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Office of Residence Life

  • Kelly Burns, Coordinator
    of Student Affairs – Residence Life
  • 785.594.8382
  • fax: 785.594.4568
  • Location & Hours
  • Student Union, second floor
  • Weekdays, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    (closed holidays)
  • Office of Residence Life
  • Baker University
  • P.O. Box 65
  • Baldwin City, KS 66006

Residence Halls | Lifelong Friendships Begin Here

More than just a place to sleep, your residence hall is your home away from home.

A Positive & Enriching Environment

Area coordinators and resident assistants provide advice and counsel as you adjust to residence hall life. Each member of the staff plans and coordinates educational and social activities throughout the academic year.

The Social Center of Your College Experience

Living on campus completes your college experience by allowing you to connect with friends, get involved and interact with faculty and staff. For this reason, full-time students must live on campus unless they qualify for a residency exemption.

After you are accepted for admission to Baker and decide to officially enroll, submit both the enrollment agreement and housing application. The enrollment agreement requires a $100 advance deposit, which reserves your place in the class as well as priority order in the residence hall room assignment process. Please return to the Office of Admission, Baker University, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS 66006.

pdfEnrollment Agreement

If you will be a new student in the spring semester, you may apply for housing online.

btn online-application

If you are a returning student, please follow these instructions for renewing your housing application.

Mailing & Shipping Address for Students

Baker University
Student Name
618 Eighth Street
MB ## (obtained at Mail & Copy Center)
PO Box 65
Baldwin City KS 66006


Have you seen a residence life staff member or on-campus resident do something outstanding? Have you recently attended a residence hall program that was especially great or seen a Baker staff member help out with Residence Life in a special way? Please use the nomination forms below so we can recognize the person or program!

The forms are short, and it takes only a minute or two to tell us why your nominee deserves to be recognized.

RA of the Month

Program of the Month

Resident of the Month

Honorary Hall Staff Member of the Month

2014 – 2015 Housing Dates

Thanksgiving Break

Halls Close 5 p.m. | Tuesday, Nov. 25

Halls Open, 5 pm. | Sunday, Nov. 30 

Winter Break

Halls Close 5 p.m. | Friday, Dec. 12

Halls Open for Interterm, 5 p.m. |
Sunday, Jan. 4

Halls Open for Spring, 3 p.m. |
Thursday, Jan. 22

Spring Break

Halls Close 5 p.m. | Thursday, March 13

Halls Open, 5 pm. | Sunday, March 22

Final Close

Halls Close 5 p.m. | Friday, May 15