of 2013 to sophomores, juniors, and seniors.
    • Moore Hall has the capacity to serve nearly four times as many students as its predecessor, the former Moore Hall.
    • Residents have access to air conditioning, suite-style rooms, and private bathrooms.
    • The building has a community kitchen attached to its large multi-purpose room, a great space for gathering with neighbors and attending hall events.

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  • Nollen Hall
    • Nollen is a co-ed hall housing primarily first-year students in doubles and triples. Returning students live in singles.
    • Provides TV rooms/studies, a large community room, an elevator that services its four floors, a café that is open in the evening, and laundry facilities.
    • View the floor plans and room dimensions here.

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  • Roberts Hall
    • Located on the South Campus Quad
    • An energetic community with a diverse group of residents from all over the world.
    • A co-ed residence hall housing upper-class students in singles and quads.
    • Each quad (in Gregory, Roberts, and McClure) consists of two rooms divided by a private bathroom and closet area.
    • Residents have access to the TV lounge/study on the main floor, as well as laundry facilities.
    • View the floor plans and room dimensions here.

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