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Bemis Lawrnece Hall

Bemis Lawrence Hall


About Bemis Lawrence Hall

  • All Female Residence Hall
  • Open to Freshmen - Upperclassmen
  • Extended Living - remains open during Thanksgiving, Winter and Spring Breaks

Bemis Lawrence is a nine story residence hall that was built in 1966 and underwent a significant renovation in 2003. It is named in honor of Bemis Lawrence who was Vice Chairman of the WKU Board of Regents from 1955-1966. Bemis houses 384 women and is located on the south end of campus across from the Health Services Building.

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Room Features

  • Movable Furniture (one set per resident):
    • A low, loftable, bunkable twin bed (80" x 36")
    • Desk
    • Desk Chair
    • 2-Shelf Bookcase
    • Dresser
    • Closet
    • Trash Can (one per resident) - trash bags available at the front desk
    • Recycling Can (one per room)
  • Room Dimensions: 16' x 11'8"
  • Window Dimensions: Width: 128", Height: 54", Inside Width: 79.5", Inside Height: 34.5"
  • Window Blinds
  • Local Telephone Service
  • Cable TV
  • Internet

Residence Hall Rates

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Hall Features

  • Air Conditioned
  • Elevators
  • Study Lounge
  • Vending Machines
  • Laundry Room
  • Kitchen on Every Floor
  • Ice Machine
  • TV Lounge
  • Community Bathrooms
  • Front Desk Open 24/7
  • In-Hall Social & Educational Opportunities

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Fire Evacuation/Floor Plans

Bemis Ground Floor

Bemis Floors 2-9


Safe Area

Interior Stairwells and lobby area without windows

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Bemis Empty Room

Bemis Closet

Closet Dimensions:

Full Height: 86" - Full Width: 34.5" - Depth: 24" - Clothes Hanging Area Height: 65.5"

Bemis Window

Bemis Bed

Bemis Closet

Bemis Side of Room

Bemis Kitchen

Bemis Bathroom

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 Last Modified 9/25/14