Located along North Washington Street and considered part of the Ice House Complex, Lau House is a 4-story house that houses 9 students. Lau House is named after Dr. Robert E. Lau '38, a biology major who became a physician.
Lau House has a full kitchen and dining/ common space on the first floor. Lau House contains three bathrooms. All bathrooms accommodate one person at a time and are gender-neutral.
The basement floor has one single bedroom; the first floor has one double bedroom; the second floor has one double and two singles; and the third floor has one double room.
Each student is provided with an extra-long (38 inches x 80 inches x 6 1/2 inches) bed; a desk and chair; a dresser and closet space. Students may contact Facilities Services at 717-337-6700 to request the additional pieces necessary to bunk their bed. There is approximately 15 inches between the floor and the bottom of the bed. To gain additional storage space below the bed, students may use bed risers, which are available for purchase at the College Bookstore.
|Housing Rate||Plan 1 & 3|
|Meal plan required||No|
|Year acquired by the College||n/a|
|Open for Thanksgiving, Winter, and Spring Breaks||Yes|
|Type of bed frame(s) in each room||Wood (can be bunked/lofted)|
|Microfridge in each room||No|
|Laundry location||209 and 133 N. Washington, Lamp Post, or Smith House (card accessible)|
|Kitchen location||First floor|
|Trash room location||Dumpster in parking lot|
|Network connection (W=wireless, D=data jack)||W & D|