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Van Horn House

Located along North Washington Street and considered part of the Ice House Complex, Van Horn House is a 2-story house that houses 5 students.  The front portion (along North Washington Street) is a Residence Life professional staff apartment.  Van Horn House is named after W. Raymond Van Horn '27, and his wife, Florence D.  Mr. Van Horn was a successful realtor, builder, insurer, and banker during his successful career. 

Van Horn House has a full kitchen and dining/common space on the first floor.  There are two bathrooms in this facility. Both bathrooms accommodate one person at a time and are gender-neutral.

The first floor has one single bedroom and the second floor has one double and two singles.

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.

Helpful Facts:

Housing Rate Plan 1 & 2
Meal plan required No
Year acquired by the College n/a
Capacity 5
Residential floors 2
Singles 3
Doubles 1
Triples 0
ADA accessible No
Elevator No
Open for Thanksgiving, Winter, & Spring Breaks Yes
Air conditioned Yes
Type of bed frame(s) in each room  Metal (can be bunked)
Microfridge in each room No
Laundry location Smith House
Kitchen location First floor
Trash room location Dumpster at Ice House by alley
Network connection (W=wireless, D=data jack) W & D
Television connection Campus cable