Housing Details

Lau House

Lau House

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.  The beds have two lower height settings: the lowest setting has approximately 12 inches between the floor and the bottom of the bed; the other setting provides approximately 18 inches between the floor and the bottom of the bed. Students may also loft or bunk their beds by acquiring the additional pieces necessary to do so. Students may contact Facilities Services at 717-337-6700 to request the additional pieces necessary to loft or bunk their bed.

Helpful Facts:

Housing Rate Plan 1 & 3
Meal plan required No
Year acquired by the College n/a
Capacity 9
Residential floors 4
Singles 3
Doubles 3
Triples 0
ADA accessible No
Elevator No
Open for Thanksgiving, Winter, and Spring Breaks Yes
Air conditioned 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