Spanish House

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Spanish House Exterior view


Spanish is the exclusive language of daily life in this campus residence where residents live in a communal setting overseen by a graduate native speaker. The house sponsors various social activities and cultural demonstrations, including the monthly Tertulia, dance parties, and movie screenings. The residents of the house also attend the weekly Spanish Table in McClurg dining hall (second floor), where students and professors gather for lunch and conversation in Spanish.


The Spanish House houses eight students in its six rooms: two doubles and four singles.  There are two full bathrooms 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
  • 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
  • Rooms on the first floor have carpet, while rooms on the second floor have hardwood floors
  • All 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.  The open-concept living room and dining room are often used for meetings and programs hosted by the Spanish department and student organization, Hispanic Organization for Latino Awareness (HOLA).  The kitchen contains a stove top, oven, large sink, dishwasher, 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 on the main floor. The Spanish House is air-conditioned.

Residents of the Spanish House also enjoy a covered front porch with outdoor seating and a grill.  Parking is shared in surrounding lots with St. Luke’s Hall, Hoffman Hall, and the Women’s Center.

A‌dditional Info

For more information about the academic nature of the Spanish House, please visit its official website.

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