Housing Details

Van Horn House

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 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.  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 & 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  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 at Ice House by alley
Network connection (W=wireless, D=data jack) W & D