Russian House

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Russian house Exterior view in winter


The Russian House is the home to students who are interested in Russian language and culture. Each year, a different student from Russia lives in and serves as director of the Russian House.  All students are encouraged to attend co-curricular and extracurricular events such as the weekly Russian Table (Wednesdays at noon, McClurg Balcony), Russian Tea, Russian film screenings, and other cultural activities such as a springtime Maslenitsa celebration.


The Russian House houses six students in its four rooms: two doubles and two singles.  There are two full bathrooms in the house that are shared by all of the residents in the house.

Average Bedroom Dimensions:  Each room is unique in size and shape.

Average Window Dimensions:  Each window is unique in size and shape.

Room Furnishings (based on a double occupancy room):

  • Two twin beds
  • Two built-in closets each with a shelf above for added storage
  • Two dressers with five drawers each
  • Two desks with chairs
  • Two wall-mounted bookcases with two shelves each
  • Two waste bins
  • One room phone and two Ethernet ports
  • All rooms have hardwood floors and windows are furnished with blinds


On the main floor of the house, residents can enjoy studying and hanging out in the large living room, kitchen, and dining room.  In the living room, cable is provided, as well as several couches and chairs for seating.  The kitchen contains a stove top, oven, large sink, cabinet space, refrigerator, and microwave.  Limited cooking supplies are provided.  Students may wish to bring their own.  A washing machine and dryer are also located in the kitchen. The Russian House is air-conditioned.

Residents of the Russian House also enjoy an outdoor patio and grill on the back side of the house.  There is a gravel parking lot in front of the house that is shared with residents of the Women’s Center, Spanish House, St. Luke’s Hall, and Hoffman Hall.

A‌dditional Info

For more information on the academic nature of the Russian House, please visit its official website.

To view more photos of the Russian House, please visit the Theme Housing photo album on our Facebook page.