Residential Facilities

Crampton Hall (1873; remodeled 2011) accommodates 42 men and women in air-conditioned rooms and is named for Rufus C. Crampton, former professor (1853-88) and acting president (1876-82).

College Avenue Apartments (purchased in 2004), apartments for up to 57 residents provide kitchen and optional meal plans.

Ellis Hall (1957), with accommodations for 111 men and women in air-conditioned rooms, is named in honor of a College founder, Reverend John M. Ellis and his wife, Frances.

Fayerweather House (1852), a campus landmark named for Elizabeth Fayerweather Sturtevant, wife of the second president of the College, has been used in recent years as a residence hall housing 15 students in air-conditioned rooms.

Gardner Hall (1954) accommodates 114 men and is named in memory of Judge William Gardner (A.B. 1884, A.M. 1887, Litt.D. 1943). Gardner Hall went through a major renovation during the 2011-2012 school year and is fully air-conditioned. The Office of Public Safety is located on the lower level.

Greene Hall (1995) is a coeducational hall accommodating 78 students in suite-style, air- conditioned units.

Abraham Lincoln Hall (2006) is a coeducational hall accommodating 200 students in air-conditioned suite-style rooms. The Office of Career Readiness & Experiential Learning, Center for Academic Excellence, Chesley Health & Wellness Center, Disability Resources Office, and the Campus Writing Center are located on the main floor.

Mundinger Hall (1992), a coeducational residence hall named in honor of Donald C. Mundinger, eleventh president of the College, houses 64 students in air-conditioned rooms.

Pixley Hall (1966) accommodates 98 women in air-conditioned rooms and is named for A. Boyd Pixley and Ruth Badger Pixley, class of 1918, who were composer and author respectively of the “Illinois College Alma Mater.”

Turner Hall (1965) is a coeducational hall for roughly 80 students in a mix of double and single occupancy air-conditioned rooms, named for two brothers: Asa Turner, a member of the College’s founding “Yale Band,” and Jonathan Baldwin Turner, early faculty member and “father of the Land Grant College Act of 1862” that opened the possibility of a college education to many Americans.

Campus houses are also available. There are several houses that can accommodate anywhere from 4 to 8 students depending on the house. These houses offer students more independence while still providing the conveniences of living in campus housing.