South 40 Residential Colleges

South 40 Residential Colleges for First & Second Year Students

The South 40 includes ten residential colleges located at the southwest end of the Danforth Campus that serve as the home to first year students and sophomores. The South 40 is a “small town” with its own fitness center, dining facilities, technology center, meeting rooms, intramural fields, basketball and sand volleyball courts, recreation and game rooms, and music practice rooms. In addition, Bear Necessities (gift shop), Paws & Go (convenience store) the mail room and several student-run businesses are located nearby.

Residence houses located on the South 40 are either modern or traditional buildings.

Modern Buildings

These facilities consist primarily of double rooms, with some triple and single rooms. Most room layouts consist of two double rooms adjoined by a restroom.

Traditional Buildings

These facilities have single, double and triple room options on each floor, and each floor community shares common restrooms. Some traditional halls are configured in a suite style with double and single rooms and a shared restroom.

All rooms include the following for reach resident: Bed and mattress (extra long twin, 36″x 80″); Desk and chair; Dresser and closet space; Central air conditioning; Small recycling bin

Rooms may also have:

  • Mini-blinds
  • Adjustable height beds (allowing for more storage space)
  • Carpeting

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Hitzeman, Hurd & Myers Residential College

  • Traditional Style
  • Six-person suites

Lee & Beaumont Residential College

  • Traditional Style
  • Two-person rooms

Liggett & Koenig Residential College

  • Modern Style
  • Four-person suites

Park & Mudd Residential College

  • Modern Style
  • Four-six-person suites

Robert S. Brookings Residential College

  • Modern Style
  • Two-four-person suites

Shanedling, Dauten, & Rutledge Residential College

  • Traditional Style
  • Six-person suites

Thomas H. Eliot Residential College

  • Modern Style
  • Two-four-person suites

Umrath & South 40 Residential College

  • Modern Style
  • Two-three-bedroom units
  • Two-three-person suites

Wayman Crow Residential College

  • Modern Style
  • Two-four-person suites

William Greenleaf Eliot Residential College

  • Modern Style
  • Two-four-person suites