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For Olivet College students, your college experience includes living on campus. Over the next four years ,Olivet will be your home, and roommates, hallmates, classmates and faculty and staff will become family. Living on campus puts you right in the center of the action where you’ll make memories and friendships that will last a lifetime. And did you know that the more engaged you are as a college student living on campus, the more likely you’ll graduate and achieve your goals?

Our freshmen have the opportunity to live in one of three campus residences: Blair, Dole and Shipherd halls. Each come equipped with unique amenities and characteristics.

Blair Hall

Male Residence Hall
Occupancy: 153
Single, double and two triple rooms available

Blair Hall has community bathrooms on each floor which are cleaned daily, even on weekends. A bed, dresser, desk and chair are standard issue for every student. Blair Hall also features a computer lab and recreation room located on the first floor, and a laundry room on the lower level.

Dole Hall

Co-educational Residence Hall
Occupancy: 128
Single, double, triple and quad rooms

A bed, dresser, desk and chair are standard issue for every student in Dole Hall. There are community bathrooms which are cleaned daily by Olivet College housekeeping staff. The hall also features a TV room, computer lab on the second floor, and a laundry room on the lower level.

Shipherd Hall

Co-educational Residence Hall
Occupancy: 269
Suite-style double rooms that share a bath
Wings separated by gender

In Shipherd Hall, students are responsible for cleaning their own bathrooms and purchasing their own supplies. A bed, dresser, desk and chair are standard issue for every student. Shipherd also features a computer lab, study rooms and laundry facilities located on the third floor.

Sophomore through senior status students who meet specific requirements also have the option to live in Long Apartments, Oak Hill Apartments or Gillette Student Village

Gillette Student Village

Nine townhouses
Four single rooms per unit

In Gillette, each unit has two full baths, living room, kitchen and a basement with laundry facilities. Each unit comes furnished with bedroom, living room and kitchen furniture.

Oak Hill Apartments

Apartment-style complex with 21 units
Single and double rooms

All units in Oak Hill are fully furnished and have a full bathroom, living room and kitchen. Coin-operated laundry is available on site, as well as cable television and wireless internet access.

Long Apartments

This apartment-style housing holds 24 students with three students per apartment. There is one double and one single bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and living room in each unit. The apartments come furnished with bedroom, kitchen and living room furniture. There are two laundry rooms in the complex.