New Living Center

  • 614 Dearborn St.
  • Houses 190 residents
  • Bed size: 79" x 36" (twin extra long)
  • Floor-to-ceiling height: 9'
  • Window size: 50.5" high x 86" wide
  • Suite A open closet (no doors) for one person: 9' tall, 32" wide, 27" deep
  • Suites B/C open closet (no doors) shared by two people: 80" wide, 70" tall, 28" deep
  • Desk: 2'6" tall, 4' wide, 2' deep
  • Dresser: 3 drawers, 2'6" tall, 2'6" wide, 2' deep
  • Couch: 5' 6.5" (66.5")
  • All other living room and bedroom measurements included in floor plans

The New Living Center houses 190 students in 48 rooms. Five additional rooms house residential assistants and other personnel. Student suites include a common living room area for two or four suitemates and one bathroom per two students.

Residents can whip up a quick meal or late-night snack in the community kitchen. The center also houses two classrooms and a computer lab with printing capabilities.

If you have questions about what to bring and what the halls have, the links on the left will assist you.

Meet the New Living Center Hall Staff

StockertMichaelMichael Stockert is a first-year graduate student at the University of Kansas where he studies higher education administration. He is the area coordinator for Gessner, the NLC and the apartments. During his undergraduate experience he was involved in a variety clubs including Student Senate, Campus Activities Board and Residence Life. He loves having visitors, playing tennis and relaxing while playing piano. Michael is originally from Bison, South Dakota. He is looking forward to living in an environment where folks want to get out and make friends.

McGuireTroyEmerson "Trey" McGuire is the senior resident assistant for the NLC. He is a junior sociology major with an emphasis in criminal justice from Ashland, Missouri. Trey enjoys ultimate Frisbee, fishing, and Butterfingers when he is not playing BU football. He chose Baker because he has always wanted to be a BU Wildcat. He is looking forward to meeting new residents and having a key to the toilet paper storage room 

KnollSabrinaSabrina Knoll is a junior sports nursing major from Eudora, Kansas. She chose Baker because everyone was so friendly. Her hobbies include being outside and watching sports. Sabrina's favorite color is blue and her favorite snack is popcorn. She is excited about being an RA for the friendships she will build and the opportunity to be a leader.


OrtizJoshJoshua Ortiz is a mathematics and secondary education major from Valley Center, Kansas. He loves outdoor activities and his favorite color is purple. He chose Baker because it felt most like home! Josh is a member of the wrestling team and spirit squad. He is excited to meet new people.



BoltonCraigCraig “CJ” Bolton is a junior business and secondary education major from Drexel, Missouri. His favorite color is green and he loves to munch on sunflower seeds. He participates in varsity basketball, youth group, and intramural football and volleyball. CJ has seen every Will Ferrell movie. He looks forward to the opportunity to be a leader in the hall and on the campus.


RiddleHeatherHeather Riddle is a sophomore biology and pre-med major. She is a member of the bowling team and chose Baker because of the relaxed environment and the beautiful campus. Her favorite color is orange and she loves ice cream. She is looking forward to being an RA so she can meet new people and contribute to the Baker community.


Becca Sumler is a freshman from Anderson, Missouri, majoring in elementary education. Her favorite color is blue and her favorite snack is Cool Ranch Doritos. She is a member of the track and field team and Education Leadership Club. Becca chose Baker because on her first visit he instantly knew Baker was home. She enjoys crafting, watching Netflix, and baking. She looks forward to the relationship she will build with her hall members and also with the Res Life family.