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Richards House

Richards, a first-year residence hall, is the third building located at the south end of Taylor Street. Constructed of stone in modified Gothic design, the building honors the memory of Charles Russ Richards, president of the University from 1922 to 1935.

Richards houses 143 first-year men and women on four floors. Residents live in singles and doubles. All the rooms contain movable furniture, including a bed, desk, desk chair, dresser, and closet or wardrobe for each resident.

A TV lounge, study lounge, game room, kitchen, vending machines and laundry facility are on the first floor.

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Richards House
BUILDING DETAILS
66 Quad Drive
  • Co-ed building
  • Single-gender floors
  • Named after LU President, Charles Russ Richards
  • Outdoor basketball court
  • Renovated in 2007
ROOM TYPES
ROOM FURNISHINGS
  • Bed
  • Desk with bookshelf and desk chair
  • Dresser 
  • Closet or wardrobe
  • Bulletin board
BUILDING AMENITIES
  • TV lounge
  • Study lounge
  • Kitchen
  • Game room
  • Vending machines
  • Laundry facilities
  • LaundryAlert
NEED TO KNOW
The outside doors of all buildings are secured using a card access system.
 
 
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